Twitch Streamer Left Shell-Shocked by Extremely Rare Shiny Encounter in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Published 12/24/2021, 11:08 AM EST


A major portion of community members possesses a decent collection of shiny Pokemon. These highly rare Pokemon aren’t easy to find, but if you grind out Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, you can grab a few of them. That said, the chances of butting head against a shiny Pokemon are very low.

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This is where things get interesting, as players are compelled to trot around the landscape with the hopes of finding a desirable shiny pocket monster. Twitch Streamer, MITCHOG found himself in the rarest encounter that can only happen once in a blue moon.

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Mitch’s double encounter in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

The Pokemon community could not believe what truly happened in his stream. Shiny Pokemon aren’t easy to find in the game and the title doesn’t give them out so easily. This makes this rare moment all the more amazing, and it required a lot of patience and hard work.

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There are only so many chances a player can have to catch a shiny Pokemon before needing a reset. This allows you to redo the same encounter until you find a shiny Pokemon.

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Staying true to the grind, Mitch spent 3 hours and a half hours with 107 resets to land this impossible encounter. Finding one shiny through resets is actually common, but landing two is impossible, but the Twitch streamer has somehow managed to crack the code.

image source: MItchOG

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There is a new talking point within the community that suggests shiny Pokemon aren’t what they used to be. Meaning, these unique variants of Pokemon were designed to be rare and difficult to acquire. In response to the slow rate of their spawn, the community members have organized elaborate hunts and found ways to improve the odds.

While shiny Pokemon aren’t easy to come across, with plenty of effort and time, players can grab their desired shiny Pokemon.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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