Can You Catch Shiny Groudon in Pokémon GO?

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Are you hoping to catch a rare shiny Groudon while traveling around in Pokémon GO? While the odds of encountering one are quite slim, there are a few methods that you can try to increase your chances and catch one for yourself.

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The shiny rate for legendary Pokémon in Pokémon GO is set at 5%, which means that on average, you should encounter a shiny legendary every 20 attempts. But with Remote Raid Passes becoming more difficult to obtain, completing Raids and increasing your chances of finding a shiny Groudon is now harder than ever before.

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How to catch Shiny Groudon in Pokémon GO

One way to potentially obtain a shiny Groudon within Pokémon GO is by defeating it in a Raid battle. Though the likelihood of encountering a shiny version of this legendary Pokémon is low, it's not impossible! In fact, the odds of encountering a shiny legendary Pokémon in Pokémon GO are actually higher than finding a shiny regular Pokémon. So, you'll want to take those statistics into consideration when searching for a shiny Groudon.

If you're unable to catch a shiny Groudon through a Raid, you could also consider trading with other players. However, keep in mind that special trades are required for legendary Pokémon in Pokémon GO, and finding a willing trader might be a bit of a challenge.

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