Can Morelull be shiny in Pokémon Go?

Can Morelull be shiny in Pokémon Go?

Morelull, the illuminating Pokémon from Alola, can be found in the wild in Pokémon Go. Yes, Morelull can be shiny in Pokémon Go!

Shiny Morelull and Shiinotic in Pokémon Go with their regular versions. Shiny Morelull gets brown and red caps and shiny Shiinotic gets a yellow cap with brown trimming Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Niantic

Neither of these mushroom Pokémon see any use in raids, gyms, or PvP content. Their shinies are great, since they go from a spring coloring to a nice autumn red-yellow-brown.

What is the shiny rate for Morelull in Pokémon Go?

As per old research by the now-defunct website The Silph Road (via Wayback Machine), the shiny rate for Pokémon on a regular day is approximately one in 500. Morelull is not a confirmed Pokémon that gets a “permaboost” (meaning that it’s a rare spawn and thus gets a boosted shiny rate).

What can I do to attract more shiny Pokémon?

Not much, unfortunately. It appears to be random chance. Shiny Pokémon catch rates are set by developer Niantic, and they are typically only boosted during special events like Community Days or Safari Zones, or in Legendary Raids. There are no consumable items that boost shiny Pokémon rates.

Where can I find a list of available shiny Pokémon?

LeekDuck maintains a list of currently available shiny Pokémon. It’s a helpful visual guide that illustrates what all of the existing shiny Pokémon look like.

For more tips, check out Polygon’s Pokémon Go guides.