.PK6 File Extension

Generation 6 Pokémon Save File

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What is a PK6 file?

A PK6 file is a Pokémon save file used by 6th generation Pokémon games for the Nintendo 3DS platform, such as Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. It contains information about a Pokémon, including its species, experience, abilities, attacks, and current owner.

More Information

Each Pokémon you capture in a 6th generation is saved in a separate PK6 file. PK6 files can be found in your saved game(s) .SAV file(s).

Common PK6 Filenames

[Pokémon name].pk6 - Each PK6 file is named after the Pokémon it contains information for.

How to open a PK6 file

You can open, edit, and create PK6 files using the PKHeX (Windows) utility, which is a Generation 6 equivalent of PokeGen. You can also generate .PKX files through PKHeX by creating a PK6 file and renaming the extension to .pkx.

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Programs that open PK6 files


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