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Are Shiny Pokemon Stronger than Regular Pokemon?

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asked Apr 13, 2013 by P0keSonic

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Shiny Pokemon used to have a higher IV count. This was as I recall changed, and now Shiny Pokemon are no different from regular Pokemon other than the color.

answered Apr 13, 2013 by MrKijani
selected Apr 13, 2013 by P0keSonic
Well, technically they weren't stronger. Just since shinyness was tied into IVs, shiny Pokemon tended to have higher than average IVs.
Ok I will edit that, Thanks trachy
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As a general rule, no. The IVs/ stats of a shiny Pokemon are random (after Gen II) just like a normal Pokemon. It can be stronger than a normal Pokemon, or it can have the same usefulness as a cauliflower.

The only thing special about a shiny is its colour.

answered Apr 13, 2013 by fondant