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Shiny Pokémon

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Unobtainable Shiny Pokémon
The above three Shiny-increasing methods have no effect on [[in-game trade]]s or [[Gift Pokémon]].<ref></ref>
===Generation VIII===
In {{g|Sword and Shield}}, there are two different distinct sets of Shiny sparkles: one with stars, and one with diamonds. The version with diamonds is believed to be rarer.
The initial selection of the [[Starter Pokémon]]—{{p|Grookey}}, {{p|Scorbunny}}, or {{p|Sobble}}—is unable to appear as Shiny. However, all three can be [[Pokémon breeding|bred]], and their offspring can be Shiny.
Any encounter with an overworld Pokémon that is described as "very strong-looking"—in essence, is above the level limit above which a trainer cannot catch a Pokémon—cannot appear as Shiny. Once it is below that limit, it can appear as Shiny once encountered. No Pokémon in {{g|Sword and Shield}} will appear Shiny in the overworld; they must be encountered before they can appear Shiny.
Any Pokémon that can be caught in a [[Max Raid Battle]], including [[Gigantamax]] Pokémon, can appear as Shiny.
* {{p|Marshadow}}
* {{p|Zeraora}}
;Generation VIII
* [[Partner Pokémon (game)|Partner]] {{p|Grookey}}, {{p|Scorbunny}}, and {{p|Sobble}} (but not ones that are subsequently bred)
* Gift [[Gigantamax]] {{p|Pikachu}}, {{p|Eevee}}, or {{p|Meowth}}
* Gift {{p|Mew}}
* {{p|Zacian}}
* {{p|Zamazenta}}
* {{p|Eternatus}}
==In the side series games==