Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire was released on 21 November, 2014.Facebook

Following some issues that affected Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (Pokemon ORAS) a new 1.2 update was released.

The update will be able to fix the issue of game-freezing bug that is triggered when the ending movie starts playing after players enter the Hall of Fame.

Players will have to go online to download the attachment. It is only 271 blocks. Players can download it by either scanning the QR codes (below), using Nintendo 3DS Camera or they can download it via Nintendo eShop.

How to Download 1.2 update via Nintendo eShop:

Nintendo eShop > Pokemon (icon) > Click > choose either Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire > click Go To Update Page > choose Update Now or Update Later

Gameranx said that even Nintendo is not able to escape the need to release patches though it uses high-quality software on its consoles.

Tips and Tricks

Version Exclusive ORAS Pokemon and Stone

Below are the version exclusive Pokemon, Legendary Pokemon and Mega Stones in Pokemon ORAS.


Omega Ruby

  • Seedot
  • Nuzleaf
  • Shiftry
  • Mawile
  • Zangoose
  • Solrock
  • Thoh
  • Skrelp
  • Dragalge

Alpha Sapphire

  • Lotad
  • Lombre
  • Ludicolo
  • Sableye
  • Seviper
  • Lunatone
  • Sawk
  • Clauncher
  • Clawitzer

Legendary Pokemon 

Omega Ruby

  • Ho-Oh
  • Groudon
  • Palkia
  • Tornadus
  • Reshiram

Alpha Sapphire

  • Lugia
  • Kyogre
  • Zekrom
  • Dialga
  • Thundurus

Mega Stones

Omega Ruby

  • Primal Groudon comes with Groudon
  • Primal Kyogre is in Mt. Pyre
  • Mega Latios comes with Latios
  • Latiasite is in Littleroot town from your mother
  • Mega Camerupt comes with Delta Episode
  • Mega Sharpedo comes in Battle Resort

Alpha Sapphire

  • Primal Kyogre comes with Kyogre
  • Primal Groudon is in Mt. Pyre
  • Mega Latias comes with Latias
  • Latiosite is in Littleroot town from your mother
  • Mega Camerupt comes in Battle Resort
  • Mega Sharpedo comes with Delta Episode 

Legendary Pokemon Locations

After players complete the original game, below is a guide for the locations of the Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon ORAS.

In order to find Heatran, players will have to go to a cave that falls on Route 120. They will have to enter a portal that will take you to rooms below. And in the final room, players will find a ring and after the interaction, Heatran will be yours.

In order to find Lugia/Oh-Ho, players will have to dive to the bottom of the Sea Mauville and find a hidden scanner. After clicking on it go to Slateport City, now go to shipyard and speak to Captain Stern. He will give players a Clear Bell in case of you want Oh-Ho or a Tidel Bell in case of Lugia. Players will have to head on top of the Sea Mauville for Clear Bell, and they have to go to the basement if they have Tidel Bell.

However, for the remaining Pokemons, it is understood that players will have to be soaring and will have to fulfil some set condition to meet them.

Players will be able to catch only one every 12 hours.

In order to find Legendary Dogs Entei, Raikou, and Suicune, here is what you have to do:

·         Have Lugia or Ho-Oh in party and Another Legendary

·         Fly to Rustboro and find the "Trackless Path"

·         Go to PC and add the new legendary to your party to unlock the next

In order to find Lake Guardians Azelf, Uxie, Mesprit, players will have to follow these:

·         Have a Pokemon with Max Happiness

·         Fly to Sootopolis City and soar to "Nameless Cavern"

·         Encounter each one at different times of day

In order to find Palkia in Omega Ruby and Dialga in Alpha Sapphire:

·         Have Lake Trio in party

·         Fly to Dewford and Soar south to the rift

In order to find Giratina:

·         Have Palkia and Dialga in Party

·         Fly to Dewford and Soar south to the rift

In order to find Thundurus in Alpha Sapphire Tornadus in Omega Ruby:

·         Have Castform in party

·         Fly to Fortree city and soar into storm cloud

·         Have both in party to get Landorus in same location

In order to find Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion:

·         Have all 6 Pokemon fully EV trained in party

·         Fly to Pacifidlog Town and Soar to "Pathless Plain"

In order to find Reshiram in Omega Ruby and Zekrom in Alpha Sapphire:

·         Have Level 100 Pokemon in Party

·         Fly to Mauville City and Soar to "Fabled Cave"

In order to find Kyurem:

·         Have Reshiram and Zekrom in Party

·         Fly to Fallarbor Town and Soar to "Gnarled Den"

·         DNA Splicer Location ORAS In Gnarled Den left middle path

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Sales touch 7.7 million

It has been reported that about 7.7 million units of Pokemon ORAS have been shipped worldwide reported Siliconera.

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