Question for Pokemon Sapphire

darkboarder_77 asks: Added Apr 29th 2004, ID #2245

Question for Pokemon Sapphire

In Ruby and Sapphire, do I have to see the sparkles around the Pokemon to know if it is shiny?

And do I have to throw a PokeBall to see the sparkles? Of course, I have shinies in my Gold and Crystal Version, but in Ruby and Sapphire, will I see the difference in color of the opposing shiny when I enter battle?

I don't want to miss out on any shinies here, because I have not seen any in my Ruby or Sapphire Versions, and I figured that there was some secret to identifying shinies!

Also, Pokemonst, I like your submission, but how did you escape a battle with a wild shiny Pokemon? I thought it wasn't possible to escape battle with a shiny! and get

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the-devil-dude answered: Added 2nd May 2004, ID #2546
Go to gamestop with your gba and sapphire. Make sure you have 5 or less pokemon in your party. Get the berry update and you get a dark-brown zigzagoon holding a leichi berry. Cool ain't it?

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