Shinx (Sinnoh Pokédex. It is an Electric-Type, and is known as the Flash Pokémon.) is the 17th Pokémon in the
Shinx can have one of two Abilities: Rivalry, which increases its Attack and Special Attack Statistics by 25% if the opponent is of the same gender but a 25% decrease in Attack and Special Attack if the opponent is of the opposite gender; or Intimidate, which decreases the Attack of the opposing Pokémon by one stage when it enters battle. A third Ability is available to Shinx from the Dream World, the Guts Ability. This Ability increases its Attack by 50% when its afflicted with a Status Condition, and the effect of reduced attack as the result of a Burn won't be applied.
Shinx is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Shinx 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Shinx very closely resembles a cat. The front of its body has light blue fur, and the backside of its body has black fur. Shinx has golden eyes, and it has golden rings around its front legs. It also has gold stars in its ears. Shinx has a black tail, which extends out to a star on the end.
On a female Shinx, all four of its legas are blue and it has shorter mane, while the hind legs of the male are black, and it has longer mane.
Shinx appear at Routes 202, 203, and 204 in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. Shinx also appears at Fuego Ironworks in Diamond and Pearl, and at Valley Windworks in Platinum. Shinx will appear on many of the land-based routes of Kanto and Johto when Sinnoh Sound is playing on the Pokégear's Radio, and can also appear at the Safari Zone's Plains area after placing 10 Plains Objects.
Shinx can be found within White Forest in Pokémon White.
Shinx can be found within Amp Plains 4F-10F & I1F in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Shinx is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Light Summit 1F-8F.
Shinx appear within Vien Forest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Shinx appear on the Fourth Floor of the Wireless Tower in the Present, and in the Past Missions "Pidgeotto and the Switch Path" in the Forest Temple, and the Thunder Temple Missions "Pikachu Pursuit!" and "Panic at the Perplexing Temple". In each level, defeat it or an evolved form and obtain its Slate.
Shinx appear at Sunny Seashore Factory 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Shinx is owned by Ginchiyo in Pokémon Conquest, and can also appear at Violight.
Trading Card Game
Shinx is listed as a Diamond/Pearl Promo Card, and as a Common Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Mysterious Treasures, Legends Awakened, Supreme Victors, Arceus and Next Destinies (2) sets. A second Shinx Card is listed as a Rare Card in the Arceus set, this one is a Shiny Holographic Card.
Trading Card Game
Shinx is listed as a Common Card in the Mysterious Treasures, Platinum, Supreme Victors, Triumphant and Next Destinies sets.
Wild Shinx appear during the film The Rise of Darkrai, the only film that Shinx has appeared in as of writing.
Shinx's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Shinx is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
Via Level Up
Via Dream World
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
Via Move Tutor
Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
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