Experience the excitement of exploration in the thriving South American province of Azira. A decade every decade, this verdant land, alive with varied Pokémon species, becomes a spectacle known as the Great Migration. Prepare to be engrossed by the unbelievable events of “Pokémon Saffron.”
WHAT THE HOENNS HAVE LEFT BEHIND
You and your ancestors have a long history with Pokémon in the Hoenn region. You want to imprint in the Pokémon world like your brother, who dreamed of becoming a Pokémon master. You and your mom start on your adventure by moving to a little island off the coast of the main continent.
THE MYSTERY SOLVER’S GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF PROFESSOR OAK
When the famous Professor Oak visits Haba Island, he asks for your assistance with an important study. He thinks the behavior of mythical and legendary Pokémon can be deduced from what happened during the Great Migration. Your objective is to amass useful information to help you determine what’s happening with this incredible phenomenon.
THE MAGNIFICENT JOURNEY TO EXPLORE THE WONDERS OF AZIRA
You’ll uncover the finer points of migration pathways as you travel through Azira’s varied landscapes. The beauty of the many different Pokémon habitats enhances the grandeur of the Great Migration. As you explore deeper into the mysteries of Azira, Professor Oak’s advice will be invaluable.
THE HIDDEN PLAN OF TEAM ROCKET EXPOSED
A dark cloud hovers over the grandeur. Learn how Team Rocket intends to use the Great Migration to their advantage and stop their evil plot. Fight against these bad guys to preserve Azira’s Pokémon population balance.
MEET AGAIN IN THE WOODS: FAMILIAR FACES
Along the way, you’ll encounter several well-known Pokémon canon faces. Join forces with famous trainers, gym owners, and explorers who have gathered to watch the spectacle of the Great Migration as they face difficulties and forge alliances.
- Pokémon Variants and Features
- Aziran Pokédex covers generations 1-8 with Mega Evolutions, Gigantimax, and regional variants.
- Encounter Alolan, Galarian, and unique Aziran Pokémon forms in the wild.
- Every Pokémon boasts proper abilities and the latest official moveset.
- Mega Evolution, Z-Move, and Dynamax/Gigantamax mechanics are available.
- Diverse Item Arsenal
- Over 600 items from official games, including new additions with updated effects.
- Each new item carries its official effect, and old items reflect the latest official changes (e.g., Escape Rope, Exp. Share).
- Innovative Game Mechanics
- Updates like reusable TMs, a B/W style Repel system, and facing trainers enhance gameplay.
- Features from later official games include a Day/Night system, Raid Battles, Dynamax Adventures, and more.
- “Saffron” introduces novel mechanics like Bait Fishing, a field move system replacing HMs, and engaging Side Quests.
- Revamped Visuals
- Saffron undergoes a complete visual overhaul, retaining the Gen III style while rendering the base ROM unrecognizable.
- Melodious Soundtrack
- Enjoy a musical journey with tracks from Diamond/Pearl/Platinum, HeartGold/SoulSilver, and remastered tunes from other generations using the NDS SoundFont.