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Are all legendaries from black up to y and X be shiny?

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I have been hearing from my two friends that the legendary pokémon from black, white, white2/black 2 X and y don't have a shiny form, I don't believe what they said, is this true before I try to get a shiny one?

asked Mar 25 by Liljoseph342

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Yes, technically they are correct. However, the case isn't that there aren't any Shiny sprites coded, but rather the fact that the game is coded to never allow a Shiny Zekrom, Reshiram, Xerneas and Yveltal to appear (other non-event legendaries from Gens 5 and 6 can be found Shiny).

If they didn't have Shiny sprites coded, then if Nintendo ever wanted to release a Shiny version of those Pokemon through the use of an event, there would be no Shiny sprite for the game to work with.

You can find a list of Pokemon that cannot be Shiny here on Bulbapedia.

answered Mar 25 by ƒιzz
just to add, shiny yveltal and xerneas are shiny locked.