It finally happened! The thing I always wanted! After over a YEAR of searching, of capturing nearly every single little fire doggo I’ve seen, of tapping on and inspecting every single one, it HAPPENED. I should be writing about some other crap right now but none of that matters any more because it finally happened! In fact, it happened at 11:07 in the morning on the 20th of November 2019, just before I stopped off at a bakery to get some breakfast.
You see, I was in a bad mood. I’d wasted 15 great throws and 15 golden razzberries on a Darkrai that had fled on me, and to piss on my chips further, I’d gone through two squads of Pokemon and only received 18 Hyper Potions from an all-round shitty raid. We did catch a Tepig down the road and a Litwick on the corner, but 15 golden razzberries, especially when I’m low on them from the Spooky Message research, was a huge kick in the balls.
We were going to do more Pokemon Go-ing, but I was tired. I’d literally woken up and been dragged out to do that Darkrai raid and I was the only person to not catch it, despite me and brother doing the most damage. Six people is enough for a Darkrai, but it cuts it close if only two of you have full squads of Machamps and Darkrai has Shadow Ball.
But I’m getting off topic here. We went to the bakery, and on the way there, me and brother were discussing how many shinies he’d gotten lately (a fuck ton), that I’d been a bit lacking when it came to shinies and that I still didn’t have my favourite, when a Houndour spawned on the corner next to the bakery.
That Houndour turned out to be a shiny Houndour.
I finally caught a shiny Houndour.
Weirdly, the first thing I screamed was “IT HAPPENED!” because I was beginning to believe it would never happen, that I’d have to trade one off my brother, who has caught two shiny Houndours in his slightly-shorter-than-mine time in Pokemon Go. In fact, I had been planning to trade one with my brother when we next got a Lucky Trade (since we’re best friends in Pokemon Go) and I’d been raking my brain trying to find something worth giving to him. Well now I don’t have to trade away any of my sparse and nice things because I GOT MY OWN SHINY HOUNDOUR.
Honestly, I think I may have had a brief heart attack. I basically stumbled into that bakery, unable to concentrate on food. I still bought food because I’m a greedyguts, but that was insignificant because I got my shiny Houndour. And of course brother had a good old laugh too.
The question is, do I evolve my shiny Houndour, who is currently called Flafflebutt! with an exclamation mark. The Houndour was briefly called “IT HAPPENED!” but that was a silly name. Amazingly, this Houndour has pretty good stats for a wild Pokemon, but Houndour is cute as fuck. Maybe I’ll just wait another year until I get a second one and evolve that one.
So uh, yeah, I’m gonna shut up. I got the shiny I always wanted, aside from catching my own shiny Groudon and getting a Shadow Ball Mewtwo, not much else matters now.