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vizforte
August 15th, 2007, 08:18 AM
I just lost a Shiny Geodude, in Leaf Green, had a different thread, I did make but forgot to ask ya'll how your shiny catching is. heh. lol. Oh well.

At current I am at None. lol. Only ever seen 3 shiny, Red Gyarados in GSC, but hes plot, doesnt count. Only others have even SEEN, are a Zigzagoon, at the beginning of Sapphire.. I didn't have any pokeballs yet. Just today, not even a half hour ago, I saw a Shiny Geodude in Leaf Green, had no balls then either. /sigh. lol Oh well, hows it for you all?

pokemasterex
August 15th, 2007, 08:21 AM
saw a shiny goldbat but not my game...

Random
August 15th, 2007, 08:24 AM
Man that sucked, you should alway buy more pokeballs, for me when i ran into my shiny aron in Granite cave, i was lucky to have 10 in my bag. :)

vizforte
August 15th, 2007, 08:32 AM
Man that sucked, you should alway buy more pokeballs, for me when i ran into my shiny aron in Granite cave, i was lucky to have 10 in my bag. :)

I was just on my way out to get more, I had just used the rest of them. JUST as I got to the door, BOOM there he was. /sigh

Random
August 15th, 2007, 08:38 AM
Yeah i know, its like just walking around, mindlessly, and before you know it theres a shiny right in front of your face.

vizforte
August 15th, 2007, 08:43 AM
More than half the time, I forget they even exist.. WHY... Because yeah only seen 2! lol.

I maybe a PokeAddict, but dayum... whats the rate if a combined hourage of about 2000 gameplay. And only 2 shinies! arg.

The 200 comes from the hours played in versions with shinie pokemon. GSC, RSE, and LG.

Random
August 15th, 2007, 08:46 AM
2000 hourage gameplay, :P lol thats impressive. Only with the chance of 1/8192 of getting one, and getting 2 is actually really good.

SilencedShooter
August 15th, 2007, 08:59 AM
I'd love to catch lots and lots of shinies, but at the rate you see them, the only way to get alot is to trade for shinies, or just be reallyyyyy lucky.

Random
August 15th, 2007, 09:15 AM
Yeah but the fact you run into one, without any pokeballs to catch it with, makes you extremely unlucky.

SilencedShooter
August 15th, 2007, 09:18 AM
I can't argue with that.

My suggestion: always buy as many pokeballs as possible, and when you can buy stronger balls (i.e. pokeball to greatball) sell the weaker balls, and buy alot of the stronger balls.

Random
August 15th, 2007, 09:24 AM
Idk, i think its not worth selling weaker pokeballs for stronger ones, cause you make half the money the original ball costs, which isnt that much, which IMO, will limit your inventory, not thats not too serious, but just on the conservative side. But this wouldn't apply to those who already beat the game, and have a lot of money.

SilencedShooter
August 15th, 2007, 09:47 AM
Exactly, and I'm sure most of us here have beaten the game. :)

Ichida
August 15th, 2007, 01:21 PM
In Sapphire, I accidentally killed a shiny Carvanha trying to capture it. >.<

Cherrim
August 15th, 2007, 01:38 PM
Aside from the red Gyarados, I've only seen one. It's my shiny Dusclops. o.o

I had a friend who found a shiny Hoothoot in GSC though, I think. It was in the beginning of the game before she got pokéballs, though, so she couldn't catch it. She was so mad. XD

Kotowari
August 15th, 2007, 03:01 PM
Besides from the Red Gyarados in G/S/C?
None.
I'm wondering how some people manage to catch so many Shinies, while they are that rare... I haven't even seen shiny Pokemon that are not in the plot. T_T

~Swish~
August 16th, 2007, 01:24 AM
I've never seen a wild shiny either :(. Of course apart from the Red Gyarados, but thats just a novelty Pokemon really that most people have.

Fortunately a very kind person gave me a shiny Charmander and Dratini, but these are the only shinies I've even come close to. I have seen a shiny Scyther in a wi-fi battle as well, but like I said I've never seen a wild one before.

Sir Beasty
August 16th, 2007, 02:38 AM
the only shiny ive ever seen in the wild was a sableye on my pokemon emerald rom.
i caught it, but i cant really do anything with it since its on a rom....
i hatched a shiny staryu about a week and a half ago, and now ive been trying to hatch a shiny gastly, but unfortunately, ive had no luck....

vizforte
August 16th, 2007, 04:04 AM
Besides from the Red Gyarados in G/S/C?
None.
I'm wondering how some people manage to catch so many Shinies, while they are that rare... I haven't even seen shiny Pokemon that are not in the plot. T_T

Yeah makes me wonder as well, which was kind of my point earlier, about how many hours of gameplay I have combined in versions that have shiny pokemon... How can all these people have sooooo many shinies, .. Legit shinies that is. While the find rate is azz and none.

I had a thought though,.... lol. Would they be able to be considered legit, if someone had 2 copies of lessay Emerald. Hacked one, so that shinies would showup regularly... traded those to the non hacked version. Could they technically consider those Legit, since they one still had to catch them. And 2, they now exist in a none hacked version.. thoughts?

Willbey
August 16th, 2007, 04:16 AM
Well when i see any rare pokemons/shinies i just catch them with a master ball. I used cheat to get 100 master balls!

SilencedShooter
August 16th, 2007, 08:06 AM
Most of my pokemon games have over 60 hours+ in them.....so I'm not to surprised that I've seen a handful of shinies.

Ausaudriel
August 16th, 2007, 08:15 AM
I had a thought though,.... lol. Would they be able to be considered legit, if someone had 2 copies of lessay Emerald. Hacked one, so that shinies would showup regularly... traded those to the non hacked version. Could they technically consider those Legit, since they one still had to catch them. And 2, they now exist in a none hacked version.. thoughts?
Nah. :/ If you cheated in any way, in any game, to get a shiny then it isn't legit.

Jordan
August 16th, 2007, 08:18 AM
In Sapphire, I released a shiny Oddish as I thought it was a freak, nothing usable and I already have a Vileplume and Bellosom. What an idiot I was.

Jordan.

~Swish~
August 16th, 2007, 08:21 AM
2 of my Pokemon in my main party (Dragonite and Charizard) are shiny. I got given both as Charmander and Dratini and have trained both up myself. I'm worried that I'm going to be accused of hacking because I have these 2 Pokemon, but they were simply gifts from a kind person on this forum, and both are completely legit. I have no idea how to hack and I have no intention ever of doing it, but should I replace these 2 Pokemon so save the risk of being accused? The thing is these 2 Pokemon are my most powerful ones. Thoughts please guys.

GrayLuna
August 16th, 2007, 04:46 PM
In Sapphire, I released a shiny Oddish as I thought it was a freak, nothing usable and I already have a Vileplume and Bellosom. What an idiot I was.

Jordan.

when i encountered a shiny gloom i thought it was also some kind of a freak Pokemon too that was my first shiny and i made it faint then i remembered it was a shiny how dumb of me:P

waveguidebuizel
August 26th, 2007, 02:31 PM
First shiny I found and caught, besides the Red Gyarados, was in Ruby-- my beloved Duskull (now a Dusclops in Pearl).
I have a shiny Pidgeot and Fearow in FireRed.
In Emerald, I found a shiny Mightyena, which I transferred to my Pearl.
I caught a golden Nosepass in Pearl (now Probopass).

In FireRed, I lost a shiny Gastly. I messed up trying to catch it... :(
In Pearl, I found a shiny Geodude, but it used Self-Destruct... Wah!!!!

I also saw a green Espeon in the Pokémon Tower in FireRed too. It might be normal, since my brother and his friend saw it too.

GrayLuna
August 26th, 2007, 04:58 PM
I also saw a green Espeon in the Pokémon Tower in FireRed too. It might be normal, since my brother and his friend saw it too.
yea everyone sees a shinny Espeon there and also a shinny
Meowth and Seaking i believe

Lilith
August 26th, 2007, 05:06 PM
Failing shiny huh... The only shiny I lost was a female Grimer in Crystal... She ran away from me when I got her down to yellow. WTF. As for just my sweet continuing stupidity, I FREAKING KO'D ANOTHER SHINY IN PEARL GAH. That's two failed shinies for me. D;

I have caught a shiny Weedle, billions of Gyarados, hatched Elekid, Igglybuff, and glitched up an Eevee and Mew in Crystal. For 3rd gen, I got Poochyena, Pidgey, and Lugia. In 4th, Corsola, Absol x3, Voltorb, and Ponyta x7 (one I accidentally didn't see it shine and attacked it. :x)

Apathetic_Yen
August 26th, 2007, 06:21 PM
I never even caught the red gyarados. I didn't need him, so I simply passed him on.

~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
August 27th, 2007, 05:53 AM
well I never ran into a shiny with out any Pokeballs but I have run into a shiny Geodude and it used Explosion on me in FR. so I think that counts as a failing shiny. But thank god that was my brothers game


:t354:TG

♥~*Abby*~♥
August 27th, 2007, 11:19 AM
I just lost a Shiny Geodude, in Leaf Green, had a different thread, I did make but forgot to ask ya'll how your shiny catching is. heh. lol. Oh well.

At current I am at None. lol. Only ever seen 3 shiny, Red Gyarados in GSC, but hes plot, doesnt count. Only others have even SEEN, are a Zigzagoon, at the beginning of Sapphire.. I didn't have any pokeballs yet. Just today, not even a half hour ago, I saw a Shiny Geodude in Leaf Green, had no balls then either. /sigh. lol Oh well, hows it for you all?

wait, U CAN C SHINYS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE GAME W/O CHEATS?! *ill only list the shinys i caught w/o cheats) obvoisly, ive seen shiny gyrados. in gold a caught a shiny girafarig, and in my diamond, i caught a shiny barboach and a shiny geodude. but i shouldnt b posting here cauz i always have pokeballs w/ me. i havent failed a shiny yet w/o cheats.

RYOUKI
August 29th, 2007, 09:09 AM
None.
I'm wondering how some people manage to catch so many Shinies, while they are that rare... I haven't even seen shiny Pokemon that are not in the plot. T_T

Me either, I never had any Shiny Pokemon Before...
And I don't have G/S/C also...but I don't actually like Shiny Pokemon
I like Normal Pokemon better, It's not like a Shiny Pokemon can do anything...:\

Kurt
August 29th, 2007, 10:45 AM
went out looking for a burmy, and instead i found a weird looking misdreavus.

at the moment, its level 39 and looking to make it part of my team :)

might evolve it soon

as for older games, i caught a gold-leafed oddish in gold, saw (but ran out of balls catching) a pink male nidoran, and also a gold swablu on ruby

~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
August 29th, 2007, 12:49 PM
Me either, I never had any Shiny Pokemon Before...
And I don't have G/S/C also...but I don't actually like Shiny Pokemon
I like Normal Pokemon better, It's not like a Shiny Pokemon can do anything



in G/S/C shiny Pkmn had higher stats then the normal. And yes they do stuff they battle as normal Pkmn and get defeated like normal Pkmn


:t354:TG

♥~*Abby*~♥
September 5th, 2007, 12:58 PM
is it possible 2 get shiny starters/legendaries w/o cheats? if so, how? neways, yeh, i have 2 shinies in my diamond (technacly 3, i cheated in my saphire and got a shiny torchic, now its a level 30 combusken)

spam
September 5th, 2007, 01:08 PM
^ With a lot of patience and a lot of luck, you could get shiny starters/legendaries.

Other than red Gyrados, I found a shiny Shuppet, but it killed itself before I could catch it. Stupid Curse!

Lady Nicole
September 6th, 2007, 08:54 AM
I got a shiny Zubat on Gold but my save file erased itself the day after I caught it. I was the proud owner of a shiny Zubat for less than a day...

But now I have a shiny Geodude on Pearl! I absolutely love it. I'm so grateful.

Azonic
September 6th, 2007, 04:38 PM
I caught a shiny Rhyhorn but accidently restarted my game :( he died

Lugia LoveLust
September 7th, 2007, 03:13 AM
When i found out about the all 3 starters cheat for G/S/C
I decided to do a new game on my silver version
& i found a shiny pidgey
but of corse i wasn't at the part of the game where you could use pokeball's yet
And i had to let it go :[

Another time was i found a shiny Oddish in the Illex Forset
Near the shine as i remember
I didn't know what shiny's where at the time
So i thought my game screwed so i turned off my gameboy & lost it