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Easier shiny Pokemon on xy?

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is there any easier way to get shiny Pokemon on the new Pokemon???
like the charm, or the region system on black/white?

asked Oct 23, 2013 by Aiko90

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Known for sure

  • The PokeRadar (which can be obtained postgame from Professor Sycamore's Lab) allows you have your Shiny encounter rate increased if you can maintain a chain. It works the same way as it did in Generation 4 (see details here), though occasionally a shaking grass patch won't have a Pokemon in it (a new mechanic in the games). If the grass spot does not have a Pokemon in it, the chain will end. Using your Rollerskates also ends the chain for whatever reason.
  • The Masuda method from previous Generations allows a Pokemon in Egg to have a higher chance of being Shiny if it parents are from two different countries. A way to promore trading, I guess.

Rumours

  • Giving tips for certain services (such as the cafes in Lumiose City) increses you Shiny encounter rate apparently.
  • If you can maintain a "fishing chain" (a new mechanic introduced in X and Y), your Shiny encounter rate will increase. Basically, you just need to get many consecutive fish using a fishing rod. Getting the "nothing seems to be biting" message breaks the chain, as does moving from your postition.

Let me know if I've missed anything.

answered Oct 23, 2013 by ƒιzz
selected Oct 23, 2013 by Aiko90
Therefore use a Pokemon with Suction Cups. BTW, the fishing chain thing is correct.
ill follow all these (:  thanks!   -though i dont want shiny pokes by fishing : l
ED: Can i save my game to keep my Chain Safe?? -Or it resets anyway?
No problem :)

I'm pretty sure saving resets your chain; so I wouldn't recommend saving in the middle of a chain.