Hello everyone, and welcome to the Shiny Hunters Club!
In this club, we can discuss nearly everything related to Shiny Pokemon. Hunting for a certain shiny? Hatched yourself a shiny? Or maybe you got some awesome Rumble shinies? Even art you made about Shiny Pokemon can be posted here!
2. Strike System
3. Member List
4. Club Activities
NOTE: These can be updated/changed at any time if needed!
If you wish to join, make sure to read all the rules below, remember them and most important, follow them
Every post has to contain at least 4 PROPER sentences, this is to prevent SPAM
Do not use things like "Ok, thanks" or "I'll try that" to make more sentences, you will get a strike for doing this
Do not update on your hunts 5 times a day, but just when you think you made some good progress
Please put all pictures in spoilers
Do not ask questions we have in our FAQ
Do not bash the Owner or the Co-Owners for a decision they make. If you get a strike/ban, you deserved it, else you wouldn't have gotten it
Do not post pledges like "I (name) promise to never leave this club no matter what", as most people find them annoying
Do not reply to SPAM or trolls. Ignore them and let the co-owners report them
Do not discuss trades or battles
If you want to join, make sure to post the following pledge in your first post in the club plus 3 more proper sentences.
I (Username), have read all of the Forum and Club rules and promise to follow every single one of them. I also agree that breaking a rule, no matter which one, will give me a strike.
Fail to do this will result in a strike once you do join correctly.
Make sure you don't just post the pledge and nothing else, because that will get you a strike aswell!
You don't have to wait until someone accepts you. If you join as described above, you're in and you'll be added to the member list. If you're declined, me or a co-owner will post it.
For every broken rule, you receive a strike, no matter what.
3 strikes will result in a ban for a month.
Get 3 more strikes and you'll be banned permanently, no exceptions, so make sure to read and follow the rules and everyone will be happy.
~PM me if I missed you~
Co-Owners will be added if need be or if I find someone fit for the job.
There are no current club activities, but circuits will be started soon. You will be informed on what a circuit is once one is started.
Q: What is the chance of finding a shiny?
A: In most cases, it's 8/65536 (1/8192). However, the Masuda Method increases the chance to 1/2048 in D/P/Pt/HG/SS and 1/1366 in Black & White. Using the Pokeradar in D/P/Pt also helps finding shinies, with a chance of 1/50 to see a "Shiny Patch" at a chain of 40+.
Q: What is the Masuda Method?
A: Breeding 2 Pokemon from different language games. Like a Japanese Ditto with an English Magikarp. As the US versions and the English EU versions are both the same language, they won't work together.
Q: What Pokemon can't be shiny?
A: All Wonder Card Pokemon (Event Pokemon) can't be shiny unless they're always shiny. Also, in Black & White, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Zorua (in-game event) and Zoroark (in-game event) can't be shiny.
Q: So, can I get Shiny Zorua by breeding?
A: Yes, you can always breed for a shiny one.
Q: I heard there's a better chance of finding a shiny by doing this and that, is that true?
A: No, as mentioned above, the Masuda Method and chaining are the only ways to increase your odds. Otherwise it's always 1/8192, no matter what.
Q: I've hit *insert large number* encounters/SRs, is my game broken or am I doing something wrong?
A: You're just unlucky. It might take 100 encounters, but it can take over 40,000 aswell (very rarely).
Q: Isn't the chance to see a shiny starter in HG/SS 3/8192 because you see 3 pokemon at the same time?
A: No, even though you see 3 at once, the chance is still 1/8192 for all 3 of them. It's like doing 3 encounters, but faster.