"Error while loading ROM!"

Issue: A pop-up window that says “an unknown error has occurred” appears everytime I try to open Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.

System Information

  • Operating System: Windows 11
  • CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Silver N6000
  • GPU: Intel(R) UHD Graphics
  • Citra Version (found in title bar): 1846
  • Game: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
  • Screenshot of Issue (include the full Citra window including titlebar):

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[ 20.679477] Core <Critical> core/core.cpp:Load:298: Failed to load ROM (Error 1)
That looks like a badly built ROM. I would suggest a redump. Please refer to our game dumping guides:

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