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Your "YES!" moments

Lvl 16. Beat that, #635
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Once upon a time in the GBA days, Sapphire was my main game and my trainer name was YaYa!!... caught a non shiny Latias and nicknamed her "Boomer!!!!"
... Well when i transported her all the way up to X and showed her to the IV judge, her IV spread was exactly as follows: ×/×/0/0/0/0 , Seriously I kid you not! xD
*That was the NOOOO!!!!! WHY?!?!?!? Moment*
I can explain that one : that's due to the Roaming Glitch, which forces all the roaming Pokémons in the GBA days to have very low IVs, though the HP stat isn't affected. There's no way around it, sadly :(
 
I will burn my dread!
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Pokemon hasn't posed any real challenge for me in years unless it's self-imposed. Nowadays in Y I like trying to beat Serena with a bunch of goofy nonsensical teams for the mad EXP that she gives, so I'm going at her with like my level 50 Gyarados and stuff. I usually lose unless I have a couple of cheap legendaries with me as trump cards. Last time I took her on though, it was down to the wire. I think I brought Xerneas and Zygarde both to the fight with Serena and they both went down eventually. Once my legendaries were out of commission it was up to my goofy low-level Pogeymans to prolong the inevitable loss... or so I thought. I used a Shuckle to get her Mega Absol's attack and defense down or something, I don't quite remember, and then it was 1v1, my level 50 Gyarados against her Mega Absol. Her Absol had most of its health gone, but this was still just about hopeless. (If Absol had full health I'd have been screwed, but that wasn't the case this time thankfully.) I know my Gyarados is tough enough to handle one hit from Mega Absol without going down, so I had to make my hits count. I hit her, she hit me. Gyarados is down to like 2 HP or something. I'm racking my brain thinking of which attack would do the most damage, and I decide to have my Gyarados use Return, entrusting my faith in the power of friendship to take out Mega Absol. Spoilers below:

It worked.

Gyarados is ride-or-die, mang, dat's my boi right there. The most fun I've had with Pokemon in years.
 
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Today I was playing Yellow and went through the 3rd gym. First, I somehow found the two switches in the trash cans on my first try. Then when I fought Lt. Surge, his Raichu was giving me more trouble than I expected (he kept getting critical hits on me). I defeated him with only my Sandshrew left, and right after the battle, Sandshrew evolved into Sandslash! That Sandslash has earned its spot on my team. :D
 
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either getting a lv 100 aeigeslash off wonder trade, getting a shiny camerupt of wonder trade, or getting my shiny electrike off of a lv 93 dexnav
 
And her name is John Sena!
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A while back, I was going for a female Gible in Omega Ruby. I had already caught a male, but I wanted a female for the nickname I had in mind. My first search for a Gible after catching the male showed a LEVEL 33 GIBLE! I made a successful sneak, and the Gible was a female! I sent out my Gardevoir, Miku-Chan (Vocaloid reference,) she traced Sand Veil (oh, well,) and I started chucking Poké Balls, but she (the Gible) kept breaking free. She was using moves like Dragon Claw, Earthquake, and Rock Slide, just moves Gible learns normally, but then

The wild Gible used Iron Head! It's super effective!

I switched to my Swellow, Skylar, and kept chucking Poké Balls, roosting whenever Skylar's HP dipped very low, and after about 50-ish Poké Balls, I caught her! I named her Rias (after the character from High School DxD (who herself was named after Garchomp (Gaburias).) She had a Rash nature (which also sucks,) but BOTH physical IVs
 
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When your rival is the Champion. When you beat Wally and making legendary Pokémon faint.
 
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Anytime I beat a new champion. Blue, Lance, and Steven, especially since I played them with my older sister. We were always on pins and needles because we never got a strategy guide (or had the Internet) back then so it was always a big deal (lots of dancing) when we first defeated them.
 
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When I'm 100% sure I'm going to lose something, because of type disadvantages or whatever, and then I SOMEHOW STILL MANAGE TO WIN.
 
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Breeding a 6IV Ditto with a 3IV Togetic, thinking this was going to be one long breeding session...

and then getting a 6IV Serene Grace Togepi after the third egg :D

And finding a shiny Whismur while EV training right after that too
 
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When I looked at my Shaymin's nature and saw that it was Modest. And THEN I learned it has "outstanding" IVs. Modest isn't as good as Timid, but it's good for special attack while still using attack as a dump stat, so I decided "enh, close enough."
 
That third Unova Starter
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When I was just playing a Nuzlocke in Pokemon Black, caught my first Pokemon on route 6. It was Carrablast (worst encounter evar!) then, after a while i went there again. And encountered Deerling. A shiny Deerling. My first shiny in my life that I actually caught!
 
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I was playing pokemon X and i found one of my favorite pokemon, fletchling, AND it was a shiny
Same with my Alpha sapphire game except it was shuppet
(Sadly i lost both game cartridges recently:cry:)

My friend also gave me her shiny charizard, jirachi, and genesect
 
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When I got my Shiny Growlithe in OR while breeding UNDER 30 EGGS! Man I haven't been this lucky with shinies before.
 
The Legendary Pokéfan who caught Shenron!
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The YESS moment- I guess when I caught Reshiram in White 2 with 3 pokéballs, no kidding. Seriously, what is its catch rate?
The next one was, when I caught Yveltal, obviously in Y. That one had almost gobbled up my team, when Greninja saved the day. That beast was paralyzed, with hp reduced to red, but that gosh darn Oblivion Wing.. I can't even remember the great number of ultra balls I had to use. Again, seriously, what is its catch rate?
 
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For me, it was definitely beating 49 trainers on the battle subway (super single) in White version. It took me forever to do it!
I used Latias, Registeel and Dragonite at the time.
 
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When someone notices you're playing Pokemon and asks for a battle, you say "Sure, why not?" Cue Pokemon select screen: Your fairly decent team of Forretress, Cofagrigus, Cradilly, Aegislash, Weavile, and Charzard, vs Primal Groudon, Mega Rayquaza, Latios, Mewtwo, Reshiram and Ho-oh. Forretress opens against Groudon, no entry hazards happening here, explode. Mega Charizard Y then proceeds to carry the team through most of Groudon, Rayquaza, and Latios. Mewtwo, Reshiram, and Ho-oh are then defeated by the teamwork of Weaville, Aegislash, and Cradilly. The final duel is a fresh Cofagrigus vs a mostly dead Groudon. Cofagrigus survives Precipice blades like a boss, and annihilates Groudon with Hex. I cheered. The guy then muses he should've used rest instead, leaving me with 2 - 5 turns of sleep boosted Hex. Good to know I had it either way.
 
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Finally finding a wild Weedle in Blue a couple of days ago. I ran into so many Caterpie it wasn't even funny. So once that Weedle popped up, I nearly threw a party. I also caught it in the first Ball I threw as well.

How long was I hunting for a Weedle? Well, let's just say I caught one Pikachu and the opportunity to catch three others. Yeah, I was hunting a while.
 
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A passerby asked for a trade and started showing me legendaries. I thought it was another braggy person boasting their legendary collection, so I put up a shiny Hydreigon (I had multiple of them from past trades) just to see if they accepted it... and they gave me A SHAYMIN. I checked the stats and it turns out to be the 20th anniversary Shaymin!

Mind, the 20th anniversary mythical pokemon downloads aren't available where I live. Thanks, whoever you are.
 
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Did a few Wonder Trades with some leftover HA Starters that I had hatched. I got two major goodies out of it. First, I got a shiny Chimchar with 5IVs (Sp. Def being the weak one), then I got another shiny, this time a Snivy, which also had 5IVs (Sp. Atk being the weak link). For the first time in ages the Wonder Trade was very kind to me, as usually I get Caterpies and Zigzagoons.
 
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