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I read somewhere on the internet that there is like a 1/60000 chance for a masterball to fail, is this true?

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^^ So that's not the exact number but I know it started with 6, and it was a big number.

asked Aug 29, 2012 by |SentByRavens|
i read the same thing somewhere...
If this is true, then 1 in 600,000 people are out of luck :\
That would not even make sense because each Pokemon has a different rate of capture.
meh? oh.
I saw the same thing here: http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m6wp8ze4Nv1qkvbwso1_500.png

I believe it makes complete sense, since computers can't count numbers like humans do, but who's to say until proven incorrect?
Well, it is possible for it to fail if you throw it at a trainers pokemon. Anyways, being serious, it is possible for it to fail, but since it has never happened in real life, the chances of it actually failing are the smallest, slimmest, number possible.

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No, it is a lie.
Bulbapedia
BTW: The only Pokemon it can not catch is Ghost Marowak in Gen I but that is because it is dead.

answered Aug 29, 2012 by Speed freak
selected Aug 29, 2012 by |SentByRavens|
Whaaaaat.... I had a masterball fail on me in Pokemon Heart Gold... on Ho-oh! I'm confused =S
That must be a glitch.
I thought that you also couldn't catch that weird Hypno in Gen 1.
No ,i ve catch it many times!