Pokemon Go‘s Meltan occasion has returned for a restricted time, providing you with one other likelihood to catch a uncommon Shiny Meltan in case you missed it the primary time round. Not solely will the particular Pokemon seem from now till May 5, Niantic has additionally made it simpler to search out extra Meltan than standard, permitting you to refill on the Candy it’s essential to evolve it.
Unlike different Mythical Pokemon, which may usually be discovered by means of both EX Raids or Special Research questlines, Meltan will solely seem in Pokemon Go in case you’ve used an merchandise known as the Mystery Box, which may be obtained completely by linking the sport with both Let’s Go Pikachu or Eevee on Nintendo Switch. If you are uncertain of easy methods to get your arms on one, this is easy methods to catch and evolve the Hex Nut Pokemon.
How To Catch Meltan
As talked about above, the important thing to discovering Meltan is acquiring the Mystery Box, which you will mechanically obtain after you’ve got transferred a Gen 1 Pokemon to both of the Let’s Go titles. You can learn extra details about how Pokemon Go transfers work right here.
After you’ve got acquired a Mystery Box, open it and Meltan will start to spawn within the wild for the following 30 minutes. Once you see one, you possibly can catch it simply as you’d every other wild Pokemon in Go. During this occasion, you will even have an opportunity of encountering a Shiny Meltan while you open the Mystery Box; nevertheless, whether or not one seems will likely be down fully to luck, so you will must be persistent in case you’re hoping to catch one.
After the 30 minutes have elapsed, the Mystery Box will shut, and you may usually want to attend seven days earlier than you possibly can open it once more and seize extra Meltan. However, from now till May 5, Niantic has enormously lowered this cooldown timer to 3 days, so you possibly can re-open the Mystery Box and catch Meltan once more way more shortly than earlier than.
How To Evolve Meltan
Even in case you’ve already caught the Hex Nut Pokemon, the Meltan occasion is an efficient alternative to refill on extra, as you possibly can switch any extra ones to Professor Willow in alternate for Meltan Candy. You’ll want a whopping 400 of these Candies to evolve Meltan into Melmetal, however you possibly can expedite the method in a couple of methods. Rare Candies will work towards powering up any Pokemon, even Meltan, and feeding Pinap Berries to at least one through the seize part will enhance the quantity of Candy you obtain in case you efficiently catch it.
If you evolve a Shiny Meltan, it’s going to retain its Shiny coloration as Melmetal. This model of the Pokemon sports activities a barely darker head and a blue tail fairly than a crimson one. You’ll additionally be capable to switch any Meltan or Melmetal you’ve got obtained in Pokemon Go over to Let’s Go, the place you possibly can add them to your get together or present them off in on-line battles. You can learn extra about easy methods to get Meltan and Melmetal right here.
The Meltan occasion is scheduled to run till 1 PM PT / four PM ET on Sunday, May 5. More particulars concerning the occasion may be discovered on the Pokemon Go web site.