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Old October 14th, 2013 (11:50 AM).
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I caught a shiny Pikachu after constantly running from other pikachu's because I was trying to find a weedle.
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Old October 14th, 2013 (12:09 PM).
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Almost to the 7th Gym. I keep going back to look for a Shiny Honedge or Espurr....still no luck. I really don't think they made it easier at all and it was just a wishful rumor.

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i havent read anywhere about them changing the formula but they did bring back the poke radar so if they did mention it being easier then they could have been referring to that
A friend of mine got it and says you can't even use the Radar as it used to be used. I dunno. It may have a different use unless someone here has it and it does like it used to. My Friend keeps getting the "Time and place to use this" message while standing near grass.
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Old October 14th, 2013 (10:30 PM).
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I find it so weird that people haven't found more shinies. I have played the games since gen 1 so that's a big part of it but not counting the shiny gyarados in gold/silver I have found without cheating or hacking:

Wooper (GSC)
Grimer (GSC hack)
Caterpie (Fire Red)
Natu (Leaf Green)
Taillow (Fire Red hack)
Koffing (Leaf Green)
Poochyena (Emerald)
Nidoran (m) (Leaf Green) - Raised him all the way to level 100
Staravia (Diamond)

Honestly it's to the point where I have probably forgot one or two because I have been so lucky in finding them. It is so exciting and I wish you all the best in finding your own.

I wouldn't be opposed to them slightly altering the ratios because it is so much fun finding them and I think they should make it so you get about 1 per play through. But I heard it got knocked all the way to 1/250 which would be a little ridiculous.
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Old October 14th, 2013 (10:40 PM).
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I just found a shiny Mawile in the friend Safari and nearly didn't realise! xD Here he is. Gonna try and get pics of Mega Mawile soon once I get the stone.

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Old October 15th, 2013 (04:34 AM).
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I just managed to find a shiny in the friend safari, a new pokemon as well

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I'd been wondering what the shiny colour would be for it. glad it's so different than the normal.
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Old October 15th, 2013 (04:36 AM).
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Does it still increases the chances to get a shiny if you breed two Pokémon form different regions? Let's say a Japanese Ditto and a European Charmander?
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Old October 15th, 2013 (07:14 AM).
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Caught a shiny snover. It was purely accidental; I was only going thru route 17 when I accidentally encountered the thing, managed to catch it tho ;;. I found this hilarious since I found another shiny two weeks ago on my black 2 game (maybe I have really dumb luck? a good deal of pokemon I caught have good natures as well ahah)

That aside, I might try to use it in a competitive battle team too, since I found out I can work around with its nature (adamant)
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Old October 15th, 2013 (07:17 AM).
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SOOO while looking for a llitwick to make eggs hatch faster i ran into a shiny liepars by random luck. My second shiny. What happens? IT DIES FROM A FU**ING CRITICAL WING ATTACK. THAT MAKES TWO SHINIES I'VE KILLED. I think god hates me :/
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Old October 15th, 2013 (07:31 AM).
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Is there a trick to get shiny pokemon or is it just luck? Never found one
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Old October 15th, 2013 (07:34 AM).
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I don't think the Poke-gods look fondly upon me.

I've been playing the games since they first came out, and I've yet to even encounter a shiny in the wild in any of the games.

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Old October 15th, 2013 (08:44 AM).
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I only caughted one shiny.
It was a Shiny (Green) Zubat on Pokémon Pearl.
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Old October 15th, 2013 (08:56 AM).
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i don't know how to see the difference betwwen a normal pokemon and a shiny one..
So,that means that i have never caught one...i am talking for all pokemon games..
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Old October 15th, 2013 (09:13 AM).
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Jeez it seems like everyone except me has caught a shiny in this game.

I've had reasonable luck with shinies in the past, I've caught about three. Although I didn't encounter any during the 5th gen.
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Old October 15th, 2013 (11:58 AM).
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I never really noticed that much because it's previous form wasn't really that different.

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I don't really call this luck anymore. I haven't encountered a shiny since Pokémon Silver.
I think they've made it a lot easier.
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Old October 15th, 2013 (12:05 PM).
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Wow so many shinies, I have only seen 3 shinies in 13 years of playing Pokemon which was a Tentacool in Emerald and an Exeggcute and a Phanpy in FireRed. Hopefully I manage to snag something cool in my X version
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Old October 15th, 2013 (12:56 PM).
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Found myself a rather charming blue Trapinch a few hours ago. Suffice it to say, she instantly became a member of my team. She's only a level off of evolving into a Vibrava now!
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Old October 15th, 2013 (02:25 PM).
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Just saw on deviantart, some guy encountered two shiny mareep in the one horde.

http://krocf4.deviantart.com/art/This-is-just-ridiculous-407470024#comments

Wow....
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Old October 15th, 2013 (02:41 PM).
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Man I am so jealous! That's ridiculous.
I've been doing constant horde battles (and hatching eggs using Masuda Method as well) forever. Hopefully it's my time soon D: Especially if they raised the chances!
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Old October 15th, 2013 (02:42 PM).
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I found a shiny hoppip in a horde lol then a shiny abra that i use in my team. I think the ratio for shinies is higher.
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Old October 15th, 2013 (02:42 PM).
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This is crazy! Every time I encounter a horde I keep hoping a shiny will pop up, but no such luck yet. :/
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Old October 15th, 2013 (02:44 PM).
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I've only had one shiny that was hitmonlee in 2nd gen. I was too young to really appreciate, though, 'cause i didn't know what a shiny was so I was like "huh, that's weird".




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Old October 15th, 2013 (02:58 PM).
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I haven't found one yet, unfortunately. I've had good luck with shinies before, so I'm hoping that hasn't run out yet :P
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Old October 15th, 2013 (03:13 PM).
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So I found this shiny Goomy that's very cute on road 14.

I can't find my ****ing cam recorder and my cellphone won't upload the pic on my computer, but I will ask a friend to do it with theirs tomorrow.

(Wait, I can't even post a link ? This is stupid >:[ )

Hopefully I'm the first to ever find it :]
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Old October 15th, 2013 (03:40 PM).
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i can never work out if my pokemon are shiney havent played i 3 years so no idea what color they should be is there another way to tell if they shiony other than color
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Old October 15th, 2013 (04:02 PM). Edited October 15th, 2013 by Superjub.
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Quote originally posted by Retribution:
I just found a shiny Mawile in the friend Safari and nearly didn't realise! xD Here he is. Gonna try and get pics of Mega Mawile soon once I get the stone.

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