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

Niladri Sarkar
pokemon go bug/ghost-type species shedinja

Shedinja is one of the rarest grabs in Pokemon Go with most trainers yet to catch this elusive species. So, here’s how to get Shedinja in Pokemon Go along with its shiny odds.

Pokemon Go has several rare species that are extremely difficult to find, and one such Pokemon is the Bug/Ghost-type Shedinja, known for having the lowest HP stat in the franchise.

So, here’s everything you need to know to get Shedinja in Pokemon Go.

How to catch Shedinja in Pokemon Go

You can get Shedinja in Pokemon Go by completing Collection Challenge 4 in the Bug Out 2024 event running until Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 8 PM local time.

Keep in mind that Shedinja won’t be up for grabs after the completion of this event as it is limited to special occasions such as the Halloween event and certain Field Research tasks.

We’ll be sure to update this article if and when Shedinja is available through other ways in the mobile game.

pokemon go species shedinja in the mainline games
Shedinja only has 1 HP.

Can you evolve Nincada to Shedinja in Pokemon Go?

No, you cannot evolve Nincada to Shedinja in Pokemon Go, unlike the mainline games where Nincada evolves to both Ninjask and Shedinja as long as you have an open slot in your team.

In Pokemon Go, Nincada evolves only to Ninjask while Shedinja is a standalone species.

Can Shedinja be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, Shedinja can be shiny in Pokemon Go but it is tied to special events only. You should know that Shedinja caught during the Bug Out 2024 event cannot be shiny.

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