X and Y Shiny Pokemon.

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  1. GreatCrippler
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    GreatCrippler Greatness Fallen

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    Didn't even think about it until my wife sent me a shiny Cubone today. Anybody else seen any cool shinies?
     
  2. FireGrey

    FireGrey Undercover Admin

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    She sent you a shiny pokemon?
    You need to marry her! (a second time)
     
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  3. Nintendo3dsDude

    Nintendo3dsDude GBAtemp Regular

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    Nope :(
     
  4. Giratina3

    Giratina3 Official Lilac of GBATemp

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    I got a Shiny Yanma if that counts for anything.
     
  5. DarkShinigami

    DarkShinigami #1 strongest Shinigami BANKAI

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    ah shinys i remember all the soft resets ive done for a shiny starter on emerald as well as shiny legendarie's

    to this date i don't have the save anymore lost the game and had to replace it. if i did have the save ya sure as hell should know id still have the pokemon
     
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  6. Osha

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    I saw a shiny Shelmet on the GTS but didn't have the required Pokémon for it at the time, if that counts. Still waiting to encounter my first 3D shiny.
     
  7. Devin

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    Just caught a shiny Ledyba myself.
     
  8. ekko25

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    I caught a shiny Shelmet on the weekend, but it was on Black 2, while I was waiting for X to arrive. I'll be trading it over along with my shiny Crobat at some point.
     
  9. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    I had so many hours in Sapphire (like 300 or so?) and never found a single shiny in my life ;O; My brother did find a few, including a shiny Palkia IIRC...
     
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  10. curley12

    curley12 Mr.Awesome

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    Hahaha same with me... :rofl2: but i did secertly steal his shiny ;) :ninja:
     
  11. dragonblood9999

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    i remember my first shiny pokemon. it was a gastly in pokemon crystal at night.
    i cough it at the patch of grass above the Ruins of Alph near Violet City where sudowoodo block the path.
    till this day hunter is my favorite ghost pokemon
     
  12. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

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    Caught a shiny absol a few weeks ago, really want to transfer it along with my shiny Quilava. Right now I am "trying" to chain shinies with no luck so far..
     
  13. kingsora831

    kingsora831 GBAtemp Regular

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    Never encountered a shiny in my life lol
    havent played that much pokemon really, but am currently playing xy atm.

    Is there anything special about encountering a shiny that i should know?
    like does it alert you that your fighting a shiny or does some special music play?
    wanna know incase i do encounter one and not kill it by accident lol.
     
  14. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

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    The pokemon gets some glitters, and some have really different colour palettes.
     
  15. Riyaz

    Riyaz Black Ace/Red Joker

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    im trying to get a shiny with the masuda method
     
  16. kingsora831

    kingsora831 GBAtemp Regular

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    Hopefully its noticeable to me, since i dont really have all the exact colors of every pokemon memorized, especially the newer ones.

    But im guessing its hard to get shinies, is their any different ways to make them appear more frequently?
    Like whats the "Masuda method" Riyaz is referring to?

    Thanks for the respones, if i encounter any shinies i dislike ill trade them with you guys.
    I usually prefer Gen 1 pokemon and some from Gen 2-3.
     
  17. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

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    The Masuda Method is when you have two pokemon breed from a different region. For example a pokemon from Japan, and a pokemon from america. This multiplies the chance you receive a shiny by 6. So instead of 1/8192 you get a chance of 1/1356. This also lets you 'choose' the shiny pokemon. I have have a japanese ditto which I use for breeding.

    More information is found here:
    http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Masuda_method
     
  18. Kikirini

    Kikirini Zelda Fangirl

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    I managed to capture a shiny Caterpie. I have no use for it, though...
     
  19. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

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    I'll gladly trade you something for it! I'm kinda a shiny hunter :P
     
  20. Kikirini

    Kikirini Zelda Fangirl

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    Sure, though I'd kinda like a shiny in return, if that's okay.
     
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