Shiny Pokémon are uncommon variants with totally different shade palettes in Pokémon Go. For instance, Mewtwo, who is often numerous shades of purple, is inexperienced when he’s Shiny. Lugia, as a substitute of being hues of blue, adjustments to totally different tones of pink.
Not all Shiny types are really easy to distinguish. For instance, Elekid’s Shiny kind is only a darker yellow. You can inform a Pokémon is Shiny by somewhat sparkle emblem showing above the ‘mon when you’re going to catch them. It’s additionally seen as an icon in your listing of Pokémon.
Shiny Pokémon are extraordinarily uncommon and onerous to search out, however there are methods to maximise your odds.
How do I catch a Shiny?
Shiny Pokémon may be encountered within the wild randomly. You can even get Shiny Pokémon from raids and as Field Research Task rewards.
Note that advanced types of Pokémon can’t be caught within the wild Shiny. This means you’ll by no means see a Shiny Blastoise within the wild, although you’ll find Shiny Squirtles. Pikachu, Nidorina, and Nidoqueen are the exceptions to this rule.
What’s the possibility of getting a Shiny?
The Shiny fee from Legendary raids is 1/19if that Pokémon has a launched Shiny kind.
Community Days have an elevated Shiny fee for the featured Pokémon, sitting at roughly 1/24.
Are there any advantages to having a Shiny Pokémon?
Not significantly! Shiny Pokémon don’t have higher stats or particularly good IVs. Battle-wise, they’re pretty much as good as every other Pokémon you’d catch. Shinies are only for assortment and clout amongst different trainers. For instance, in case you see your good friend paired with a Shiny Swablu, you’ll be able to respect them barely extra.
What Pokémon have out there Shiny types in Pokémon Go?
Shiny Pokémon usually get added to the sport by occasions. After the occasion ends, the Shiny Pokémon will get completely added to the sport’s pool. Below is an up to date listing of Shiny Pokémon within the sport, as of April 24.
|A – D||D – M||M – S||S – Z|
|A – D||D – M||M – S||S – Z|
|Absol||Duskull, Dusclops, Dusknoir||Magikarp, Gyarados||Sandshrew, Sandslash|
|Aerodactyl||Eevee, Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, Umbreon||Magnemite, Magneton||Scyther, Scizor|
|Aggron||Elekid, Electabuzz, Electivire||Makuhita, Hariyama||Shellder, Cloyster|
|Alolan Marowak||Feebas, Milotic||Mankey, Primape||Shinx, Luxio, Luxray|
|Alolan Raichu||Gastle, Haunter, Gengar||Mareep, Flaaffy, Ampahros||Shuckle|
|Aron, Lairon, Aggron||Geodude, Graveler, Golem||Mawile||Shuppet, Banette|
|Articuno||Grimer, Muk||Meditite, Medicham||Smoochum, Jynx|
|Azurill, Marill, Azumarill||Groudon||Meltan, Melmetal||Snorunt, Froslass, Glalie|
|Bagon, Shelgon, Salamence||Growlithe, Arcanine||Minun||Snubull, Granbull|
|Beldum, Metang, Metagross||Ho-Oh||Misdreavus, Mismagius||Solrock|
|Budew, Roselia, Roserade||Houndour, Houndoom||Moltres||Spoink, Grumpig|
|Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur||Igglybuff, Jigglypuff, Wigglytuff||Murkrow, Honchkrow||Squirtle, Wartortle, Blastoise|
|Buneary, Lopunny||Kabuto, Kabutops||Natu, Xatu||Sunkern, Sunflora|
|Castform||Krabby, Kingler||Nidoran, Nidorina, Nidoqueen||Swablu, Altaria|
|Caterpie, Metapod, Butterfree||Kyogre||Omanyte, Omastar||Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine|
|Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard||Lapras||Pichu, Pikachu, Raichu||Taillow, Swellow|
|Chikorita, Bayleef, Maganium||Larvitar, Pupitar, Tyranitar||Pidgey, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot||Togepi, Togetic, Togekiss|
|Clamperl, Huntail, Gorebyss||Latias||Pineco, Forretress||Totodile, Croconaw, Feraligatr|
|Cleffa, Clefairy, Clefable||Latios||Pinsir||Treecko, Grovyle, Sceptile|
|Cubone, Marowak||Lotad, Lombre, Ludicolo||Plusle||Wailmer, Wailord|
|Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion||Lugia||Ponyta, Rapidash||Wingull, Pelipper|
|Delibird||Lunatone||Poochyena, Mightyena||Wynaut, Wobbuffet|
|Dratini, Dragonair, Dragonite||Luvdisc||Psyduck, Golduck||Zapdos|
|Drifloon, Drifblim||Machop, Machoke, Machamp||Rattata, Raticate||Zigzagoon, Linoone|
|Drowzee, Hypno||Magby, Magmar, Magmortar||Sableye|