How to catch Ditto in Pokemon Go (September 2023): Can it be shiny & all disguises

Many Ditto in a beach in Pokemon GoNiantic/The Pokemon Company

Ditto is one of the hardest Pokemon to catch in Pokemon Go, and it can be quite troublesome for players to figure out where to find this evasive Pokemon. Here’s all you need to know to find and catch Ditto, including shiny chances, tips, and known disguises in September 2023.

Ditto is difficult to track down in Pokemon Go, even in September 2023. After being introduced as an event-exclusive Pokemon in its debut, it can now be found in the wild disguised as many other popular species.

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Now, players are scratching their heads in trying to figure out how they can catch the rare Ditto and if its shiny is available in Pokemon Go.

Here are some useful tips to find and catch Ditto in Pokemon Go, alongside every known disguise in September 2023.

How to catch Ditto in Pokemon Go

Ditto can be found in the wild disguised as other species in Pokemon Go. Players won’t know they caught a Ditto until they successfully catch a Pokemon and see it transform.

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While this means there isn’t a guaranteed way to get a Ditto straight away, players can still use items like Incense and Lures to increase their chances. Ultimately, the best way to catch a Ditto is to know all its disguises. With that information, players can check the Pokemon Radar in the bottom right corner to see if they’re close to any of those Pokemon.

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Ditto transforms into a rock when sleeping to avoid any attack.

All Ditto disguises in Pokemon Go

Currently, Ditto can appear as one of the following Pokemon in Pokemon Go:

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  • Digglet
  • Grimer
  • Snubbull
  • Corphish
  • Starly
  • Roggenrola
  • Tympole
  • Litleo

Can Ditto be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Ditto is available in Pokemon Go, but players won’t know it until the Pokemon is caught. Since it’s a very rare Pokemon to find in the wild, the chances of finding a shiny one are even lower than with other Pokemon. Shiny Ditto is blue in Pokemon Go.

Some past events boosted the chances of finding Ditto and its shiny form, so players should be on the lookout for future announcements regarding the Transform Pokemon.

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That’s all you need to know about Ditto in Pokemon Go. For more Pokemon Go content, make sure to check out our other guides:

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