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Official New and Improved General Shiny Thread

Discussion in 'General Pokémon Discussion' started by Dangertrout, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Mega Altaria

    Mega Altaria ☆~Shiny hunter▢~ and Animal Crossing

    Got myself a square shiny Magikarp from the raid event in Sword!
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  2. Ghost94

    Ghost94 Legend Collector

    Have a Shiny Magikarp raid available for the next couple of hours or so. If you want to join send me a PM. Its got Swift Swim and Adamant Nature.
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  3. Grookey shone after 926 eggs~
    Didn't bother doing the shiny Magikarp thingy since I already have multiple shiny Gyarados and a shiny Magikarp in pokemon bank.

    Started doing an Applin hunt, gonna try to get two of these so I can have both evolutions shiny. Which is probably gonna take a while.
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  4. Baggie_Saiyan

    Baggie_Saiyan Well-Known Member

    Joined a Ttar Raid and Dpult raid... both shiny and both caught :) although I still want to hatch a Shiny Dreepy since I have one in a Moon Ball.

    Is your Applin also in a Friend Ball? Also Good luck! I recently got my Shiny Apple and also wanted two but took so long for the first wanted a break from hatching Applins lol so now tryna hatch the dopey bird.
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  5. wobbanut

    wobbanut Team Awesome

    I managed to get a shiny sneasel this week in Pokemon Go, which looks so awesome. I also managed to get a fresh new shiny, a doduo in Let's Go Eevee. I just stood around while I had the lure running and saw it run across the screen. ^_^ I'll go back for shiny venonat eventually, I still really want that blue-eyed beauty, but at least I'm trying to get back into Let's Go Eevee before I start Pokemon Sword (I'll get Let's Go Pikachu eventually, adulting is hard when you need money to eat and little to spare for luxuries).
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  6. I'm afraid mine's in a regular poké ball. Hatched it after only 284 eggs, currently trying for a 2nd one

    Good luck with your dopey bird as well xD
  7. SpookyMimikyu

    SpookyMimikyu See me?

    So I've been extremely unlucky with my Wooloo hunt so far, so I've was interspersing the hunt with short breaks by doing other hunts for a bit or taking breaks. Of course I caught any Shiny Magikarp I could get my hands on with the current event, but I had been also doing Combee whenever the weather is clear in Rolling Fields with my male Sylveon at the front of my party. And what do you know...


    Yep. I caught her in a Level Ball and named her Petal. I can't tell whether I should be happy or angry, but either way, this invigorated my hunt for Wooloo. Here's to hoping the streak of bad luck with that Pokemon specifically finally ends.
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  8. Mega Altaria

    Mega Altaria ☆~Shiny hunter▢~ and Animal Crossing

    Shiny luck returns with a random square shiny Electrike at Route 4 while hunting for Milcery!

  9. StrongBad456

    StrongBad456 Beginning Trainer

    Oh my, I just got a full odds shiny Bellsprout on Pokémon Crystal. I was training, looked at the screen, and saw the gold leaves. I’m still in shock. I haven’t had a random wild shiny like this since White 2. Simply amazing. Good luck to everyone on their hunts!
  10. Ignition

    Ignition Smug Smasher

    Playing through Platinum while on a road trip and got a Shiny Geodude before I even got to the first gym. These are apparently common but I never got one so I like it. Too bad I don’t use Pokémon not introduced in that region as it has a Adamant Nature
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  11. Auraninja

    Auraninja Try to understand.

    I caught two shiny Adamant Geodude in two different games. One was in Mt. Moon in Leaf Green and the other was in the tunnel that links to the ?/! Unown Chambers in Pearl (I believe it was Pearl).
  12. 2nd shiny Applin shone after 982 eggs, a lot more than the first one. Still need the evo item for this one though but I'm glad I've got two of these cause I love both Applin evolutions.

    Next target's gonna be Combee~
  13. Captain Jigglypuff

    Captain Jigglypuff Leader of Jigglypuff Army Staff Member Moderator

    I got an ultra Shiny Snom in my second Sword game. Best part is this was the very first Snom I ever saw in that game. I caught her in a Luxury Ball and named her Shimmerfrost.
  14. Baggie_Saiyan

    Baggie_Saiyan Well-Known Member

    Well I finally got a Mball. Got in a G Max Shiny Grimsnarl raid.... and clicked do not catch...

    I feel sick... was 100% my fault wasn't paying attention. 2nd Shiny Gmax fail... first I Shiny Gengar got away and I forgot to get repeat balls but odds on that were slim anyway I believe so didn't feel as bad.
  15. ArcanineRaichu77

    ArcanineRaichu77 Shiny Hunter,Bookworm and BVB fan~

    Congrats to all the recent shinies~

    I've been distracted by some good books and Spyro: Reignited Triology so I haven't hunted as much as I would have otherwise.

    As for me I'm still plugging away for Lapras in Firered. I've wanted this shiny for years as Lapras is one of my favourite pokemon so I just knew it was gonna be a pain! I've been hunting it since November the 18th and it's now my second longest SR shiny: if it doesn't shine tonight it'll bring my total up to 26,000 srs. Will it surpass Chimchar's total of 27,326 srs to be my longest sr shiny? Only time will tell!

    I've also dabbled a bit back into my White BQ. I've gone back and forth on a target but I've settled on Panpour. Luckily I found myself a Japanese Smeargle on the GTS so I'm able to MM it and breed Nasty Plot onto it. My female has 31 speed and I'm using a Power Anklet. If anyone has a foreign Panpour though, I'd love it, just to make egg production faster :) I'm using the hatch five sr method to save box space. Current egg count is a mere 240 eggs. As much as I love hunting in third gen and on my sps, it's nice to hunt again on my 3ds, especially since MM is my favourite method: I find it so relaxing.

    As for my other hunts (Spheal, Sandshrew), sadly they haven't been touched in a while. I was also doing some srs for Oshawott on Black 2, I got to around 2k then decided I just wanted to play the game. Also I'd rather save Osha until I get Black for my Dream Team Quest, I may restart this in the future and go for Tepig instead. I've also done a few Torchic srs on a working Ruby, it's the last Hoenn trio starter I need but I'm not really too focused on that atm, it's been on and off whenever I feel like hunting it.

    Here's my current hunts and totals for anyone who's interested:
    Firered: Lapras: 25,6000 srs: Badge #6
    White: Panpour: 240 eggs: Badge #5
    Leafgreen: Sandshrew: 500 res: Badge #3
    Sapphire: Spheal: 7,200 res: Badge #7
    Ruby: Torchic: 500 srs: Badge #1

    And finally, a question for you guys;
    What's your longest soft reset shiny?
    Mine is above :p

    Thanks to anyone who read this long post! I just love to write haha.
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  16. Draknir

    Draknir Fear the Deer

    I actually had to look back to an old post of mine in this thread because it just hit 7 years a couple weeks ago, but my longest SR Shiny was a Shiny Charmander in LeafGreen. It took 7034 SRs. That being said, it's the only SR'd Shiny I've gotten at 1/8192.

    I managed to get a Shiny Rolycoly after 1149 random encounters, and I realized as I was typing this that this is, in fact, a Birthday Shiny. I got to 500 battled in the dex since even a 3% chance of better odds is better than nothing.

    I've decided my game plan for the next few Shinies:
    Galarian Farfetch'd via Masuda Method (Going to start this soon)
    Koffing via Random Encounters (Probably won't worry about getting to 500 battled but not committed either way yet)
    Applin via Masuda Method
    Rest of the Sobble, Zigzagoon, Rolycoly, and Applin families and a second Farfetch'd via Masuda Method (I already have a Shiny Koffing, so I won't worry about that)
    Grookey and Scorbunny lines via Masuda Method
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  17. I never count my SR hunts. But my longest was probably Reshiram in Ultra Sun taking almost a month of SR'ing all day long

    Fastest one was Terrakion shortly after which took only a bit over an hour.
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  18. Cyberra

    Cyberra pain in the ***

    Of all things, Ledyba at the Berry Fields on route 7 in Y. Just shy of 28,000 resets. Most stubborn beetle ever

    I'm only at 1,255 eggs for pyukumuku... Haven't been hunting at all for weeks. I've been busy with events in Borderlands 3 and Ark: Survival Evolved.
  19. Quit my Combee hunt after 1100 eggs. The game updated and I'm afraid the glitch that makes you able to evolve male Combee won't work anymore, so I think my best chance is in gen 7 now with the swap technique.

    I started MM'ing for Galarian Slowpoke instead now. I absolutely love its shiny color and I'll eventually need 2 of them anyways.
  20. higorxd

    higorxd New Member

    Got a shiny galar slowpoke from breeding.
    took me a while, but I managed to get one with good IVs thanks to my 6 IV ditto lol
    new acc, so I couldn't post the image, just the link above.
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2020

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