Pokémon GO is the popular augmented reality game from Niantic that has taken the world by storm since its release in 2016. The game has gained immense popularity due to its combination of real-world locations and catching, trading, and battling Pokémon. Players are always looking for ways to add rare Pokémon to their collection, from regional exclusives to shiny and mythical variants.
Wild Shiny Pokémon
One of the most sought-after types of Pokémon in Pokémon GO is the wild shiny variant. Shiny Pokemon have slightly different colourations than their normal counterparts and are incredibly rare, estimated to appear less often than a 1 in 450 encounter rate. However, shiny appearances are more common during events or Community Days when a particular Pokemon is featured.
The optional Field Research tasks offer an increased chance at finding shiny Pokemon during special research tasks that feature them as task or reward rewards. Additionally, players can also use the Lure Modules to attract wild shinies when one is present at a PokéStop or Gym.
Mythical Pokémon are some of the rarest and most powerful creatures in all of the Pokédex and several can be obtained through various methods within Pokémon GO. The most coveted Mythicals such as Mewtwo or Mew are only attainable during special raids that occur at certain times throughout the year. Other Mythicals like Celebi can be earned by completing Special Research tasks that require players to complete several stages.
Since they are so powerful, many trainers save up special items such as Rare Candies or Golden Razz Berries to make sure they have enough strength for their team when faced with these Legendary raid bosses. As these creatures cannot be found in the wild, it’s important for trainers to