How to get Larvitar in Pokemon Go: Evolution & can it be shiny?

Niladri Sarkar
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Pokemon Go players looking to add the best species to their teams are eager to get Larvitar and evolve it into the powerful Tyranitar. So, here’s how to get Larvitar in Pokemon Go, its evolution details, and if its shiny is up for grabs.

Larvitar is an iconic Pokemon Go species, thanks to how good its final evolution Tyranitar is in PvP and PvE battles. Also, this Pokemon is a Pseudo Legendary, making it highly sought-after by trainers.

Without further ado, here’s all you need to know about Larvitar in Pokemon Go.

How to get Larvitar in Pokemon Go

You can get Larvitar in Pokemon Go by catching it in the wild or hatching 12km Eggs.

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Larvitar is a Rock/Ground-type Pokemon.

Larvitar spawns are usually rare but you’re likely to find them in partly cloudy and sunny in-game weather. To get 12km Eggs, you’ll have to beat Team Go Rocket Leaders like Arlo, Sierra, and Cliff.

You’ll be glad to know that Larvitar spawns will be boosted during the World of Wonders: Taken Over event, running from Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at 12 AM to Sunday, March 31, 2024, at 11:59 PM (local time).

Can Larvitar be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, you can get shiny Larvitar in Pokemon Go. The odds of getting a shiny Larvitar from the wild or Eggs is 1 in 512.

How to evolve Larvitar to Tyranitar in Pokemon Go

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Unlike Larvitar, Tyranitar is a Rock/Dark-type Pokemon.

You can evolve Larvitar into Pupitar using 25 Candy and Pupitar can be evolved into Tyranitar using 100 Candy in Pokemon Go.

As Larvitar is rare, we recommend using Pinap Berries to get bonus Candies each time you find Larvitar and evolve it to Tyranitar quickly.

There you have it, this was all about Larvitar in Pokemon Go. If you’re looking for more on the game, have a look at our other content:

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