Whereas Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee are nice video games, the query in a variety of avid Pokemon gamers’ minds is, “Can I nonetheless discover and catch Shiny Pokemon?” and the reply to that’s, after all, you possibly can! It’s nonetheless a Pokemon recreation, in spite of everything.
Shiny Pokemon are extremely uncommon variations of Pokemon which have a distinct colour than their unique variants. Upon encountering Shiny Pokemon, they are going to have a glowing animation to emphasise they’re “shiny.” It’s possible you’ll even encounter them randomly within the wild if you’re lucky. The key phrase right here is luck which implies all of it boils all the way down to the chances or probabilities of you discovering a Shiny Pokemon, which is just a 1 in 4,096 likelihood in Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu, and Eevee.
Fortuitously for gamers of Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee, discovering Shiny Pokemon is less complicated than earlier Pokemon video games. Not that the chances or probabilities of discovering one are simpler, however it’s simpler to identify as soon as within the wild as you possibly can see the Pokemon wandering round quite than having to come across Pokemon and seeing if it’s a Shiny Pokemon or not. If there ever is one, you will note a Shiny Machoke in an space filled with Machoke. As talked about above, and if you’re not sure if it’s a Shiny Pokemon, you will note a glowing animation when you encounter them, which is totally different from the crimson and blue sparkles mentioning if they’re small or large-sized Pokemon.
In the event you encounter Shiny Pokemon randomly within the wild, initially, wow, congrats, that’s very uncommon, and second of all, you possibly can proceed to catch it like every other regular Pokemon. Nonetheless, you would possibly discover stronger Poke Balls and a few Razz Berries helpful so it received’t flee, and we don’t want that to occur.
After catching your self a Shiny Pokemon, you will note a crimson star marker on the Shiny Pokemon’s standing display screen which signifies that it IS a Shiny Pokemon.
Now Let’s Go and discuss concerning the methods you possibly can enhance your probabilities of encountering Shiny Pokemon:
A Shiny Attraction will enhance the chances or probabilities of you encountering a Shiny Pokemon from 1 in 4,096 to 1 in 1,365. That won’t seem to be so much, but it surely makes a BIG distinction.
The difficult a part of acquiring a Shiny Attraction is you have to first actually catch ‘em all and full your Pokedex. After doing that and presenting it again to Professor Oak, go to Celadon Metropolis and enter the constructing on the correct of the Celadon Division Retailer (outdoors the constructing you’re on the lookout for there’s a man with a Poliwrath) and go to the third flooring of the constructing the place you will note the Recreation Freak workplaces, the builders of the sport. Discover the Recreation Director and discuss to him. He’ll congratulate you for truly catching ‘em all, offer you a certificates, and provide the Shiny Attraction!
Fortuitously, the Shiny Attraction’s results will mechanically work even whether it is simply in your bag, so watch out to not promote it by chance!
A model new function in Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee is Catch Combos which is able to reward you for catching the identical Pokemon repeatedly by growing your probabilities of encountering a Shiny Pokemon!
The percentages or probabilities of encountering Shiny Pokemon will increase each time you catch the identical Pokemon 11 occasions (odds are elevated to 1 in 1,024), 21 occasions (odds are elevated to 1 in 512), and 31 occasions (odds are elevated to 1 in 314.4) which would be the final time the chances will enhance.
You will need to point out Catch Combos will solely reset if the Pokemon you are attempting to catch manages to flee or run away. So, suppose you by chance encounter and run into a distinct Pokemon than the Pokemon you are attempting to stack Catch Combos on. In that case, the combo won’t reset except you catch that totally different Pokemon. Coach Battles won’t have an effect on Catch Combos, so you are able to do that as a lot as you want whereas attempting to stack Catch Combos.
With this in thoughts, you possibly can attempt to stack Catch Combos on Pokemon which can be simple to catch with a easy common Poke Ball, so you’ll not waste your stronger Poke Balls. Nonetheless, if utilizing different Poke Balls like Extremely Balls will not be an issue for you, then, by all means, use them.
Utilizing the data talked about above, you possibly can max your probabilities of discovering and catching Shiny Pokemon by doing Catch Combos with the Shiny Attraction! This may bump the 31-time combo of 1 in 314.4 to 1 in 273 with the Shiny Attraction! These strategies make a HUGE distinction from the unique odds of 1 in 4,096 to only one in 273!
Now that you understand all these, it’s time so that you can begin Shiny looking in Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee! Good luck on attempting to catch ‘em all AND extra!