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Toxikyle posted "sparkle sparkle" to his journal.

I'm gonna break down how shiny odds are calculated in every single generation and how different methods of shiny hunting affect those odds because this is what I find fun for some reason.

Gen 1 has no shinies.

Gen 2 does have shinies. Your odds of a Pokemon you encounter being shiny are based on DVs. DVs are basically the Gen 1 and 2 equivalent of IVs, except instead of going from 0-31, they go from 0-15 (or in binary, which the game uses to calculate DVs, 0000-1111). This is the case for


August 28, 2020 at 7:34pm
i have never shiny hunted in my life. i have no idea why i read this