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Would you use a masterball for a shiny or legendary

Discussion in 'Poképolls' started by Speed336, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. Speed336

    Speed336 Member

    And no, you can't say none of them or both...
  2. xerxes

    xerxes ようこそ!ワタシの音楽工場へへへへへ

    i would only ever use a master ball on a shiny that can end the battle by itself, using moves such as explosion or roar.
  3. SuperShaymin128

    SuperShaymin128 Ace Trainer

    I would use a Master Ball on a Shiny I liked... IF I EVER FOUND ONE!!!
  4. moneylesswario

    moneylesswario Shudo's Powerhouses

    How bout a Shiny Legendary?
  5. Flamer

    Flamer Well-Known Member

    Think I used my Masterball in Silver and Emerald on Lugia and Raquaza respectively. In FireRed I SRed for a shiny Mewtwo, so kinda used it on both. Since using it on Palkia in Pearl and then having a shiny Kadabra teleport away from me I've learned my lesson and now save it for a shiny. Not that I've seen one since then...
  6. SkyeAce

    SkyeAce Member

    I have used my masterball on mostly legendaries, only because so far the only wild shiny I have yet to encounter was a level 3 ratata.... sigh.
  7. OrcaCity

    OrcaCity Expert Killer Whale

    I would use a master ball on a legendary that runs away. If the legendary that flees was a shiny then I'd (lose my mind and cry heavily) catch it in a master ball.

    If I ever found a shiny Rayquaza......

    All bets would be off and all the Master Balls would be thrown; granted I don't drown myself in tears.
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2013
  8. coolminun

    coolminun Banned

    Yeah I would on a legendary. After I prove to myself that I can catch it without it, then it's just soft resetting to get one with great IVs. I have no patience for weakening and catching only to know the thing is garbage. Masterball ftw
  9. MetalicSeadra

    MetalicSeadra BlackLight-WhiteEvil

    There used to be a time when I'd chuck a master ball at a legendary. But now I'll reserve it instead for a shiny, granted I ever come across one...
  10. The Musician

    The Musician Heracross trainer

    I'm fairly certain roaming legendaries don't change at all once they flee, so it would still be shiny if you encountered it again. However, I'd use a Masterball on one of them out of paranoia lol.

    I'd use a Masterball on a shiny if it could flee or selfdestruct/explode and also if I felt I might risk causing it to faint before being able to capture it with regular balls.
  11. Shayminslicker

    Shayminslicker Comes out of Nowhere

    Legendary. Sometimes they are way too hard for me to catch.
  12. Most of the times I keep Master Balls for unexpected hard Shinies.
  13. TheEliteEmpoleon

    TheEliteEmpoleon Surge Surfer

    Only if I have no other options. That's why it's there.
  14. Aakash98

    Aakash98 Well-Known Member

    Well I would always use master balls for roaming legendaries, but besides that I don't use the master ball
  15. Excitable Boy

    Excitable Boy is a metaphor

    Depending on how lazy I am, I'll Master Ball anything.
  16. Used the masterball on Kyurem in Black 2 because he was the mascot, otherwise only as a last resort on shinies.
  17. Jaguartail

    Jaguartail Well-Known Member

    I always use it on a legendary
  18. Lucario95

    Lucario95 Behold The Aura!

    Me, I use only in Legendaries, for me they are more hard to catch. I think a shiny only makes you feel excited that makes you to catch it on the 1st attempt.
  19. MugoUrth

    MugoUrth Bibarel's adorable.

    A legendary, definitely. There's plenty of shinies out there. They're rare, but limit-less. And they aren't any harder to catch than normal Pokemon. Legendaries, there is only one of each, and they are REALLY hard to catch.
  20. Steampunk

    Steampunk One Truth Prevails

    same here.

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