Pokemon Go Rarest Shiny Pokemon May 2022

The Shiny version of a Pokemon is very hard to find, and that makes the Shiny Pokemon even more special. There are a lot of Shiny Pokemon currently released in the game, but some of them are very rare or almost impossible to find. Many players want to know what is the rarest Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Go, so we decided to dig deeper to find the correct info.

You may be asking yourself, how will I know which Pokemon is a Shiny one? Well, we got you covered. When you encounter a Shiny Pokemon you will see stars appearing on the catch screen in a swirl-type of motion. The second difference between a Shiny and a Regular form is their color palette. A Shiny form has a slightly (or even fully) different color palette than its regular form, making it even more interesting to have it in your Pokedex collection.

In Pokemon Go, Shiny Pokemon can be encountered in the wild, when hatching Eggs, from Raids, Special Research Breakthroughs, via Field Research, or during in-game events.

It all comes down to random luck because the Shiny Pokemon are very rare and there is no way that one can boost the chance of finding a shiny Pokemon. That being said, it’s all about RNG and probability.

Rarest Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Go May 2022

  • Shiny Detective Pikachu
  • Shiny Flower Crown Happiny
  • Shiny Flower Crown Chansey
  • Shiny Meloetta Hat Galarian Ponyta
  • Shiny Meloetta Hat Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Shiny Old Balloon Pikachu
  • Shiny Pikachu Libre
  • Shiny Unown
  • Every Pikachu/Pichu with a hat
  • Shiny Costume Gengar
  • Shiny Galarian Weezing
  • Shiny Party Hat Raticate
  • Shiny Party Hat Wurmple
  • Shiny Party Hat Wobbuffet
  • Shiny Sunglasses Squirtle
  • Shiny Shadow Skorupi
  • Shiny Shadow Snubbull
  • Shiny Shadow Swinub
  • Shiny Shadow Poochyena

Now, we come to two questions that every Pokemon Go player wants to know the answer to. Is there a trick to getting Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Go, and what’s the easiest way to get a Shiny Pokemon? Unfortunately, there is no trick on how to get a Shiny Pokemon, and there is not an easy way to get one.

How many Shiny Pokemon do you have? What is the rarest Shiny Pokemon you have? Tell us in the comments below.

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Dejan Kacurov

Hey there, I'm Dejan! Let me take you through my life, where family, gaming, and CrossFit play prominent roles. Since day one, I've been surrounded by the love and support of my family. Growing up, every moment spent with my parents and siblings was filled with warmth and laughter, creating memories I hold dear. As a parent now, I've experienced a whole new level of love and responsibility. My two wonderful kids bring endless joy and a sense of purpose to my life. In the digital realm, I found my passion - gaming. Whether I'm conquering the world of Apex Legends or embarking on adventures in Pokemon Go, gaming fuels my sense of adventure and competition. Beyond the virtual world, I discovered the exhilaration of CrossFit. The challenging workouts, camaraderie with fellow fitness enthusiasts, and constant drive to push my limits have become an integral part of my life. Balancing family time, gaming, and CrossFit has been a journey of self-discovery. Each passion complements the other, bringing fulfillment and joy to my daily routine.

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  1. I have 117 shiny Pokemon right now. I think my three rarest are the minon and the milotic and the celebi. I only say that because I have not seen them around ever again after catching them.

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