As of today and after several updates, Pokmon Go is in its fourth generation, and it is expected that this 2020 update soon to the fifth, including up 40 new characters. The fifth generation encompasses the titles Black, White, Black 2 and White 2, which bring completely original creatures, without new developments or new cras of previous generations.
The shiny pokmon they first came to the Niantic game in 2017, and they did it without warning, but since then one of the main objectives and biggest game trophies is to get a catch of this kind.
What is a shiny pokmon?
A shiny pokmon (in Japanese bright Pokémon), also called various color, is a type of character in the game that presents a coloration alternative, different and weird, unusual within the species of each creature. The term shiny was created by fans of the game to refer to the characteristic sound that these present when appearing, similar to a flash, which symbolizes the exclusiveness of the find before us. This type of specimens has become a phenomenon in the Pokémon world because of its rarity and mysticism. A coach who has a certain pokmon already interesting, such as a Charizard or a Gyarados at the highest level, and also has the shiny mutation, is considered by others as someone strong, experienced, and has to be respected.
Are there the legendary shiny?
Of course, but this guy They are the most exclusive and difficult to obtain, since in themselves they are rare and exclusive, to which we must add the low percentage of possibilities We have it to be shiny. However, it is not impossible, and there are coaches who have such exclusive pokmon, such as a Groudon or a shiny Kyogre.
What are the chances of capturing one?
This type of mutation is very unusual and has a probability of occurrence very very low. There is no preset ratio to determine the percentage of chances that a shiny appears before us. In fact, it is something totally random, and depends on the luck that we have. Even so, it has been assessed that this ratio, averaging among players, may be hovering around about 1/450, both in wild appearance and in hatching. It is a low probability, but not impossible. We will only need time and effort, and of course, luck.
However, you can to take advantage of a series of advantages to try to reduce these possibilities as much as possible.
How can I get a shiny pokmon?
Currently, there are six different ways to get one of these exclusive characters:
- For eclosin: Although it is completely random, there is the possibility of getting a shiny through the eggs.
- By evolution: If we already have a shiny pokmon and we make it evolve, its evolution will also be of this type.
- Wild Pokémon: These types of creatures are naturally found as wild with a bit of luck.
- Raids: As with the legendary, raids are a good way to catch a character of this type, and in fact, it is the best method to capture a legendary shiny Pokémon.
- Completing research tasks: Sometimes, we can receive as a reward for completing one of these missions a shiny pokmon.
- Temporary: On certain special dates, Niantic announces events where the possibility of obtaining one of these awards increases considerably.
To get a shiny pokmon, it is very important that you focus on this type of vas that you facilitate the complicated and random task of to get one, already there are no tricks no hacks allowed to get them, so the only way to get one is to focus on reduce the possibilities to the maximum taking advantage of special events of Niantic on certain dates, going to all raids you can (in which you can get more easily legendary) and completing research tasksn to get one as a reward.
As you can see, shiny pokmon are specimens that not everyone can boast of having, and that are very difficult to obtain, although following these tips you will get to have one or even several of them in a short time. The key is to cut distances taking advantage of events, and of course, luck.