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How do you improve odds for shinies in HeartGold/SoulSilver?

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I heard pokeradar improves the chance of shiny pokemon in a chain, but there's no PokeRadar in HG and I want a shiny from the wild.

asked Jul 26, 2010 by Xx_RAYQUAZA-POOP_xX
edited Aug 22, 2011 by Pokemaster

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Without PokeRadar or breeding foreign pokemon, you can't. You're stuck at 1/8192 chance.

Even with those things above it's still very very rare. You should stop trying and just play the games, you will get a shiny eventually.

I have only ever seen 3 shinies in all the hours I have played on Diamond, Platinum and HeartGold. Managed to capture Wingull and Silcoon but shiny Unown got away from me :(

answered Jul 26, 2010 by Pokemaster
I've been playing for over 200 hours on my diamond, and a lot on sapphire, and on SS and I'VE NEVER EVER SEEN A SHINY!
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You could breed foreign pokemon, that gives better odds.

answered Jul 26, 2010 by DarkTyphlosion
Pokerader increases chances but you have use it a certain way.
What swampert said.
There is no radar in HG!!
Better luck, better catch... good luck for shiny pokemon! xD