Can Sableye be Shiny in Pokémon GO?

Can you find a Shiny Sableye in Pokémon GO? | Photo by Niantic and GAMEFREAK, Edit by Andrew Lin
Can you find a Shiny Sableye in Pokémon GO? | Photo by Niantic and GAMEFREAK, Edit by Andrew Lin /

Can Sableye be Shiny in Pokémon GO? If you're keeping up with Spotlight Hours, you'll be happy to hear that you can find a Shiny Sableye in Pokémon GO.

Sableye will be in the Spotlight at 6 p.m. local time on Aug. 11. You'll also get double Candy for transferring Pokémon. This doesn't help Sableye directly, as it doesn't evolve.

How to Get Shiny Sableye in Pokémon GO

If you're lucky, you might run into a Shiny Sableye. Unlike Community Day, your chances of meeting a Shiny won't increase. You'll still be running into them roughly one every 450 encounters.

Shiny Pokémon don't appear on the map as Shiny. You must engage them, and if it's Shiny you'll see the trademark sparkle over it. A Shiny Sableye is hard to miss, as it's gold all over instead of purple. The gems that make up its eyes are also gold and the chest gem is green.

Sableye is one of the best Pokémon you can use in Great League. It doesn't have the CP go beyond that, but in the Great League it dominates. Sableye is a Ghost and Dark type, meaning it only has one weakness in Fairy. It can learn Dark, Ghost and Rock type moves, letting it cover a variety of enemies.

Sableye has little weaknesses, but has low defense compared to other Pokémon. It's a tricky Pokémon to use, but if you catch your opponent unaware with it you might steal a few rounds.