Shiny Terrakion in Pokemon GO 2022

If you’re trying to catch a shiny Terrakion in Pokemon GO in 2022, you’ve got your work cut out for you. It’s so rare to encounter one, you might not even know that there is a shiny version. In this guide, we are going to show you how to tell a shiny Terrakion apart from the regular one and what you need to do to even attempt to grab one. Let’s begin.

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shiny terrakion in pokemon go 2022
Shiny Terrakion in Pokemon GO 2022

Can Terrakion be Shiny in Pokemon GO

Yes, Terrakion can be shiny in Pokemon GO; this has been the case for a while now. If you take a look a the post announcing the Mythic Blade event (which introduces Crabrawler and Keldeo), you can see that Terrakion’s icon has the three stars in the upper right. That is the surefire sign that there is a shiny Terrakion. The problem is that they’re very, very rare. I mean, you first have to wait for the Fighting / Rock Pokemon to appear in Raids. Luckily for you, it will be in five-star Raids from December 8th to December 15th. But even then, the spawn odds remain low. You’ll have to fight in as many Raids as possible to have even a remote shot of bagging one shiny.

If you need help fighting to earn a shiny Terrakion in Pokemon GO, check out our Terrakion Counters, Best Moveset & Weakness guide. It will help you figure out the best strategy to use and emerge victorious. Now, the last thing we have to cover is what the shiny Terrakion looks like. Is it easy to tell apart from the regular version? Luckily for you, it is. While the normal Terrakion is gray and dark brown, the shiny sports the color palette of Samus’s Power Suit in Metroid. It’s body is a yellowish light brown, the horns are red, and those growths on its front legs are greenish-blue. In other words, if you do run into a shiny Terrakion, you’ll definitely know.

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