Update: Trainers, Niantic and Pokemon Go acknowledged their mistake, and it looks like the 2023 Worlds Shiny Pikachu is now fixed.
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Previous Story: Trainers, something incredible has happened in the Pokémon GO world. A fortunate glitch has allowed a player to catch one of the rarest Shiny Pokémon, and fans are hoping this wonderful accident stays in the game, just like previous glitches involving the female Brendan Pikachu and male May Bandana Pikachu.
Serfsat isn’t just any Pokémon GO player, he’s one lucky trainer to have stumbled upon a Shiny like this. By completing the Pokémon World Championships Timed Research and the Catch 7 Pokémon task, he managed to encounter this rare Shiny Pikachu. Though it looks like the female World Championships 2023 Pikachu might be broken, no one seems to care, because this Pikachu is one of the most sought-after catches in the game.
For those eager to try their luck, here’s how you can encounter the World Championships 2023 Pikachu:
- Finish the Pokémon World Championships Timed Research.
- Accomplish the Catch 7 Pokémon Field Research task.
- Challenge it as a One-Star Raid Boss.
Female Brendan Pikachu and male May Bandana Pikachu:
This rare opportunity to add one of the rarest Shiny Pokémon to your collection shouldn’t be missed. While it’s not the rarest of them all, it’s certainly a glittering prize that stands out. So Trainers, grab your gear and set out on this thrilling adventure. You never know, you might just make the catch of a lifetime.