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How rare is it to find a shiny Pokemon?

 
 
Pokegirl_24 asks: Added Jun 21st 2008, ID #121219

How rare is it to find a shiny Pokemon?

I found a shiny wurmple level 2 when I just started the game over. Its purple and stars fly when I send it into battle. Now it's a level 10 Dustox.How rare is finding a shiny pokemon?
 
 
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gamefreakgabe answered: Added 22nd Jun 2008, ID #263647
Its about a 10000000(0000?) to 1 Chance....hehe, Pretty slim if you catch my drift...For example..I've played just bout' all the versions, many times and I didn't get a shiny Pokemon till' bout my 20 run though Emerald...It was a zubat and it was pink. =)
 
 
 
 
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sk8rboy answered: Added 27th Jun 2008, ID #264910
The rarity of a legendary is no match to the ratity of a shiny. If you ask me, those chances are VERY slim. The very first time I've every found a shiny was in Emerald, and it was a gold and red Hariyama. I was sooooo happy I found it! So, it's most likely that you also will find your first shiny Pokemon in Emerald.
 
 
 
 
dragom_mlb answered: Added 26th Jul 2008, ID #271632
As rare as getting struck by lightning while holding a winning loto ticket
But my first shiny was a gold volpix that turned into a light purple nine tales
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 31st Mar 2011, ID #395889
The only time I ever found one was a gold geodude in leaf green I was so upset I didnt have any pokeballs on my I used up my last cathing a normal geodude
I have read that 1 in 8141 battles is the odds of seeing one
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 8th May 2011, ID #404282
The chance is 1 in 8192
There are ways of increasing it though, such as the Masuda method and the PokeRadar
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 20th Jul 2011, ID #423904
I found shiny tentacool it was green. Right now I am trying to get a shiny mudkip.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 30th Jul 2011, ID #427020
I found a shiny magnemite and my neighbor wants it for a 52 zapdos thats how awesome and rare they are.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 28th Sep 2011, ID #443605
Put it this way, I've been playing Pokemon games for about 4 or 5 years, and I only just found one. It was a Ponyta with Blue fire
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 29th Sep 2011, ID #443787
I have been playing Pokemon since Pokemon Red... The only Shiny I have ever seen is a Red Gyarados... And thats cause it is part of the story.
Never seen a random one in the wild before.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 28th Dec 2011, ID #467457
I only found a shiny Oddish, but somehow I managed to get that one twice.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 19th Dec 2012, ID #558060
For the person who said they got the same shiny Pokemon twice - the same thing happened to me in the original Silver version. I found a purple Drowzee and after I caught him and saved and healed him at the Poke'Center, I went back to that same patch of grass to try him out... And behold, a second purple Drowzee appeared!

This leads me to believe that there might be a time frame involved on when the shiny Pokemon is active. Like perhaps the purple Drowzee was available for 10 minutes and I found him twice easily, then never again.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 31st Dec 2013, ID #612620
Ok Here's an example. I've been playing Pokemon since I was 5 years old. I am now 15 and I have YET to encounter a shiny Pokemon in the wild.
 
 
 
 
 

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