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2 years ago#1
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)
28
A couple. (1-2)
44.93% (31 votes)
31
More than enough, but it would be nice if I had more. (3-4)
7.25% (5 votes)
5
I get quite a few shinies in each game. (5-6)
1.45% (1 votes)
1
I eat shinies for breakfast! (7+)
5.8% (4 votes)
4
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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. :/

Anyway, I just wanted to gauge the luck of people here.
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2 years ago#2
On average? 0.4

I haven't seen a shiny since FireRed.
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2 years ago#3
I'd say it averages at about 1-2 caught per generation. I do get more through trades though.
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2 years ago#4
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..
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2 years ago#5
Gen II: 1
Gen III: 0
Gen IV: 0
Gen V: Saw 1
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2 years ago#6
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.
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2 years ago#7
On average?

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.
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2 years ago#8
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.
2 years ago#9
Gen II: 1
Gen III: 0
Gen IV: 3
Gen V: 6

Average: 2.5
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2 years ago#10
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...
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