Can Patrat Be Shiny in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go June Spotlight Hours have begun with Patrat being the first yesterday, June 9. Players wonder if Patrat can be shiny.
Pokemon Go June Spotlight Hours have begun with Patrat being the first yesterday, June 9. Players wonder if Patrat can be shiny. / Photo courtesy of Pokemon Go

Can Patrat be shiny in Pokemon Go? Pokemon Go June Spotlight Hours have begun with Patrat being the first, which started Tuesday. That has prompted many players to ask the question if they can find shiny Patrat in the game. Here's what we know.

June Spotlight Hours occurs each week of the month for an hour. On June 9, players received double XP for evolving Patrat into Watchog.

Shiny Pokemon, like the console counterparts are extremely rare on normal days. On Community Days or certain Spotlight Hours, the chances of finding a shiny sharply raises.

Here is everything we know about Shiny Patrat:

Can Patrat Be Shiny in Pokemon Go?

Patrat was introduced into Pokemon Go last year with the addition of the Unova region. Like many other Pokemon, shiny versions are available for some.

Shiny Patrat has been in the game since its release. So yes, Patrat can be shiny in Pokemon Go.

Patrat can be found by hatching eggs, catching it in the wild and in raids. For those lucky enough, June 9 may have been their moment to encounter Shiny Patrat. Players can still find a Shiny Patrat any day of the year, but the odds are much worse.

Shiny Patrat can evolve into a Shiny Watchog with 50 Patrat candies.

Players can look forward to the next Spotlight Hour on June 16 at 6 p.m. local time. The Spotlight Hour will feature Numel and double Stardust for catching it.