Pokemon GO Nidoran Shiny: How to get male and female shiny Nidoran and What Does It Look Like

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Shiny Pokemon may not be any more powerful than their regular counterparts, but that doesn’t make them any less sought after.

In every game, finding and catching as many of these rare ‘mons as you can is a sense of pride amongst fans.

This is especially true in Pokemon Go, where being able to show off your Shiny catches in PVP battles or Gyms.

So if you are looking to add Shiny Nidoran, Nidoequeen and Nidoking to your collection, read on!


How to Catch Shiny Nidoran

Whenever you try to catch a pokemon, there is a chance the one you encounter will be Shiny.

By playing the game frequently and catching as many Nidoran as you can find and eventually, you’ll find a shiny.


Shiny Male

Though if you want to maximise your chance of snagging a shiny Nidoran you’ll need to jump into Pokemon Go during the Nidoran Limited-Time Research event!

The event will take place on November 28 according to the official website.


“On Saturday, November 28, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time, you can complete event-exclusive Field Research tasks to earn encounters with Nidoran♀ and Nidoran♂.”

And like with previous Limited Research events, trainers will have a boosted chance to encounter shiny variants of both male and female Nidoran.

Read more: Pokemon GO City Spotlight Event: Dates, Times, Rewards, Bonuses, Ticket Price, Timed Research And Everything You Need To Know

During the event be sure to drop down some Lures at PokeStops, and to use Incense as much as you can!

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Shiny Female


Though also remember to stay safe!

Not only in the usual Pokemon Go senses of being aware of your surroundings but also because of COVID-19.

Keep your distance, wear masks, and follow the rules and laws of wherever you are playing!

Good luck out their Trainers!