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Can You Complete the Pokedex Only Using Surprise Trade?

  • Published on Feb 3, 2023 veröffentlicht
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  • Dinostar
    Dinostar Month ago +1087

    It honestly feels like people now are being a lot more generous in surprise trades. It might be because it’s becoming easier to get shinies, which is in no way a bad thing, but I’ve noticed more non hacked shiny Pokémon, and just really good late game Pokémon being traded in this generation than in previous generations. It’s really nice to see people helping strangers out with filling out the Pokédex, even if it’s just because they have extras. I remember when people would just release the extra Pokémon and it always made younger me feel a little sad.

  • Travis Angerman
    Travis Angerman Month ago +877

    Have to say, as an older viewer, I am absolutely here for Mikey’s slow descent into a Markiplier-style madness. 10/10, keep it up dude.

    • Martin O'Donnell
      Martin O'Donnell 16 days ago

      This is getting out of hand. Now there are two of them!

    • Alexandra Clinton
      Alexandra Clinton 16 days ago

      Same thing here

    • FiusionMaster
      FiusionMaster Month ago


    • TizzyRose
      TizzyRose Month ago +1

      Me too

    • Hunter Daniels
      Hunter Daniels Month ago +1

      I am a older viewer to being there since the beginning of the pokemon news and then not really watching after like a year of there not being any pokemon news and I definitely like new Mikey more, no offense old Mikey.

  • Calook 13
    Calook 13 Month ago +142

    I like how people are being nice in surprise trades now. Especially after the greninja raid, legit non-hacked 6 IV hidden ability Froakies are flying all over the place.

    • Smudged
      Smudged 16 days ago +2

      @Henry Drozda Simply owning them? From what I've gathered, no. But if you decide to use them in competitive, then there's a problem. If you ever feel like your account will be threatened by owning one though, then you can always simply release the pokemon.

    • Henry Drozda
      Henry Drozda 16 days ago +2

      @Smudged Can you get banned for having hacked pokemon because I got surprised traded a 6IV shiny greninja, hisuian zoroark, and charizard all with website names

    • FiusionMaster
      FiusionMaster Month ago

      @Smudged Interesting. Thanks for the info m8.

    • Smudged
      Smudged Month ago +7

      @H D Usually hacks are pretty obvious. 6IV shiny hidden ability rare pokemon with a website name are commonplace with hacked pokemon. There are some more subtle ones, but generally hacked pokemon look too good to be true. As for "invalid" I've actually been capitalizing off of a hacked Ditto that was surprise traded to me. All of the offspring have been legitimate with my name and ID on it, so you should be fine.

    • H D
      H D Month ago

      @Smudged how do you tell if a Pokémon is hacked? And if you breed with them does it make ur Pokémon "invalid"?

  • Yuki Kitsune
    Yuki Kitsune Month ago +41

    I enjoyed this video. I saw the title and was like "Well Obviously the answer is yes." And then Mikey said that he didn't want to waste hours upon hours of his life randomly trading and I just laughed because yeah, that is EXACTLY how I wasted a summer when I got OmegaRuby to complete the dex. I can imagine completing the paldean dex is going to be time consuming this way.

    • Damien Earl
      Damien Earl Month ago

      @Yuki Kitsune For some reason, I can't connect to the internet with my DS, so...sad, but that's pretty cool to know!

    • Yuki Kitsune
      Yuki Kitsune Month ago +1

      @Damien Earl some minor differences. like you can't do anything while waiting for your trade which is why it took me a whole summer to complete the dex. However because I do not care about whether or not the pokemon I get are hacked or not, I just found a twitch account that trades out hacks and you can try and match up with them to get what you want.

    • Damien Earl
      Damien Earl Month ago +1

      @Yuki Kitsune Welp, if it has the same mechanics, I know what I'm doing next summer!

    • Yuki Kitsune
      Yuki Kitsune Month ago +3

      @Damien Earl yes. Although I think it was called wonder trade

    • Damien Earl
      Damien Earl Month ago +1

      ...Omega Ruby has surprise trades?

  • Who am I
    Who am I Month ago +19

    This has propably been said before, but Traumato is actually just german for Drowzee. "Traum" is german for "dream", so thats probably why it is namend that way.

    • Supreme_King_Obama
      Supreme_King_Obama Month ago +1

      The word for dream is part of the English word for trauma. There seems like there’s a connection there but maybe I’m tripping.

  • JessieTheAnt
    JessieTheAnt Month ago +7

    Dimension 20 is a definite win, Mikey seems like he’d definitely be a Brennan fan

  • Fyrix
    Fyrix Month ago +492

    Why do I feel like that haunter was from a person who thought they would get it back as a gengar but didn’t realise they were on surprise trade not a link trade.

    • AVeryTallMidget
      AVeryTallMidget Month ago +3

      @Smudged back in Gen 6, a pair of friends of mine, who happen to be cousins btw, made a Wonder Trade with each other

    • Smudged
      Smudged Month ago +4

      Meanwhile I traded a Froakie away in Surprise trades and she somehow got traded back to me just a few trades later

    • J Murray
      J Murray Month ago +7

      @AVeryTallMidget I lost a slowking to one of them so it’s the luck of the draw

    • AVeryTallMidget
      AVeryTallMidget Month ago +7

      @J Murray they do. i helped someone with dex completion by trading back and forth my Gholdengo, which btw, i managed to get like ~800 Coins by the time i did all 3 paths and was about to jump into Area Zero and i wasn't even trying

    • James Griebler
      James Griebler Month ago +21

      Or they just hate shiny gengar which is same

  • Michael Job
    Michael Job Month ago +14

    When referring to the "johtoian" Wooper or any Pokemon form that isn't the regional variant, we should be saying the "National Form"
    Cause if you catch one in SInnoh, its not exactly Johtonian - it has nothing to do with Johto, but it is in that form nationally except for specific regions, which have the other form

    • Chonflis
      Chonflis 17 days ago

      @Gengarzilla look i just want an official thing to call these og forms

    • Gengarzilla
      Gengarzilla 17 days ago +1

      Nobody says that. The idea of "National" lost all weight when this series moved beyond Japanese regions. That's the whole reason why it was called the National Pokédex, you know.

    • Chonflis
      Chonflis 25 days ago +2

      If I hear "kantonian tauros" one more time Imma be mad

  • Alissa Tome
    Alissa Tome Month ago +84

    The second you mentioned Dimension 20 I got like so excited! Always have that on in the background, it's a great show.

  • Emyra
    Emyra Month ago +8

    I'm glad people are trading more diverse and dificult to get pokemon. I usually catch a bunch of area zero mons to both train my mons and surprise trade the duplicate version exclusives. Hopefully it makes someone's day

    • Alida van Veen
      Alida van Veen 11 days ago

      I once caught a box full of Iron Hands, picked out the best one to train, and sent out the rest to people. I hope it helped someone complete their dex. The only paradox I ever got, that I couldn't catch myself was Sandy Shocks. The rest, I all had to ask for, to complete my dex...

    • PhoenyxRysing
      PhoenyxRysing 29 days ago

      I actually did a wonder trade bingo with a friend today, and to both our surprise neither of us ended up with a Paradox Mon, since they seem to be fairly common based on similar vids I've seen here. I did end up picking up a Website Shiny, though... And my friend and I ended up matching for a trade, which was hilarious given the odds of that happening.

  • TheUltimaWerewolf
    TheUltimaWerewolf Month ago +22

    Man I really wish Shiny Gengar and the rest of its evo line looked like it's mega. The white looks great on it

  • Knoblin
    Knoblin Month ago +5

    I did a ton of surprise trades recently trying to get the starters, it was easier to get almost all the scarlet version exclusives than to use the link codes.

  • ArTaG57
    ArTaG57 Month ago +453

    I feel like only using Wonder/Surprise Trade would take an eternity in pretty much any game. I tried this in ORAS and I still haven't completed it to this day.

    • blaze Prime
      blaze Prime Month ago

      @Sheridan Wolf nice

    • Sheridan Wolf
      Sheridan Wolf Month ago

      I got a lot of them in my first Sword play through just by surprise trade. Managed to get quite a few Shield exclusives with that

    • blaze Prime
      blaze Prime Month ago

      @Dragon 5Accent me either i only did it for quaixly

    • blaze Prime
      blaze Prime Month ago

      @Dragon 5Accent i completed it without wondetrades my last pokemon was slowking

  • Mama Zeta
    Mama Zeta Month ago +7

    This was actually really fun and fascinating as I had a similar experience. I wanted to start my playthrough with a shiny Sprigatito and bred with a Lechonk, surprise trading the breedjects. I got so many new 'mons, including a foreign Ditto, and got ~100 dex entries in 162 trades. Also, with the special raid pokemon, if you're like me and suck at doing raids, just wait a few hours after the raid starts and do some trades. I got 5 Froakie the day the Greninja raid started!

  • TheBearMama
    TheBearMama Month ago +6

    Dimension 20 is one of my favorite things to watch in general but especially when grinding in games so I'm so glad to hear you also enjoy it!

  • Seeking Peace
    Seeking Peace Month ago +5

    If Mikey got a penny for every shiny tarontulas he got... he'd only have 2 pennies but it's kind of weird that it happened twice

  • Razor124
    Razor124 Month ago +3

    You can't get auspicious armor in Violet, true. But you CAN get armarouge in Tera Raids so... you could still get one.

  • oscar ferrer
    oscar ferrer Month ago +2

    This guy's not only a poketuber but a pokescientist, a realistic one

  • Ares Aurelius
    Ares Aurelius Month ago +112

    The melodrama on this channel is what I keep coming back for.

  • Cheeto_Quartz
    Cheeto_Quartz Month ago +2

    For levelling up, use a high pevel mon (if someone sends a paradox, it'll be around 60) for 3 and 4 star raids for candies.

  • Revan42142
    Revan42142 Month ago +1

    I would love to see this as a challenge to see how many trade to actually complete it, or get down to just the version and maybe shrine legendaries left. It would probably take a ridiculous amount of time though.

  • Lukas A. Köppe
    Lukas A. Köppe Month ago +1

    It's funny how he reads Traumato and goes like "yeah sum's up the BS I've had with it." While the "Traum" part actually means dream in German. 🤣

  • Ben Escalera
    Ben Escalera Month ago +3

    So I recently decided to try and beat scarlet only using surprise trade and as soon as I do, pm7 makes a video on that. Now Im half way through and Im wondering "I wonder how long it would take me to complete the pokedex this way" and then heres this video😂

  • Dragonfyre91
    Dragonfyre91 Month ago +1

    Funnily enough I was debating on trying to make as much of a living dex through Wonder Trade as possible. Makes sense that it would take a LONG time and a LOT of trades, especially as you complete more of it

  • AmberAstro
    AmberAstro Month ago +306

    this is a prime example of mikey's creativity and managiing to suprise us

  • midcatwmn
    midcatwmn Month ago +2

    Great video! This brought back a lot of memories. I did something similar to this back in Pokemon X, where I traded away my breeding leftovers to try and get a living dex of unique trainer numbers (minus legendaries of course). I forget how far I got, maybe a little over halfway, before I got bored with it (and frustrated from getting a bajillion Zubats and Bunnebys).

  • Sweetly Dark Art
    Sweetly Dark Art Month ago +1

    I've been able to fill most of my Violet Pokedex by trades including the few that are Scarlet exclusives. There's still a bit more I need for completion but I'll continue to trade including a bunch of late stage pokemon to help others out.

  • SpiritDragon
    SpiritDragon Month ago +2

    I tend to surprise trade away my extra shiny Pokémon that i already have so pretty cool that it seems like you got a legit one from somebody else during this process!

  • tegan g
    tegan g Month ago +1

    Dimension 20 while surprise trading has literally been my entire vibe these past few weeks

  • Sky Zulu
    Sky Zulu Month ago +2

    been doing a bit of surprise trading myself to help with my dex, and i do feel like people are a lot more generous with their trades than in previous gens. i know i've been trying to trade out version exclusives from my game, including paradox pokemon, the fire tauros, armarouge, and of course some starters! and i've only received one hacked shiny so far, which i promptly released lol

  • Novemberian
    Novemberian Month ago +152

    One cannot describe the excitement I felt at learning you're getting into Dimension 20 as someone who's been watching it for years. I hope you enjoy it!

    • kanevivi
      kanevivi Month ago

      What is that? And are there other groups?

    • OwensTheBomb92
      OwensTheBomb92 Month ago +1

      Never more has been so entertaining, happy everyone else is liking it.

    • N T
      N T Month ago +2

      Literally the best show on the internet. Newest season is so good.

  • Jsaust
    Jsaust Month ago +1

    Fun fact: if you got a pokémon via surprise trade it as a really small change of having the once in a lifetime mark

  • AjaxsKingdom
    AjaxsKingdom 10 days ago

    during holidays, i've noticed a lot of legitimate shinies that people are giving away and it's honestly so sweet. people are a lot nicer with shinies these days. (i've also got accidentally sent shinies and it makes me feel bad)

  • Beanie Boo Kaleidoscope
    Beanie Boo Kaleidoscope 19 days ago +1

    I’d like to think that Peter was doing a challenge where if he failed he had to surprise trade shinies

  • Kayle MacKenzie
    Kayle MacKenzie Month ago +2

    Getting a shiny haunter that evolves into gengar is ultimate luck. I'd actually cry.

  • AvaruusArt
    AvaruusArt Month ago

    I was so darn hyped when I got full odd sandy shocks. 1st I tought it was just a shadow going over it so almost missed it 😅

  • Woopie
    Woopie Month ago +74

    If I had a nickel for every shiny tarountula mandjtv found, I'd have two nickels wich isn't alot but it's weird that it happened twice.

    • Katie Rishel
      Katie Rishel Month ago +1

      Came here to comment this lol

    • Woopie
      Woopie Month ago

      @Awesome Yes it is I. Hello brother!

    • Woopie
      Woopie Month ago

      @DukeDarkshadow Omg you got 3 of them! Atleast they have a good shiny.

    • DukeDarkshadow
      DukeDarkshadow Month ago +2

      The first three full odds shinies I found during my playthrough all happened to be Maschiffs. The next two after that were back to back Litleos within barely ten minutes of each other.

  • XxFellowJELLYxX
    XxFellowJELLYxX Month ago +1

    Man feeling kinda cool that I got my full odds shiny before him
    It was a mareep- I was trying to find a female eevee for breeding- ampharos’s shiny is so cool

  • Xay
    Xay Month ago

    Mikey saying he got into Dimension 20 made me ridiculously happy, not gonna lie 😂

  • Pink Princess
    Pink Princess Month ago

    Congrats on the ten shinies you're so lucky.

  • Andrew Benjamin
    Andrew Benjamin Month ago

    Seeing as you got into D20, I would LOVE to see Mikey and some other Poketubers run a D&D or Pathfinder campaign

  • Brock Hartley
    Brock Hartley Month ago

    Good job Mikey, you got into watching dimension 20 and I love pretty much all there seasons. Your in for a trip with them.

  • Roderick Ragel
    Roderick Ragel Month ago +284

    I feel like jack is gonna get so jealous bc you got the shiny ditto

    • Tallyn Nyntyg
      Tallyn Nyntyg Month ago

      @Death 2519 He should just trade over the hacked Ditto without any context.

    • Death 2519
      Death 2519 Month ago

      @Tallyn Nyntyg?

    • Tallyn Nyntyg
      Tallyn Nyntyg Month ago

      @Death 2519 Then trade it over.

    • Kai Havertz
      Kai Havertz Month ago +1

      @Munchlax fan#1 you’re the one reading the comments 😂

    • Munchlax fan#1
      Munchlax fan#1 Month ago

      Spoiler alert

  • Stephan Heafey
    Stephan Heafey Month ago

    Okay hear me out , now we need someone to make a pokerap using him saying all these names

  • Eric Garard
    Eric Garard Month ago +3

    Thank you for your patronage. Now I am going to go surprise trade for a bit to get some of the Scarlett Pokemon that I cannot get. Plus the starters!

  • Akacyclonus
    Akacyclonus Month ago

    I tried this last night after watching this video for fun and honestly I was quite surprised on what I actually got

  • Paullover 20
    Paullover 20 Month ago

    Thank you Mikey I’m learning a lot more of Pokémon just watching your video’s it makes me even more excited to continue playing Pokémon

  • JakeArtist13
    JakeArtist13 Month ago

    I’m honestly surprised there weren’t any Froakie’s being traded due to the Greninja event

  • Agent Omega
    Agent Omega Month ago +81

    I’m actually surprised that the website trades have already been started. I didn’t think it would happen for a while. At least the Haunter/Gengar seems legit. Also congrats on the two shiny full odds tarountula.

    • mirage
      mirage Month ago +1

      @Agent Omega thank you for helping me :)

    • Agent Omega
      Agent Omega Month ago +10

      @mirage I don’t know much about them myself, but I’ll do my best to explain. “Website or hacked shinies” to my understanding are Pokémon that come from websites that place them into the games through outside means such as modded consoles or computers. They often have perfect IV’s and natures and tend to be named a specific nickname after the website. Although they may not always be nicknamed that. Sometimes they’re easy to spot. Other times, they’re a lot better hidden. The reason these are bad are they were put into the game illegitimately and can sometimes be considered illegal. (Not like breaking the law illegal, but illegal in terms of competitive battling.) They are also considered illegal if they are shinies that cannot be normally obtained like the GEN 9 legends since those are shiny-locked in-game.

    • mirage
      mirage Month ago +2

      You seem knowledgeable on the subject. What is so bad about a "website" shiny. And what is a "hacked shiny"?

  • BoraCM
    BoraCM Month ago +1

    You should have taken away the number of trade evolutions in the Pokédex from the number of trials, since getting a trade evolution Pokémon means you get 2 dex entries.

  • Moonlapse Nightwind
    Moonlapse Nightwind Month ago +1

    I'm going to try this in my copy of Scarlet that I haven't started yet. Will update this with the results.

  • allymoo
    allymoo Month ago +1

    Sometimes I actually mass breed starters/trade evos/exclusives and surprise trade them to people in case they don’t have people to play with and/or don’t use Reddit or something to find them (also things like scorbunny and charmander in case people missed those events) just because I’ve been in their shoes just hoping and praying lol.

  • Kirsten Forbes
    Kirsten Forbes Month ago

    I have really been enjoy doing surprise trades and had decided to do this myself but I think that I will have to include trades in the end to get it done.
    I have done round 200 trades and have completed round 160. I'm trading out doubles and will have to do evolutions.

  • Brie O'Connor
    Brie O'Connor Month ago +1

    Hyped to hear Mikey likes dimension 20, I would love to see some DND content on MandJTV plays

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
    Obi-Wan Kenobi Month ago +82

    Dimension 20 is incredible, glad to see more people talking about it!

  • savage ninja
    savage ninja Month ago

    The badges only count for the level of Pokemon you catch if you level a Pokemon to level 64 it will still listen to you

  • Writer in Black
    Writer in Black Month ago +2

    I've been debating when to start Surprise trading, since you need to pay to do it. I think there's a free trial so I may try to squeeze all my trades in there.

  • Connor McDermott
    Connor McDermott Month ago

    Honestly, if you recorded every trade, you could use your data to extrapolate and predict the number of trades it would have taken you to actually complete the Pokédex, both including and excluding breeding/evolving!

  • Souless Shadow
    Souless Shadow 16 days ago

    Arboliva could have also been from a Tera Raid. I got my Arboliva with a fire tera type from a tera raid haha. That was after getting both it's previous evo's from surprise trade.

  • Oliver Cox
    Oliver Cox Month ago +1

    Was not expecting a reference to Dimension 20 here- I’m a huge fan of it!

  • Maeve Burgess
    Maeve Burgess Month ago +52

    It's like the CandyEvie videos where she surprise trades a thousand Magnemites! Now that you've had a taste, I'd love to see you react to one of those videos of hers

  • Jezrael Ernas
    Jezrael Ernas Month ago +1

    Honestly, I love it when you present stats on your video. 😊

  • KestrelDC
    KestrelDC Month ago

    I’m honestly amazed this is your first full odds shiny in SV. I’ve been just drowning in them without even looking for them. Is John draining your shiny luck or something? Because his shiny luck is insane!

  • Cozumii
    Cozumii Month ago +1

    AbsolBlogsPokemon’s FULL National Dex wondertrade challenge was streamed and he was helped by his viewers. You should try to do this with some of your viewers too :)

  • silversleeper
    silversleeper Month ago

    The fact you didn't get 20 froakies is the most shocking thing to me. I got five in a row just trading them back and forth before I got anything that wasn't froakie

  • Auron1Roxas2
    Auron1Roxas2 Month ago

    Nice to see you playing the better version of the two games.

  • ThatPr3ppydude
    ThatPr3ppydude Month ago +97

    I love how he caught a lechonk and turned that into a tinkaton

  • Raymie Miller
    Raymie Miller Month ago

    First time playing the game on launch day I found a shiny Tarountula as my first wild Pokemon I caught on Poco Path.

  • CottonCandiez
    CottonCandiez Month ago

    I also love dimension 20! I haven't watched the new season because it's not for me but I adored the Harry Potter riff and the one in space

  • Shiny Rayquaza
    Shiny Rayquaza Month ago

    it's always going to be impossible to complete 100% of the pokedex but at least you got quite far

  • Rachael David
    Rachael David Month ago

    I actually have gotten a Goldengo from a surprise trade. I was very surprised.

  • Tyrant Neptune
    Tyrant Neptune Month ago

    A timed version of this, or BINGO style, would work GREAT as a video for a John Michael cup video! Even just a compare who has more at the end would be good too!

  • Silver_the_duck
    Silver_the_duck Month ago +62

    i love how mikey can make up something ridiculous and still succeed

    • King ChunkymilkYT
      King ChunkymilkYT Month ago +1

      Correction it’s usually random like how many charmanders he got

    • Raptor
      Raptor Month ago


  • NightCorePony
    NightCorePony Month ago

    Anyone else missing the TEAM SKY videos, can't wait to see one for the Paldea region.

  • Thesupertoffeebros
    Thesupertoffeebros Month ago +1

    I'm glad to see you get a full odds shiny, since I also got one, a Venonat that I found after getting demolished by the Grass gym leader.

  • bukvynečko
    bukvynečko Month ago

    Mikey mentioning Dimension 20 just made me so hype for absolutely no reason

  • RosieTheRo
    RosieTheRo Month ago

    i used surprise trade to fill out my dex in violet as best i could. by the time i gave up and switched to link trade, i'd gotten every scarlet exclusive excpet for five: Koraidon, Armourouge, Slither Wing, Sandy Shocks, and, of all things, Stunky. Those first four made sense - the box legendary, an evolution that needed a version-exclusive item, and two of the rarer paradox forms, but Stunky?? that was unexpected lmao

  • DBMaster
    DBMaster Month ago

    Let's all thanks Peter Greffin for giving that legit shiny Haunter

  • Nora Shields
    Nora Shields Month ago +48

    The speech about shiny gods in the 50 days video really made me think “woah this really has Brennan lee mulligan vibes” and thought nothing more of it, now I know you’ve started watching dimension 20 made it make sense!! It’s so cool knowing two of my fav creators/shows somehow intersect!!

    • FiusionMaster
      FiusionMaster Month ago

      Agreed. It's realy fun to watch

    • Tbarrick
      Tbarrick Month ago

      Some of Michael's epic rants make me think of Dave Mathew (from the Paper Mario Boss Music argument incident)

    • Collin Blank
      Collin Blank Month ago

      @MandJTV Plays Yes he is. He changed the way I DM forever. Which campaign are you watching?

    • MandJTV Plays
      MandJTV Plays  Month ago +33

      Brennan Lee Mulligan is a genius and I aspire to have his skills

  • Vivian Jahncke
    Vivian Jahncke Month ago +1

    It could be cool to see Mikey play DND at some point

  • lethe.archive
    lethe.archive 7 days ago

    that hacked ditto is actually incredibly valuable for masuda. if it’s the one i think it is it’s 6iv and italian.

  • ajv09009
    ajv09009 Month ago

    That existential crisis section gave off prime BDG unraveled energy and I'm here for it. Great video

  • Turtleduck
    Turtleduck Month ago

    I like catching good Pokemon and surprise trading them away on the off chance that they go to someone who needs them for their dex, or just wants one. Fully embracing the "surprise" part of the trade. XD

  • Gamerdad 1990
    Gamerdad 1990 Month ago

    Love how mikey was first like: how many wonder trades would it take to complete the pokedex?, to: I am having an existential crisis.

  • EnZoForgets
    EnZoForgets Month ago +11

    Technically every non friend trade that gives you a good thing can be defined as a "surprise"
    So yes regardless

    • Scott Becker
      Scott Becker Month ago

      Yep. Took far too long to complete the entries for the other game. Took a lot of Eiscue to get the Scarlet exclusives.

  • King A
    King A Month ago

    I actually started a new save file on scarlet and was just training my pokemon and found a Shiny Oricorio Baile style and I almost had a meldown

  • a sol
    a sol Month ago

    I went up into 276 Pokémon in the dex with your method
    So useful, I hope people can find this so interesting to fill up the dex

  • The Masked Aristocrat

    When I was masuda methoding deerling (my friend asked me to out of the options I had) I decided to trade a full box of them. The only interesting thing to happen was when I traded a deerling for a deerling and found I had somehow traded for my own deerling as the ot was me. Freaked me out because I don't know the chances of it happening or if it had ever happened to me before. Also take a shot everytime you read deerling.

  • Jedi the Hedgehog
    Jedi the Hedgehog Month ago

    I managed to complete a third of the Dex at the start of the game via surprise trade alone when I was trying to get a Charmander

  • CosmiCam
    CosmiCam Month ago +1

    14:02 had me on the floor dying

  • Invegeroth
    Invegeroth Month ago +101

    The “if you think you do, you don’t” is hilarious

  • Joshua
    Joshua Month ago

    You should do the jmc with this idea and you and john get a certain amount of trades and the most trades win, no retrades on dupes and each evo stage is different points eg hoppip is 1 point but jumpluff is 3, lastly shinys worth 2x points.

  • 2nd Place
    2nd Place Month ago

    6:48 my first full odds shiny was shiny skiddo which I evolved into gogoat. This happened exactly a week ago.

  • Jessica Dymon
    Jessica Dymon 16 days ago

    i am surprise trading all of the non-shinies I'm getting through breeding trying to finally get my shiny mice and it is seriously helping my pokedex lol

  • Sandshew
    Sandshew Month ago

    I accidentally found a shiny Flaaffy, didn't realize until I was in battle wanting it for the dex. Thought it was a glitch until it evolved and bam pink Ampharos

  • JyonaSenpai
    JyonaSenpai Month ago

    I was thinking about this the other day. I might give it a go when Pokemon Home can connect to Scarlet/Violet in case I get something good

  • Cody Gurnick
    Cody Gurnick Month ago +43

    My first 2 shinies were Lechonk. My third was me breeding charmanders with the Masuda method and it was like the 6th charmander I hatched and haven't had one since.

    • A Burst Finish
      A Burst Finish Month ago +1

      my first 2 shinys in scarlet and violet were iron bundle and cetoddle, my third was a shiny slither wing that someone traded me and it seems to be legit (it doesn't have perfect ivs and it has a bad nature) and my fourth was a shiny frookie that I hatched

    • Parker
      Parker Month ago +2

      I got Rotom and then skorupi 30 minutes later then 6 months later alpha chatot, all in PLA

    • Twinkle the Fox
      Twinkle the Fox Month ago

      Unfortunately that was my 2nd shiny and my only new shiny. My other 3 are ones I already have

    • timotheninja
      timotheninja Month ago

      Congrats on the shinies!

  • Luke
    Luke Month ago

    Wow. My first full odds shiny was at the start of the game when I just started and it was a shiny tarountula.

  • Lintree
    Lintree Month ago

    My favourite wonder trade in scarlet was a Psysuck named "Blossom :]" I always love ones that are nicknamed

  • Binx Waxcap
    Binx Waxcap Month ago

    Also Game changer is amazing. This new season is so funny