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Unfortunately the Synchronize nature wasn't passed down to the shiny legendary Pokemon I encountered. So I soft reset and started over the process. Question is can you encounter this shiny legendary again? note I never caught or saved the game for that shiny encounter previously.

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Legendary Pokémon aren't shiny locked so when you are about to encounter them in the Ultra Wormhole save and soft reset until you get a Shiny Legendary.

I hope this answers your question.

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Yes.
Source: Shiny Hunting

Only reason I answered after @AlolanVulpix was because I felt their answer was not too clear (since instead of saying "Yes" or "No" they said "I hope this answers your question" as I am writing this) but if you feel different, tell me so I can hide my answer.

Also out of curiosity who were you hunting. Currently in an ultra wormhole I am hunting Yvetal.

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I'm currently hunting Shiny Entei and I'm trying to capture it in Level ball with an Adamant nature. When I hunt for shinies I aim for having a trophy pokemon, a pokemon that looks good in its pokeball and is competitive in battle. For example a week ago I caught a Shiny Palkia in a Love Ball, "yes very lucky"! Yvetal NICE, I caught one 4 days ago in a Timer Ball, Adamant nature. What pokeball do you plan to use?
Premier and great balls are my favorites. I hope you get your entei!
Update I never caught Entei in a Level. Had only 4 level balls and all 4 missed. And it was level 1 and asleep, so I went for second choice the Heavy Ball. Oh well got the nature I wanted.
Level 1 Entei?