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Posted by Pinsir_sama (Member # 2699) on 04-24-2002, 06:50 PM:
i forgot, is it catch the poke, encounter the poke, or faint the poke?
that you encounter.... just wondering. and does anyone know the exact percentage? "less than getting a shiny" doesnt help, since ive already gotten three under 100 hours. thanks [Smile]
Posted by King Flarewolf (Member # 2696) on 05-02-2002, 11:52 AM:
The odds are 1 in 21,845. I think you have to catch it, but I dunno. In any case, only 3 DV combos out of 65,535 get one, compared to 8 for shiny, and as far as I know, there's nothing to indicate if it has Pokerus or not, unlike shiny, which is obvious. I dunno. If you had a gameshark, you could get it like that but I forgot the code.
Posted by jshadias (Member # 2710) on 05-05-2002, 03:46 PM:
Definitely not catch the poke. I was out leveling my Scizor one time and Scizor caught it. Also, is it true that the even after the Pokemon is rid of PokeRus it still gets the stat exp bonus?

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