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If you see a shiny roaming legendary once, and it gets away, will it stay shiny?

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For example, you see a shiny Thundurus, but it flees. Then you see it again later. Will it still be shiny?

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Yes roaming pokemon's ivs, and nature are determined on your first encounter and so because ivs and shinieness are linked it will stay shiny.

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I'm pretty sure it does. It keeps Nature and stuff from first encounter, so shininess should stay too

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