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Your "YES!" moments

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Today I did it: I pulled off the Mew glitch on my copy of Pokemon Yellow on the Virtual Console... and caught the little bugger. Hello, newest member of my team!
 
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I was playing against an opponent who had their Drifblim use Minimize 3 times AND had a Substitute. I wasn't sure if it was even going to be possible to kill it, but my Staraptor used Brave Bird - and it got rid of the Substitute.

Nah, that's gotta be the one and only luck I'm gonna have. Surely that thing is going to evade the next - HOLY OMFG BRAVE BIRD HITS AGAIN. AND DRIFBLIM FAINTS.

That was my Staraptor - the superstar of my team who eats up 3 stacks of Minimize - 6 stages of evasion - like it's nothing .
 
"What do you mean, my Gengarite is contraband?!"
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It's a while ago now, but beating Cynthia in Platinum with four Pokémon. It was a very ballsy thing to do since I usually bring a full team, and she's Cynthia. Out of all the champions I expected to overcome at a numbers disadvantage, she was the last.

I think the best moment came from when I used the burn Milotic purposefully received earlier from Flint's Flareon's Will-O-Wisp to stonewall that dreaded Garchomp with Marvel Scale. Nothing felt more awesome than showing I could do that.
 
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Catching a shiny female Eevee in X. I wasn't even LOOKING for an Eevee, let alone a shiny of any sort, but I got a shiny female Eevee by chance. Caught the little girl, will probably evolve her into a Sylveon, as I love its shiny form.
 
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Today I bred someone a HA female Chimchar since he needed one for breeding and he traded me an Eevee egg. After the trade is done, I went to hatch the egg hoping that it's female since it's in a love ball, but I know that chances of getting a female Eevee is low. Once the egg hatched, I became happy and excited that it's a female 4IV calm Eevee! I'm keeping her to breed her in the future for a Vaporeon. :)
 
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Mine was catching one of the fighting-type trios in one Quick Ball at full health. I don't remember which one it was.
 
You are beautiful to me, exile
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I spent quite a while trying to catch a Modest Abra with Synchronize in Moon. I went through 105 Abra to get it. As an apology for making me wait so long it was holding a Twisted Spoon, too.
 
"What do you mean, my Gengarite is contraband?!"
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After many years in the making, I've finally recruited every Pokémon in Blue Rescue Team. The game that got me back into Pokémon is now 100% done.

If that's not a "yes" moment then I don't know what is.
 
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My hubby started his Pokemon Sun game and expected a fight for a female Rowlet. I warned him that it might take some time.

The first one he gets? Female. There were high fives all around for that one.
 
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Ora's was the first time I completed a pokedex

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Won the master ball in the lottery on festival plaza after my second attempt. I wasn't focusing on the game, so it shocked me when I looked down and saw that I won. I was just expecting another berry juice!:D
 
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After hatching a bunch of eggs, I still don't have a shiny Oricorio.

Instead, I got one with perfect IVs in all stats. I'm going to take a break from breeding and raise the pokemon.
 
"What do you mean, my Gengarite is contraband?!"
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Hatched a Timid 6IV Rotom in Omega Ruby.

While awesome, I'm actually breeding for a specific Hidden Power type so I don't intend to use this one myself.
 
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Completing the National Dex at long last. And getting two shiny Glameows via Masuda Method a few batches after this.
 
Fluffy with 80% more spots!
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I caught a shiny Emolga while looking to fill my Pokedex! Two shinies without the shiny charm! Can't wait to get that thing.

EDIT: Misidentified the shiny charm as a shiny stone. Just wanted to fix that. ^^;
 
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After hatching a bunch of eggs, I still don't have a shiny Oricorio.

Instead, I got one with perfect IVs in all stats. I'm going to take a break from breeding and raise the pokemon.
So it's been over a month since I tried Masuda Method'ing for a shiny Oricorio. I've been sending breedjects over WonderTrade, and the first yes moment I got was when someone sent me a 5V Ralts. It was lacking in Speed, but still a great pokemon to use as a parent.

I decided to take a break from the Oricorio hatching once more and started breeding the Ralts, but then I got a shiny Ralts on the fourth egg! It was more of a perplexed moment because I didn't want a shiny Ralts (I already have one in ORAS), and after all those weeks a shiny decided to appear right then and there for the wrong pokemon.

But I remembered reading somewhere on the web about players hatching batches of Magikarps until they got a pokemon they desired, and softresetting the whole process over and over. As I didn't care about the shiny ralts, I simply hit soft-reset and changed the parents.

And yes, on the fourth egg - I got the shiny Oricorio!! It missed out on some of the IVs that I wanted, but then again, hyper-training is a thing. I'm willing to hyper-train this thing regardless of how long it'll take XD
 
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