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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?

asked May 14, 2011 by Kyogreruler

2 Answers

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Best answer

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.

answered May 14, 2011 by Speed freak
2 votes

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

answered May 14, 2011 by DarthDestiny