How can you tell if a Pokemon is shiny?
Do Shiny Pokémon show up in the Pokédex?
- Tap the Menu button (looks like a Poké Ball), button right.
- Tap Pokédex, top middle.
- Tap on the Pokémon you want to check. (Only Magikarp and Gyarados for now.)
- Look for the Shiny badge.
How do you get a shiny Pokemon?
How to find Shiny Pokémon such as Shiny Magikarp and Red Gyarados Pokémon Go. Shinies are found by simply trying to catch Pokémon and seeing if they display as an alternate colour in the battle and post-battle screens. They won’t appear as a different colour in the field, so you have to attempt to catch them first.
How do you increase your chances of getting a shiny Pokemon?
The best way to increase your chances is simply encountering or ‘shiny checking’ lots of possible Shiny Pokémon. You don’t even have to catch them if you’re low on Poké Balls or Berries. People can sometimes have seen 1000 Pokémon for one particular Shiny species with no Shiny to show for it.
What is the rarest shiny in Pokemon go?
Pikachu wearing hats has been a theme throughout the entire release of Pokémon GO, but Detective Pikachu is the rarest of them all.