Shiny Pokémon, an extremely rare sight in the games...however Ash & Co. have met a fair few and in this section, you will find a list of all the Shiny Pokémon that have appeared in the Animé, what they do and what episode they appeared in. While during their travels, Ash & Co. encountered many Pokémon of colours that deviate from the norm, this section only covers the Pokémon that match the colour of the Pokémon's alternate colour equivilant within the games. As such, Pokémon such as the Pink Butterfree are not listed

#082 Magneton
Magneton's shiny form appeared in the Johto League, Jackson from New Bark Town had one and used it in his battle against Ash. It was a formiddable foe for Ash as it took down Ash's Pikachu & Cyndaquil without even sweating. However Ash's Bulbasaur managed to take it out. The Magneton hasnt been seen from again

First Seen: Episode 270: Tie One On

#095 Onix
Onix's shiny form appeared when Ash & co. went to an island in East Unova. This island is filled with the legends of a rare Onix and was encountered when Ash requested Meloetta sing a song to try to subdue a swarm of rampaging Onix. The song woke up the shiny Onix who managed to call off the other Onix

First Seen: Episode 748: Survival on the Island of Onix!

#129 Magikarp
Magikarp's shiny form appeared in Mid-Late Hoenn with a Cameo role. In it, a trainer called Jimmy accidentally caught one while fishing. However as soon as he did that, a trainer came along and offered to trade it for his Charmeleon. Jimmy accepted and Magikarp was given to the random trainer

First Seen: Episode 368: The Three Animal Appearence! The Referee School Island!!

#130 Gyarados
Gyarados's shiny form appeared in late Johto, however it wasn't officially a Shiny form. In it, Team Rocket were forcing evolutions of Magikarp into Gyarados but the Gyarados failed to change Colour during evolution. It got very angry and started a Rampage in the Lake of Rage and Mahogany time. Luckily Lance Captured it and stopped it. He later on used it in Hoenn to help stop Kyogre & Groudon's battle

First Seen: Episode 237: Talkin Bout An Evolution

#132 Ditto
Ditto's shiny form appeared in Sinnoh. When the group were on the way to the Grand Festival, they soon discovered that something was impersonating their Pokémon. They quickly discovered that it was two Ditto, one of them shiny, under the control of Makina, a girl whom is dressing up as the Elite Four Member Flint. She owns both of the Ditto but fails to utilise strategy properly with them. The Shiny Ditto, nicknamed Number 2 was used in a battle against Ash's Infernape as well as Team Rocket. It has been known to transform into Piplup, Zapdos, Staraptor, Happiny, Sudowoodo, Meowth, Wobbuffet and Croagunk.

First Seen: Episode 641: Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama!

#164 Noctowl
This Pokémon was seen in early Johto. It was being researched by a Pokémon Researcher. he tried to catch it but failed. Ash however managed to successfully battle it with Pikachu and caught it. It became a very important member of Ash's team and helped him win many Gym Battles & League Matches in the Johto League. It currently spends it's time at Oak's Lab in Pallet Town

First Seen: Episode 156: Fowl Play

#168 Ariados
The alternate coloured Ariados appeared in Route 201 near Sandgem Town. When Dawn visited Professor Rowan, his Piplup and Chimchar had escaped. While looking for them, Dawn encountered a swarm of Ariados. Managing to hold them back, she was soon rendered helpless against the alternate coloured Ariados hiding in the trees. Using Psychic, String Shot and Poison Sting, it managed to restrain Dawn and her Pokémon, but eventually fell to Dawn's newly evolved Quilava which managed to take out the entire swarm.

First Seen: Dawn's New Journey
#172 Pichu
Pichu's shiny form has technically yet to appear in the animé. It features in the recent ending based upon the Notched Ear Pichu. In this ending, it is shown to be the rival of the Notched-Ear Pichu. No further appearances have been slated

First Seen: Get Fired Up - Notched-Ear Pichu

#213 Shuckle
Shuckle's shiny form appeared in Early-Mid Johto. In it, Old Man Shuckle was looking for it to get the best Berry Juice's possible, a Love Potion, aswell as the batch from the rest of his Shuckles. However Team Rocket tried stealing it and use it for their own uses...but rest assured it got returned to Old Man Shuckle in time

First Seen: Episode 172: A Better Pill To Swallow

#232 Donphan
Donphan's shiny form appeared in Mid-Late Hoenn. In it, it seemed that many of the Standard Donphan were falling in love with it and were trying to impress it with displaying their Rollout Attacks

First Seen: Episode 391: Date Expectations

#243 Raikou
The alternate coloured Raikou is one of the protectors of Crown City along with Entei & Suicune. In its appearance, it appeared to try and protect Crown City from Kodai and to attack Zoroark who was forced into doing destruction within the city by Kodai. Though it, along with Entei & Suicune, was made with Zoroark, it soon understood precisely what happened and helped prevent Kodai escaping through time.

First Seen: Zoroark: Master of Illusions
#244 Entei
The alternate coloured Entei is one of the protectors of Crown City along with Raikou & Suicune. In its appearance, it appeared to try and protect Crown City from Kodai and to attack Zoroark who was forced into doing destruction within the city by Kodai. Though it, along with Raikou & Suicune, was made with Zoroark, it soon understood precisely what happened and helped prevent Kodai escaping through time.

First Seen: Zoroark: Master of Illusions
#245 Suicune
The alternate coloured Suicune is one of the protectors of Crown City along with Raikou & Entei. In its appearance, it appeared to try and protect Crown City from Kodai and to attack Zoroark who was forced into doing destruction within the city by Kodai. Though it, along with Raikou & Entei, was made with Zoroark, it soon understood precisely what happened and helped prevent Kodai escaping through time.

First Seen: Zoroark: Master of Illusions
#269 Dustox
Dustox's shiny form appeared in Sinnoh. When the gang reach Lake Valor, they find it is time for the Dustox Crossing. Within the Dustox is a special Dustox owned by a trainer called Austin. This Dustox captures the eye of Jessie's Dustox and eventually leaves its trainer to mate with Jessie's Dustox.

First Seen: Episode 541: Crossing Paths

#277 Swellow
Swellow's shiny form appeared in the Fortree Gym in Hoenn. Winona, the Gym Leader, had one and used it in a battle against Ash. It knew Aerial Ace and was hard to stop. It managed to take out Ash's Grovyle, however Ash's own Swellow managed to stop it in it's tracks after a hard long battle

First Seen: Episode 361: Sky High Gym Battle

#376 Metagross
Metagross's shiny form appeared in Sinnoh. After going their seperate ways following another failed attempt to capture Pikachu, Jessie & James encounter the shiny Metagross within a cave. The Metagross quickly attacked them until they managed to make it go into a canyon.

First Seen: Episode 585: Noodles: Roamin' Off

Another Metagross shiny form appeared in Hoenn. This Metagross was used by Steven Stone in his battle against Alain. It has the capability of Mega Evolving into Mega Metagross

First Seen: Mega Evolution II

#621 Druddigon
Druddigon's shiny appearance appeared within the Decolore Islands. During their travels, Ash & Co. met up with Clair who had come to the island to look for it. However, Team Rocket started causing issues for wild Pokémon in order to lure it out, causing the Druddigon to go on a rampage. Clair eventually caught it.

First Seen: Episode 797: Clair & Iris! The Shiny Druddigon!!

#623 Golurk
Golurk's shiny appearance appeared solely in the Black version of the Victini movie. This Golurk, owned by Juanita, was used to aid Ash & Co. against Damon as he tried to control Victini and the city of Eindoak with the Legendary Dragon.

First Seen: Pokémon Black: Victini & Reshiram

#635 Hydreigon
Hydreigon's shiny appearance appeared solely in the White version of the Victini movie. This Hydreigon, owned by Carlita, was used to aid Ash & Co. against Damon as he tried to control Victini and the city of Eindoak with the Legendary Dragon.

First Seen: Pokémon White: Victini & Zekrom

#649 Genesect
Genesect's shiny appearance came within its titular movie. In the movie, it was the leader of a group of five Genesect, revived and modified by Team Plasma, who returned to the Pokémon Hills in search of their home, but found things had changed, and started attacking.

First Seen: Episode 780: Meowth, Colress and Team Rivalry!
Main Appearance: Pokémon Best Wishes: Extremespeed Genesect - Mewtwo Awakens

 
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