How Can You Tell if a Pokemon Card Is Shiny?

avatarNickelingAlan3 months ago
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avatarSinkingDuel3 months ago

Shiny Pokemon cards have a distinct glitter or holographic shine to them, unlike regular cards. You'll notice the artwork has a shimmering effect, especially when you tilt the card back and forth under a light source. Also, shiny Pokemon usually have a different color scheme compared to their regular counterparts, making them stand out even more.

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avatarWipingBride3 months ago

Real talk? Just look for that sparkle, dude. If it looks like it might blind you in direct sunlight, congrats, you've got yourself a shiny!


avatarAssemblingDelta3 months ago

The best way to identify a shiny Pokemon card is by the holographic effect, but also check for a symbol or text indicating its rarity, as shinies are often rare or ultra-rare. Don't get fooled by regular holographic cards; remember, shinies have unique color variations!

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avatarDiego3 hours ago
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