My first ever shiny was a shiny Tropius in Sapphire. I was freaked out because I only had, like, 2 Ultra Balls left, and I really didn't want to attack it out of fear of a critical hit, so I just launched the first Ultra Ball while he was at full health and caught it anyway. --- Only on LUE would people be talking about Captain Planet commandeering the magic school bus- bronzeshadow There is no cure for cancer- LUE's slogan
#42jwolfe340Posted 12/18/2012 1:09:38 PM
Wurmple. Yeah, I know. Next was a Machop. Much better.
My very first shiny pkmn was a Rattata in Gold. My file was corrupted for some reason so i had to start over and i encountered her in the game early after the 1st gym. Odd thing is my Silver and Crystal cartridges have dead batteries but my Gold still works. --- Golden Sun DS coming 2010. P: 2493 3392 2616, JC6; D: 4468 0437 0563, Rex; Pt: 3695 5906 1566, Joe
#46oraclelinkPosted 12/18/2012 1:33:58 PM(edited)
My first ever was actually a shiny Zigzagoon that my brother found while playing my game as we were stuck in a church after hours with no one around except our dad and nothing to do. We had been alternating time on the game to try to find a shiny prior to DP coming out.
The first I found myself was a shiny Calm-natured Noctowl in my Pearl version with pretty decent stats.
But since then, I've caught 6 other non-scripted shinies. (And I've never even tried Pokéradar chaining or breeding with foreign Pokémon.) Graveler (Pearl), Lickitung and Eevee (from Bebe) and Feebas (Platinum), and Klink and Krokorok (White). And no Master Balls were ever used :3 (I still to this day wonder how I managed to catch that shiny Graveler without it exploding on me.) --- Anticipated games~ Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, Layton vs. Gyakuten, Pikmin 3
#47TwilightKurughiPosted 12/18/2012 1:42:58 PM
my first legit shiny that wasn't mr.redgyarados was actually a couple weeks ago was lookin for a feebas in sapphire and stumbled upon a shiny carvanha surprised the heck out of me when i first saw it then i captured it and sent it to my pearl along with one of the feebas i caught about 30 minutes of searching later
#48jamieyelloPosted 12/18/2012 1:44:30 PM
Never owned a legit shiny... I've played this game for 8 years. One time my 8 yr old brother gave me his gba to get through a cave in ruby, first golbat I run into was a shiny. He won't give it to me. It doesn't help that that's his 5th legit one. D:< --- https://i.chzbgr.com/completestore/12/6/11/MxFgGJlct0qVDJXRbrVQsA2.jpg Jamiezzz on Kid Icarus
#49yoshirpgPosted 12/18/2012 1:44:46 PM
In order of capture:
1. Zigzagoon - When I was playing with my cousin's Sapphire 2. Wurmple - Emerald 3. Tranquill - White 5. Tangela - White 6. Watchog - White 2 --- Pokemon WHITE 2 FC: 4556-8603-2383 Name: Nate Youtube website: http://www.youtube.com/user/scigamerfan07
#50caffiend7Posted 12/18/2012 1:49:50 PM
Silver-Red Gyrados.....if that doesn't count then shiny Butterfree in Crystal. --- "I will teach you the way true kings fight"