Can Hisuian Qwilfish be shiny in Pokémon GO?

Can this fish be shiny?

Niantic holds frequent events and celebrations for Pokémon GO. These events often add new Pokémon to the game for players to fill their Pokédex with. The Hisuian Discoveries event starts in July 2022 and introduces three new Pokémon. One of these Pokémon, Hisuian Qwilfish, has an exciting shiny variant. Its color changes drastically from its original colors and is highly sought after in the mainline Pokémon games.

Can you catch a shiny Hisuian Qwilfish in Pokémon GO?

At the time of writing, Hisuian Qwilfish cannot be shiny when caught or encountered in Pokémon GO. This may not always be the case, but for now, players will have to simply wait for this shiny form to be added. Qwilfish's regular variant has a shiny form in the game and is also an exciting color swap, turning from its bluish-green color to bright pink. Players hunting for this shiny Pokémon should look near bodies of water for increased chances of encountering one.

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Hisuian Qwilfish may have its shiny form included during a future event or celebration. Galarian Zigzagoon is the featured Pokémon in the August 2022 Community Day, which means there is a precedent for regional forms getting the spotlight put on them. It is important to note that, as of now, Hisuian Qwilfish is only available during the Hisuian Discoveries event, so players should be sure to play from July 27, 2022, to August 2, 2022, if they want a chance to catch this Pokémon.

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