How to get Komala in Pokemon Go & can it be shiny?

Ezequiel Leis
Komala in a Pokemon Go background

Komala is finally debuting in Pokemon Go thanks to the Catching Some Z’s event, so here’s how you can catch this lazy Pokemon and its shiny availability in the mobile game.

After a long wait, players will finally be able to catch Komala in Pokemon Go. The Drowsing Pokemon is debuting with the Catching Some Z’s event, and trainers might want to rush to get it. Although there’s still a long way to go to complete the Pokedex, players are excited to welcome another creature from Gen 6 into the mobile game.

If you’re eager to get Komala in Pokemon Go, here’s everything you need to know, including its shiny availability in Niantic’s title.

How to catch Komala in Pokemon Go

Komala will debut in Pokemon Go with the Catching Some Z’s event on Saturday, July 15, 2023, and players will be able to encounter it in the wild. The event will run until Sunday, July 16, at 8 PM (local time).

While Niantic haven’t confirmed it yet, players expect Komala to remain available as a wild spawn after the event ends.

Komala and Snorlax in Pokemon Go
Komala debuts during the Catching Some Z’s event alongside Snorlax wearing a nightcap.

Can Komala be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Unfortunately, shiny Komala isn’t available in Pokemon Go yet. Although there have been some recent exceptions, it’s not very common for Pokemon to debut alongside their shiny variant in Pokemon Go.

Shiny Komala might debut in Pokemon Go later on, so keep an eye out for future events in Niantic’s AR game.

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About The Author

Ezequiel is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel. With a great knowledge of gaming, he's focused mostly on Pokemon, Fortnite, and HoYoverse titles such as Genshin Impact and Honkai Impact. With a journalism degree, Ezequiel has worked on La Cosa and Infobae, two of the most prestigious outlets in Latin America. He joined CharlieIntel in 2023. You can reach Ezequiel at [email protected]