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Your first shiny Pokemon?

Discussion in 'Poképolls' started by NuteIla, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. NuteIla

    NuteIla Chocolatey goodness

    Hello everyone as you may have noticed I am new here. Growing up I have always been into pokemon. I still even have my old gameboy color with red version in it sitting in my nightstand drawer. But anyways I felt like starting a thread where we can all share stories of our first shiny (wether you caught it, lost it, or was shown by a lucky friend). My first and only shiny was encountered one day while I was casually traversing Rusturf Tunnel. When the normal battle sequence took place I simply rolled my eyes, I knew what pokemon it would be before I even saw it slide into the frame from stage left... or so I though. To my suprise this little scared-looking bunny shimered and glimmered when I saw it. It's ears were tipped green instead of yellow. I was dumbfounded, I blinked multiple times to make sure I wasn't hallucinating over sleep lost trying to catch rayquaza. When I got myself together I decided to just see if I could catch it normally. I tossed an ultra ball expertly as I always do (I swear my character could have been in the big leagues, he never missed a pokemon when throwing a ball). I watched the ball shake and it was all over. I quickly dashed to the pokecenter to check the PC. To my delight the coloration was still strange. I excitedly trained it and the moment of its evolution was an unsettling one. I had no Idea if it would still be a strange color. I froze at first.... my new loudred looked normal. Then I realized it was purple. long story short I evolved it again and it was barely noticable that is was shiny. I was dissapoint and lost it in the mix of pokemon games that came afterwards. Looking back I wish I kept it a Whismur and kept track of it for sentimental value.
     
  2. venetrix

    venetrix Kaiju trainer

    My first was on Silver - a shiny Golbat caught in Silver Mountain. I still have the shiny Crobat on my old Silver cart, and to this day I'm gutted there's no way to transfer it onto the newer games.
     
  3. NuteIla

    NuteIla Chocolatey goodness

    I just noticed another shiny thread. I apolagize if this thread shouldnt have been made because of it.
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2013
  4. SpeedDeoxys

    SpeedDeoxys Am I wrong here?

    I never had one. :( Is there a fast way to get shinies?
     
  5. SmeargleRocks

    SmeargleRocks Reputable Trader

    My first shiny was in the viridian forest on soulsilver it was a bashful weedle and I had just left the forest, bought some pokeballs went back in and the first thing I see is a green weedle I threw a great ball and caught him, I have him on my white 2 gane now and then the first shiny I caught in my platinum game was a modest floatzel, I have had a bunch of other shinies this year and I'm proud of them all :)
     
  6. Mays

    Mays Well-Known Member

    Tropius was mine
     
  7. NuteIla

    NuteIla Chocolatey goodness

    The only fast way is to get a ditto (or some other pokemon) from another country and breed it. The chance of hatching a shiny that way is better than the chances of a random wild encounter.
     
  8. RedCometCustom

    RedCometCustom The Master

    I was nature breeding Deinos with my Japanese Ditto and the SECOND one popped out green. Was not even trying. Been hooked on MMing since.
     
  9. NuteIla

    NuteIla Chocolatey goodness

    How many shinys have you accumulated since?
     
  10. master of murkrow

    master of murkrow Shiny Hunter

    mine was Ariados on platinum,

    also got Chikorita,Torchic and Totodile, Turtwig as a result of SRing
     
  11. goldensteambun

    goldensteambun loanshark prince

    A female Trapinch, hatched from egg on Platinum. I lost her though since my platinum game card inexplicably disappeared Q 7 Q
     
  12. RedCometCustom

    RedCometCustom The Master

    I've breed and raised a shiny Hydreigon, Serperior, Charizard, Weavile, Zoroark, Zangoose, Haxorus, and just last night a Lucario. That doesn't include my event and in-game scripted shinies.
     
  13. Bananarama

    Bananarama The light is coming

    I remember my first shiny. Route east of Jubilife city, just randomly going through the grass. BAM! A shiny Staravia pops out. I caught it. I since created a new game on my Diamond... :(
     
  14. Chingchar

    Chingchar Well-Known Member

    A Lucario? At night!?! My first was a shiny spoink on sapphire.
     
  15. RedCometCustom

    RedCometCustom The Master

    :p Bred a Riolu last night, rasied into a Lucario today
     
  16. Atratus

    Atratus Antimatter Trainer

    My first shiny was a (brace yourself) Bidoof. That is if we don't include the Red Gyarados.
     
  17. supersmew

    supersmew Let me heal your ⓗ♈ʒ

    Mine was a Pidgey, and she stays that way. Luv' her to bits and pieces.
     
  18. Navarch

    Navarch Well-Known Member

    Bidoof. But technically it wasn't legit because it was a profile over my Platinum profile where I couldn't save. So my real first one was in Black 2. A Cottonee.
     
  19. pokedigijedi

    pokedigijedi Saiyan Jedi

    my first shiny that wasnt the red gyarados, was back in silver version it was a weedle unfortunately at the time i had just started a new save file so i didnt have any pokeballs to catch it with besides at the time i thought it was a glitch, ive also seen a shiny girafarig way back then but the first official shiny i caught that i remember was a magikarp way back then i know ive seen others to9i cant remember which ones sadly) and knowing my luck i probably did catch something before that magikarp but i cant remember.
     
  20. Toxic Nightshade

    Toxic Nightshade GET TO DEL TACO

    My first shiny was a Clefable i encountered in the Giant Chasm. Later i traded it for a dex filler.. I really regret it now though.
     

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