Chinchou, the angler Pokémon from Johto, could be discovered within the wild in Pokémon Go. Sure, Chinchou could be shiny in Pokémon Go!
If you happen to’re questioning if Chinchou or Lanturn are related to the Pokémon Go meta, Lanturn really has a number of makes use of within the PvP Nice League, because of its defensive stats and arsenal of quick strikes. You possibly can see extra data about its movesets and the reasoning on GamePress’ Lanturn breakdown.
What’s the shiny charge for Chinchou in Pokémon Go?
As per previous analysis by the now-defunct web site The Silph Street (through Wayback Machine), the shiny charge for Pokémon on an everyday day is roughly one in 500. Chinchou just isn’t a confirmed Pokémon that will get a “permaboost” (which means that it’s a uncommon spawn and thus will get a boosted shiny charge).
What can I do to draw extra shiny Pokémon?
Not a lot, sadly. It seems to be random probability. Shiny Pokémon catch charges are set by developer Niantic, and they’re usually solely boosted throughout particular occasions like Group Days or Safari Zones, or in Legendary Raids. There aren’t any consumable gadgets that increase shiny Pokémon charges.
The place can I discover a record of obtainable shiny Pokémon?
LeekDuck retains a listing of at the moment accessible shiny Pokémon. It’s a useful visible information that illustrates what the entire present shiny Pokémon seem like.
For extra suggestions, try Polygon’s Pokémon Go guides.