How To Find Shiny Pokemon Go?

Is there a trick to getting shiny Pokemon?

The Pokemon Go October Field Research update gives you an opportunity to encounter a brand new shiny Gen 1 Krabby and its evolution Kingler.

The easiest way to catch a shiny is to follow Pokemon Go’s Field Research tasks – some of the tasks offer up the opportunity for a shiny to appear before you.

How do I find shiny Pokemon in Pokemon go?


Can you tell if a Pokemon is shiny before you catch it?

A few things you need to know about shiny hunting

Unlike Let’s Go, Pikachu!, and Let’s Go, Eevee!, you can’t tell if a Pokémon is shiny when you’re walking around. You must engage it in a battle to tell if it’s shiny. Unlike previous games, you cannot get a shiny starter.

How can you tell if Pokemon is shiny?

When the pokemon enters battle, a little sparkling animation will occur, along with a unique sound. Blue stars will come out of the pokemon. In the pokemon interface, there will be a red star near the markings to indicate that the pokemon is shiny.