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Shiny Pokémon are as elusive and mysterious in Pokémon GO as you'd expect. They started rolling out last year in March with Shiny Magikarp and Red Gyaradaos, but now number at almost 100.

They're so rare though, that it might well be a long while before you encounter one – if you encounter one at all. In this guide, we're going to list all of the Shiny Pokémon available in the game so far, detail how you can get a chance at catching them, and include a few tips to help make your life easier.

What Is A Shiny Pokémon?

A Shiny Pokémon is an incredibly rare version of a normal Pokémon with a special coloration. For example, a Shiny Gyarados is a deep red as oppose to its traditional blue colour.

The different colours aren't always so pronounced though, and sometimes the differences can be as small as different eye colours. It really depends on the Pokémon.

Aside from this unique appearance, there's nothing special about a Shiny Pokémon. Statistically they're the same, and have no advantages in combat or anything like that.

How To Catch Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Shiny Pokémon are encountered in a variety of different ways, and each Pokémon species itself differs. It might be that you have to encounter the Pokémon in a Raid or through an Evolution.

However, there's no reliable method to catch a Shiny Pokémon. It's entirely up to chance, and even then they're incredibly rare to encounter. Your best bet is to focus on a particular few that you want and repeat the catch requirements until you get one. If you get one.

All Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Below, we've included a list of all of the Shiny Pokémon in Pokémon GO, what they look like, and the means with which they're encountered. It's important to note that there is no guarantee that you will encounter a Shiny Pokémon – even if you follow the instructions. You simply have a chance, and a slim one at that.

Pokémon Appearance How To Catch
Shiny Absol
2
  • Raids
  • Research
  • Encounter
Shiny Aerodactyl
3
  • Raids
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Aggron
4
Evolution
Shiny Altaria
5
Evolution
Shiny Ampharos
6
Evolution
Shiny Arcanine
7
Evolution
Shiny Aron
8
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Articuno
9
Raids
Shiny Banette
10
Evolution
Shiny Bayleaf
11
Evolution
Shiny Blastoise
12
Evolution
Shiny Bulbasaur
13
  • Eggs
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Charizard
14
Evolution
Shiny Charmander
15
  • Eggs
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Charmeleon
16
Evolution
Shiny Chikorita
17
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Cloyster
18
Evolution
Shiny Dragonair
19
Evolution
Shiny Dragonite
20
Evolution
Shiny Dratini
21
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Dusclops
22
Evolution
Shiny Duskull
23
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Eevee
24
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Espeon
25
Evolution
Shiny Flaaffy
26
Evolution
Shiny Flareon
27
Evolution
Shiny Forretress
28
Evolution
Shiny Geodude
29
Wild
Shiny Glalie
30
Evolution
Shiny Golem
31
Evolution
Shiny Granbull
32
Evolution
Shiny Graveler
33
Evolution
Shiny Grimer
34
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Growlithe
35
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Gyarados
36
Evolution
Shiny Hariyama
37
Evolution
Shiny Ho-Oh
38
Raids
Shiny Houndoom
39
Evolution
Shiny Houndour
40
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Ivysaur
41
Evolution
Shiny Jolteon
42
Evolution
Shiny Kabuto
43
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Kabutops
44
Evolution
Shiny Kyogre
45
Raids
Shiny Lairon
46
Evolution
Shiny Larvitar
47
Evolution
Shiny Lugia
48
Raids
Shiny Luvdisc
49
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Magby
50
Eggs
Shiny Magikarp
51
  • Raids
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Magmar
52
Evolution
Shiny Makuhita
53
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Mareep
54
  • Eggs
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Mawile
55
Raids
Shiny Medicham
56
Evolution
Shiny Meditite
57
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Meganium
58
Evolution
Shiny Mightyena
59
Evolution
Shiny Minun
60
Wild
Shiny Moltres
61
Raids
Shiny Muk
62
Evolution
Shiny Murkrow
63
Wild
Shiny Natu
64
  • Eggs
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Omanyte
65
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Omastar
66
Evolution
Shiny Pelipper
67
Evolution
Shiny Pichu
68
Eggs
Shiny Pikachu
69
  • Evolution
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Pineco
70
  • Eggs
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Plusle
71
Wild
Shiny Poochyena
72
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Pupitar
73
Evolution
Shiny Raichu
74
Evolution
Shiny Roselia
75
Wild
Shiny Sableye
76
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Shellder
77
  • Raids
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Shuppet
78
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Snorunt
79
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Snubbull
80
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Squirtle
81
  • Eggs
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Sunflora
82
Evolution
Shiny Sunkern
83
  • Eggs
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Swablu
84
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Wild
Shiny Togepi
85
Eggs
Shiny Togetic
86
Evolution
Shiny Tyranitar
87
Evolution
Shiny Umbreon
88
Evolution
Shiny Vaporeon
89
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Evolution
Shiny Venusaur
90
Evolution
Shiny Wailmer
91
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Research
  • Encounter
  • Wild
Shiny Wailord
92
Evolution
Shiny Wartortle
93
Evolution
Shiny Wingull
94
  • Eggs
  • Wild
Shiny Wobbuffet
95
Evolution
Shiny Wynaut
96
Eggs
Shiny Xatu
97
Evolution
Shiny Zapdos
98
Raids