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Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

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Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Which shinies do you think look the best? Any that you think look better than the normal colors? How about the worst?

For worst, try not to count those "looks almost exactly like the original colors"-type ones... I'm talking more about those that have freakishly bright colors, colors that clash horribly with each other, or just colors that look really bad for that Pokémon for whatever reason. "It looks exactly like the regular one but with shiny sparkles" just isn't enough to make it truly crappy.

Best: Shiny Gastly, with the blue gas; and of course, Golden Magikarp/Red Gyarados. I also like the blue Mew... and Flareon, which looks like a bigger, fluffier Eevee! The whole Metagross line is good, too. And the golden Arceus, which works especially well when Arceus is Normal/Electric/Rock/Steel type.

Worst: Basically, pretty much anything that had its main color replaced with some freakishly bright neon yellow-green, and dark-colored Pokémon that become bright blue when shiny. Nidoqueen and the others that got the "greenish-brown baby crap + pink" color scheme are awful as well. And shiny Giratina... ugh.
 

Darksong

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

The shiny starters are all very cool to me.

But I hate shiny Burmy, Shellos, Meowth, and anything that has a shiny that looks almost exactly like the normal one.

The shiny Nidoqueen's color isn't quite my favorite either, but I love how the shiny male Nidoran line looks like the female line XD
 
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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Shiny Mew and Ditto and other blue shinies are so nice.
I don't tend to like Red shinies or orange shinies.
 

PichuK

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Shinies I like:
Ninetales, Rapidash, Dewgong, Gastly line, Gyarados, Umbreon, Yanma, Ho-oh, Gardevoir, Manectric, Camerupt, Zangoose, Rayquaza, Infernape, Surskit, Cranindos line, Stunky line and Abomasnow.

Shinies I dislike:
Azelf, Mesprite, Uxie, almost all pink, yellow, aqua and purple shinies.
 

Lucas₇₅₅

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Hm. I like most of the blue ones, namely Voltorb. The Rapidash one was nice in gen II, when it had blue flames, like the current Ponyta shiny.

I'm not sure about my most hated one, I can't think of any off the top of my head.
 

Noctowl

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

All of the starters accept blaziken are good.

I really hate those green ones, though.
 
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Stardust Dragona

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Shiny Charizard and Rotom are awesome.

Alakazam, Spiritomb and Gastrodon
 

Jolty

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Best: Spheal, Kyogre, Charizard, Teddiursa, Stunky, Skuntank, Dialga, Palkia

Worst: any that are that piss looking awful yellow (eg Drifloon)
 
Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Shiny Charizard, Ditto and Mew are fairly good. Shiny Umbreon is better. Those metallic-blue rings can't be beaten.

I don't like Pikachu's colour alternation. It looks rather ugly, don't you think?
 

S.K

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Shinx, Luxio and Luxray shiny all look awesome.

Rayquaza shiny is made of WIN
 

H20firefly

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

shiny Charizard, Rotom, Sandslash, Electabuzz and Absol are cool

shiny Mammoswine, Mankey, Gabite, Garchomp, Seviper, Empoleon and Torterra on the other hand... are ugly
 

StyliBoy

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Well, I love Umbreon's shiny, hate Espeon's. It's a sickly green and disgusting
 

ultraviolet

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

I really hate shiny Lucario. It looks like a bad recolour to me.
 

Flora

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

The Rapidash one was nice in gen II, when it had blue flames, like the current Ponyta shiny.
I'm awfully partial to GSC-Shiny!Rapidash, if only because it's my only shiny.
 

DonKarasuMan

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Green Chansey, purple Kingdra and Lapras, green Dragonite, purple Heracross...so anything that's purple of green.

Coolest are shiny Manectric and shiny Honchkrow.
 

Alexi

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Shiny oddish is so cute! I love that shade of green. Also shiny metapod and butterfree~

Worst, for me, are all the water types that are horrishly pink or purple, like swampert. They look like the vomit of a unicorn.
 

Alxprit

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

My favorite is Shiny Bellossom, if only because I ALMOST HAD ONE...

I don't really see how the Shiny Charmander line can become black all of a sudden at the end. I don't like it much.
 

Meririn

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

Shiny Ralts. Orange? Really? Blah. I originally had to play a rom of Sapphire, but the screen of my computer was broken, making it seem like all the Pokemon were in inverted colours. I had a Gardevoir on that version, making it look like it had fuschia hair and blue horns. For some reason, I assumed the shiny looked like that, and it was completely love. Seeing that the shiny was really orange with blue hair was a complete letdown.

Shiny Kabutops is awesome, same with Vaporeon and Espeon.
 

Icalasari

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Re: Best and worst-looking Shiny Pokémon?

ライチュウ;231811 said:
I don't like Pikachu's colour alternation. It looks rather ugly, don't you think?
WHAT colour alteration? It's pretty much Pikachu in the shade

Anyways, I like Flygon and Butterfree ^^

I don't really dislike any (not even Pikachu)
 
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