Pokemon Go: Shiny Shuckle Available This Weekend [Update: Now Over]
You'll have your first chance to catch the Shiny from April 20-21.
Update: The increased Shuckle spawns have now ended, which means Shiny Shuckle is no longer available in the wild. Even if you missed your chance to catch one, a few other Shiny Pokemon can still be found in Pokemon Go this week. Shiny Latios will be available until 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET today, April 22, while Shiny Buneary is set to leave the game on April 23. Shiny Meltan is also making an encore appearance for a limited time beginning April 24. The original story follows.
Niantic is hosting Pokemon Go's first Safari Zone event in Singapore this week, giving players in the region a chance to catch some rare and exotic Pokemon like Lapras, Dratini, and Alolan Exeggutor. But even if you don't live in the area, you'll be able to join in on the festivities, as the developer is debuting a new Shiny Pokemon around the world this weekend.
Beginning 6 AM local time today, April 20, the Mold Pokemon Shuckle will appear in the wild across the globe. On top of that, you'll have your first chance to encounter a Shiny Shuckle, which has a blue shell rather than a red one. However, you'll need to act quickly if you're hoping to add one to your collection, as the Pokemon will only spawn until 10 PM local time on April 21.
The Safari Zone event isn't the only one happening in Pokemon Go right now; we're also in the midst of the annual Eggstravaganza. Until April 23, you'll be able to hatch baby Pokemon like Pichu, Smoochum, and Magby from 2 km Eggs, and you'll earn twice the normal amount of Candy for each Egg you hatch. On top of that, Buneary will appear in the wild more frequently, and you'll even have a chance to find its Shiny form.
In addition to the Eggstravaganza, Latios has returned to Pokemon Go as part of a special Raid event. The Legendary Eon Pokemon will appear in Raid Battles until April 22, and its Shiny form will likewise be available. Meanwhile, game's current Legendary, Origin Forme Giratina, is scheduled to leave Raids on April 29.
Niantic has also announced the first details for May's Community Day. That event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 19, and it'll feature the Gen 3 starter Pokemon Torchic.
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