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Shiny Pokemon?
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Have you ever encountered a shiny Pokemon?
Vote and elaborate!
Yes, it was a random encounter
 
71.1%, 64 votes
Yes, I soft resetted for it in ___ Resets
 
3.3%, 3 votes
Yes. I used an AR or other cheating device (HACKER!)
 
5.6%, 5 votes
Nope. Never wanted to, never will.   0.0%, 0 vote
Nope. I've always wanted to find one
 
16.7%, 15 votes
Yes, but I killed it on accident or on purpose.
 
3.3%, 3 votes
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Posted on 05-27-10 11:12 PM ~sakura~ is Offline     Post: 133 words - (ID: 189637) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Just a thread about any shinies that you may have encountered. For instance, I had a random encounter with a Shiny Drowzee in Gold (which I caught), a shiny Sentret in Crystal (which I encountered in my first fight, before you had Pokeballs and had to kill it), and I soft resetted for a Shiny Ho-oh and a Shiny Lugia in Silver.
So, have you ever caught any shiny pokemon?

(RIP shiny Farfetch'd. I killed you before I knew that you were actually really rare.
RIP shiny Sentret: Elm, you are a terrible, terrible man
RIP shiny Phanphy: WHY DID YOU RUN AWAY!
RIP shiny Growlithe: YOU JUST HAD TO ROAR, didn't you?)

I got really lucky with all of the shinies, but I've also been playing for a while. How about you?

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I was just walking around in Sapphire version, and ran into a shiny Spinda. Traded it last week (after having it for 2 years) for a shiny Delibird

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Well, I have ran into some Shinies in the past

Shiny Krabby in Silver: I caught it while searching for items
Shiny Voltorb in Fire Red: Caught it for my friend who literally TOLD me to find him a shiny. It was the first Pokemon I ran into after he told me.
Shiny Bidoof in Diamond: Random encounter, caught it with my last Poke Ball (had only one)
Shiny Wobbuffet in Diamond: Used the Poke Radar.

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Was screwed out of getting a shiny Spearow, Snubbull, and Tauros in Diamond. I even followed the Poke Radar rules, but you can still get screwed.

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R.I.P. Shiny Krabby. I'm sorry that I broke the game you were in
R.I.P. Shiny Voltorb. I'm sorry that I gave the game you were in back to my friend and discovered that he dropped it in a puddle of water and broke it.


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Posted on 05-28-10 09:53 PM jasonrules28 is Offline     Post: 11 words - (ID: 190012) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Took a heck of a long time to see one though.

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Posted on 05-28-10 10:00 PM hoguan is Offline     Post: 21 words - (ID: 190014) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I never ran into a shiny Pokemon before and I want to catch one, but the chances of finding are small.

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Posted on 05-28-10 11:57 PM BreakDown is Offline     Post: 41 words - (ID: 190038) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I have encountered a shiny Golbat before. I weakened it and caught it. I then trained it and take care of it to evolve it into a beautiful Crobat. I then traded it from Pokemon Saphire into Pokemon Pearl.

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Posted on 05-29-10 12:37 PM supersudowoodo is Offline     Post: 17 words - (ID: 190232) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I never have, except for the Shiny Gyrados in Soul Silver. Other than that, haven't found any.

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Posted on 05-29-10 01:02 PM lordluigiX is Offline     Post: 50 words - (ID: 190257) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I once encountered a "shiny" pokemon. he was a caterpie, and he was golden. i cought him,
thinking to myself, "i am gonna keep him the way he is, a golden caterpillar!"
somewhere along the lines i forgot my vow, and he became a turd-brown butterfry. ah, the
painfull memories.

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Posted on 05-29-10 06:58 PM ~sakura~ is Offline     Post: 97 words - (ID: 190391) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Nice job to everyone who encountered and caught shinies.
I'd like to note that RIP/ death threads are also great here, mainly so that we you could laugh at their my pain.
Just got a shiny Cyndaquil on Crystal Emulator after 2,000 or so resets. The Random Number Generator loves me. Of course, Crystal reset after I logged off of Vizzed, so shiny Cyndaquil is gone now. I think the emulator hates me, but the RNG doesn't.
And yes, the shiny Gyarados counts if you'd like it to (I forgot to mention it in mine)

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Posted on 05-30-10 09:33 PM SonicSpeed is Offline     Post: 41 words - (ID: 190778) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Once upon a time, I was walking through the Great Marsh in Pearl. I ran into a shiny Budew, and after one ball throw, it ran away. Now I hope not to run into a shiny in the Safari Zone/Great Marsh.

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Posted on 06-02-10 08:55 PM theycallmeshaggy is Offline     Post: 23 words - (ID: 192175) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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The only shiny pokemon I have ever caught, besides the red gyrados in gold, was a shiny poochyena(?) in emerald. It was orange.

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Posted on 06-05-10 05:48 PM 1sam234 is Offline     Post: 16 words - (ID: 193412) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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My only shiny is a shiny, red Gariados(or however the heck you spell it) in SoulSilver.

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YES!!! EPIC WIN!!!!
This thread has sparked my interest in catching shinies again, and I have caught a shiny Growlithe!!!! (Used Poke Radar)

Notable Mentions
Was screwed out of getting a shiny Kricketot and a shiny cross-dressing Male Nidoran (XD)

Thanks ~sakura~!
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Well, I remember clearly the first time I caught a shiny Magikarp. I can't remember what happened well, but I do remember the fact that I was running around my room victoriously. And yes, it was real, and unexpected.

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Posted on 06-06-10 02:18 PM ~sakura~ is Offline     Post: 24 words - (ID: 193698) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Urgh, Turns out there are already threads like this, just not active. Not sure what to do now, but they are:
http://www.vizzed.com/vizzedboard/thread.php?id=10901
and/or
http://www.vizzed.com/vizzedboard/thread.php?id=7907

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I found a shiny Starly before but then my stupid Piplup killed it

Help me hatch this egg

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Once I hatched a shiny totodile from pokemon silver version(it was green)I tryed to get 1 for a long time I'm got one on my 3rd try.

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The only shiny I've ever caught legit was a shiny Zubat that eventually evolved into a pink Crobat. The rest of the shinys I caught were cheats. Other than the red Gyarados in Gold/Silver/Crystal because that one doesn't count since it's a freebie.

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Posted on 08-05-10 04:41 PM NotJon is Offline     Post: 39 words - (ID: 218963) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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In Crystal I found a shiny Level 2 Rattata and in Soul Silver I came across a shiny Sudowoodo (on the first try). I caught them both. Though that Rattata has to be the lamest shiny you could find.

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I've never caught a shiny or even encountered one, but I really want one though.

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