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How to Get Shiny Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Go

Get yourself a special Shiny Legendary Pokemon.

by Jesse Vitelli

Pokemon Go is jam-packed with plenty of your favorite creatures to capture, go on walks with, and battle. While collecting them all might seem challenging, it becomes even more complicated when Shiny Pokemon are added to the mix. Now add Legendary Pokemon, and you have more variables to manage. Here is how to get Shiny Legendary pokemon in Pokemon Go.

How to Get Shiny Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Go

Getting a Shiny regular Pokemon is difficult enough; trying to do it with a Legendary Pokemon is even more challenging. Honestly, your routes for obtaining these creatures are even more specific than most other Pokemon.

Legendary Pokemon won’t hatch from eggs, and finding them in the wild is far rarer than any other mons in the game.

Your best bet for finding a Shiny Legendary Pokemon is to enter as many Legendary and Mythical raid battles as possible. You can use a Remote Raid Pass if you don’t feel like walking around, but they can get pricey, and eventually, you’ll need to travel to the raid locations.

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These aren’t guaranteed Shinies, but it’s the most consistent way to encounter Legendary Pokemon. You can see which Pokemon is in the raid battle once you click on it, allowing you to look for the specific Pokemon you are targeting.

Also, keep an eye out for special events that may be focused around a specific Legendary; these usually have increased spawn rates leading to more opportunities to find a Shiny in Pokemon Go. Keep pushing and you’ll get there, it will just take some serious dedication.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about how to get Shiny Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Go. If you’re having trouble evolving some Unova Pokemon, learn how to evolve them here.

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