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Does anyone want a free shiny Phantump I hatched the other day? since it's natural cure, I don't really want it. Can NN it for you.
What's yer offer?
Seriously though, what do you want for it?
Lost count of Boxes at this point, but I've hatched eight today.
I-it's close, right? ;_;
>Caught a shiny Whismur in a horde 3 days ago
>Yesterday breed some Charmanders
>Go EV train
>Another shiny Whismur
Why can't I just get a shiny with good stats?
took me over 40 boxes to get my shiny charmander with mm and shinycharm
good luck and dont give up. its totally worth it in the end and then within the next 3 days i hatched shiny 6iv totodile and shiny 6iv mudkip. its all random. sometimes you get them quick, sometimes it takes forever but you will eventually get it if you keep going
>get myself a 6IV german Ditto since my game is in english
>someone tells me shiny chance is based on location, I'm in germany
>trade it for an US Ditto
>read somewhere it's based on game language
So what is the shiny chance from breeding actually based on?
It should be the language tag, so if it has a black tag in its summary with GER, JPN, FRA or whatever it should work. I have 6 6IV Jap Dittos on hand right now, so if you want one just put something on the GTS with the message /shw/ I have both Adamant and Modest ones so take whichever one you want.
Nearing the end of the main story in Pokemon Y, tempted to start breeding for a shiny. I've literally never had a single shiny in all my years playing all the generations of pokemon.
The allure of trying to get a shiny Ralts therefore leading to a shiny Gardevoir, is tempted. Although it seems nearly impossible at this stage.
Jap Black rom actually, I downloaded the translated Japanese rom pretty much as soon as it came out so now I just use it for genning.
No problem, it doesn't really take any effort on my end to make the dittos, just a bit of time so anything helps!
Ralts was the first shiny I bred for, it took me 1083 eggs before finally getting mine (Plus I ended up getting 3 in that last batch). I didn't have the Shiny Charm yet so it is definitely possible!
Wow, dare I even ask how long it took to do 1083 eggs?
Also, silly nooby question as I'm yet to beat the main story, but I assume I have to see a ditto myself in my game before I can trade for one?
Just finished breeding egg moves and nature for Helioptile, we'll see how this goes.
Quick question though, is there a consensus on which ability is best for Heliolisk? Everything I've seen seems to point to Dry Skin, I guess because Solar Power on something already fragile and not actually that fast is not the best idea.
Nope, at the bottom of the seek menu in the GTS you can just search for what you want now. Although Ditto can be found in the Pokemon Village.
And 1083 eggs seems like a lot for the first time, but once you start you never stop.
Not actively shiny hunting, but yesterday I came across a shiny Murkrow. Insomnia, Lonely, "outstanding" IVs with a 31 in SpAtk.
I've found very few shinies overall, so that was nice, regardless of its actual usefulness.
Thanks! I wouldn't say my luck is THAT amazing, though. Six generations, and it's only my fourth shiny ever (and none before B/W2 and X/Y). Better than some people, but probably pretty bad compared to most people around here.
The Murkrow is kind of useless now as I have nothing left to do in X/Y, but maybe I'll trade it over to ORAS and use it there.
Honestly probably not, my shinies are so few and far between that I like to hang on to them, but I guess I'd listen to offers.
Wow, that sucks. Actually the first shiny I ever saw was in the D/P Great Marsh. Of course it ran, and I didn't even see another until B/W2. So my luck has turned around more recently, but I know your pain.
My first random shiny was a Wingull in Emerald followed by a Tentacool sometime after, unfortunately I lost one of my games along the way and I wasn't able to transfer anything up. My only other random shinies have been in X with a Geodude (Which died in the horde) Noctowl, Foongus and another Wingull. I'm hoping in ORAS that I can find another Tentacool while surfing again.
I also accidentally bred a shiny Totodile when bank first came out in Japan but I ended up trading that one for a Meloetta. I eventually rebred it with a good nature/stats though.
hatching for a shiny sneasel
I'm at 585
whenever I brake through the 500 -> frustrated go into a random safari -> for some reason a fucking shiny appears and I feel like I have to breed another 500 to see the next
This time I paid myself with a snubbull off
damnit why snubbull when floette and swirlix in the same safari?
I never found a single random shiny until X/Y, where I found a Fletchinder in the safari.
After that there was a Basculin through chaining, a Swalot in the Safari and then a random Pancham today was my first random encounter (Although it was with X/Y's higher encounter rate
Youtube, Music, /f/ and sometimes I'll play Random Triples on Showdown.
If it was sniped, maybe try putting something up for a Ditto Lv91+ or the GTS is being dumb again and I may have to do a direct trade.
This and also just using the Acro Bike on hills to rack up steps without doing anything were incredibly fun in RSE
I was about to release it until I saw the star.
if i just need it for sticky web it isnt a problem, r-right?
I'm usually hatch eggs at work (long stretches of time with few interruptions) so I listen to old episodes of Coast to Coast AM or Game Grumps.
Hi everyone, took this pic for Alice!
I left Worlds early today to cover someone's shift tonight, allowing me to go meet Masuda tomorrow morning! I'll see what I can get for you, /shw/, good luck on your hunts :)
Finally got it! Pentaperfect with Pickup. Would have preferred Frisk, but it's not really important and I can always Ability Capsule it later.
>tfw went 50 boxes for Solosis
>finally get one
>spread is 31/31/31/one/31/31
I will never NOT tell this story when someone is bitching about how many boxes they've gone through.
I've gotten three pentas and an adament Ho-oh in HG since then, so Masuda has made up for it. Reuniclus a shit this gen apparently anyays.
yeah, I bred over 50 boxes of Pumpkaboo with two 5IV parents and only managed one perfect parent (male) along with about 200 5IV kids. It actually kinda frustrated me that I got the shiny before seeing even a second perfect parent. Really strange.
Ho-Oh's shiny has always been one of my favourite legendary shinies. At least your luck has improved!
As a side note, once I'm done with Sableye and Lopunny I'd love to go for Ho-Oh but unfortunately I never bought HG/SS so it wouldn't feel right using an R4 to SR for one.
I have a 6IV Turtwig, Sceptile and Mawile if you want any of those. Also have Jolly/Timid 5IV HA Eevee in a Premier Ball if you want to try for an eeveelution.
i caught my first shiny. it was a fletchling.
that was pretty cool.
Turtwig sounds cool. I already have the other two done. GTS? I've got Machop, Gastly, Croagunk, Yamask and Fennekin, all with egg moves.
> Dragon egg group
Hell nah. Porygon could be cool though.
>Posting on facebook: "Zangoose free if you put a luvdisc"
> everyone wants to add me on friend code
> everyone complains that fishing is hard
> everyone insults each other
god, I hate my country.
finished my shiny team by hatching my long sought after HA spritzee today
Scrafty- 13/31/31/x/31/0 (Intimidate)
Chandelure- 31/x/31/31/31/11 (Flash Fire)
Slowking- 31/x/31/31/31/12 (Regenerator)
Ampharos- 31/x/31/25/31/0 (Static)
Escavalier- 31/19/31/x/31/0 (Overcoat)
Aromatisse- 31/x/31/31/31/0 (Aroma Veil)
Holy fuck guys in so bored.
EV trained my most recent (and possibly favorite) shinie, Toxicroak and Delphox.
Any possibility these guys could work together in a team? And if so, who should I partner them up with?
And then this appears in 4 horde encounters.
It also has perfect HP.
Masuda, you scary.
Well I took a break from trying to get my shiny Garchomp and started breeding up some more guys that I want on my team. I might have to replace Axew since it doesn't have any egg moves so that one will be up for grabs later.
>go looking for swablu on the GTS so I can start hunting
>most trades are the usual "gib legend"
>find one guy asking for a togekiss, might as well trade off the lousy one I got from WT
>end up with a 5IV modest swablu with a bunch of egg moves
Hallelujah! The hunt begins again!
Can someone explain to me in the simplest terms how to hunt for a shiny?
I understand how to pass down natures, etc. And I don't care about perfect IVs. I just need to know if there is more to it than just having the item that makes the nature right and then fucking grinding until it's shiny.
Do I need two of the same mon? does it work with ditto? etc.
/shw/ has a fun video streaming chat channel on cytube named
vpweekends. All kinds of fun users there and it was a blast being there with them.
I have chosen not to go there anymore and here is why. Some users there have admitted to taking information used by attendees in chat over time shared in the form of pictures/links/conversations to look for more personal information on those people on their own time. Facebooks are being found, real names are being discovered, where people live are being found etc. Not for any threatening purposes it would seem though.
If that kind of thing makes you uncomfortable tread carefully in making the decision to go the channel.
Sorry if i'm making this sound like a bigger dramatic deal than it is or making a mountain out of a mole hill. I just personally didn't take it very well so thats being reflected a little in how i'm posting about it here.
>Do I need two of the same mon? does it work with ditto? etc.
No, Yes but it won't be as fast.
You want two of the same species, 1 from your game and another from a different game that has a different language tag. This greatly increases the chances of the egg being shiny and speeds up the process of the egg making.
The shiny charm helps aswell.
To shiny hunt via breeding you're looking at Masuda Methoding. Basically, two pokemon with different language tags (ENG, ITA, JAP, GER, etc) will have an increased chance of shiny offspring when bred. You'll still need to breed a shit ton of eggs to get within the average range of a shiny appearing but it's much better than the rate of non Masuda Method breeding.
>Being scared of a bunch of virgin neckbeards obsessed with pallet swaps in a kids game.
This doesn't sound like a thing that actually happened. Why would anyone here give enough of a shit to try and get personal information on other people. Especially since you indicated it's apparently not for malicious purposes. What would the motivation be? Shit just don't make sense.
Currently hoarding 3 boxes of 45 Feebas and 45 Swablu eggs to continue my week long hunt. Unknown amount of of boxes but with me hatching all day most days its probably a lot. O-one will be shiny in this batch, right guys?
Anyways, do you guys nickname your shinies? If so, how do you usually go about it? I normally dont but these two are for my ORAS team which will be named and made after one of my favorite books
I always nickname my Pokémon
I named Weavile after Pic Related
Really depends. Sometimes I use video games, like my Chatot I named after a Monster Hunter creature, but then I named my Treecko after a type of spruce tree. Then other times I just draw a blank and come up with something that sounds like it relates to the pokemon- I named a Gastrodon "Salmon Roll" once, and my Beartic "Fever".
Crimson Qurupeco. Well, C. Qurupeco since I'm pretty sure I didn't have the space for the full name.
Well, off the top of my head, I have a Manectric for Zinogre (shiny version could pass for Stiggy Ziggy), a gliscor for Yian Garuga (Blue Kut Ku?)... Oh, and I was working on an Aggron that'd be either Gravios or Basarios.
Week 3 of the beldum chase.
After being burned on the GTS (I can understand lying and saying a ditto has 6 IVs, that's just jewing... but lying to say it's 2 IV, Speed and Attack, when it's really HP and Special Defense? Who DOES that?) I'm back to breeding with my standby pair of 2-IV dittos, and a 5-IV beldum parent. I'm trying to get the highest speed i can, while not being concerned about special attack, so my current breeding pool is any pokemon with 31/31/31/X/31/Y...
I breed a box of eggs with each potential applicant, and then, with them at level 20-ish, i punch their stats into an IV calculator to figure out what their speed stat is.
From starting with a IV of 4 on my first 5-iv beldum... I've managed to get up to a 27 speed... and i'm hopeful for the offspring of this next box to begin showing mutations in the 30-ish range.
Nah, see, normally, people ask for box legendary, offer a ditto, claim it to be 6-IV.
This guy asked for a weavile at a reasonable level, and offered a 2-IV ditto.
Again, who the fuck does that?
Okay so I've got a good swablu that I'm gonna use to breed me a shiny. My issue now is I dunno what set I want to use on it, which means I don't know what nature to breed. I'm stuck between a bulky physical set (Adamant or Impish), and a full on cleric set (Bold). I might end up making both sets eventually, but only one will be shiny. And I don't know which set deserves it more.
I'm breeding for Adamant myself, but I'm still not entirely sure what I'm going to want it to do. I'm just gonna hope the Mega's Attack boost is substantial, I guess.
I have a bad resolution version of it at least.
Oh shit, I was away for a while. Your Beldum was sniped, next time put it up for a Lv91+ Ditto and it probably won't be sniped. Sorry I wasn't able to get it to you right away!
Someone saved over my file.
I had a shiny Goomy and a Snivy too...
try a netflix exclusive. ive heard most are pretty great.
thats super shitty. was it out of spite or something? because isn't it a bitch to save over a file?
and is this show good at all? I'm not really a fan of anime but giant robots are p cool.
I've only just started watching it, but so far it seems more drama than actual robot fighting. I'm watching it because my friends say it's one of the better animes out there and, like you, I don't watch anime that often.
My brother has X too. He wanted to restart his file. He got our cartridges confused. Deleted mine instead of his.
>do wonder trade
>get two pokemons i had in my team right off the bat
To be honest i dont really care much for ivs and ive been trying to breed for one but i just stopped and i recently tried catching one but that was just terrible... I have a shiny charm and im at 2 boxes
I finally hatched my damn Beldum last night. stupid slow-hatching eggs.
Since its gonna be made redundant by that even, I'm thinking '/null'?
yup. I like stupid jokes
5IVs, it doesn't have Sp.D, which is livable
I had the good fortune to find this last night as well. I don#y care for audino enough to MM one, but I needed to get it to fill out my mega-evolution shinies.
Now I just need to breed salamence, altaria, lopunny and slowbro
I feel like that's a gateway...If I start accepting hacks for minor things then major things slowly become more acceptable and the shinies I've bred for will cease to mean anything because I could've just genned perfect ones instead
genned shones don't have your ID or the kalos badge. but yea i get you dude.