Want to learn how to get Shiny Nidoran in Pokemon Go? Shiny Pokémon have always been a valuable reward for any Pokémon Go player. In addition, the strength and abilities of a Shiny Pokémon are of no importance to collectors who hunt these Pokémon. Nidoran is a Poison-type Pokemon from the first generation, which appeared in the game a long time ago and, accordingly, one of the first to receive its Shiny version. Most of the older Pokémon Go players got some Shiny Nidoran a long time ago, but if you’re new to the game and still haven’t gotten that Pokémon, you’ll soon have a better opportunity to do so. Spotlight Hours Nidoran is coming soon, and you can get Shiny Nidoran, so keep reading our guide if you want to know more.
How to Get Shiny Nidoran in Pokemon Go
The first thing to start with is that the only way to get Shiny Nidoran in Pokemon Go is to catch it in the wild. The developers do not specify the exact chance of meeting Shiny Nidoran among Nidoran, but according to the observations of the players, it is about 1/450. On top of that, Nidoran spawns quite rarely in the wild, so getting a Shiny Nidoran is incredibly difficult.
It is also worth noting that in Pokemon Go no boosters or buffs to increase the chance of meeting Shiny Pokemon. Therefore, all you have to do is believe in your luck and look for as many Nidoran as possible to get his Shiny version.
There are a few things that can help you get Shiny Nidoran faster. You have to wait for events during which the chance of Nidoran spawning will be increased. This event is Spotlight Hours Nidoran, held on August 23, 2022, from 18:00 to 19:00 local time. During this event, there will be dozens of Nidoran spawning all over the place for you to capture. Of course, you will catch a lot of weak Nidoran, but during the event, you will be able to transfer them and get twice as much candy. It’s also worth noting that only Nidoran Male will spawn during the Spotlight Hours Nidoran. Spotlight Hours Nidoran Female took place on August 9, 2022, and has already ended.
Recall that the chance of meeting Shiny Nidoran is still 1/450, but based on the number of potential meetings, the chance to get Shiny Nidoran in Pokemon Go increases significantly.