Thursday, May 12, 2011

Pokemon #...

 #???: Eggs

First implemented in generation 2, pokemon eggs and breeding them are a big part of the pokemon world. Most people breed pokemon for potential shinyness, perfect IVs, or egg moves, or even just to get baby pokemon for their pokedex.

I breed for pokemon shinyness, using the masuda method - instead of a 1/8000 odds of a pokemon being a shiny, if you have 2 pokemon from different game cart regions (say, a pikachu from US and a pikachu from Japan), then the odds of shinyness decrease to 1/~1500, I think.

Here is a shiny venipede I hatched using the masuda method :)

Aren't eggs fun? Especially when you don't know what's inside...wonder what I'll get this time...
(oh c'mon now don't give me that look of "that's not a real pokemon", eggs are an important if not essential part of the games...)

28 comments:

  1. God, those odds are ridiculous. Why would they ever make the rates as low as 1/8000! I know it gives them value, but commmmeee onnnnnn.

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  2. @Xenototh
    because shinyness is purely for aesthetic reasons.
    Actually, shiny pokemon are more likely to be worse than regular pokemon, because low IVs are associated with shinyness, and well low IVs = bad for battling
    you're so behind on the pokemon world, you probably don't even know what IVs are do you? haha

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  3. aww that last drawing made me giggle x3 i love ur blog, totally gonna check it out everyday

    looking forward for the next pokemon!

    ps: those odds are crazy.. =-=

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  4. @Miyamoto Karyuu
    especially when the odds used to be 1/64 back in G/S ;_;
    but their rarity is what makes them desirable~

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  5. I really wouldn't have the patience with those odds haha.

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  6. @Algorithmic
    I was very lucky to get that shiny in the first 80 or so eggs though!

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  7. Haha, this reminds me of my family's Easter-egg-hunt!

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  8. @Palkom
    I hope you got lots of yummy candies :3c

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  9. arg, that music...still stuck in my hat

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  10. @RageCompeX
    the egg hatching music?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHyJ2i9W9-o
    why is it in your hat?

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  11. Yeah, not sure if it's worth it with those odds. It's a cool concept though.

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  12. @Max Power but I want pretty oddly coloured pokemon...

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  13. As said yesterday, I am now playing Red version again >_<

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  14. Never really liked the pokemons after generation 1

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  15. @Ezz
    yay!
    @theWhale
    maybe its time to take off your nostalgia goggles :)

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  16. i like your breeding experiments. go on with this ;)

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  17. Thats some useful info, thats way better then when I was trying to get a shiny and i reset my DS for hours before I gave up.

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  18. I never got a shiny anything.

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  19. @KuntaJay
    you will someday!!
    @waa97
    soft resetting is such a pain, ugh

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  20. What exactly is the Masuda method? My Diamond version was stolen a few years ago and i just recently got back into it with Black. But i lost all my shinies and events from diamond. I love having legitimate things.. So i'm interested in this method!

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  21. @PhazonJuke
    i explained it a bit before but ill link you this
    http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Masuda_method

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  22. @pokemonalldayerrday

    Thanks man! I'll be sure to check out the in depth version. I may post up some pokemon stuff on my blog in the near future. You might wanna check it out!
    Thanks for the link btw!

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  23. pokemon always let me remember my childhood nice blog!

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  24. Man I tried hatching a shiny Solosis using the Masuda Method, after 500 eggs I gave up. Nice Venipede though!

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  25. Love this blog so much! love the whole pokemon fan art like yours. 1st gen always remains in my heart.

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