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Old July 14th, 2013 (1:19 AM).
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    yes, i will achieve a shiny sylveon in X/Y, along with a shiny fennekin. The sylveon will be evolved from my soon to be real shiny eevee from pokemon white.
    I better mention this, then: It's uncertain whether there will be forward compatibility to X/Y, with Pokémon transfers. They are having issues getting that to work, currently.
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    Old July 14th, 2013 (10:42 AM).
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      Hopefully they will do something similar like the poketransfer, unless they start everything from scratch like in gen III and have to get most of the old pokemon in the global link and find some of them during normal gameplay and being some versión exclusives; of course we will have to wait until the game is finished or compatibilities are confirmed.
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      Old July 14th, 2013 (11:49 AM).
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        Welcome to all the new members and congrats on the new shinies!

        I heard that DLC could be a possibility if they can't get transferring to work.

        This week's random hunt is... Bidoof! (Not exciting, but easier than most.)
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        Old July 15th, 2013 (7:50 AM).
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          I better mention this, then: It's uncertain whether there will be forward compatibility to X/Y, with Pokémon transfers. They are having issues getting that to work, currently.
          They HAVE to make it work, otherwise I'll be unable to battle competitively for a long time. (I don't want to train 6 pokemon into level 100 in X/Y, as I already have plenty level 100's atm)

          But I'll get over it when I see 3d SPARKLES!
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          Old July 16th, 2013 (11:27 AM).
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            I'm back again! I've essentially hit the reset button on my shiny hunting and am only going to hunt for shinies in fourth gen since it seems to be the gen I have the most luck in, and I like seeing the shinies walk behind you in HG/SS. I reset my HeartGold so I can hunt for shiny starters, which I've been doing for a couple days now. I haven't been keeping track of my resets, but if I had to guess, I'd say I've done about 600-750 resets. (I did keep track for 200 resets before getting sick of keeping track)
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            Old July 16th, 2013 (3:23 PM). Edited July 16th, 2013 by Eastwood2112.
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              There are all the shiny pokemon I own and in the order I caught them.

              1. Koffing (SS) ??:??
              2. Ratatta (SS) 92:00
              3. Poliwhirl (D) 163:00
              4. Skarmory (D) 178:00
              5. Slowpoke (SS) 162:00
              6. Scyther (D) 245:01
              7. Steelix (D) 309:42
              8. Tentacruel (D) 311:34
              9. Paras (HG) 64:58
              10. Roselia (PLT) 81:14
              11. Gloom (SS) 234:18
              12. Psyduck (SS) 253:02

              Currently, I am hunting on HG, SS, and Diamond. Phase 2 in Victory Cave for my Diamond version. My target or desired pokemon here is Medicham. It might be my favorite 3rd generation pokemon and I have been on several other routes hunting it with no success. On HG, my hunt consists of Sneasel, Donphan, or anything else outside of Mount Silver. Finally, on my SS, I am hunting anything that resides in the Rock Tunnel. Cubone would be preferred but Geodude, Machop, Machoke, and Zubat are all great possibilities.
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              Old July 16th, 2013 (3:31 PM).
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                Well my latest hunt just hit 16384, or twice the average

                @Eastwood2112 nice list, scyther is one that I would love (mainly to evolve to scizor).

                @PekoponTAS good luck!
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                Old July 16th, 2013 (3:46 PM).
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                  Well my latest hunt just hit 16384, or twice the average

                  @Eastwood2112 nice list, scyther is one that I would love (mainly to evolve to scizor).

                  @PekoponTAS good luck!
                  Thanks! I might evolve it in the future. What are you hunting?
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                  Old July 16th, 2013 (4:07 PM).
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                    Thanks! I might evolve it in the future. What are you hunting?
                    Some people prefer to leave their shinies as is. Not me though!

                    On my SoulSilver Shiny Hunters Challenge (link here:http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=301216) I am aiming for Mareep or Ekans on Route 32.

                    On HeartGold, am after a Nidoran (male or female, though sister has a shiny Nidoqueen and Nidoking is cooler anyway) or Growlithe on Route 36.
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                    Old July 16th, 2013 (5:29 PM).
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                      Cool challenge. Which shiny pokemon have you caught for the challenge so far? Mareep and Ekans are both ones I would be happy catching at some point. I prefer the male Nidoran too.
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                      Old July 16th, 2013 (5:46 PM).
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                        Cool challenge. Which shiny pokemon have you caught for the challenge so far? Mareep and Ekans are both ones I would be happy catching at some point. I prefer the male Nidoran too.
                        Yeah it is quite fun. Starter I got was Cyndaquil, wanted either him or Totodile so was happy with him.

                        Blasted through the first 3 gyms then spent AGES SRing for a shiny Dratini, and after almost 12k I found him! Both of them are fully evolved now.

                        The same day I got Dratini I blasted though and got the Red Gyarados. While he is a shiny, he doesn't count for the challenge and I am not using him.

                        It is still daunting, but a lot less so than a badgequest.
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                        Old July 16th, 2013 (5:50 PM).
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                          Just popping on, been distracted the last couple weeks, so no real hunting was done, so nothing to report.

                          Welcome to all new members!

                          Congratulations on all shiny catches!
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                          Old July 16th, 2013 (8:12 PM).
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                            MMing for Charmander....being rather slow, I keep getting distracted. I believe part of it is the big difference between Smeargle and Charmander hunts:
                            Smeargle: Oh man...i really wanted this shiny. I was willing to do whatever amount of work was needed.

                            Charmander: I'm only really doing this for the race....Shiny Charizard is amazing and all, but it's not a shiny I absolutely MUST have. It's more or less a bonus.

                            Also, an exciting update for future hunts:
                            I snagged an Italian Ditto off of the GTS Negotiations! So happy! I can now MM for anything, as long as I have one. After this Charizard, I'm thinking Spiritomb or Teddiursa. Possibly Lileep, but those are...near impossible to obtain.
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                            Old July 17th, 2013 (1:30 AM).
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                              Well just shy of 17k encounters and this guy showed up. Not my first or second choice, but still happy:

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                              Already lvl 22 and evolved
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                              Old July 17th, 2013 (7:21 AM). Edited July 17th, 2013 by Eastwood2112.
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                                Well just shy of 17k encounters and this guy showed up. Not my first or second choice, but still happy:

                                Already lvl 22 and evolved
                                Congratulations! It's definitely a cool shiny if evolved into Victreebel. After 17k REs you should have some luck on your side now

                                Shiny Machoke on my Diamond version just now. 359:07 on the game clock. Mild nature is a horrible nature but I am elated that I got something I wanted. Time to get the other thing I wanted here; Medicham.

                                Machoke, lv45, mild, good endurance, guts.
                                IVs
                                HP - 0-2
                                Attack - 27-28
                                Defense - 27-31
                                SPA - 27-28
                                SPD - 14-15
                                Speed - 22-23
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                                Old July 17th, 2013 (12:48 PM).
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                                  Congratulations! It's definitely a cool shiny if evolved into Victreebel. After 17k REs you should have some luck on your side now

                                  Shiny Machoke on my Diamond version just now. 359:07 on the game clock. Mild nature is a horrible nature but I am elated that I got something I wanted. Time to get the other thing I wanted here; Medicham.

                                  Machoke, lv45, mild, good endurance, guts.
                                  IVs
                                  HP - 0-2
                                  Attack - 27-28
                                  Defense - 27-31
                                  SPA - 27-28
                                  SPD - 14-15
                                  Speed - 22-23
                                  Thanks, and congrats! Not a huge fan or Machoke myself, but Machamp is awesome. Hopefully my luck continues.
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                                  Old July 17th, 2013 (7:42 PM). Edited July 18th, 2013 by Chr. Draco.
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                                    Congrats on your catches East and Paul.

                                    Interesting race darkpokeball, hope to see a pic of it when it shines.

                                    I'm currently at a chain of 40 in platinum with a daily pokemon; more updates coming soon.

                                    update:

                                    shiny ditto platinum chain (1).jpg shiny ditto platinum chain (2).jpg

                                    5 shiny dittos in total, chain of 122
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                                    Old July 18th, 2013 (6:44 PM). Edited July 18th, 2013 by Paulthagerous.
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                                      Congrats on your catches East and Paul.

                                      Interesting race darkpokeball, hope to see a pic of it when it shines.

                                      I'm currently at a chain of 40 in platinum with a daily pokemon; more updates coming soon.

                                      update:

                                      Attachment 68860 Attachment 68861

                                      5 shiny dittos in total, chain of 122
                                      Thanks, and congrats on all those dittos!

                                      Bellsprout is now a Victribell, so cool!

                                      Previous contests:

                                      January 2013: Capture any 2 shiny baby Pokemon!
                                      February 2013: Anyone who can get two shinies with a National Dex number of "2" successfully completes this month's Quest!
                                      March 2013: Find two shinies with two feet!
                                      April 2013: Find two shinies who can learn Rain Dance! Extra points for a shiny Kyogre or Drizzle Politoed!
                                      May 2013: Find two shinies who were at one point owned by Ash or one of his companions!
                                      June 2013: Find two shinies who can learn one of the following moves:

                                      My suggestions (all of these are catch 2 of the following):

                                      HM slaves - must be able to learn 1 (maybe 2) HM moves
                                      Evolutions - must catch something that has already evolved
                                      Starters - catch 2 shiny starters
                                      Stones/trade - Catch 2 that evolve by stones or trade
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                                      Old July 19th, 2013 (9:46 AM). Edited July 19th, 2013 by Bobith.
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                                        5 shiny dittos in total, chain of 122
                                        Nicely done! I've just started to get into chaining myself, with limited success. I guess practice makes perfect. I'm actually chaining as I type, working towards a shiny Marill. I'll keep y'all posted on my progress, as I just got to 40.

                                        Update: I broke my chain. Oops.
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                                        Old July 19th, 2013 (1:29 PM).
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                                          I switched my hunt to Pattern Bush, and it's the first time since hunting shiny weedle in viridian that I've kept track of how many encounters I've done. With weedle I stopped counting at 6300. So far in pattern bush I've done 2800 encounters, which is the longest I've stuck with a hunt in a while. Hopefully I can keep track until I find one for once. XD Hoping for caterpie, spinarak, or Heracross, though I'd be happy with Ledyba too since Ledian is adorable. : )
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                                            Welcome to the club, Eastwood2112! Congrats on the shiny Machoke!

                                            Congrats on the shiny Bellsprout, Paulthagerous!

                                            Congrats on the shiny Dittos, Chr. Draco!

                                            This week's random hunt is... any Pokémon that has a dual type!
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                                              Welcome to the SHC!

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                                              [lots and lots of shinies]
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                                              5 shiny dittos


                                              Congrats on all of those shinies!
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                                              Old July 22nd, 2013 (5:36 AM).
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                                                Summer holidays at last!!! and I've finally completed my Black 2 version
                                                Congratz to all people who have got new shinies recently.

                                                I have a question. What do you guys find is the best method for hunting on more than 1 system (EG: Do a number of REs/Srs/Hatches on one system then on another, Do them all at once) etc. I'm curious as I'm not quite sure how to go about on hunting on mote than 1 system.

                                                I've given myself a challenge to get at least 5 shinies during the holidays, I'm not going to chain unless it gets to the end of August and I've found jack squat. My targets for this are Dialga, Ralts and 3 secret targets.
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                                                  Summer holidays at last!!! and I've finally completed my Black 2 version
                                                  Congratz to all people who have got new shinies recently.

                                                  I have a question. What do you guys find is the best method for hunting on more than 1 system (EG: Do a number of REs/Srs/Hatches on one system then on another, Do them all at once) etc. I'm curious as I'm not quite sure how to go about on hunting on mote than 1 system.

                                                  I've given myself a challenge to get at least 5 shinies during the holidays, I'm not going to chain unless it gets to the end of August and I've found jack squat. My targets for this are Dialga, Ralts and 3 secret targets.
                                                  IMO, definitely do at the same time. I find RE's are quickest. If you have 3 systems you can get pretty quick with practice, as there is always downtime while the battle is loading etc.
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                                                  Old July 23rd, 2013 (12:15 AM).
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                                                    I think that's a good strategy, sometimes i do double SR's or even combine RE and SR but only when I have time. Other times I RE while doing other things like watching TV; when I was chaining dittos, i was watching a movie, and when I noticed I was at a chain of 40 already (yes, got another shiny ditto, don't ask why I'm hunting them, I think magikarp in my previous pic explains everything).
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