On average, how many shinies have you gotten in each generation? - Results (69 votes)
I'd rather not talk about this.... (None.)
40.58% (28 votes)
A couple. (1-2)
44.93% (31 votes)
More than enough, but it would be nice if I had more. (3-4)
7.25% (5 votes)
I get quite a few shinies in each game. (5-6)
1.45% (1 votes)
I eat shinies for breakfast! (7+)
5.8% (4 votes)
This poll is now closed.
This is excluding predetermined shinies (e.g. the G/S/C/HG/SS Gyarados or B2/W2 shiny dragons). I was kind of curious, since I've been playing since Generation I and the first shiny I got was in Black. Of course, it was a modest Larvitar, of all things. :/
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#2Grand KirbyPosted 12/6/2012 9:35:25 PM
On average? 0.4
I haven't seen a shiny since FireRed. --- Okay, I rolled a 14. What's that mean? Hsu That you're a cheater. This is a 12-sided die. Chan
#3wind64aPosted 12/6/2012 9:36:56 PM
I'd say it averages at about 1-2 caught per generation. I do get more through trades though. --- Badge Case [Time Badge] Strifehart is my OTP. FC: 4170-0917-6393 services performed at BSC: 1 Riley's Boyfriend on the BW2 boards. W2 FC: 3783 7001 3142
#4Reyman500Posted 12/6/2012 9:42:08 PM
I get 8 per game usually except for fire red.. -_- had 921 hours on ruby in grade 4 lol. I think a shiny makuhita used whirl wind on me.. --- Which is greater half of quarter or quarter of half?
#5AirBorneCoffeeTPosted 12/6/2012 9:48:26 PM
Gen II: 1 Gen III: 0 Gen IV: 0 Gen V: Saw 1 --- "What are you waiting for, Mr. Howel? Start talking into a fish!" -The Skipper (Early B & W episode of Gilligan's Island)
#6Lionheart358Posted 12/6/2012 9:52:38 PM(edited)
I've caught a Shiny Wurmple in Gen 3, a Shiny Golbat in HG, a shiny Graveller in Platinum, and a shiny Pidove in Black. So yeah, a fair few. --- I am the bone of my sword. Steel is my body and fire is my blood. I have created over a thousand blades Flamehaze of the Quitting Returners
#7Gardevoir47Posted 12/6/2012 10:30:31 PM
Well, 2 in gen 2 3 in gen 3 4th gen doesn't count because of that stupid radar thing. 5th gen... I forget, but I got a couple.
So I think 3 suits me.
2.33 for those specific people. --- Pokemon White FC: 3825 7849 1598 BTW, The Game
#8Hayato NekketsuPosted 12/6/2012 10:33:48 PM
A shiny Wingull in Emerald is the the only wild shiny I ever saw, and I've played through at least one game out of every generation so far.
#9TehTrumpCardPosted 12/6/2012 10:36:19 PM
Gen II: 1 Gen III: 0 Gen IV: 3 Gen V: 6
Average: 2.5 --- If everyone was right who'd be the gigalomaniac? "Whose eyes are those eyes?" 3DSXL FC: 4640-0379-8455 PSN: TehTrumpCard n ReimuHakure-
#10Skull_proPosted 12/6/2012 10:39:31 PM
I voted 1-2, but really, I had more. TC didn't mention if we had to exclude the Mandatoriy ones (Such as red gyarados) and/or events, because in each case, I got a lot more, or a lot less shinies.
I got a Shiny poochyena in Emerald and a Shiny azurill in Pearl
However, if we count event/unmissables...
-I got the Red Gyarados in every version it appeared (so that makes 5 games) -I got 5 of each legendary beasts through events (I've had all 5 versions at that time, so one for each version, for a total of 5 of each)
So really, if we count those, I really should have voted I've had 6 on average... --- http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff266/NeoArashi/wtf.jpg Look! I can make a post AFTER the last post!!!!!