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I really want to find a shiny Pokemon in Pokemon white 2, but I just started my game over, so now I have to find some (I didn't have any before). I just beat the 5th gym so I don't have the super rod and obviously I haven't beaten Benga in the white forest to get shiny dratini.

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These are the methods of getting a Shiny Pokémon in Pokémon Black and White 2:

In the wild: You have a 1/8192 chance of getting a Shiny Pokémon in the wild in Generation V.

Nature Preserve: As a reward for seeing every non-event Pokémon in the New Unova Pokédex, the player can receive a Permit that allows them to travel to the Nature Preserve, where they can encounter a level 60 Shiny Haxorus.

Black Tower/White Treehollow: After defeating Benga in the Black Tower (B2) or White Treehollow (W2), he will give the player a level 5 Shiny Gible (B2) or Shiny Dratini (W2.)

Breeding/Masuda Method: The Masuda Method multiplies the chance of hatching a Shiny Pokémon by 6 (to 3/4096 or about 1/1365) in Generation V. It occurs whenever Pokémon of differing real-world geographical origin are bred.

Shiny Charm: As an additional reward for catching every single non-event Pokémon in the National Pokédex, the player can receive the Shiny Charm from Professor Juniper. Having this item in the Bag increases the chance of obtaining a Shiny Pokémon by a flat 2/8192, resulting in a 3/8192 chance (about 1/2731) of finding one normally (an effectively tripled chance) and an 8/8192 chance (1/1024) of hatching one through the Masuda method.

Soft Resetting: This involves pressing certain buttons on the game system to reload the game from the start-up screen. To Soft Reset press and hold L, R, Start, and Select.

Methods which you could obtain Shiny Pokémon but no longer can:

Pokémon Event: There are no longer Pokémon Events for Pokémon B/W/B2/W2.


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I thought that the gible and Dratini were level 1
No their Level 5 :P, everything here is from Bulbapedia.
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The other ways of getting a shiny are:

  • Chain fishing (Only gen 6 so that doesn't really help.)
  • Shiny charm(increases chance of shiny Pokemon, but you can only get it after National dex)
  • Soft resetting(if it's a legendary Pokemon or any Pokemon that is still in place outside of battle)
  • Good old luck

Hope I helped.

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Generation 5.