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Advance Generation The hallmark of sprite-based Pokémon gaming, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald set you off on an adventure in the watery Hoenn region with tons of diverse Pokémon to discover. Fans of Kanto can reexplore their favorite region in FireRed and LeafGreen. Here you'll find other fans who enjoy talking about the Pokémon, strategy, and techniques to master this generation.


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Old May 2nd, 2013, 12:35 PM
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I've been fortunate enough to encounter quite a number of shiny Pokemon on my Fire Red saved file:

Skarmory on Seven Island
Tentacool in Icefall Cave
Electrode in Cerulean Cave
Rhyhorn in the Safari Zone

In Leaf Green, I caught a shiny Bellsprout on Route 15 and a shiny Geodude in Mt. Ember.

In Emerald, the only shiny I've ever encountered and failed to capture is a shiny Rhyhorn in Hoenn's Safari Zone (about a month after I caught my shiny Rhyhorn in the Fuchsia Safari Zone).
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Old May 9th, 2013, 11:27 AM
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My first Gen 3 shiny was a Fearow from Route 23 on an old playthrough of FireRed. It was back in 2005... I think.
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Old May 10th, 2013, 11:56 AM
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I happened to stumble upon a shiny Meowth in my Pokemon Fire Red, and although Persian's shiny is lacking uniqueness, a shiny is a shiny.
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Old May 11th, 2013, 03:54 AM
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My first shiny was a Ralts. God, I loved that thing, y'know.
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Old May 11th, 2013, 11:39 AM
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Whismur in Sapphire. I caught it right when I got to the cave where they first appeared, though sadly I don't have mine anymore. D:
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Old May 15th, 2013, 09:38 AM
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This is what my brother said on YT

Well, after 10 years of hardcore-pokemon my little brother was finaly alowed to play on my save for once. After 2 minutes he asked what was wrong with a pokemon if it sparkles and had a different collor. I freaked out, he found a shiny growlithe , I named it sunshine B).
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Old May 17th, 2013, 10:48 AM
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Haven't run into a shiny on Gen III yet- they all were on other generations (V and IV).
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Old May 17th, 2013, 12:07 PM
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My first shiny was a Pidgey. c: Had one Pokéball, it luckily worked. I'd have quit life it hadn't.
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Old May 17th, 2013, 08:23 PM
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My first Shiny Pokémon on Gen. Three was a Trapinch on Emerald. It follows me on HeartGold as a Flygon now.
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Old May 17th, 2013, 11:46 PM
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Never found a shiny. Not. At. All. In any pokemon game. Pokémon hate me. I've been playing the games for 13 years now too.
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Old May 18th, 2013, 06:42 AM
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my first shiny was a Zigzagoon in sapphire, right in the beginning.. i caught it too :D
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Old May 18th, 2013, 10:48 PM
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i only saw one shiny in gen3. it was in Pokemon Emerald. It was a zigzagoon, but i CANT catch it because it was the one that was chasing Prof Birch at the beginning of the game, and obviously i have no pokeball that time.
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Old May 19th, 2013, 04:16 PM
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Lolz Mines was a geodude, in MT.MOON?!?>!?!
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Old May 28th, 2013, 06:02 PM
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My first Shiny was a red Duskull on Ruby on the Route west of Lilycove, beside the Safari Zone (can't remember what number it was haha). I thought it was so cool and immediately caught it but was too lazy to train it and thinking it was nothing special traded it to my friend for a Cyndaquil egg. I got it back as a Dusclops in it's seventies and boy it was good. However my friend saved over my Emerald game losing it. I was so upset at the time haha.
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Old May 30th, 2013, 07:49 AM
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Mine was a Sunkern that I caught in the Safari Zone. Not the best shiny, but it was my first one ever and i was pretty excited about it. Caught it on the first try too!
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Old May 30th, 2013, 01:50 PM
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i have never caught a shiny pokemon before lol :D i dont know why :D
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Old June 1st, 2013, 11:37 PM
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Pidgey is the first and only Shiny I've come across in a Pokemon game (other than the Red Gyarados) .
I saw it after almost 150 hours playing and luckily I had Pokeballs with me then.

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Old June 1st, 2013, 11:56 PM
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I've never caught or seen a shiny pokemon in the 3rd gen games. unfortunately. (((
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Old June 2nd, 2013, 12:49 AM
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In emerald: Wurmple
Firered: Pidgey in route 1 before obtaining pokeballs. I only cried for six hours after that.
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Old June 2nd, 2013, 03:34 PM
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My First Shiny in Ruby was Poochyena
In Leaf Green my first was a Zubat xD
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Old June 4th, 2013, 05:12 PM
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my first shiny i've ever seen was a Graveler on Victory Road (when using rock smash) in Emerald and he used Selfdestruct or Explosion (don't remember which)
The only shiny i've ever caught was Sentret in Leaf Green
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Old June 7th, 2013, 08:20 AM
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Tentacool :D i found it while fishing
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Old June 7th, 2013, 08:41 AM
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My first ever shiny was a Ponyta in Leafgreen on One Island (iirc). It's probably the coolest shiny that I've ever caught/hatched on my own along with my shiny Eevee.
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Old June 7th, 2013, 12:19 PM
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I might have seen a shiny Oddish on one of my many playthroughs of a 3rd Gen game, but I sure didn't capture it.
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Old June 7th, 2013, 10:19 PM
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I have never seen a single shiny in my Gen III games. Mostly because I have bad luck and the RNG is broken in it so soft resetting never worked ;.; All those wasted hours trying to get a Shiny starter or Raquaza >.<
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