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Pokemon: Every Shiny Locked Pokemon In Sword & Shield

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Shiny Pokemon hunting is just as popular as ever, perhaps even more so with Pokemon Sword & Shield having the most successful launch of any Pokemon game ever.

Players have dedicated hours towards soft-resetting, chain fishing, and Masuda egg breeding for the exact shiny Pokemon they've dreamed of.

RELATED: Pokémon: The Best Shiny Hunting Methods, Ranked Unfortunately, not every Pokemon out there is capable of being shiny, especially in Pokemon Sword & Shield.

Some specific Pokemon, such as box legendaries and event Pokemon, are coded never to appear as shiny, giving them the dreaded term of being "Shiny Locked." How can you know which Pokemon to avoid spending hours soft-resetting on?

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