If you missed your first probability to catch a Shiny Meltan in Pokemon Go this previous February, you are in luck. Niantic is bringing the Meltan event again for a restricted time starting April 24, giving gamers around the globe one other alternative to seize the Shiny type of the brand new Mythical Pokemon.
Unlike different Pokemon, Meltan will solely seem in Pokemon Go in case you’ve opened the Mystery Box, an merchandise you get within the cellular recreation after you have transferred a Gen 1 Pokemon to Let’s Go Pikachu or Eevee on Nintendo Switch. Typically, the Mystery Box will shut after 30 minutes, and you will want to attend seven days earlier than opening it once more; in the course of the Meltan occasion, nevertheless, you can re-open it after three days, permitting you to search out Meltan a lot faster than typical.
You’ll even have an opportunity of encountering a Shiny Meltan every time you open the Mystery Box. You can inform the Shiny variant aside by its darker head and blue tail. If you handle to catch a Shiny Meltan and evolve it into Melmetal, it will retain its Shiny coloration. However, you may solely have the ability to discover Shiny Meltan till May 5, so you may need to act quick in case you’re hoping to get one. You can learn extra on how one can catch the Mythical Pokemon in our Meltan and Melmetal guide.
Meltan is not the one Shiny Pokemon showing in Pokemon Go quickly. To have fun the inaugural Safari Zone occasion in Singapore, the uncommon Gen 2 Pokemon Shuckle shall be showing around the globe from April 20-21. During that point, gamers may also have their first probability to search out Shiny Shuckle. Shiny Latios can be obtainable as a part of a special Raid event, which is ready to finish on April 22.
Not lengthy after the Meltan occasion ends, Niantic shall be holding Pokemon Go’s next Community Day. That occasion is scheduled to happen on Sunday, May 19, and this time across the featured Pokemon shall be Torchic, one of many three starters from Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire. You’ll additionally have the ability to earn triple the same old quantity of Stardust for each Pokemon you catch throughout May’s Community Day.