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

Ezequiel Leis
Wiglett in a Pokemon Go background

Scarlet and Violet’s Wiglett made its surprise debut in Pokemon Go, so here’s how to catch it in the mobile game, alongside details on its evolution and shiny availability.

Rediscover Pokemon Go added new visuals to the game alongside the surprise debut of Wiglett, the Garden Eel Pokemon. Now, players wonder how to get this Gen 9 species in the mobile game.

Here’s everything you need to know to catch Wiglett in Pokemon Go, including how to evolve it and its shiny availability.

How to catch Wiglett in Pokemon Go

You can catch Wiglett in the wild while exploring the beach biome in Pokemon Go.

Rediscover Pokemon Go added revamped visuals to the games’ biomes so it’ll be easier for you to know which biome you’re exploring. Look for Wiglett close to bodies of water for better chances.

Can Wiglett be shiny in Pokemon Go?

No, shiny Wiglett isn’t available in Pokemon Go yet. The Paldean species debuted on April 22, 2024, so trainers will have to wait until Wiglett debuts its shiny version.

We’ll make sure to update this section once shiny Wiglett finally debuts in the mobile game.

How to evolve Wiglett into Wugtrio in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go players can evolve Wiglett into Wugtrio with 50 Candy. Luckily, you don’t need a special item or method to evolve the Garden Eel Pokemon, so make sure you get as much Candy as you can from each catch.

That’s everything you need to know to get Wiglett in the mobile game. For more on Pokemon Go, make sure to check other articles below:

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