GBA Why Shiny hunting when there's PkHex?

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This is something that i don't understand; what's the point of shiny hunting anymore? You can dump and restore GBA save files with ease if you have a R4, with that you can use PkHex and RNGReporter to make a *Legal* shiny pokémon. I don't get it
 

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This is something that i don't understand; what's the point of shiny hunting anymore? You can dump and restore GBA save files with ease if you have a R4, with that you can use PkHex and RNGReporter to make a *Legal* shiny pokémon. I don't get it
For the enjoyment of the game and some accomplishment really.
 
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This is something that i don't understand; what's the point of shiny hunting anymore? You can dump and restore GBA save files with ease if you have a R4, with that you can use PkHex and RNGReporter to make a *Legal* shiny pokémon. I don't get it
But that's cheating. There's no fun in that.
 

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some people don't have access to the hardware (flashcart, action replay/powersave, an exploited console, etc) or want to keep their gameplay entirely legitimate. even if you transported a legal shiny pokemon all the way to the current gen the way you're suggesting, it won't have that "originated in galar/alola/kalos" marking that some people take incredibly seriously now.
 

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