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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 March 6th, 2013, 07:07 PM
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I got super lucky with Kendall, my Shiny Torkoal from Emerald. He was sooooo cool! B)
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Old March 7th, 2013, 11:40 AM
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Shiny Rayquaza in Emerald. My second one was a Murkrow in Firered.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 11:58 AM
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I got a Poochyena on Emerald or Ruby ROM, can't remember which, but soon after, my save got corrupted so I lost it.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 10:48 PM
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My first shiny ever was in 3rd gen, and it was a Minun. Unfortunately that play-through was an emulated play through on an unpatched Emerald and as soon as I beat the E4 the save file was gone.
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Old March 8th, 2013, 12:44 AM
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I caught a shiny Zigzagoon in route 118. I had no idea why is it different in color.
I didn't know that there were shiny Pokémon.
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Old March 8th, 2013, 03:26 AM
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Ah, it was Spheal. Wonderful chap.
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Old March 14th, 2013, 08:28 AM
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Mine was a shiny Zubat in Meteor Falls when I was 6 years old. I did not know what a shiny Pokemon was at the time so I KOed it :p. The first Shiny I ever caught was a shiny Swablu right outside of meteor falls the next year.
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Old March 14th, 2013, 09:54 AM
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I've never had a shiny encounter on ANY pokemon game, my life sucks...
But my brother had 4(!!) shinies on his ruby: a swablu, an exeggute, a Rhyhorn and a wailmer.
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Old March 14th, 2013, 06:54 PM
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Mine was actually my very first shiny caught, a female lotad on my brother's game. Years later, I transferred it to my Soulsilver game, where she remains, as a Ludicolo.
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Old March 14th, 2013, 07:18 PM
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Funnily enough, I've only ever captured three shinies and they were all in Emerald, on the Daycare route (I clearly spent way too much of my time there, haha). My first was an Illumise, followed by a Marill and finally, a Poochyena.
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Old March 14th, 2013, 07:44 PM
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My first one was a shiny Tropius in Ruby. It was quite magnificent.
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Old March 27th, 2013, 11:21 PM
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lol my first shiny was a Rattata.* o * After finding nothing to do i was walking to all the places and i randomly just felt like going in the Pokemon Mansion and just exploring I got bored and was gonna go out and few steps later BAM a beutiful girl Rattata!* w* Blonde fur...Blue eyes..I was like OMFG and then didint want it to escape so i threw my Master Ball.- w - Screw Mewto i got my shiny blonde girl Rattata.* w * but kinda hated that i rare candied it to lvl 28 T__T Its in my platinum doing nothing. > _ < probaly should EV train it and show it off in a real battle.> w <
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Old March 27th, 2013, 11:28 PM
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My first was an Oddish in Emerald, that I killed. In one hit. From my weakest Pokemon. I cried for the rest of the day.
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Old March 28th, 2013, 04:12 AM
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I was fishing in order to train my magnemite (which wasn't able to onehit them) -> fished a shiny sharpedo -> tryed to weaken it -> critical hit -> sharpedo fainted -> you serious???

Haven't been finding shinys anymore since that time...
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Old March 28th, 2013, 08:36 AM
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Shiny Swablu on my way to Meteor Falls (Emerald)
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Old March 28th, 2013, 09:01 AM
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The 1st Shiny I ever cam across was on Emerald. You know what is was? YOU KNOW WHAT IT WAS? I GOT A FREAKIN' MAGIKARP!!!! Of ALL the Pokemon, the one shiny I find in the wild, is a MAGIKARP The troll, it hurts.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 06:22 AM
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2nd gen, Rattata. Caught the *****,
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Old April 5th, 2013, 05:26 AM
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My first shiny. Wow, that takes me back... to a couple of hours ago. Yes, I caught my first shiny, literally a few hours before reading this thread. A beautiful little yellow Swablu on my way to Meteor Falls, like 2 others on this thread. Why is everyone going to Meteor Falls? Conspiracy...
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Old April 6th, 2013, 12:50 PM
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Never had one. A total of 300 hours across the years AND NOT ONE SHINY!!!!!
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Old April 6th, 2013, 01:13 PM
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Ahh, my first shiny.
Been playing Pokemon for years, and I found it while walking around on HeartGold.
It was a Rattata.
A freaking Rattata.
Hahaha, I was kinda pissed, but also, it was my first shiny, too.
But then I got a shiny Mudkip from Prof. Birch one time.
That was fun.
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Old April 6th, 2013, 07:21 PM
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On Sapphire I caught a shiny Electrike. My gameboy died as I was saving. Corrupted file, dead shiny.
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Old April 6th, 2013, 08:57 PM
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On Sapphire I caught a shiny Electrike. My gameboy died as I was saving. Corrupted file, dead shiny.
I caught a Shiny marill. Weeks later, as I was preparing to face the E4, my gba did the same thing and gave me a corrupt save. However, my game was able to recover my previous save! I got lucky I guess, and my shiny stayed alive...but then he died just recently because I lost my cartridge.
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Old April 8th, 2013, 04:53 AM
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mine was a shiny barboach i caught on meteor falls. i loved it and still in my emerald game, now a whiscash..:D
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Old April 8th, 2013, 05:53 AM
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I've never found a shiny in my Gen III games D: Though I did try and soft reset for a Shiny Torchic a long time ago, only recently did I find out that the RNG in it was broken so it was literally impossible to do so unless you were really lucky.
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Old April 8th, 2013, 01:06 PM
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Female Mankey in firered, I was rather disappointed to be honest
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