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Shiny Pokemon?

 
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.
 
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Nope. I've always wanted to find one
 
16.7%, 15 votes
Yes, but I killed it on accident or on purpose.
 
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Let's see, I've traded for three in White: Umbreon, Arcanine, and Steelix.
I've also encountered a shiny Spearow in FireRed. Goldwing (its name) replaced my Pidgeotto immediately.
I attempted to breed a shiny Axew, but it got too boring and I stopped (hey, more trade fodder for anything I don't have in my pokédex)

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I was zooming around in Pokemon Ruby Destiny Life Of Guardians and I found a shiny Lv2 pidgey! I saved my state, took a screenshot, and threw a pokeball at it. It didnt work so I downloaded the last save state and tried again! Then I caught it! I put it in my oarty and swapped it with my Lv10 pidgey. I named it Sha-Ka-La. (I was trying to make it sound ancient Egyptian or at least exotic because it was gold)Also I was walking around in either Pokemon Ruby or Pokemon Sapphire and one of the NPC trainers had a shiny swablu.LUCKY!
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I caught a shiny Meditite in Platinum. It just randomly in Mt Coronet. In Platinum I also encountered a Shiny Quagsire in the worst place ever! The safari zone. I tried feeding it and it ran away. It looked hungry too!
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I was really lucky to get a Shiny Rattata 50 minutes into my first playthrough of crystal.
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I was using a save state on Pokémon Gold and at least used the save state 10,000 times (not kidding) for a shiny Lugia.
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Well ive had two of the above..with three different situations

The first shiny pokemon i encountered was on pokemon firered. I encountered a shiny sperrow, but then i made a mistake and killed it -.-

My other two encounters were a little more easy on me...
My second encounter was on pokemon soulsilver. My starter was a shiny cyndaquil.
My third and most recent encounter was with a shiny ratatta on one of the pokemon hacks here on vizzed...(i cant remember the name)
I named him Shiver ^^
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No, but my brother has. In Pokemon Ruby, he was in Meteor Falls looking for a Bagon, and instead found a shiny Golbat, which he then caught. I hate him.
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Technically I have caught two one being the red Gyarados in Crystal but I don't count it because it is programmed into the game. The other shiny being a Pichu I received from an egg (although I don't know where I got the egg from).
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I was just walking around in the grass looking for astarly but my piplup keptkilling them with crits -_- then I found a brown one and I was like "what the hell" and I looked it up and foundout it was a shiny and that doesn't have a high encounter rate and then I caught it......then my little sister reset my game I was so mad
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I never really got any a shiny before sadly. Its probably because I may not be using the correct method to earn the shiny. It could be that, or the bad luck
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I has a shiny chikorita in my silver game but then somebody restarted my game. T-T
I have also ran in to a shiny bidoof in platinum but I killed it. T-T
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I had 5 shiny encounters and all of them were in pokemon rumble, for rumble, when you encounter one, you have a 100% (no joke) chance of catching it. They were:

Shiny Luxio
Shiny Magikarp
Shiny Infernape
Shiny Ryhperior
Shiny Monferno

After 80+ hours of gaming, that is what I got. :LOL:
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I have never gotten a shiny pokemon before or anything of the sort.

I haven't played Pokemon THAT much, it is not complete unluckiness. But I do believe bad luck is a part of it.
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Well to be honest, I bought Pokemon Black from Replays a while back, and it had over 200 pokemon in storage along with the fact that most of them were shiny. So most of them were caught using an AR device....
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I've never hacked or soft rest my game for anything.
white- Audino
silver- Voltorb, Garydose
soul silver- Absol, Garydose
Platinum- Zangoose

I have really good luck with random encounters it's not even funny. O.e
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I've caught a shiny Geodude once in Firered.

I ran into a shiny Shuckle once on my Silver, that was awesome.

And my brother ran into a Shiny Sneasel.
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I've captured a shiny Basculin and woobat in BW. the first shiny I ever saw was a gold Tentacool. I thought it was a glitch and ran away.
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Yeah,It was a random encounter.I found a shiny Cotonnee(I might have spelled it wrong.)in Pinwheel Forest.I was so lucky.
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Yeah, I ran into a shiny pokemon yesterday in Crystal I ran into RED GYARADOS, but I couldn't surf out to it, it was a bummer. PLEASE COME BACK ~SAKURA~
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On my LG I had a shiny Rapidash, but I was an idiot and started over, and on my HG I found and caught a shiny Spinarak, which I then gave to my brother. Then there was the shiny Tentacool I saw in LG, but I had to knock it out 'cause I ran out of pokeballs trying to catch it.
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