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Is the Black RNG Broken?

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So I have noticed in my Black that about every 3300 wild Pokemon encounters, I meet a shiny Pokemon. I have been keeping tabs on this for a while and I got one at 3310, (duh) then I got one around 6620, then 9930, now I am almost at 13240 encounters, and I think it will confirm my theory. But I am wondering if the RNG(random number generator) is a fixed number or actually random in Black/White?

asked Feb 5, 2013 by DracoArceus
edited Feb 5, 2013 by DracoArceus

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No. The RNG is not broke. Your RNG isn't a set number it is a COMPLETELY random number.
For example:

You first encounter a shiny after 10 encounters but then next time you encounter a shiny (if you are lucky enough) you encounter it after 213685 encounters. Then the next time you encounter a shiny it could be after 1 encounter.

Ok that is enough.
So inconclusion,
No, your RNG isn't broken, you just seem to be very unlucky with your Shiny encounter rate is going up.

answered Feb 5, 2013 by Sciz
selected Feb 6, 2013 by DracoArceus
umm. You cannot meet one 213,685 times later. It is 8,142 or less. Ok. So not broken, just consistant.
Ik i was being Random.
And no it isn't broken.
Well thanks. That was confusing me.
How is it unlucky to find a shiny pokemon?
Not what he meant. You misinterpreted. The number of wild normal Pokemon he finds before finding a shiny keeps going up.
"Ahem" What i meant by 3310, 6620, 9930, 13240, was that I met one about every 3310, my encounter rate is steady, not going up or down
oh, ok.