< >
Hello, guest! Please log in or register.

The PokéCommunity

Go Back     The PokéCommunity Forums > Main Series Pokémon Gaming > Fourth Generation DiamondPearlPlatinum Shiny Pokemon in D/P/Pt


Fourth Generation Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum kicked off the fourth generation of Pokémon. Two years later, fans of the Johto region were treated to a remastered adventure in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Discuss the games, explore the features, share your experiences, and help other players out!

Reply Post Reply
Thread Tools
Old November 12th, 2012 (12:59 AM).
Pinta77's Avatar
Pinta77 Pinta77 is offline
Swadloon Trainer
Silver Tier
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: San Jose
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Posts: 687
Send a message via Skype™ to Pinta77
I have A LOT of shinies on my Diamond version. Let's see...

I dunno how to soft reset, so I turned it on and off a lot until it was shiny

Just ran into it

Got the event one in a trade and found one that I evolved into

shiny pikachu

And that's about it. I have 2 shiny gyaradoses from soul silver, a shiny machamp that I found as a shiny machop on soul silver, shiny Entei from the gamestop event, and um... I think that's it.

Wonder Trade!!!
Reply With Quote
Old November 12th, 2012 (5:48 PM).
Seki's Avatar
Seki Seki is offline
You idiot!
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Singapore
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Nature: Jolly
Posts: 1,964
None, tried chaining but failed miserably.

VM | PM | MyAnimeList | Theme | Pairs | Previously
Reply With Quote
Old November 12th, 2012 (10:25 PM).
curiousnathan's Avatar
curiousnathan curiousnathan is offline
satisfaction brought it back
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Australia
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
Posts: 7,091
Originally Posted by pinta77 View Post
I have A LOT of shinies on my Diamond version. Let's see...

I dunno how to soft reset, so I turned it on and off a lot until it was shiny
That is soft-resetting! :P

I never really soft-reset to be honest, I don't really have the patience; and while a shiny legendary may be nice, I'm not willing to sacrifice so much time.
mod| pair
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (4:32 AM).
iZTwi's Avatar
iZTwi iZTwi is offline
Jounin Ninja
Join Date: Oct 2012
Gender: Male
Nature: Relaxed
Posts: 7
I spent my whole time in Platinum soft reseting for Shiny Piplup, which I have. And then once I got to hearthrome, I spent my whole saturday soft reseting for Shiny Eevee from Bebe, which I now have

Check out my Trade Shop!

Shinies Collected
  • Prinplup
  • Marill
  • Marowak
Shinies Hunting
  • Snorlax
  • Steelix
  • Combee
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (5:04 PM).
PiemanFiddy's Avatar
PiemanFiddy PiemanFiddy is offline
Spreader of the T-Virus
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Florida
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Posts: 167
Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
I caught three Shiny Pokemon while playing my brother's Diamond.

A Budew, Graveler and Unown (U Form).

They still rest in his PC to this day. And not to mention this was one of two occasions I caught a Shiny Graveler.

How long did this take you? A 1/8192 chance seems much more like a 1/50 chance to EVERYONE but me. I've played every game TWICE except for Black/Black 2 (white/white 2) and I have still not gotten a legitmate shiny pokemon.

Maybe I should use the radar more often and chain.. but that just makes it seem like im bending the odds to get one.

I have a shiny story of my own.. but it wasn't mine. When I was 7, I was playing Emerald with my Brother, and he found a shiny Spinda. He fainted it because he didn't like Spinda (which is reasonable, but COME ON)

To this day, I dread the fact that even MY OWN FAMILY can get shinies before me
Reply With Quote
Old December 7th, 2012 (3:51 PM).
Sableye~'s Avatar
Sableye~ Sableye~ is offline
Back to PC~
Silver Tier
Join Date: Nov 2012
Gender: Female
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 4,058
My first shiny ever was on Diamond.
A flipping Bidoof. D:
But I was stupid and reset my game, forgetting that it was there. My only shinies obtained on Diamond are a Buneary and a Nidoran which was probably hacked but whatever.

...Now I want to go breed for shiny Pokemon. I'm going to go browse pictures of them until I find one that I really want to get.
I can't think of a good signature.
Reply With Quote
Old December 7th, 2012 (5:58 PM).
Sassy Milkshake's Avatar
Sassy Milkshake Sassy Milkshake is offline
It's ok to cry.
Join Date: Nov 2012
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Nature: Sassy
Posts: 373
Haven't gotten a shiny Pokemon outside of the third generation. I mean honestly. It'd be nice to see a shiny, any shiny. But noooo. I tried chaining for Rhyhorn in Pt. I think it was, got to a decent 30 streak then lost it. ;P

Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012 (5:48 PM).
ahmet476's Avatar
ahmet476 ahmet476 is offline
standing around
Join Date: Oct 2010
Gender: Male
Posts: 127
I haven't seen one yet but got my shiny Numel migrated from Sapphire. It has blue stuff coming out of it's back :D I was checking my old games and seen a shiny Pidgeot in one of the old games in a pc box and got one more but I forgot.
Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012 (7:53 PM).
Tman's Avatar
Tman Tman is offline
Join Date: Jan 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 144
I've RNG'd plenty of Shiny's but I don't take as much pride in them as I do the one's I found in the wild. I found 2 Shiny's on one Ruby file after replaying it for the millionth time. A shiny Skitty and a shiny Numel. Then on my Platinum I found a shiny Magnemite while screwing around at Fuego Ironworks! Love these guys a lot more than my RNG's.
Reply With Quote
Old December 13th, 2012 (3:17 AM).
smilepokeMark smilepokeMark is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 3
After 25 resets I get my starter to be a shiny"A SHINY TURTWIG"3 months ago in pokemon patinum and then I have now Totterra Lv.68 and my 2nd nd last up to now was "A SHINY GIRATINA" after almost 105 resets it takes 3 days 2 nights and 3 dawn
Reply With Quote
Old December 17th, 2012 (10:42 AM).
~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~'s Avatar
~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~ ~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~ is offline
Buffalo State College
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bronx, New York
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Nature: Bashful
Posts: 12,057
Send a message via AIM to ~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
I ran into a shiny Gligar on my second time of using the Pokeradar (is that whats it called), but I had no idea that there was a trick for chaining Pokemon. Once my friend told me about this I tried to do it and failed and never did it again. However, I did manage to capture a shiny Drifloon (luck, I know :D ), starly, geodude, shinx, gastly and a ponyta.


Friend Code: 3136-6961-3807 Friend Safari:Steel: Metang, Magneton and Klefi
Reply With Quote
Old December 17th, 2012 (10:47 AM).
JayD's Avatar
JayD JayD is offline
Will you notice?
Gold Tier
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Canada
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 4,741
I've never seen a shiny Pokemon in the wild. I did however, bred a shiny Treecko <3
♥Plusle bro of Autumn Reverie♥ | ♥Pink Mommy, Autumn Reverie, Kanzler, Macarous & Apollo♥
|3DS FC|
Reply With Quote
Old December 28th, 2012 (9:47 AM). Edited December 28th, 2012 by Awkward Squirtle.
Awkward Squirtle Awkward Squirtle is offline
,@,e .ºoO
Join Date: Jul 2011
Gender: Male
Posts: 110
I only have 1 hour playtime in my Pearl version (no badges yet), but I've already found five shinies: three Shinx, a Bidoof, and a Budew.
Unfortunately I ran out of Poké Balls when fighting the third Shinx, so I only caught four of them.

I'm beginning to think my game is bugged.

EDIT: And just caught another shiny Bidoof. Definitely keeping this save file?
Reply With Quote
Old December 28th, 2012 (10:08 AM).
Arlo's Avatar
Arlo Arlo is offline
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 484
For whatever reason, I haven't had much luck with shinies in DPPt. I never SR for them or anything, so all the ones I have are ones I just stumbled across. In the third gen games, I caught shinies of Zubat, Doduo, Electrike, Tentacool, Numel, Voltorb and Geodude. In Diamond I caught another Zubat, and that's it. It's an amazing Zubat - Jolly nature and with at least high 20s for all the important stats - easily the most useful shiny I've ever caught. But it's the only one in any of the three games.
Reply With Quote
Old December 28th, 2012 (11:19 AM).
Margaery Tyrell's Avatar
Margaery Tyrell Margaery Tyrell is offline
Growing Strong
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: USA
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Nature: Gentle
Posts: 300
I currently don't have any shinies, but I'm trying to get a shiny Staravia...shiny Staraptor, for some odd reason, dazzles me. By far the most beautiful shiny I've seen, in my opinion.
But he who dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the
Reply With Quote
Reply Post Reply
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

  All times are GMT -8. The time now is 8:10 AM.

Contact Us Archive Privacy Statement Terms of Service Top