File Extension Library

.PK6 File Extension

  • Category: Game Files

What are .PK6 files and how to open them?

Can't open .PK6 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PK6 file.

What is a .PK6 file extension?

.PK6 file extension has been classified as Game Files.

.PK6 is Generation 6 Pokémon Save File

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

PK6 files can be opened, edited, and created in Windows using the PKHeX 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."

Common PK6 Filenames

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

List of all softwares that can open the Generation 6 Pokémon Save File

How to fix problems with .PK6 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PK6 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PK6 file format
  2. You need to check the .PK6 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)