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This page is about the numerous Modding Tools available to the community that allow the modification of various aspects of WWE 2k games. Some modding tools are available for free, others are available commercially.

The modding tools listed here are only work for the latest official release version of WWE 2k games, cracked/pirated games are not supported because aside for moral reasons, cracked game files cause the usual modding methods to fail due to notable structural differences in the executables and elsewhere.

Free Tools

The tools in this section are free to use for the community in order to allow it to grow. Some are even Open Source. These Free tools usually work as well or better than commercial tools. It's highly recommended to use free tools whenever possible.

Audio Tools

Tools to manipulate audio assets of the game including themes, announcements, sound effects and more.

Sound Editor

Sound Editor by TheVisitorX is a freely available tool that allows users to convert, inject and export themes, commentary and all kinds of other sounds of WWE 2K games on the PC.

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Data Tools

Tools to manipulate in-game data including Wrestler Information, Movesets, Team Information, Attire Unlocks, Title Histories and more.

Data Editor

Data Editor created by Caveman is a freely available tool for official WWE 2K games on the PC that features an easy to use Graphical User Interface (GUI) and allows users to easily create, edit and save .pofo.moveset, .team_info, .match and .attire_names files as well as install them into the game with the help of Custom Character Tools unlock alternate attires for wrestlers via the Universal Alternate Attire Unlocker GUI and change attire names, apply a workaround to enable winning music for all attires of a wrestler, announcer settings and more.

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Mod Installers

Tools that allow for easy installations of client-side modifications.

Custom Character Tools

Custom Character Tools created by TheVisitorX is a program with a graphical user interface that allows you to easily install mods. This includes the installation and automatic renaming of .pac files of wrestlers, inject .pofo, .moveset,.team_info and .match files into WWE 2k games as well as export them directly into the Data Editor. Depending on the Edition, it allows users to to inject renders, trons, clear the Chunk0.arc file, smartly rebuild the Chunk0.def file and other things into WWE 2k Games as well.

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WWE 2k+

WWE 2k+ by Pozzum are a family of multi-purpose tools up to WWE 2k18 that allow users to easily download and install mods via a GUI as well as provide other features such as the Match Editor and HP Mod Trainer.

Note that while this tool is free to use, it also features some advanced options like a higher download limit per day or access to mods of certain commercial modders that are only available via donations/payment.

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WrestlePLUS

WrestlePLUS by Pozzum is the successor to WWE 2k+ series of tools. It is a multi-purpose tools that allow users to easily download and install mods via a GUI as well as provide other features such as the Match Editor and HP Mod Trainer.

Note that while this tool is free to use, it also features some advanced options like a higher download limit per day or access to mods of certain commercial modders that are only available via donations/payment.

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Object Tools

Tools to manipulate .yobj and other Object files.

reShape

reShape is a free and open source tool and created by Bannockburn.

It allows users extract and inject OBJ files from YOBJ files.

It also integrates the functionality of Bannockburn's Shader Mutator and Anatomizer tools, allowing users to manipulate the shader values associated with objects, and selectively unrender specific objects within a YOBJ file.

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CA Reader

CA Reader is a free and open source tool and created by Pozzum.

It allows users read and compare 00CA files.

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CE Editor

CE Editor is a free and open source tool and created by Pozzum.

It allows users read and edit 00CE files.

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PAC File Tools

Tools to extract, edit and manipulate .pac files.

WrestleMINUS

WrestleMINUS created by Pozzum is an open source file reader and editor for Yuke's games.

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Pac Editor

Pac Editor is a tool created by eatrawmeat391 that edits .pac files.

It allows users to inject or extract from PAC, PACH, HSPC, or SDHC formats, as well as inject compressed file formats and extract or inject into texture archives.

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Pac File Adder

Pac File Adder is a tool created by eatrawmeat391 that adds to .pac files.

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Pac Tool

PacTool is a free and open source tool originally created by Keshire and later updated by Bannockburn.

It allows users to inject or extract from PAC, PACH, HSPC, or SDHC formats, as well as inject compressed file formats and extract or inject into texture archives. It also allows users to create new PACH files and new texture archives.

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RePac

RePac is a free and open source tool created by Bannockburn.

It allows users to inject or extract from PAC, PACH, HSPC, or SDHC formats, as well as inject compressed file formats and extract or inject into texture archives.

RePac also allows users to create new PACH files and new texture archives.

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String File Tools

ReString

ReString is a free and open source tool created by Bannockburn. It allows easy editing of String names directly with no need for unpacking, repacking, injecting or anything else, the tool will do all the work behind the scenes, you just scroll through the 1000 names and select the Character you wish to edit by right clicking and clicking on "find related strings" to grab the 8 related string files to that ch ID to edit directly.

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WWE String Pac Editor

WWE String Pac Editor is a tool created by eatrawmeat391 with which you can make new text of any size and can add new text id easily. This will turn your dat string file into a .xlsx Excel file so that you can edit it here using either OpenOffice or Excel.

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String Converter

String Converter is a tool created by pozzum with which you can convert string files into CSV files. It will also convert CSV files back into uncompressed string files. Includes a more direct string editor.

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Other Tools

CAE Entrance Menu Item Adder

CAE Entrance Item Adder is a console application written by Jakeypearce in Python that allows users to add menu items in various Create an Entrance Menus.

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Misc Editor (Arena)

Misc Editor (Arena) is tool created by Pozzum that allows you to edit arena data in misc*_arena*.pac files.

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PacID

PacID is a basic tool created by GameElite that simply lists the CH & BG ID's from various games.

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Oodle Tools

Oodle Tools is a tool created by brienj that allows you to decompress and compress Oodle -compressed files.

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Cheat Engine

Cheat Engine is a tool that will allow you to observe and edit any software's/game's memory in real time.

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Commercial Tools

The tools in this section are available for purchase via payment in some shape or form. Note that just because you have to pay for these tools, they may not be any better than the freely available ones and it's highly recommended to use Free Tools where available instead.

Object Tools

Tools to manipulate .yobj and other Object files.

X-Rey

X-Rey is a discontinued paid tool created by Tekken57 that allowed users to inject or extract OBJ files from .yobj formatted files.

Newer versions of X-Rey also allow for the injection of facial animations, the manipulation of shaders, and the unrendering of unwanted objects.


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PAC File Tools

Tools to extract, edit and manipulate .pac files.

X-Packer

X-Packer is discontinued paid tool created by Tekken57 that can be used for extracting and injecting files into PAC, PACH, HSPC, and SDHC files.

It is also capable of compressing files into ZLIB formats while injecting, and is useful for injecting and extracting files from texture pacs.

X-Packer has a number of other features, including the ability to inject information such as pofos and movesets into a game's save file, and the ability to edit game string text.

An X-Packer license will support all minor updates released within that calendar year, but are not transferable to the next annual release of X-Packer.

X-Packer licenses are generated based on a hardware profile, therefore hardware changes may render a license code obsolete. In this instance it is recommended that you contact the creator to discuss renewal of your license.

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Links

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