5th Gen PRNG Help / Info - Latest: RNG Reporter 9.96.5, PPRNG 1.15.0

The Timer0 is random.

a) So you have your range, but you should only use the most common ones. We have a range over twelfe different ones and we only search in three common Timer0s of ours. You probably have two or three common Timer0s; when they are all equally common, then use all of them.

b)Yeah, is is usual in BW2 that is may take a few attempt to get your correct Timer0. In BW1, you usually only have two Timer0, one of them very common and the other one negligible - which means you practically always get your mon in the first attempt and it almost never takes more than two.
And breeding RNG in BW2 is impossible, and catching is a chore, so we only do Hidden Grotto and legendaries in BW2 (and Gift Pokemon).

b) The more the better; the only purpose is to find the most common Timer0s (plural).
Regarding Legendaries. I am coming to the end of the story mode in Black 2. Which Legendaries apart apart from the Kyurem are okay to capture without any NPC's on route.
 
The Timer0 is random.

a) So you have your range, but you should only use the most common ones. We have a range over twelfe different ones and we only search in three common Timer0s of ours. You probably have two or three common Timer0s; when they are all equally common, then use all of them.

b)Yeah, is is usual in BW2 that is may take a few attempt to get your correct Timer0. In BW1, you usually only have two Timer0, one of them very common and the other one negligible - which means you practically always get your mon in the first attempt and it almost never takes more than two.
And breeding RNG in BW2 is impossible, and catching is a chore, so we only do Hidden Grotto and legendaries in BW2 (and Gift Pokemon).

b) The more the better; the only purpose is to find the most common Timer0s (plural).
Thanks for the quick response! One more question: I haven't tried RNGing for shiny legendaries yet, but I really do want a shiny Latios. I'm trying to use the Terrakion in White as practice, so I searched for a shiny PID frame, but it turns out I have to advance the PID frame 500 times! Is it normal to have to advance 500+ PID frames to get shiny legendaries? Any tips for RNGing shiny legendaries?
 
Thanks for the quick response! One more question: I haven't tried RNGing for shiny legendaries yet, but I really do want a shiny Latios. I'm trying to use the Terrakion in White as practice, so I searched for a shiny PID frame, but it turns out I have to advance the PID frame 500 times! Is it normal to have to advance 500+ PID frames to get shiny legendaries? Any tips for RNGing shiny legendaries?
Try increasing the amount of key presses and searching different months and years. I have a few that are below 150 advances.

But if you run 2 chatots it's won't take that long.
 
Yes, using more Keys helps, but 500 is actually pretty good. Just listen to the Chatots to find out if you are in the correct seed, before actually doing the whole shit. It saves a lot of time, especially in BW2.
 
I'm still consistently missing Keldeo, even after switching seeds. The chatot sounds correct and there are no moving npcs so I have no idea what's up.
Find out what spread that you ARE hitting, and with the seed in the main window for 5th gen wondercard, you need to see how far it is from your target spread and adjust accordingly.
 
This is and is not an RNG question, but I couldn't figure out where else to post this, so here goes.
When a male or genderless pokemon with a Ditto on B2/W2, using the RNG process or not, does the Ditto's Ability (ie, Ability 0 or Ability 1, despite the fact that Ditto without their Hidden Ability have Limber either way) affect the Ability of the pokemon you hatch from the egg?
I know you can't RNG Eggs on B2/W2, but it may be impossible on X and Y, also, so I want to know in advance so I can capture whatever I need based on current breeding mechanics.
 
I'm still consistently missing Keldeo, even after switching seeds. The chatot sounds correct and there are no moving npcs so I have no idea what's up.
Be sure that you're not advancing any extra frames.

For example, if you're aiming for 91, once you hear the pitch for 90 you should stop, because that advances the PID frame to 91. If you hear the pitch for 91, you're already at 92.
 
Please forgive me if I may be breaking the rules at all, I'm trying to follow them, but, is there a compatible version of RNG Reporter for Black and White 2 for Windows XP? If not, then a Windows XP version for Black and White? If not however, that is fine. I'm getting a Windows 7 here this weekend.
 
Just got W1 wanted to ask some questions about RNG'ing starters - How can i find my secret ID without AR and just starting? and can i calibrate with the starter w/o saving? anything else i should know ahead of time trying to RNG W1 Starters
 

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Just got W1 wanted to ask some questions about RNG'ing starters - How can i find my secret ID without AR and just starting? and can i calibrate with the starter w/o saving? anything else i should know ahead of time trying to RNG W1 Starters
You could simply RNG abuse your TID/SID combo...
 

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Just got W1 wanted to ask some questions about RNG'ing starters - How can i find my secret ID without AR and just starting? and can i calibrate with the starter w/o saving? anything else i should know ahead of time trying to RNG W1 Starters
Like rj said, if you've found your parameters, you can start a new game, and RNG your ID/SID. However, there is little point to RNGing your starters unless you want a good in-game mon.
 
Well I decided to redo my parameters as someone here suggested and I got exactly the same parameters as befor, however this time when I did it I only ran into a swadloon and I ended up catching the same one like five times in a row with exactly the same IVs. This is the result I kept getting:

Actual seconds 26 Timer0 C7C

The one time where I ran into something different was when I fumbled for a bit after the season showed up befor I finally used sweet scent.

Here's the steps that I did to get my parameters:

-Saved the game in Lostlorn forrest
-Used today's date in the parameters window and entered the time 10:00:25
-Loaded the game at 10:00:25
-Waited for the word GameFreak to appear after that flash of purple light and mashed 'a' where I stopped at the continue screen
-Turned off the c-gear, entered the game and mashed 'x' until the weather dissapeared
-Used sweet scent and caught the first pokemon that appeared which in my case was a female, bold swadloon
-Checked the IVs using psypokes IV-calculator
-Entered the min/max IVs into the parameter finder
-Wrote down the result as listed above
-Turned off the game without saving
-Changed the time back to 10:00:00 and loaded the game again at 10:00:25
-Repeated the process another five times only to get the same results

So unless I'm doing something wrong whilst setting up the paramters, then they should be right and I must be doing something else wrong.
 
Be sure that you're not advancing any extra frames.

For example, if you're aiming for 91, once you hear the pitch for 90 you should stop, because that advances the PID frame to 91. If you hear the pitch for 91, you're already at 92.
I tried again, set the time finder to 1 frame advancement, so all I would have to do is talk to the delivery man.

The spread I ended up with is nowhere in the adjacent frames, even going as much as +/-3 seconds. Is it at this point that I begin a reset spree till I hit the right timer0?
 

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I tried again, set the time finder to 1 frame advancement, so all I would have to do is talk to the delivery man.

The spread I ended up with is nowhere in the adjacent frames, even going as much as +/-3 seconds. Is it at this point that I begin a reset spree till I hit the right timer0?
use chatter pitches to confirm you hit the correct Timer0.
 
ok, i have a problem. yesterday i finally managed to get the right IVs on a Virizion in B2. So I hit the seed with the correct timer0 and also found out that my delay was 9 instead of 8 (it's a 3DS) But today i couldn't hit the seed once, does this happen to everybody? I'm dissapointed :(
 
Yes, it happens to everyone. The probability of hitting your correct seed with the most common Timer0 should be around 20% in BW2 (may vary from user to user). Not getting the desired Timer0 once may be normal or anormal depending on the number of iteration you have gone through. We don't think it is too surprising when it takes less than 13 iterations.
 
I tried again, set the time finder to 1 frame advancement, so all I would have to do is talk to the delivery man.

The spread I ended up with is nowhere in the adjacent frames, even going as much as +/-3 seconds. Is it at this point that I begin a reset spree till I hit the right timer0?
As someone who is relatively new to RNG I'll tell you this:

Don't just look at the chatot pitch for the frame you're aiming for. Look at the chatot pitches for ALL of the frames you need to advance. If and only if the chatot pitches match the RNG program then get your pokemon. If they don't match, just turn off your DS and don't waste your time because your timer0 is wrong.
 
RNG Problem

I have been trying to catch a perfect cobalion, but he never has the right ivs. I've tried looking at the adjacent seeds to see if that IV spread shows up there and it does not. Should I just keep trying or am I probably doing something wrong?