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Every Shiny Locked Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, Teal Mask, and Indigo Disk

Starting in Pokemon Black & White, Game Freak began prohibiting some Pokemon from being Shiny hunted. These Pokemon are referred to as Shiny Locked, which means no matter how many times you encounter them or reset your game, they can never be shiny. And, of course, this tradition carried over into Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

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Here are all of the Shiny Locked Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet:

All Shiny Locked Pokemon in Scarlet & Violet

This list will encompass the base game as well as the Teal Mask and Indigo Disk expansions. Note: some Pokemon can be shiny hunted, but specific instances of this Pokemon cannot, and we will try our best to define the exact instances that are Shiny Locked.

PokemonLocation
Sprigatito
Sprigatito
Received from Clavell
Fuecoco
Fuecoco
Received from Clavell
Quaxly
Quaxly
Received from Clavell
squawkabilly-green
Squawkabilly
Static encounter on roof of player’s house
Wingull
Wingull
Sitting on fence outside player’s house
fletchling
Fletchling
Static encounter in South Province (Area One)
Tarountula
Tarountula
Static encounter in South Province (Area One)
Wattrel
Wattrel
Static encounter in West Province (Area Two)
sunflora
Sunflora
Gym Challenge in Artazon
Gimmighoul
Gimmighoul (Chest)
Scattered across Paldea
klawf
Klawf (Titan)
South Province (Area Three)
bombirdier
Bombirdier (Titan)
West Province (Area One)
Orthworm
Orthworm (Titan)
East Province (Area Three)
great-tusk
Great Tusk (Titan)
Asado Desert (Scarlet)
iron-treads
Iron Treads (Titan)
Asado Desert (Violet)
tatsugiri-curly
Tatsugiri (Titan)
Casseroya Lake
dondozo
Dondozo (Titan)
Casseroya Lake
ting-lu
Ting-Lu
Socarrat Trail
chien-pao
Chien-Pao
South Province (Area One)
wo-chien
Wo-Chien
West Province (Area One)
chi-yu
Chi-Yu
North Province (Area Two)
Koraidon
Koraidon
Story Encounter & Area Zero Encounter (Scarlet)
Miraidon
Miraidon
Story Encounter & Area Zero Encounter (Violet)
turtwig
Turtwig
Gift
chimchar
Chimchar
Gift
piplup
Piplup
Gift
growlithe-hisuian
Hisuain Growlithe
Perrin Gift
ursaluna-bloodmoon
Ursaluna (Blood Moon)
Timeless Forest – Perrin Quest
okidogi
Okidogi
Paradise Barrens – Post Teal Mask Story
munkidori
Munkidori
Wistful Fields – Post Teal Mask Story
fezandipiti
Fezandipiti
Oni Mountain – Post Teal Mask Story
ogerpon-teal
Ogerpon
Dreaded Den – Teal Mask Story
gouging-fire
Gouging Fire
Area Zero – Perrin Quest (Scarlet)
raging-bolt
Raging Bolt
Area Zero – Perrin Quest (Scarlet)
iron-boulder
Iron Boulder
Area Zero – Perrin Quest (Violet)
iron-crown
Iron Crown
Area Zero – Perrin Quest (violet)
terapagos-normal
Terapagos
Area Zero – Indigo Disk Story Encounter
pecharunt
Pecharunt
Loyalty Plaza – DLC Epilogue Encounter
meloetta-aria
Meloetta
Coastal Biome – Indigo Disk
articuno
Articuno
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
zapdos
Zapdos
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
moltres
Moltres
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
raikou
Raikou
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
entei
Entei
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
shiny suicune
Suicune
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
lugia
Lugia
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
ho-oh
Ho-oh
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
latias
Latias
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
latios
Latios
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
kyogre
Kyogre
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
groudon
Groudon
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
rayquaza
Rayquaza
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
cobalion
Cobalion
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
terrakion
Terrakion
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
virizion
Virizion
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
reshiram
Reshiram
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
zekrom
Zekrom
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
kyurem
Kyurem
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
solgaleo
Solgaleo
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
lunala
Lunala
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
necrozma
Necrozma
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC
kubfu
Kubfu
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC

Glastrier
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC

Spectrier
Paldea – Post Indigo Disk DLC

These are all of the Shiny Locked Pokemon in Generation 9 as of Pokemon Scarlet & Violet 3.0.1. If any of these changes, we will make sure to update the list.


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