im starting to think masuda method is full of lies. i've been breeding for a shiny charmander with no success, using a 6IV charmander hatched by me with a french female with 5IV. i dont know the exact number, but i think im around 800+ eggs. it wasn't all a waste, i got at least like 8 charmanders with 6IV (even a female with HA), before i stopped checking the IVs (i only check the females that have stats like 12/5/6/6/6/6 as in max for a lv 1 timid charmander), but it's really getting annoying.
Copying this from Contrary's and Skuntank's blogs
You are going to design a gym, choose your specialty. (ex. dragon type), choose three teams to battle trainers of different skill level.
A team for a beginner trainer with no badges, choose two pokemon level 9-14.
A team for a decent trainer with three badges, choose three to four pokemon level 21-30.
Lastly, a team for a trainer challenging you for their eighth and final badge. Choose four