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Pokemon Ruby

Internal battery has run dry?

Guest asks: Added Dec 1st 2010, ID #174273

Question for Pokemon Ruby

Internal battery has run dry?


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tails93 answered:
Added 5th Dec 2010, ID #370800

You can still play the game, it just means time based changes will not occur, such as berries growing or the tides in shoal cave will not change.

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Guest said: 7th Feb 2017 | REPORT
How to get rare candy
Guest answered:
Added 12th Dec 2010, ID #372479

It is possible to replace the battery by following this tutorial "".
Not having a working battery will stop you from Berry Growth, Accessing all of Shoal Cave, Encountering Regice, and others. It's pretty inconvenient.

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Guest said: 13th Apr 2012 | REPORT
Dude, my battery is dry and I got regice.
Guest said: 22nd Apr 2012 | REPORT
you can still encounter th regi's without a working battery (I know this because I've done this)
Guest said: 25th Mar 2013 | REPORT
you can still get regice, I got it when it said that.
Guest said: 30th Nov 2013 | REPORT
you can still get regice...

Shock95 answered:
Added 4th Mar 2011, ID #390733

I say that you should fix it or throw it out and buy a new game :P

Guest answered:
Added 10th Jul 2011, ID #420668

First you take the ruby cover apart, then you will see the "chip" in the top right corner theres a 3v battery(PAY ATTENTION TO THIS PART ) carefully pry the battery out of the socket it's in. (CAREFULLY )

When you have done that go to wallgreens, wallmart, family doller ect.

And find a 3v battery (looks like a watch battery)
then put I back togetther

Guest answered:
Added 25th Feb 2012, ID #485721

Go to a Feebas tile, go fishing, and have infinite Feebas :3

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Guest said: 14th Jan 2014 | REPORT
The Feebas tiles stay the same anyway. It only changes if you talk to some person in a place on Dewford Island I think it is. I haven't played Gen III in a while so I forgot what the town was called.
Billybob1321 said: 10th Sep 2014 | REPORT
irrelevant to the question
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Guest answered:
Added 29th Aug 2012, ID #535561

Would replacing the battery get rid of saves? It appears my save file still exists but the battery is dry.

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Guest said: 7th Jun 2014 | REPORT
Fixing the internal battery WOULD delete save data.
Guest answered:
Added 11th Sep 2012, ID #538719

I replaced the battery and it worked fine. But other times when I do it, the meesage appears. Why does this happen?

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Elda Vende said: 27th Aug 2016 | REPORT
I know this sounds crazy, but it has happened to me too. Unscrew the back of the game, and VERY carefully clean it with a damp cloth. CAREFULLY replace the battery and re-screw the game case back together. Make sure that the metal thingy is firmly pressed against the battery and try to play it. It then should work. If it doesn't, then, well, not sure what's wrong. Maybe it's time to get a new game.
Guest answered:
Added 27th Apr 2013, ID #584837

Replacing the internal battery on gameboy advance games will not affect the game, unless you accidentally damage the inside of the cartridge.

Guest answered:
Added 14th Nov 2013, ID #608343

You have to replace the internal battery I'm sorry but you have to spend money to buy the new battery there's no other way


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