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I want a shiny Heatran so I'm soft resetting again and again but every time its a girl and that makes me afraid because the page says it has 50% chance to be boy. Did the game set the Pokémon so I'm actually seeing the same Pokémon again and again? Please help.


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Don't worry, you aren't.

SR-ing changes not only the Gender of the Pokemon, but also its nature and its IVs as well.

Keep trying.

Source: Personal experience.

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Soft resetting has been proven to work literally hundreds of times if you look up shiny Pokemon videos on YouTube xD
Then why is it always a girl...
Because you're getting unlucky. Easy as that. Try having a female cute charm Pokemon up front. It'll increase the chances of you getting a male