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Should Shiny Pokemon have better stats than normal PKMN?

#1MetaXGrossPosted 11/29/2012 11:30:19 PM
Should Shiny Pokemon have better stats than normal PKMN? - Results (174 votes)
Yes.
20.69% (36 votes)
36
No.
59.77% (104 votes)
104
Maybe.
8.05% (14 votes)
14
I don't care.
11.49% (20 votes)
20
This poll is now closed.
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#2AmephEstMakoPosted 11/29/2012 11:34:50 PM
No
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#3CrystalKing5426Posted 11/29/2012 11:35:11 PM
It's just a palette swap that's really rare. Giving them BST boosts would wreck the metagame.
#4CrystalKing5426Posted 11/29/2012 11:36:19 PM
Hey, while we're at it, let's give stat changes to alternate costumes in fighting games.
#5MetaXGross(Topic Creator)Posted 11/29/2012 11:38:16 PM
CrystalKing5426 posted...
It's just a palette swap that's really rare. Giving them BST boosts would wreck the metagame.


Not boosts like that, but boosts as in they had better IV's, maybe EV's too, or something like that. I don't play Competitive, but I think it makes a little bit of sense to make the Shinies somewhat better. It could be abused, like restarting for a Shiny Starter, or any free Pokemon that you get. I don't really mind that though, a lot may.

Also, it makes up for how ugly some of them are. =]
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#6kuwab0Posted 11/29/2012 11:38:53 PM
CrystalKing5426 posted...
It's just a palette swap that's really rare. Giving them BST boosts would wreck the metagame.


Good.
#7Ku-Ri-BohPosted 11/29/2012 11:40:20 PM
You'll get more complaints. Spending 1 more hour to breed a good Pokemon for competitive battle already is hated beyond belief, and now you want the metagame to be filled with nothing but shinies?

I'd be okay if Shiny has other less important but cool gimmicks like better for contests, better for Pokethlon, etc, but NEVER INVOLVE IT WITH THE COMPETITIVE SCENE
#8MetaXGross(Topic Creator)Posted 11/29/2012 11:41:14 PM
CrystalKing5426 posted...
Hey, while we're at it, let's give stat changes to alternate costumes in fighting games.


I don't compare it to a different costumes. I compare it a bit to the show. Wasn't Ash's Noctowl Shiny, and a bit stronger?

I compare it that since it's rare to have a Shiny Pokemon that it could be a gene mutation of some sort that causes them to be Shiny. A bonus would be better programmed stats.
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#9coreekymonPosted 11/29/2012 11:42:15 PM
I wouldn't mind if they automatically had like a minimum of 15 for each IV just so you couldn't get one that was disgusting in the IV department. Anything beyond that I wouldn't want.
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#10MetaXGross(Topic Creator)Posted 11/29/2012 11:46:56 PM
Ku-Ri-Boh posted...
You'll get more complaints. Spending 1 more hour to breed a good Pokemon for competitive battle already is hated beyond belief, and now you want the metagame to be filled with nothing but shinies?

I'd be okay if Shiny has other less important but cool gimmicks like better for contests, better for Pokethlon, etc, but NEVER INVOLVE IT WITH THE COMPETITIVE SCENE


Sorry wow, I didn't think you guys were so passionate about that stuff...Since I don't play Competitive, I see it as a easy way to beat the in-game, even if it is easy enough as it is. Or battling my friends who don't Competitiveplay either, just play in-game. Or to just give them a reason to want them other then them just being a different color and sparkles.

But that's why I said it would be abused. And who knows, What if it had a bad Nature, would that still ruin it or no? I'm not saying the increase has to be anything high, maybe just +1-5 in each IV & EV stat. 1-3 might be better.
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