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#34 - mattcris (01/16/2013) [-]
Honestly, the only shiny I've even ever seen was the red gyrados in gold, silver, crystal.
User avatar #33 - swampert (01/16/2013) [-]
Honestly accidently killing is better then encountering before you can have pokeballs. Why would you risk attacking a shiny pokemon?
User avatar #32 - gwlk (01/16/2013) [-]
Only shiny ever was Raticate in Crystal. It was in a little tuft of grass on Route 21, I believe.
#31 - Womens Study Major (01/16/2013) [-]
My only shiny ever was a shinx
#30 - hungryforwords (01/16/2013) [-]
I got White 2, little dissapointed by the pokemon immediately available so my team was empty until I got past the second gym. I figured I'd better get some back up before leaving so I headed to the power station to get a growlithe and BAM! The first one I find is ******* golden.
AAAAAAAAAAAAWWWW YISSSSSSS!
#29 - Womens Study Major (01/16/2013) [-]
I have gotten two shinies, both in sapphire.
First one I got near the beginning of the game, and I was riding back and forward in front of the daycare center to hatch an egg. I wasn't paying attention because I was watching tv or something in the background and I rode into some grass and a pokemon appeared. It was a roselia and I almost didn't notice the fact that it was shiny. Thank god I caught it.
Second was much later in the game. I can't remember why but I was somewhere near mauville city in a cave and I came across a shiny voltorb. I was happy that I caught it too.
I feel so lucky because whenever I read other peoples stories they either aren't able to catch them or they have never come across them.
User avatar #19 - thekillerwalrus (01/16/2013) [-]
I remember the first time I caught a shiny Slugma I was so happy Idc that the pokemon was lame lol.
#17 - cumsinbucket (01/16/2013) [-]
Can I get a shiny legendary if keep restarting until it is?
Can I get a shiny legendary if keep restarting until it is?
#247 to #17 - grazy (01/17/2013) [-]
yes ( this is what some people do with their lives)
User avatar #211 to #17 - aerius (01/17/2013) [-]
technically yes [but not in the original gold/silver]. Could take a loooong time though.
#131 to #17 - dannda (01/16/2013) [-]
yes you can. i did this with rayquaza in ruby and after 1 week or so i battled him and he was shiny! pretty awesome i must say and i still carry him on my game to this day
#77 to #17 - Womens Study Major (01/16/2013) [-]
Yes you can. It's better to 'soft' reset. Takes a long time.
User avatar #44 to #17 - Mahazama (01/16/2013) [-]
That'd take a long ass time bro, you'd have to walk all the way over to whatever legendary it is you want, beating all the gyms on the way.
And you reset everytime.
#38 to #17 - templenator (01/16/2013) [-]
Yes
#18 to #17 - macjo (01/16/2013) [-]
yes but it takes a very long time
the ods are around 5000/1
so i hope you have alot of free time
User avatar #20 to #18 - cumsinbucket (01/16/2013) [-]
just for a different color and no stat change. no thank you I'll have fun with regulars
#128 to #20 - blackfalcon (01/16/2013) [-]
the black charizard is one BADASS ************ !!
User avatar #266 to #128 - cumsinbucket (01/17/2013) [-]
only one I'd consider
#73 to #20 - Womens Study Major (01/16/2013) [-]
Shinies actually have poor IV's and will usually have lesser stats than regulars but worth it XD
#21 to #20 - macjo (01/16/2013) [-]
its not for the color its for the honor

User avatar #16 - zenaki (01/16/2013) [-]
I'm just stomping my way around skypiller tower in emerald out of the ******* blue comes a green golbat with pink wings. I caught him with the master ball i had saved for the legendary at the top of the tower since it was my only pokeball on hand. Side note I've been playing leaf green for four months doing soft resets to get shiny squirtle
#15 - moofiefoof (01/16/2013) [-]
my first and so far only shiny...Luvdisc...god damnit!
User avatar #14 - cumsinbucket (01/16/2013) [-]
Never ran into a shiny.
User avatar #13 - valkarian (01/16/2013) [-]
first shiny was a black nosed diglet in fire-red succeded in capturing it, until black came out and transferred it and it became a blue nosed diglett imagine my surprise still have him
#12 - KungFuZerO (01/16/2013) [-]
My story is probably pretty common

>First and only shiny ever
>Koffing
>SelfDestruct.jpg
>mfw
User avatar #189 to #12 - RSGRIFF (01/17/2013) [-]
Same thing happened to me but was a geodude on Diamond. Still never seen a shiny since... :(
User avatar #24 to #12 - yutakenusername (01/16/2013) [-]
Koffing is one of my favorite Pokemon
I would have simultaneously cried, **** my pants, and shove my Gameboy up my ass
#11 - theapocalipz (01/16/2013) [-]
I was on my way to deliver Oak's Parcel, one of the first things you need to do in the game. So I deliver it, and leave the Pokemart. I start down the road when I remember there's a path that leads to the Elite Four/Victory Road over to the left. I decide "Why not?" and go over to see it. Walking into the tall grass for a few steps, when I find a wild Pokemon. I think it'll be a good experience battle so I don't get too annoyed. As I'm watching the pokemon slide into frame, I notice the color is slightly off. "...no 						*******					 way..." and right before my eyes, a shiny Rattatta appears! I was so excited! ...until I remembered one crucial detail...I didn't have any pokeballs yet... I left that battle with my head held low, and accepted my horrible defeat.   
Later on in the game, I get to Cinnabar Island. I decide to walk around in the mansion on that island for some experience, maybe find and catch a Growlithe. So I'm just walking, defeating some pokemon here and there. So I'm about to leave when another wild pokemon appears. And I watch. I watch the pokemon slide into frame. I notice...it has a slight color difference than usual. Another. Shiny. Rattatta. I have been given another chance! I go straight to my bag and go for the Ultra balls, I'm not taking any chances of it fainting. I select the Ultra ball and feel victory of catching a shiny inch its way ever so close. When a message appears. "Box is full. Change boxes to catch more Pokemon."    
I closed my Game Boy. Lied down. And cried myself to sleep.
I was on my way to deliver Oak's Parcel, one of the first things you need to do in the game. So I deliver it, and leave the Pokemart. I start down the road when I remember there's a path that leads to the Elite Four/Victory Road over to the left. I decide "Why not?" and go over to see it. Walking into the tall grass for a few steps, when I find a wild Pokemon. I think it'll be a good experience battle so I don't get too annoyed. As I'm watching the pokemon slide into frame, I notice the color is slightly off. "...no ******* way..." and right before my eyes, a shiny Rattatta appears! I was so excited! ...until I remembered one crucial detail...I didn't have any pokeballs yet... I left that battle with my head held low, and accepted my horrible defeat.
Later on in the game, I get to Cinnabar Island. I decide to walk around in the mansion on that island for some experience, maybe find and catch a Growlithe. So I'm just walking, defeating some pokemon here and there. So I'm about to leave when another wild pokemon appears. And I watch. I watch the pokemon slide into frame. I notice...it has a slight color difference than usual. Another. Shiny. Rattatta. I have been given another chance! I go straight to my bag and go for the Ultra balls, I'm not taking any chances of it fainting. I select the Ultra ball and feel victory of catching a shiny inch its way ever so close. When a message appears. "Box is full. Change boxes to catch more Pokemon."
I closed my Game Boy. Lied down. And cried myself to sleep.
User avatar #234 to #11 - sharmarke (01/17/2013) [-]
I feel for you. I just started fire red just got charmander, bought to start my journay, my first 2 steps in the tall grass, there was a shiny pigey no pokeballs. Me seeing a shiny for the first time, I couldn't do nothing about it.

why ?
#230 to #11 - lordxdanswich (01/17/2013) [-]
Every game from Ruby and Sapphire onwards automatically changes boxes. And shinies didn't exist in Red/Blue/Green/Yellow

I call ********
#233 to #230 - lordxdanswich (01/17/2013) [-]
****					, didn't realise a ton of people had a;ready said the same thing.   
   
I need to get used to this x children thing hiding the comments
**** , didn't realise a ton of people had a;ready said the same thing.

I need to get used to this x children thing hiding the comments
User avatar #226 to #11 - sgtmajorkururu (01/17/2013) [-]
I don't understand. The pc change thing was taken out gen III. Shinys weren't introduced till gen II. The only possible games you could have been play were fire red leaf green. ( A gen III game).
#199 to #11 - trollzorr (01/17/2013) [-]
>playing soul silver   
>new game training my starter   
>found shiny pidgy caught it with no 						********					   
>MFW
>playing soul silver
>new game training my starter
>found shiny pidgy caught it with no ********
>MFW
#172 to #11 - Womens Study Major (01/16/2013) [-]
But...

If you had to change boxes, that would mean it was one of the original titles.

If you were on the remakes for Gen I, you wouldn't have to swap boxes to store it...

I'm smelling STRONG ******** somewhere.
User avatar #157 to #11 - yolocopter (01/16/2013) [-]
Same exact thing happened to me except it was a Sentret. I started to cry and then i realized that it was a sentret...
#144 to #11 - davegrowl (01/16/2013) [-]
>Oak's Parcel   
>Finding a shiny   
>No shinies til 2nd gen   
Shut the 						****					 up, ya lyin' sack of 						****					.
>Oak's Parcel
>Finding a shiny
>No shinies til 2nd gen
Shut the **** up, ya lyin' sack of **** .
#118 to #11 - sandyravage ONLINE (01/16/2013) [-]
What? In what game do you have to deliver Oaks Parcel and still have to change boxes? You sir are a lying sack of **** and should kill yourself.
#61 to #11 - iloldhard (01/16/2013) [-]
If Red/Blue/Yellow, **** you no shinies.
If FireRed/LeafGreen, **** you no box switches.
Now what?
#224 to #61 - hewhoepicfails (01/17/2013) [-]
Maybe it was Gold/Silver/Crystal?
User avatar #236 to #224 - arkanios (01/17/2013) [-]
You don't deliver Oak's Parcel in any of those, and the mansion was destroyed by a volcanic eruption in Generation II, leaving only the Pokemon Center.

Either way, he's full of **** .
User avatar #48 to #11 - anonymousattorney (01/16/2013) [-]
I picked up that Gold/Silver remake they made for the DS. SoulSilver, I think it was. I was walking down that road between the first two towns, and decided to go up to the bottom of that road that comes from Blackthorn CIty. First pokemon I see in there is a shiny Geodude. Now he's a Level 35 Shiny Graveller...and he's brown. Why...Why did they go from making it grey to making it brown as a shiny? Still, though....shiny Geodude.
User avatar #23 to #11 - yutakenusername (01/16/2013) [-]
"Box is full. Change boxes to catch more Pokemon." ? As in the PC?
User avatar #25 to #23 - theapocalipz (01/16/2013) [-]
Yes, I couldn't quote it exactly but yeah.
User avatar #26 to #25 - yutakenusername (01/16/2013) [-]
What does that mean, though? Your PC was full..? Sorry, this has never happened to me before, so I'm oblivious to the situation.
User avatar #27 to #26 - theapocalipz (01/16/2013) [-]
It used to happen in the older games. Needless to say I'm glad that it changed as the games progressed. Used to be, you had to manually switch your boxes once they were full in order to allow more pokemon to be caught.
#133 to #27 - Womens Study Major (01/16/2013) [-]
except there were no shinies in the original pokemon so **** you i'm out
User avatar #81 to #27 - goodguygary ONLINE (01/16/2013) [-]
older games, as in red/blue/yellow?
User avatar #28 to #27 - yutakenusername (01/16/2013) [-]
I was never one to catch many Pokemon. Only the Pokemon I wanted on my team and legendaries so I suppose I never came across this. I never knew that either, that would be horrible to experience my friend.
User avatar #7 - gaybasherboy (01/16/2013) [-]
This post a-mew-ses me...
#5 - spacestalin (01/16/2013) [-]
>prepare for the upcoming feels
#4 - heavyexplosion (01/16/2013) [-]
My shiny story? For me to have a shiny story, I'd have to actually meet a shiny first. I've owned every game capable of obtaining a shiny in, and have yet to meet a single one in my thousands of hours spent playing. I've even tried forcing a shiny encounter through some methods in my pokemon pearl playthrough out of desperation. I've given up trying to catch the ever elusive shiny pokempn a long time ago.
User avatar #10 to #4 - lickilicky (01/16/2013) [-]
Pokeradar chaining isn't all that hard, it just something you have to get a feel for.
#2 - miscarriage ONLINE (01/16/2013) [-]
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When i was like 13 i was playing emerald and i was just going to the next town and dananananana wild pokemon blah blah. ******* shiny Seviper.
mfw
User avatar #49 to #2 - stokkeprygl (01/16/2013) [-]
My first shiny was an Ekans in Crystal. Not too great, I felt obliged to keep that little bastard in my party, but I don't really like Ekans/Arbok. Got a shiny Poochyena in Ruby though.
#57 to #49 - poochyena (01/16/2013) [-]
I am your shiny poochyena
User avatar #50 to #49 - Ekans (01/16/2013) [-]
I don't like you either.
User avatar #1 - HardyUndertook (01/16/2013) [-]
the first time i came across a shiny it was a shiny lvl 50 something machoke in my pearl verison....i only had two great balls and an ultra ball and all i had was two lvl 100s and 4 pokemon lvl 10 and lower...i wasn't able to catch it
#3 to #1 - SenatorSnowe (01/16/2013) [-]
My face if that happened to me.
My face if that happened to me.
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