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Old December 20th, 2016 (9:34 PM).
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What's your favorite way to obtain shines and why? Least favorite way?

With SM coming out w/ SOS chaining, its become my new favorite way to get them shiniessss ;) I'm not too keen on breeding because I'm not a fan on hatching a million eggs.
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Old December 21st, 2016 (8:47 AM).
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    My favorite shiny hunting method is Dexnav. My least favorite is pokeradar.

    I like dexnaving because its fun. And its not really affected by shiny charm. I mean about 100.
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    Old December 28th, 2016 (3:24 PM).
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    S.O.S Chaining at the moment! Seems to be the easiest, at least easier to me than any previous generation's methods of getting shinies. :o

    Although I might try the Masuda Method later and see how that goes.
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    Old December 28th, 2016 (3:54 PM).
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      Chain fishing atm. It has the highest odds of shinies and its very easy to do. So you can get a couple shinies in 2-3 hours which is pretty amazing. It's very good for beginning shiny hunters as they can get more shinies, motivating them to try other methods. Though, the selection is pretty small.
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      Old December 28th, 2016 (4:33 PM).
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      randomly finding them and being like "oh my god, no way!!".

      seriously though, I can imagine S.O.S chaining is probably the most effective and useful. I don't shiny chain so I can't say which is my favourite, but I do like the idea of SOS method.
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      Old December 30th, 2016 (5:19 AM).
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      Going in the Freind Safari in X and trying to find a shiny there, it requires minimal effort and I do tend to get shinies often. One time it took me two hours, another time I got a shiny Slugma in 10 minutes, although the Pokemon you can get are limited if I'm not going for anything specific I just go there :)
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      Old January 11th, 2017 (6:59 AM).
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        Favorite way would be through hatching eggs since afterward its pretty much over. Most exciting would be a random encounter though since there's no telling how it will end.
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        Old January 11th, 2017 (12:29 PM).
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          My favourite is Masuda breeding because I like hatching eggs and it allows you to multitask i.e. you could run around looking for Pokemon at the same time.

          My least favourite is Pokeradar chaining in X/Y because most of the grass patches in that game are too small making it hard to keep a chain going and I find it hard to tell which shaking patches are the correct ones.
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            I prefer breeding my shiny pokemon Because you never know when you are gonna get one And then suddenly a shiny hatched and my efforts are well earned.
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            Nothing beats the excitement of finding a random shiny Pokemon in the wild. Most other times, you're specifically looking for them, so to me it's always been a case of "Finally..." rather than "OH MY GOD NO WAY!!!!!!"
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            Old January 12th, 2017 (5:28 AM).
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              Masuda Method breeding is probably my fav,but i really love the new sos chaining feature

              i never really messed with it much, but i really disliked the poke radar
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              I like the good old random encounter, since that's how I got all my shinies. The surprise factor is always something to be happy about.
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                I like Masuda method because of the excitement when you hatch an egg and it's shiny. Idk. But I like to see it come out in battle though, so I'm not 100% sure

                Least favourite method is fish chaining. Yeah, it's easy, but the Pokemon you can get are so limited that it makes it boring for me
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                Encounters are the only way I do it, though never intentionally. For me, it loses it's mystique using the other various methods. Lady luck has not been on my side as of late; nothing in ORAS and S/M so my streak is pretty dry.
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                Old January 31st, 2017 (9:36 PM).
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                Only ones I've found so far are through random encounters, but hopefully once I get myself a Shiny Charm that will change! c: Gonna do lots of SOS chaining after that.
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                S.O.S chaining is by far the easiest method for me, so I prefer that! Like really, I've found 15 shinies through that method alone, and generally I'm a very unlucky person when it comes to finding shinies in general. I also used to do the Masuda Method quite a few times, but its long and tedious for me... urgh.
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                  I love SOS chaining. I can multitask while I Shiny Hunt with this method. Plus, it's pretty simple once you get the hang of it.
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                  Old February 1st, 2017 (10:51 PM).
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                  I love SOS chaining. I can multitask while I Shiny Hunt with this method. Plus, it's pretty simple once you get the hang of it.
                  The problem with that is I get distracted and KO the caller, lmao.
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                  I hunt for specific shinies all the time, but random encounters can't be beat. Such a good feeling.
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