If you want to catch a shiny Giratina Altered in Pokemon GO in 2022, you are not going to have the best of times. The catch is that Altered Forme Giratina appears pretty much only in five-star Raids. On top of that, their rarity remains the same as other, regular Pokemon. In this guide, we are going to cover what the shiny version of Altered Giratina looks like and what your best bet to catch one is. Let’s dive straight in, shall we?
Can Giratina Altered Be Shiny in Pokemon GO
Yes, Altered Forme Giratina can be shiny in Pokemon GO. It’s very easy to tell apart from the regular version of the Pokemon. The spikes on its wings are blue instead of red, all the yellow “armor” parts are white, the body is a yellowish beige instead of gray, and the neck stripes are blue instead of red, too. So, yeah, you should have exactly zero trouble figuring out whether you’re facing a normal or shiny Giratina Altered. The bigger problem is where to actually find one of them. Well, it’s pretty much only in five-star Raids. Luckily for you, Altered Giratina will be featuring in those from October 20th to October 27th. If you have trouble in those battles, check out our Giratina Altered Weakness, Counters & Best Moveset guide to help you out.
Another thing you need to know about shiny Giratina Altered in Pokemon GO in 2022 is that it’s just as rare as any other shiny Pokemon. So, you might end up visiting every single Raid Gym in which Giratina appears in your area and come up empty-handed. At least, as far as the shiny goes. So, be sure to make the most of all seven days. Visit as many Gyms as you can, participate in every single Altered Forme Giratina Raid you come across. There’s no guarantee that you’ll score a shiny one, but hey, that’s part of the charm of the shiny hunt, isn’t it?