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    Save Game Hacking Guide by 90Kirsdarke

    Version: 1.71 | Updated: 10/24/06 | Printable Version | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

    Written by 9°Kirsdarke
    Always remember: Back up your data!
    Table of Contents
    A.0 Version History
    A.1 About This Guide
    A.2 The Save File
    A.3 Hacking
    A.4 A Few More Notes
    1.0 Libraries
    1.1 CheckSum
    1.2 Character Stats
        1.21 Issac
        1.22 Garet
        1.23 Ivan
        1.24 Mia
    1.3 Psyenergy
        1.31 Character Psyenergy Addresses
        1.32 The Moves
    1.4 Item Hacking
        1.41 Item Addresses
        1.42 Weapons
        1.43 Armor
        1.44 Key Items
        1.45 Psyenergy Items
        1.46 Minor Items
    1.5 Djinn Hacking
        1.51 Djinn Hacking Addresses
        1.52 Djinn Values
        1.53 One more time
    1.6 Class Hacking
        1.61 Class Addresses
        1.62 The Classes
    1.7 Gil Hacking
    1.8 Theoretical Hacking
        1.81 Characters in Party
        1.82 Storyline Data
        1.83 **Location!**
        1.84 Treasure Chests/Character Status
        1.85 Helpful Hints for Hopeful Hackers
        1.86 A Good Place to Start
    A.5 Frequently Asked Questions
    A.6 Legal Stuff
    A.7 Contact Info
    A.8 Credits
    A.9 Coming Soon
    A.0 Version History
    10/24/06 Version 1.71
    Fixed something in Libraries. Added my favorite section, my
    Theoretical Hacking section. If you have felt the urge to do some
    hacking of your own, now's your chance!
    10/23/06 Version 1.70
    Added a few people to credits, fixed a typo, added a new item and
    added the Gil Hacking section.
    9/17/06 Version 1.66
    Wow, either I'm a horrible typer or a horrible speller. I just
    fixed a billion and a half typos. Also I added the section
    explaining the different types of save states.
    7/8/06 Version 1.65
    I just had to add a very important piece of information concerning
    the CheckSum. Also added items + 01.
    7/6/06 Version 1.6
    I've been working my butt off and have a massively huge update for you.
    I've added a bunch of notes I've discovered about hacking. Also added
    a table of contents, psyenergy 01 + 02 modifiers, Djinn hacking :),
    item hacking, class hacking, fixed a bunch of typos and put a bunch of
    things into columns so you can save some paper.
    There should be two or three more entries in here, but they haven't
    accepted my guide yet :)
    7/4/06 Version .5
    Finished Ivan and Mia's addresses.
    7/3/06 Version Number .25
    Here's my explanation of save game hacking as well as the addresses
    for Issac and Garet's stats + all the 00 psyenergies.
    A.1 About this guide
    Welcome to my first guide :) Since you are reading this guide I can assume
    we both have a huge respect for Camelot's Golden Sun. The first time I
    ever played this game I fell in love with it, as many others have before
    and after me.
    The story of Golden Sun is split into two parts; Golden Sun which is
    played with Issac, Garet, Ivan, and Mia is part one; Golden Sun 2: The
    Lost Age played with Felix, Jenna, Sheba and Piers is part 2. This guide
    covers ONLY Golden Sun, not Golden Sun 2. Use any of the addresses
    listed here in Golden Sun 2 and you will have unpleasant consequences.
    A.2 The Save File
    In terms of getting/playing your game on your computer, there are three main
    types of game saves: battery saves, emulator save states and imported game
    saves. The batterysave is a mimicry of what the GBA cart does. Whenever your
    playing a GBA game and you save it, it saves the game as a battery save. The
    emulator save states are what you get if you use your emulator to save your
    game. Imported saves are what you get when you use a special device to copy
    the game onto your pc.
    All of the hacking done in this guide can only be done on a battery save with
    the extension .sav. I use Visual Boy Advanced to play my games and if you do
    the same then any battery save will automatically be a .sav file and ready to
    be hacked. It cannot be done with either a save state or an imported file.
    If however you transfered your data directly to your pc, there might be a
    chance. I've never transfered my data from my games directly before. All I
    have to go on is speculation and what others have told me. I can't guarantee
    that this method described will work.
    From what I've read imported game saves are saved as a .sps file. If your's
    isn't a .sps or .sav file, sorry you're outta luck. On Visual Boy Advanced
    it is possible to both import and export these saves. The only other thing you
    need is a ROM for the game you want. ROMs arent' that hard to find, just Google
    them. However it's worth noting that downloading ROMs is %100 illegal even if
    you own a copy of the game.
    So once you've got your ROM, use Visual Boy Advanced to open it. As soon as it
    opens go to File-> Import-> Gameshark Snapshot. This will automatically take a
    .sps file and covert it into the .sav file you need play the game and hack it.
    If you  want to try this out, you can download save games from Gamefaqs.com
    that are all .sps files.
    So once you've got your game save hacked, we run into another problem. How do
    you get the save back onto your game pack. Well in VBA to File-> Export->
    Gameshark Snapshot. This will convert your game back into a .sps file to be
    transfered back to your game pack. But again, I DO NOT KNOW if this works. For
    all I know, exporting a .sps file to your pack will render it corrupted and
    totally usless. Although I'm fairly certain it should work, I CANNOT make any
    guarentees. Try at your own risk.
    If you don't transfer any data and just use a ROM to play the game, then you
    should not have any difficutly in hacking it. I should also point out that
    those who would rather transfer their game save, you also need a ROM to get it
    into the right file type.
    A.3 Hacking
    So now that you are past my intro, you may be asking yourself "I've never
    heard of save game hacking. It must be difficult." Fear not! Hacking a save
    can be incredibly simple. All you have to do is understand the basics.
    On your game, there is the game itself saved, and some RAM that holds all
    of your game saves. Save game hacking deals directly with the hacking of
    those save files. Unlike a Gameshark which bypasses code, hacking your save
    physically (or electronically) alters your data permanently.
    So how does one go about hacking a save game file? Well in order to do
    it you need a Hex Editor, preferably (almost mandatory) one that can
    calculate Hash/Checksums. I personally like using WinHex the best (saves you
    a lot of clicking and dragging) These programs are free software and are
    available at www.download.com. They're not that big. Just search for them.
    So anyway fire up that editor and open up your Golden Sun .sav file. You
    will be greeted with what appears to be a long matrix of numbers; a long
    string of numbers at the top and a long list of numbers at the side.
    First off, let me explain the numbers. Golden Sun uses what's called a
    hexadecimal system. Every computer in the world is built off a system of on
    and off switches. They can either be on or off, which leads to a two number
    binary system. As humans we count everything as a decimal system, which
    uses  ten numbers. So these two numbers are very difficult to convert from
    one to another.
    But fear not. Enter the hexadecimal system. It uses sixteen digits, 0-9 and
    A-F. Since sixteen is a power of 2, hex and binary numbers can be easily
    swapped. That's the job of the hex editor.
    Notice how the hex numbers are grouped into pairs? Each group of two is one
    byte of data. It is important you realize this because all of the information 
    is saved on one byte, even if it is only a single digit number.
    Of course it would be immensely difficult to just spew all the data out into
    one continuous line. Enter the address: also known as the offset. On your
    left, you have a long column of hex numbers like this:
    and continues on...
    And so on, all the way to the end of your data. If your left column doesn't
    contain any letters, click on it until it does. All the addresses in this
    guide are written in hex form, and it would be difficult (if not impossible)
    to find them otherwise.
    Now each row contains the all of the possible locations for you data in that
    address. They are written like:
    00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    Since hex is a base of sixteen, the next number after 0F (which is 15 in
    decimal) is 10. (which is 16 in decimal)
    Each of those addresses has a value stored there, which are all of the
    numbers you see in front of you.
    So reading a address is quite simple. You read it exactly like you do a grid
    on a map.
             00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    0000A060                      **
    If the address you are looking for is A067, then you would go down to A060,
    and over to A067, which is indicated by the stars.
    So when you wish to change a value for something, all you do is travel to the 
    correct address, and then the correct byte.
    Now if all you had to do to hack was load up your game, change some numbers
    and load up your game, then life would be great. Unfortunately for you
    Golden Sun includes two ways to stop the game save hacker: Libraries and
    The comprehension of Libraries is crucial to be able to hack. Golden Sun
    contains a multitude of different libraries where your data could be
    located. Now you may ask "But aren't there only three save slots?" To
    which I will reply "Why, yes, I guess you're right." While its true there
    only three save files, the game includes some "backup" libraries. Whenever
    you save on your game, the data is automatically saved into two of these
    files. Why two? Just in case your power goes off while saving, or any other
    sort of saving nightmare.
    The reason Libraries are so important becomes obvious very quickly if you
    ignore them. Your game is saved in one of these many files. Now when I say
    one, that's exactly what I mean. If you edit the wrong library, nothing will
    happen. You must find the right library if you ever wish to successfully hack
    your game save. Failure to do so will result in hours of wasted time and tons
    of effort and frustration on your part.
    Thankfully, Golden Sun is very easily divided into its libraries.
    The start of each one is signified by the word CAMELOT in the right column,
    and continues all the way to just above the next CAMELOT. So how can one be sure
    they are editing the correct library? Well its actually very simple.
          00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07  08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    1000  43 41 4D 45 4C 4F 54 10  ** **                   | CAMELOT
    1010                                                     Issac
    There are a few easy signs. One if it actually contains your data. If you can
    scroll down and see your characters names then the data is good. If all you
    see is a jumble of random symbols, you're in a backup.
    Next each block is started with the line "CAMELOT" with your characters name
    below it. If you MUST have more than one save slot, make SURE you use a
    different name for Issac or you will have a lot of searching to do. Last
    but not least are the Checksum (explained below) , or ** ** bytes. If there
    is no data here then you can keep on scrolling.
    Golden Sun also uses another security method called the Checksum. The
    checksum is the sum of all the values of each byte of data in a block
    of code. Basically whenever you load up your game, the file adds up
    all of the bytes in your save and checks it against the checksum. If
    they are the same, then you data loads up no problem. But if they
    are not equal, the game does not recognize it as valid and you will
    meet an empty save slot.
    That may sound horrible to you but actually it is a great help. In
    Golden Sun, the Checksum is always located in the exact same spot for each
    library. Just scroll through checking all of your libraries until you
    find the one with a Checksum. If you have two save different save
    files, however, you will probably have to manually search character stats
    to find the correct one. But rest assured if a file does not have a
    checksum it is not one that you should be hacking.
    The Checksum will always be written as two bytes of data. So when even if you
    add it and you get a checksum of 03, you still use two bytes.
    And for all you WinHex users, I have good news. First, right click anywhere on
    the matrix and go to edit block. Then set the block to *010 to *FFF. The *
    is for whichever library you are in at the time, whether its 0010 or 3010. Then
    go up to tools and click on Compute Hash/Checksum or something like that,
    set it to 16 Checksum and viola, you have your Checksum.
    READ THIS!!!
    When storing the Checksum, the game automatically uses the "reverse-byte"
    method of storage. Basically, if you get a checksum of 03A6, you would break
    it into two bytes 03 and A6, and reverse them. The Checksum would then be
    written as A6 03. If for any reason you get a Checksum larger than 2 bytes,
    then just take the last four numbers and reverse them to get your Checksum.
    This reverse-byte method applies to many multiple byte things so make sure to
    read whether you need to reverse byte or not!
    Well that's basically everything you need to know (and I know) about hacking!:)
    A.4 A Few More Notes
    Here's a few factoids I have had to find out the hard way.
    1) At the beginning of the game, do NOT hack Issac's agility. The reason being
    is shortly after you leave Vale, you encounter your first Djinn. During the
    tutorial, the game automatically takes over the controls. If you have are
    quick enough to get two moves in a row, the game enters an endless loop.
    If you know of any other time the game automatically takes over a battle,
    again please let me know.
    2) All stats have limits. Don't be disappointed when if find out you can only
    hack Garet's agility  up to 700. The game has limits so that even uber
    powerful, your characters still have noticeable strengths and weaknesses. The
    only way that I know to get stats even higher is through Djinn or through
    certain items.
    3) Elemental Stats are weird. At this point in time, every time I hack Issac's
    elemental stats, they automatically revert to 200. I'm pretty sure that Djinn
    increase your stats, but I haven't tested it yet.
    4) Hacking Felix, Jenna's or Sheba's stats does not carry over to Golden Sun 2.
    As far as I know only Jenna is the only character you can hack, but I haven't
    tried it so I'm not sure. All you truly need to do is hack Issac and Garet in
    the beginning: don't waste your time trying Jenna.
    5) Make sure when you save it, you do so using the start - save method. If
    you save it any other way it won't be a .sav file and thusly impossible to
    6) When you wish to back up your game, don't use the hex editor backup method.
    Just open the folder where your game is saved and make a copy of it. That way
    if something goes wrong, just delete the bad file and it automatically loads
    the good one. Just make sure you rename it.
    7) Many times when you are hacking the "Your write time has changed. Would you
    like to reload" message will appear on your screen. If you click yes, the data
    is reloaded and you have to find the correct library again. The only time it
    is truly necessary is if you have done something in the game and saved it.
    Otherwise it is just a waste of time to keep doing it.
    8) Base stats are the stats to hack. You don't even have to hack any of the
    others for the stat to take effect. The only thing to remember is that in
    order to see the change, you have to equip or un-equip one of your items. Then
    the stat becomes permanent.
    9) Make SURE to hack in items as unequipped. The problem is if you hack a stat,
    say attack to 300, and then hack in an item with a power of 200, the game
    assumes that what you're really have is an attack of 100 + the 200 from the
    stat. The only way to avoid this confusion is to hack items as unequipped.
    I will start off with a story. I started a new file, hacked in my stats/Djinn
    and life was good. Then I decided to hack in all of the item/class psyenergies
    (like Halt and Carry) in for Issac. After completing Vault I thought "Why not
    go rescue Hamlet now in Lunpa?"
    So off I went to Lunpa. I broke in and rescued Hamlet. All was good until...
    After trying to leave out of the western cave, I was stopped by another
    character who was greeted as a friend of Hamlet. I fast forwarded through the
    text until they asked if I would accompany them to Kaylay. "What the heck",
    I thought, "I'll go."
    So I arrive at Kaylay. Since I had just rescued Hamlet, I thought saving would
    be a good idea. WRONG!!!! I still had not gotten Ivan/Mia in my party! I
    frantically checked the bridge and it was still gone! I tried to backtrack
    through the forest and no luck at all. I was trapped in Kaylay with only half
    a party.
    So why not continue forward? Well as soon as you go into the Colesium and
    startthe battle with Issac, the game enters an infinite loop with where Ivan
    is the combatant and you can't do anything with him.
    So forewarned is forearmed. DO NOT make this mistake or you will very sorely
    regret it!
    1.0 Libraries
    Each block of code is *010 to *fff. I only use the last 3 digits of each
    due to the fact the libraries change.
    1.1 CheckSum
    The Checksum is always located in the same spot at the very top of your
    current library. If for some reason the CheckSum is 00 00, then you're
    in the wrong library. That's the one nice thing about CheckSum: it let's
    you know where the correct library is.
    Checksum - *008 - *009
    When you calculate the CheckSum, make sure you use 16 bit. Anything else
    simply will not work.
    1.2 Character Stats
    Quick explanation of the stats. Note that the actual stats are reverse
    Name, level, experience: quite self explanatory.
          Note that if you are at level 99 experience is not required.
    Max (name) This stat is bogus. Your stats only change in the status
             menu and are not effective in combat. After a battle all
             stats are reverted back to their base value.
    Base (name) This is the stat to hack. Base is whatever any bonus is
             added to, like the stat bonuses of Dijinn. Hacking this one is
             permanent as far as I can tell. Only thing to remember is that by
             hacking base values is not shown in your status but in battle.
    Current (HP/PP) The amount of HP/PP out of your total your character has at
             the time
    ** Make sure when you edit your data you are using hex values for instead
    of decimal numbers. Otherwise when you enter 99 you are really changing it
    to 159 (63 is more appropriate).
    1.21 Isaac
    Name: 510 - 51E
    Level: 51F
    Experience: 634 - 636
    Current HP: 548 - 549
    Max HP: 544 - 545
    Base HP: 520 - 521
    Current PP: 54A - 54B
    Max PP: 546 - 547
    Base PP: 522 - 523
    Max Attack: 54C - 54D
    Base Attack: 528 - 529
    Max Defense: 54E - 54F
    Base Defense: 52A - 52B
    Max Agility: 550 - 551
    Base Agility: 52C - 52D
    Max Luck: 552
    Base Luck: 52E
    Elemental Stats
    Earth Power: 558 - 559
    Earth Resistance: 55A - 55B
    Fire Power: 55C - 55D
    Fire Resistance: 55E - 55F
    Wind Power: 560 - 561
    Wind Resistance: 562 - 563
    Water Power: 564 - 565
    Water Resistance: 566 - 567
    Earth Power: 534 - 535
    Earth Resistance: 536 - 537
    Fire Power: 538 - 539
    Fire Resistance: 53A - 53B
    Wind Power: 53C - 53D
    Wind Resistance: 53E - 53F
    Water Power: 540 - 541
    Water Resistance: 542 - 543
    1.22 Garet
    Name: 65C - 66A
    Level: 66B
    Experience: 77E - 781
    Current HP: 694 - 695
    Max HP: 690 - 691
    Base HP: 66C - 66D
    Current PP: 696 - 697
    Max PP: 692 - 693
    Base PP: 66E - 66F
    Max Attack: 698 - 699
    Base Attack: 674 - 675
    Max Defense: 69A - 69B
    Base Defense: 676 - 677
    Max Agility: 678 - 679
    Base Agility: 69C - 69D
    Max Luck: 69E
    Base Luck: 67A
    Elemental Stats
    Earth Power: 6A4 - 6A5
    Earth Resistance: 6A6 - 6A7
    Fire Power: 6A8 - 6A9
    Fire Resistance: 6AA - 6AB
    Wind Power: 6AC - 6AD
    Wind Resistance: 6AE - 6AF
    Water Power: 6B0 - 6B1
    Water Resistance: 6B2 - 6B3
    Earth Power: 680 - 681
    Earth Resistance: 682 - 683
    Fire Power: 684 - 685
    Fire Resistance: 686 - 687
    Wind Power: 688 - 689
    Wind Resistance: 68A - 68B
    Water Power: 68C - 68D
    Water Resistance: 68E - 68F
    1.23 Ivan
    Name: 7A8 - 7B6
    Level: 7B7
    Experience: 8CC - 8CE
    Current HP: 7E0 - 7E1
    Max HP: 7DC - 7DD
    Base HP: 7B8 - 7B9
    Current PP: 7E2 - 7E3
    Max PP: 7DE - 7DF
    Base PP: 7BA - 7BC
    Max Attack: 7E4 - 7E5
    Base Attack: 7C0 - 7C1
    Max Defense: 7E6 - 7E7
    Base Defense: 7C2 - 7C3
    Max Agility: 7E8 - 7E9
    Base Agility: 7C4 - 7C5
    Max Luck: 7EA
    Base Luck: 7C6
    Elemental Stats
    Earth Power: 740 - 741
    Earth Resistance: 742 - 743
    Fire Power: 744 - 745
    Fire Resistance: 746 - 747
    Wind Power: 748 - 749
    Wind Resistance: 74A - 74B
    Water Power: 74C - 74D
    Water Resistance: 74E - 74F
    Earth Power: 7CC - 7CD
    Earth Resistance: 7CE - 7CF
    Fire Power: 7D0 - 7D1
    Fire Resistance: 7D2 - 7D3
    Wind Power: 7D4 - 7D5
    Wind Resistance: 7D6 - 7D7
    Water Power: 7D8 - 7D9
    Water Resistance: 7DA - 7DB
    1.24 Mia
    Name: 8F4 - 292
    Level: 903
    Experience: A18 - A1A
    Current HP: 92C - 92D
    Max HP: 928 - 929
    Base HP: 904 - 905
    Current PP: 92E - 92F
    Max PP: 92A - 92B
    Base PP: 906 - 907
    Max Attack: 930 - 931
    Base Attack: 90C - 90D
    Max Defense: 932 - 933
    Base Defense: 90E - 90F
    Max Agility: 934 - 935
    Base Agility: 910 - 911
    Max Luck: 936
    Base Luck: 912
    Elemental Stats
    Earth Power: 93C - 93D
    Earth Resistance: 93E - 93F
    Fire Power: 940 - 941
    Fire Resistance: 942 - 943
    Wind Power: 944 - 945
    Wind Resistance: 946 - 947
    Water Power: 948 - 949
    Water Resistance: 94A - 94B
    Earth Power: 918 - 919
    Earth Resistance: 91A - 91B
    Fire Power: 91C - 91D
    Fire Resistance: 91E - 91F
    Wind Power: 920 - 921
    Wind Resistance: 922 - 923
    Water Power: 924 - 925
    Water Resistance: 926 - 927
    1.3 Psyenergy List
    Quick break down of psyenergy.
    Psyenergy hacking can be very confusing if you don't understand it
    properly. First of all each spell is stored over a four bytes: That's
    four sets of two numbers. The first byte is which spell it is. The
    second is the "type" of psyenergy. There are three types: 80 means
    the psyenergy is bounded by a class; if you change classes you lose
    the psyenergy. 40 are psyenergies bound by an item, like Frost,
    Douse, Catch, ect. 00 is universal; make all your psyenergies this
    if you wish to keep them.
    Here is an example of a psyenergy spell:
    Offset | 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07  08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    001560 | 03 80 00 00 04 80 00 00  05 80 00 00 06 80 00 00
      Isaac's Earthquake ^^ ^^ psy type
    The 04 is the spell number. 80 is the type, bound by Issac's class.
    **The two sets of 00's are MANDATORY! Put them in or face the
    But wait there's more. If instead of 00 you use 01 or any other modifier
    I can find you gain access to a whole other set of psyenergy. Just
    substitute 01 in for 00 and viola.
    You can have a total of 32 psyenergies without the game getting all
    messed up on you.
    ** Please note that some of the moves listed will appear as "not able
    to be used in battle." I'm not sure why they do that but contrary to
    what they say they can be used in battle.
    1.31 Character Psyenergy Addresses
    Isaac:  568 - 5E7
    Garet:  6B4 - 733
    Ivan: 800 - 87F
    Mia: 94C - 9CB
    1.32 The moves
    psyenergy + 00 modifier
    00 - Blank               18 - Frost                 2D - Flare
    01 - Attack              19 - Tundra                2E - Flare Wall
    02 - Defend              1A - Glacier               2F - Flare Storm
    03 - Quake               1B - Ice                   30 - Fire
    04 - Earthquake          1C - Ice Horn              31 - Fire Ball
    05 - Quake Sphere        1D - Ice Missile           32 - Inferno
    06 - Spire               1E - Prism                 33 - Volcano
    07 - Clay Spire          1F - Hail Prism            34 - Eruption
    08 - Stone Spire         20 - Freeze Prism          35 - Proclasm
    09 - Gaia                21 - Douse                 36 - Blast
    0A - Mother Gaia         22 - Drench                37 - Mad Blast
    0B - Grand Gaia          23 - Deluge                38 - Fiery Blast
    0C - Growth              24 - Froth                 39 - Blast(2)
    0D - Mad Growth          25 - Froth Sphere          3A - Nova
    0E - Wild Growth         26 - Froth Spiral          3B - Supernova
    0F - Thorn
    10 - Briar
    11 - Nettle
    42 - Bolt                5A - Cure                  69 - Blunt
    43 - Flash Bolt          5B - Cure Well             6A - Guard
    44 - Blue Bolt           5C - Potent Cure           6B - Protect
    45 - Ray                 5D - Ply                   6C - Impair
    46 - Storm Ray           5E - Ply Well              6D - Debilitate
    47 - Destruct Ray        5F - Pure Ply              6E - Ward
    48 - Plasma              60 - Wish                  6F - Resist
    49 - Shine Plasma        61 - Wish Well             70 - Weaken
    4A - Spark Plasma        62 - Pure Wish             71 - Enfeeble
    4B - Slash               63 - Cure Poison           72 - Taint
    4C - Wind Slash          64 - Restore               73 - Poison
    4D - Sonic Slash         65 - Revive                74 - Delude
    4E - Whirlwind           66 - Impact                75 - Confuse
    4F - Tornado             67 - High Impact           76 - Charm
    50 - Tempest             68 - Dull                  77 - Paralyze
    78 - Sleep               8C - Move                  A0 - Dragon Cloud
    79 - Bind                8D - Mind Read             A1 - Demon Night
    7A - Haunt               8E - Force                 A2 - Helm Splitter
    7B - Curse               8F - Lift                  A3 - Quick Strike
    7C - Condem              90 - Reveal                A4 - Rockfall
    7D - Drain               91 - Halt                  A5 - Rockslide
    7E - Psy Drain           92 - Cloak                 A6 - Avalanche
    7F - Break               93 - Carry                 A7 - Lava Shower
    80 - Regenerate          94 - Catch                 A8 - Molten Bath
    81 - Reflect             95 - Retreat               A9 - Magama Storm
                             96 - Avoid                 AA - Demon Spear
    AB - Angel Spear         B4 - Punji Trap            BD - Thunderbolt
    AC - Guardian            B5 - Punji Strike          BE - Thunderstorm
    AD - Protector           B6 - Fire Bomb             BF - Mist
    AE - Magic Shell         B7 - Cluster Bomb          C0 - Ragnarok
    AF - Magic Shield        B8 - Carpet Bomb           C1 - Cutting Edge
    B0 - Death Plunge        B9 - Gale                  C2 - Heat Wave
    B1 - Shuriken            BA - Typhoon               C3 - Astral Blast
    B2 - Annihilation        BB - Hurricane             C4 - Planet Diver
    B3 - Punji               BC - Thunderclap
    Weapon Unleashes                                    Minor Items
    D2 - Terra Strike        E1 - Barrage               FA - Herb
    D3 - Posion Cloud        E2 - Demon Fire            FB - Nut
    D4 - Deadly Posion       E3 - Acid Bath             FC - Vial
    D5 - Mortal Danger       E4 - Vorpal Splash         FD - Potion
    D6 - Bad Omen            E5 - Stun Voltage          FE - Soothing Water
    D7 - Life Nourish        E6 - Blinding Smog         FF - Psy Crystal
    D8 - Aqua Sock           E7 - Murk
    D9 - Blizzard            E8 - Cyclone Splash
    DA - Frost Bite          E9 - Psyphon Seal
    DB - Drown               EA - Rapid Smash
    DC - Life Leech          EB - Sonic Smash
    DD - Psy Leech           EC - Asura
    DE - Broil               ED - Titan Blade
    DF - Meltdown            EE - Shining Star
    E0 - Heat Mirage
    Psyenergy + 01 modifier
    Minor Items(cont)
    00 - Antidote            06 - Apple                 0B - Smoke Bomb
    01 - Elixir              07 - Hard Nut              0C - Sleep Bomb
    02 - Water of Life       08 - Mint                  0D - Adept Ring
    04 - Power Bread         09 - Lucky Pepper          0E - Corn
    05 - Cookie
    Djinn Unleashes
    2C - Flint       40 - Fizz        54 - Forge       68 - Gust
    2D - Granite     41 - Sleet       55 - Fever       69 - Breeze
    2E - Quartz      42 - Mist        56 - Corona      6A - Zephyr
    2F - Vine        43 - Spritz      57 - Scorch      6B - Smog
    30 - Sap         44 - Hail        58 - Ember       6C - Kite
    31 - Ground      45 - Tonic       59 - Flash       6D - Squall
    32 - Bane        46 - Dew         5A - Torch       6E - Luff
    7C - Venus       82 - Mercury     88 - Mars        8E - Jupiter
    7D - Ramses      83 - Nereid      89 - Kirin       8F - Atlanta
    7E - Cybele      84 - Neptune     8A - Tiamat      90 - Procne
    7F - Judgement   85 - Boreas      8B - Meteor      91 - Thor
    Enemy Moves
    A4 - Fire Blessing       B0 - Acid Blessing         BC - Wing Stroke
    A5 - Fire Blessing       B1 - Storm Blessing        BD - Evil Blessing
    A6 - Fire Blessing       B2 - Storm Blessing        BE - Deadly Gas
    A7 - Water Blessing      B3 - Sonic Wave            C2 - Rumble
    A8 - Water Blessing      B4 - Sonic Wave            C3 - Bone Chiller
    A9 - Water Blessing      B5 - Shriek                C4 - Slice
    AA - Ice Blessing        B6 - Banshee Howl          C5 - Bone Charge
    AB - Ice Blessing        B7 - Crazy Voice           C6 - Mystic Flame
    AC - Ice Blessing        B8 - War Cry               C7 - Numbing Sting
    AD - Dark Blessing       B9 - Wicked Howl           C8 - Brute Force
    AE - Dark Blessing       BA - Wing Beat             C9 - Sticky Goo
    AF - Dark Blessing       BB - Wing Flutter          CA - Cannibal Fang
    CB - Bear Claw           D5 - Vampiric Fang         DF - Acid Bite
    CC - Posionous Bite      D6 - Bacteria Rush         E0 - Dynamite
    CD - Flying Attack       D7 - Swift Strike          E1 - Headbutt
    CE - Undead Sword        D8 - Rotten Blood          E2 - Poison Ink
    CF - Ransak              D9 - Forcible Arm          E3 - Truncheon Fist
    D0 - Sticky Poison       DA - Double Fang           E4 - Counterstrike
    D1 - Poison Fang         DB - Mortal Blow           E5 - Mad Dash
    D2 - Electric Bite       DC - Freebite Rush         E6 - Soothing Star
    D3 - Poison Tail         DD - Twin Beaks            E7 - Spider Web
    D4 - Onslaught           DE - Rabid Fang            E8 - Heartrender
    E9 - Mad Spatter         F1 - Recovery              F9 - Sidestep
    EA - Spasm               F2 - Flee                  FA - Total Defense
    EB - Sleep Star          F3 - Contain               FB - Stand Ready
    EC - Decompose           F4 - Threaten              FC - Search For Help
    ED - Haunting            F5 - Tremble               FD - Can't Use
    EE - Worms               F6 - Fortify               FE - Posion Beat
    EF - Beserk              F7 - Speed Surge           FF - Spinning Beat
    F0 - Lucid Prophecy      F8 - Ally Search
    Psyenergy + 02 modifier
    Enemy Moves(cont)
    00 - Heat Flash
    01 - Death Size
    02 - Outer Space
    03 - Dragon Driver
    04 - Drain Fang
    05 - Severe Blow
    06 - Thrash
    1.4 Item Hacking
    Hacking items is a lot like hacking psyenergy.
         00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    3580                         0B 02
    3590                    Item ^^ ^^ Equipped/Quantity
    Item: Simply change the byte and get the item.
    Equipped/Quantity: The second part follows the same
    mentality as pysenergy. It's best to hack all weapons
    and armor as 00 so you don't accidentally have a
    conflict of interest
    00 = Unequipped    48 = 10         98 = 20         E8 = 30
    02 = Equipped      50 = 11         A0 = 21
    08 = 2             58 = 12         A8 = 22
    10 = 3             60 = 13         B0 = 23
    18 = 4             68 = 14         B8 = 24
    20 = 5             70 = 15         C0 = 25
    28 = 6             78 = 16         C8 = 26
    30 = 7             80 = 17         D0 = 27
    38 = 8             88 = 18         D8 = 28
    40 = 9             90 = 19         E0 = 29
    Like psyenergy, items also have a second group. The
    second group is the 01 modefier group and instead
    of using 00 as unequipped, it instead uses a 01.
    01 Modifier
    01 = Unequipped
    03 = Equipped
    Again it's best to hack these as 01 so you don't
    have a conflict of interest.
    1.41 Item Addresses
    Issac: 5E8 - 604
    Garet: 734 - 751
    Ivan: 880 - 89D
    Mia: 9D0 - 9ED
    Items + 00
    1.42 Weapons
    01 - Long Sword          0F - Machete              1A - Kusanagi
    02 - Broad Sword         10 - Short Sword          1B - Bandit's Sword
    03 - Claymore            11 - Hunter's Sword
    04 - Great Sword         12 - Battle Rapier        1F - Battle Axe
    05 - Shamshir            13 - Master Rapier        20 - Broad Axe
    06 - Silver Blade        14 - Ninja Blade          21 - Great Axe
    07 - Masamune            15 - Swift Sword          22 - Dragon Axe
    08 - Arctic Blade        16 - Elven Rapier         23 - Giant Axe
    09 - Gaia Blade          17 - Assassin Blade       24 - Vulcan Axe
    0A - Sol Blade           18 - Mystery Blade        25 - Burning Axe
    0B - Muramasa            19 - Kikuichimonji        26 - Demon Axe
    2B - Mace                37 - Wooden Stick         3F - Crystal Rod  
    2C - Heavy Mace          38 - Magic Rod            40 - Zodiac Wand  
    2D - Battle Mace         39 - Witch's Wand         41 - Shaman's Wand
    2E - War Mace            3A - Blessed Ankh
    2F - Righteous Mace      3B - Psyenergy Rod
    30 - Grevious Mace       3C - Frost Wand
    31 - Blessed Mace        3D - Angelic Ankh
    32 - Wicked Mace         3E - Demonic Staff
    1.43 Armor
    4B - Leather Armor       59 - Cotton Shirt         67 - One-Piece Dress
    4C - Psyenergy Armor     5A - Travel Vest          68 - Travel Robe
    4D - Chain Mail          5B - Fur Coat             69 - Silk Robe
    4E - Armored Shell       5C - Adept's Clothes      6A - China Dress
    4F - Plate Mail          5D - Elven Shirt          6B - Jerkin
    50 - Steel Armor         5E - Silver Vest          6C - Cocktail Dress
    51 - Spirit Armor        5F - Water Jacket         6D - Blessed Robe
    52 - Dragon Scales       60 - Storm Gear           6E - Magical Cassok
    53 - Demon Mail          61 - Kimono               6F - Mysterious Robe
    54 - Asura's Armor       62 - Ninja Garb           70 - Feathered Robe
    55 - Spiked Armor                                  71 - Oracle's Robe
    76 - Wooden Shield       7F - Padded Gloves        89 - Armlet
    77 - Bronze Shield       80 - Leather Gloves       8A - Heavy Armlet
    78 - Iron Shield         81 - Gauntlets            8B - Silver Armlet
    79 - Knight's Shield     82 - Vambrace             8C - Spirit Armlet
    7A - Mirrored Shield     83 - War Gloves           8D - Virtuous Armlet
    7B - Dragon Shield       84 - Spirit Gloves        8E - Guardian Armlet
    7C - Earth Shield        85 - Battle Gloves
                             86 - Aura Gloves
    91 - Open Helm           9C - Leather Cap          A6 - Circlet
    92 - Bronze Helm         9D - Wooden Cap           A7 - Silver Circlet
    93 - Iron Helm           9E - Mail Cap             A8 - Guardian Circlet
    94 - Steel Helm          9F - Jeweled Crown        A9 - Platnium Circlet
    95 - Silver Helm         A0 - Ninja Hood           AA - Mythril Circlet
    96 - Knight's Helm       A1 - Lucky Cap            AB - Glittering Tiara
    97 - Warrior's Helm      A2 - Thunder Crown
    98 - Adept's Helm        A3 - Lure Cap
    FA - Mythril Shirt
    FB - Silk Shirt                                                 
    FC - Running Shirt
    ---------------        ---------------------
    1.44 Key Items         1.45 Psyenergy Items
    ---------------        ---------------------
    DC - Venus Star         C8 - Orb of Force
    DD - Mercury Star       C9 - Douse Drop
    DE - Mars Star          CA - Frost Jewel
    DF - Jupiter Star       CB - Lifting Gem
    E0 - Mythril Bag        CC - Halt Gem
    E1 - Small Jewel        CD - Cloak Ball
    E6 - Dragon's Eye       CE - Carry Stone
    E7 - Bone               CF - Catch Beads
    E8 - Anchor Charm
    EA - Cell Key
    EB - Boat Ticket
    ED - Mystic Draught
    F2 - Black Orb
    F3 - Red Key
    F4 - Blue Key
    1.46 Minor Items
    B4 - Herb                BF - Power Bread
    B5 - Nut                 C0 - Cookie
    B6 - Vial                C1 - Apple
    B7 - Potion              C2 - Hard Nut
    B8 - Hermes' Water       C3 - Mint
    B9 - Empty Bottle        C4 - Lucky Pepper
    BA - Psy Crystal         E2 - Smoke Bomb
    BB - Antidote            E3 - Sleep Bomb
    BC - Elixir              E4 - Game Ticket
    BD - Water of Life       E5 - Lucky Medal
    E9 - Corn
    EC - Sacred Feather
    EE - Oil Drop
    EF - Weasel's Claw
    F0 - Bramble Seed
    F1 - Crystal Powder
    Items + 01
    00 - Hyper Boots         06 - Adept Ring
    01 - Quick Boots         07 - War Ring
    02 - Fur Boots           08 - Sleep Ring
    03 - Turtle Boots        09 - Healing Ring
                             0A - Unicorn Ring
                             0B - Fairy Ring
                             0C - Cleric's Ring
    1.50 Djinn Hacking
    Let me start off by saying this: Djinn hacking is incredibly tricky. You
    have to do everything perfectly or you will be greeted with useless and
    unresponsive Djinn.
    Up to this point, everything you've hacked has been controlled by multiple
    bytes, aka items and psyenergy. Every different psyenergy and item has had
    it's own byte that controls it.
    Djinn hacking is far more complex. It is controlled by more than one byte,
    which change depending on the status of your Djinn,(standby, set, recovery)
    which elements you have and how many of each you have.
    Issac's Djinn
        00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    600                         01
    610                         01
    620                         01          01
    All of those numbers control one Djinn. Unfortunately at this point I only
    understand which numbers to add; not really what they do.
    The byte at 608 controls which Djinn you have. Unlike items and psyenergy,
    where each item/psyenergy is accounted for in its own byte, which Djinn you
    have is not controlled by separate bytes. They are controlled by only two.
    The game uses a binary system of counting to keep track of your Djinn.
    01 - Flint
    02 - Granite
    04 - Quartz
    08 - Vine
    16 - Sap
    32 - Ground
    64 - Bane
    So then what the game does is it adds up the value for each individual djinn
    and its total is what ends up at 608. So for example if you have Flint,
    Granite and Quartz, the game adds up the values (1 + 2 + 4) and you get seven,
    which goes at 608.
    Here's where my understanding of Djinn fails. For some unknown reason you must
    put the same value you got above (in my example its 7) and put it in the byte
    directly below in this case 618. If you don't again bad things will happen.
    Also like the Checksum if the value for your Djinn is over 2 digits, you must
    use the "reverse byte" method. So if you get a value 0f 1FF, you must enter it
    as FF 01. 
    Status bytes
    The last two bytes are determined by the status of Djinn you have. A value of
    1 means that the Djinn are all in standby. Make sure to ALWAYS use a 1. That
    way you can use my method of merely counting the number of Djinn you have and
    thusly determining which value belongs to that byte. Referring to my example,
    if I use 1 for each Djinn I get a value of three, which is what I would then
    put in both status byte locations.
    Now as I previously stated, the location also determines which Djinn you have.
    For Issac, the bytes listed above all control Venus Djinn. If you were to take
    the 01's and move them to 610 and 620, the element of the Djinn changes. So
    instead of getting Flint, Granite and Quartz you instead get Fever, Forge
    and Corona even though they have the same value.
    Confused yet? Just read the addresses and values and maybe you'll get it.
    **PLEASE note that if you hack the Djinn the way I do for this guide what you
    must hack only one element at a time. If you try to hack multiple elements of
    Djinn at once the addresses change and I am not going to list all of the
    possibilities at this point. That also includes trying to hack when your
    character has two or more Djinn of different elements. Your best off hacking
    in all of the Djinn and then arranging them in game. That way the game will
    take care of the messy points for you.
    1.51 Djinn Hacking Addresses
    Okay so maybe the explanation was kinda tricky but I think once you see what
    I'm talking about you'll be able to successfully hack your Djinn and only have
    to do it once.
    Vs - Venus
    Ms - Mars
    Jr - Jupiter
    Mc - Mercury
    I think this time a picture is much more appropriate to illustrate the
    Djinn hacking address. Just remember that you must put the same value
    in for both the Djinn addresses and the same number in for both the
        00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    600                         Vs          Mc
    610 Ms          Jr          Vs          Mc
    620 Ms          Jr
    Vs - 628 + 62C
    Ms - 62A + 62E
    Jr - 62B + 62F
    Mc - 629 + 62D
        00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    750 Jr          Vs          Mc          Ms
    760 Jr          Vs          Mc          Ms
    Vs - 774 + 778
    Ms - 776 + 77A
    Jr - 777 + 77B
    Mc - 775 + 779
        00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    8A0 Vs          Mc          Ms          Jr
    8B0 Vs          Mc          Ms          Jr
    Vs - 8C0 + 8C4
    Ms - 8C2 + 8C6
    Jr - 8C3 + 8C7
    Mc - 8C1 + 8C5
        00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    9E0                                     Vs
    9F0 Mc          Ms          Jr          Vs
    A00 Mc          Ms          Jr
    Vs - A0C + A10
    Ms - A0E + A12
    Jr - A0F + A13
    Mc - A0D + A11
    1.52 Djinn Values
    The formula for figuring out which Djinn you have is simple: simply add up the
    values assigned to each Djinn. Then use the hex converter to obtain the correct
    hex value. Since there are over a hundred possible combinations per element,
    I will only list the values assigned to each Djinn.
        Venus Djinn      Mars Djinn       Jupiter Djinn       Mercury Djinn
    01  Flint            Forge            Gust                Fizz
    02  Granite          Fever            Breeze              Sleet
    04  Quartz           Corona           Zephyr              Mist
    08  Vine             Scorch           Smog                Spritz
    16  Sap              Ember            Kite                Hail
    32  Ground           Flash            Squall              Tonic
    64  Bane             Torch            Luff                Dew
    Just so you know, 7F will get you all Djinn of one element.
    ** Note that these values are NOT hex values. You must use the hex converter
    to get the correct value.
    1.53 One more time
    With any luck by now most of you have at least a basic understanding of
    hacking Djinn. For those who don't, here's a real life example that I hope
    will bring about your understanding of Djinn hacking.
        00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    600                         07
    610 01                      07
    620 01                      03    01    03    01
    The 07 is code for three Djinn, the 1, 2, and 4 value Djinn. The address of
    608 for Issac means that the Djinn are all of Venus element. The 03 in both
    628 and 62C both are status bytes and MUST be there and have the correct
    value, in this case three because I have three Djinn. 
    Now if we switch to the 1 at 610, that's coding for the 1 Djinn for Mars
    element. Because there's only one, we place a 1 at 0A and at 0E.
    Again please note that these are two separate examples: one for Venus and
    one for Mars. If you were to hack them at the same time, the addresses
    would change and you would be left with useless Djinn.
    1.6 Class Hacking
    Class hacking appears to be another very easy hack. It appears to only
    be controlled by one byte, but I'm not entirely sure.
         00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
    0160                         01 02 
                           Class ^^ 
    All you have to do is input the appropriate value in the correct address.
    The 02s are only there for consistency.
    1.61 Class Addresses
    Issac - 639
    Garet - 785
    Ivan - 8D1
    Mia - A1D
    1.62 The Classes
    01 - Squire         0A - Guard        14 - Wind Seer     1E - Water Seer
    02 - Knight         0B - Soldier      15 - Magician      1F - Scribe
    03 - Gallant        0C - Warrior      16 - Mage          20 - Cleric
    04 - Lord           0D - Champion     17 - Magister      21 - Paragon
    05 - Slayer         0E - Hero         18 - Sorcerer      22 - Angel
    28 - Swordsman      32 - Swordsman    3D - Dragoon       46 - Apprentice
    29 - Defender       33 - Defender     3E - Templar       47 - Illusionist
    2A - Cavalier       34 - Cavalier     3F - Paladin       48 - Enchanter
    2B - Guardian       35 - Luminer                         49 - Conjurer
    2C - Protector      36 - Radiant                         4A - War Adept
    50 - Page           5A - Ninja        64 - Seer          6E - Seer
    51 - Illusionist    5B - Disciple     65 - Diviner       6F - Diviner
    52 - Enchanter      5C - Master       66 - Shaman        70 - Shaman
    53 - Conjurer                         67 - Druid         71 - Druid
    54 - War Adept                        68 - Oracle        72 - Oracle
    78 - Medium         82 - Pilgrim      8C - Pilgrim       96 - Ranger
    79 - Dark Mage      83 - Wanderer     8D - Wanderer      97 - Bard
    7A - Death Mage     84 - Ascetic      8E - Ascetic       98 - Warlock
                        85 - Water Monk   8F - Fire Monk
                        86 - Guru         90 - Guru
    A0 - Brute          AA - Samuri       B4 - Hermit        B9 - Wizard
    A1 - Ruffian        AB - Ronin        B5 - Elder         
    A2 - Savage                           B6 - Scholar       CA - Flame User
    A3 - Barbarian                        B7 - Savant
    A4 - Beserker                         B8 - Sage
    Glitch Classes
    CB - Enemy                            D0 - Issac Appeared!
    CC - Waiting for opponents input      D1 - Issac's party attacks first
    CD - Mystery Man                      D2 - Issac's party was caught by surprise
    CE - Mystery Woman                    D3 - Issac attacks
    CF - Issac Appeared!                  D4 - NPC
    D5 - Issac is defending               DA - Issac's item has already been used
    D6 - Issac uses a ???                 DB - Your ??? broke!
    D7 - Issac raises the ???             DC - Issac recovers 0 HP
    D8 - Issac's ??? lets out a howl      DD - Issac recovers 0 PP
    D9 - Nothing!                         DE - Issac returns to battle
    Yes there are more but I really don't feel like wasting any more room.
    1.7 Gil Hacking
    So I guess this is getting it's own section since there's really no where
    else to put it. Basically gil is controlled by two sets of bytes: one that
    controlls how much gil your party has on the select file screen and another
    that is your actual in game gil.
    Select Screen -> 024 - 026
    In Game -> 260 - 262
    Hacking these values over the normal max of 999,999 might produce some weird
    results. But really can't you be happy with 999,999?
    1.8 Theoretical Hacking
    So here's the section dedicated to my hacking research. Even though it may
    seem I have given up on this guide, there is a fair chance I am frantically
    researching it. The problem is that in many areas I have found certain bytes
    that change major things, but I don't understand how they work. This section
    is dedicated to providing information so others can possibly crack what I
    Currently there are a few major areas that I have tried to hack but have had
    little/no success. They include
    Characters in party
    Storyline Data
    Tresure Chests
    Character Status
    Below are listed my theories concerning these hacks. Below that is help if
    you are intrested in starting some reseach of your own!
    1.81 Characters in party
    This hack has been driving me absolutely crazy! It appears that hacking the
    characters is dependent on more than one thing, most likely the story.
    Basically the values that I have changed seem to be completely random and
    are not even remotely consistent. 
    Known Character Bytes: 050
    Suspected Bytes: 054
    In the beginning of the game, right after Garet joins your party, this value
    (050) is set to 03. Simple enough. But this byte does not seem to follow any
    sort of pattern. A value of 04 will reduce your party to just Issac and 30
    will get you both Issac and Garet. Some will actually even give you more
    Issacs! (I got to 6)
    Also these values are not consistant accross game saves. I tried to copy
    exactly the whole line of bytes to see whether that would change my party,
    but even this wouldn't work. Unfortunately this only strenghtens my theory
    of the party size being story related. So this leads into my next section...
    1.82 Storyline Data
    Ah, the storyline. The Holy Grail of hacking. If I'm correct, whoever can
    crack how to hack the story will have the Keys to the Kingdom, because
    the story data affects the whole game. Who would have thought?
    The problem with hacking the story is what events classify as a story event?
    Also there is the problem with optional story line data. If you're up for a
    serious challenge and think you can beat me to having it cracked, get to it!
    1.83 **Location!**
    Talk about keys to the Kingdom! If you can get either location OR story
    hacked you will go down in history as the greatest hacker of all time.
    Fortunately for you, I actually have some experience with hacking the
    location (a lot of good it's gonna do you!)
    This one is very easily the hardest hack in the entire game! As far as
    I can tell, at least 6 (yes, SIX!) bytes control just the camera alone!
    I haven't even found the byte that controls your actual physical location!
    That byte is so secret I think it even has it's own Checksum! OMG!
    1.84 Treasure Chests/Character Status
    Again, honestly I haven't put alot of effort into these ones yet. I think
    someone could very quickly/easily hack this one. You just gotta beat me
    to it!
    1.85 Helpful Hints for Hopeful Hackers
    So now that I (sorta) explained some of the things I know about things
    yet to be hacked, one might ask themself "Gee, this might be so easy for
    you Mr. Incredibly Intellegent, but how are us Average Joes supposed to
    hack something even you can't?!" Well again fear not! I am ready to profess
    my knowledge and techniques to help you crack things on your own!
    First you have to understand how to approach this the right way. For me,
    the easiest and most effective way through comparison. With WinHex, simply
    rename your old file as a .sav1 or something like that and start a new one.
    When you're done, change the old save back to a .sav file and viola. If you
    don't want to or can't use a new file, make SURE to copy your good one.
    So open up your save in WinHex and click on the box in the corner (NOT
    Winhex, the save file) Next, Open up your game and do something related to
    what you are researching. For example if you are trying to figure out what
    bytes control chests, open the chest and save it. Then bring up WinHex
    again and open your new save file.
    So now you should have 2 save files opened up in WinHex, with the only
    difference being what you just did (aka open a chest) Now here's the fun
    part: you have to make both the windows small enough to take up about 1/2
    the screen each. Next you scroll down in each window until you get to your
    current library. Make SURE that the line with CAMELOT is the top one on
    both screens.
    Following me? Well here's the awesome part. After getting both screens set
    up, go up to view and click the box "sychronize + compare". What this does
    is set both screens to move at the same time and same speed. Also (the best
    part) is it highlights in black all of the DIFFERENCES between game save 1
    and 2. How does this help? Well if you only did 1 thing, there should only
    be a few differences.
    Now I take a quick break to explain the way the data is arranged in Golden
    Part A is from the 010 to just before Issac. Part A I believe contains all
    of the story information, like Location, Party, Chests ect. Part B contains
    all of your character data. Part C is mostly a mystery to me. If you are
    researching anything I haven't hacked, chances are very high you will find
    it in Part A.
    So back to the differneces. The reason I mentioned the sections is because
    there will be more than one difference when you sync + compare. Loction,
    time and possibly a few other things change as well. This is the part where
    you have to use your own intellence to narrow down the possible changes and
    isolate the one you are searching for.
    After you think you've found the bytes that control something, you then have
    to desipher what values do what and which to use. Truly you can only get
    this through trial and error. Try changing bytes around it, or chaning the
    byte that changed. Just remember: Everything follows a pattern. Whether it
    is clear or not, there has to be a pattern. Nothing can be completely
    I hope this helps those who want to try to crack something on their own.
    If you have a theory or believe you have cracked something, please feel
    free to e-mail me. I will give you all the credit you deserve!
    1.86 A Good Place to Start
    If you are intrested in beginning research, here is a good start. I
    started a new file, stepped outside and saved it. Then I opened it
    again, moved a little, and saved it again. Below are all of the bytes
    that changed:
    008 009 00A
    020 021
    03C 03D 03E 03F
    254 255
    42C 42D 42E 42F(Not really sure if it changes, but it should...)
    434 435 436
    This info is a great start if you're intrested in hacking location,
    time or possibly even party. The rest is up to you!
    A.5 Frequently Asked Questions
    Q: How do I get my game onto the computer?
    A: There are two ways that you can get your save on the computer. The first
    is to buy a special flash reader that connects to your pc and allows you to
    transfer your data, much the same way a gameshark works. The second is to
    obtain a "ROM" of the game from the internet.
    Q: So this works with my GBA, right?
    A: I'm pretty sure that it is. If you can get your GBA save file on the
    computer, this is the method to use to hack it.
    Q: Where can I find a ROM for Golden Sun?
    A: I honestly don't know. Just Google it and best of luck to you.
    Q: What should I use to play my ROM?
    A: Visual Boy Advanced is top dog when it comes to GBA emulators, and it's
    a free download.
    Q: Is this even legal?
    A: After reviewing a certain section of gamefaqs.com, I have realized that
    the only legal way to have a copy of the game on your computer is to make one
    personal copy. It is illegal to download the game from the internet or any
    other method. Sorry but if you decide to try this out using illegal methods
    it's not my fault.
    Q: So what was the name of the hex editor again?
    A: You really need to pay attention. I strongly recommend WinHex because it
    allows you to highlight large chunks of code effortlessly.
    Q: Why is it my Djinn hacking is not working?
    A: Did you even read the explanation? You can only hack one element per
    character. This is the last time I'm saying so and if I have to answer
    to a email where you are trying to hack more than one element per character,
    I will not be pleasant. :)
    A.6 Legal Stuff
    This guide is to only be posted on Gamefaqs.com and Neoseeker.com.
    If you wish to put this guide on your site contact and I'll let you know.
    This guide is not to be reproduced for profit; only personal use. But you
    wouldn't even think of doing something like that, would you. :)
    Copyright Cody Trombley 2006
    A.7 Contact Info
    If you have any questions, comments, typos, maybe some help please feel free 
    to email me at keyblade_master_02(at)yahoo.com or AIM me at skye0052.
    Unfortunately I do not check my email often enough and if I take a while to
    get back to you I apologize in advance. If you are truly desperate to
    contact me, I am almost always on Xfire as skye0053 whenever I'm online so
    if you request to be added to my friends list please just make sure to say
    for hacking help or I will most likely ignore you.
    A.8 Credits
    Ahh, so much credit to give. First I have to give credit to Camelot for
    making undoubtedly the greatest RPG for GBA and one of my favorites of all
    time. Second a huge amount of credit goes to Kaitia who wrote the GS2 game
    save hack and is responsible for getting me started in hacking and in
    helping me explain the hacking process. And for my friend for originally
    giving me the game.
    Also those wrote to me with improvments:
    Liq - Pointed out a typo and that 00 01 is actually an item.
    Big Stu - Who also pointed out the same item at the same time I checked my
              e-mail so they both get credit.
    Thanks to everyone who helps!
    If you want to get your name here, just contact me with an improvement or
    anything and I'll be sure you get here.
    A.9 Coming Soon
    So everyone, it's up to us to finish hacking Golden Sun! You honestly don't
    expect me to do it all, do you :) Now get to work!