Can Shaymin Be Shiny in Pokemon GO?

Find out if the Generosity Pokemon can be found as a Shiny in Pokemon GO!

by Shaun Cichacki


As you continue on your journey to full up your Pokedex in Pokemon GO, you’ll soon be able to add another Legendary to your list. Shaymin is making their way into the game, and players couldn’t be more excited. You’ll have to take part in an exclusive research story to find and capture this Pokemon, so let’s get into the details about what you’ll need to do to get one, and see if Shaymin can be shiny.

How To Get Shaymin In Pokemon GO

If you’re looking to get your hands on a Shaymin in Pokemon GO, you will need to invest in a ticket for Pokemon GO Fest, which is available for $14.99If you’re an avid Pokemon GO Player, you may already be aware of all of the new and exciting features that will be happening during the GO Fest event. Still, if this is your first GO Fest, we’ve got all of the differences covered for you. You’ll be able to participate in many of the events, but if you are not a ticket holder, you will not get an encounter with Shaymin.

Can Shaymin Be Shiny In Pokemon GO?

Unfortunately, it looks as if Shaymin will not have a shiny form during Pokemon GO Fest. There is a chance that Shaymin will be made available in the future for all players, and they may debut with a shiny form at that time, but currently, there seem to be no plans for a Shiny Shaymin. Since their encounter is reliant upon a Special Research Encounter, the odds may not have been in your favor to get your hands on one.

How To Get Sky Form Shaymin In Pokemon GO

For fans of the elusive Sky Form Shaymin, you may need to plan a trip to get your hands on one of these Pokemon. So far, the only way to get your hands on a Sky Form Shaymin is by attending Pokemon GO Fest: Berlin and completing the exclusive Special Research Story that is only available in that region. If you’re looking to find this Pokemon, you may have to pony up some of your better monsters and hope that someone would be willing to trade one with you in the future, unless Niantic decides to offer this Pokemon outside of the event.

Can Sky Form Shaymin Be Shiny

Much like their Land FormSky Form Shaymin cannot be caught as a shiny at this time. Since they are exclusive to one specific region at this time, we can only hope that they bring this Pokemon back at a later date with more opportunities to get one for your Pokedex, with the chance to find a shiny.

If you need to get yourself ready for GO Fest, make sure that you’ve not only prepared in the game but in real life as well. As we say Alola to Alola in the final days of the current season, make sure you check out what to expect for the upcoming Season Of GO, as well as some of the upcoming Battle Day events and raids.

Pokemon GO is available now on mobile devices.

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