How to Catch Shiny Roggenrola in Pokemon GO

How to catch shiny Roggenrola in Pokemon GO now that it's out
How to catch shiny Roggenrola in Pokemon GO now that it's out / Photo by Pokemon Company International

How to catch a shiny Roggenrola in Pokemon GO is important commodity information now that the Rock type's shiny form has been added to the game.

How to Catch Shiny Roggenrola in Pokemon GO

The current Unova Week event will help you get your foot in the door RNG-wise. Unova region Pokemon spawn more frequently between 1 p.m. Aug. 14 and 1 p.m. Aug. 21, including Roggenrola. Roggenrola will also be featured in raid battles, which increases your chances to 20% to get a shiny.

The Gigalith line's shiny forms are widely considered some of the coolest in the game. Roggenrola's shiny form isn't much to look at compared to the later forms, with a violet body, orange eye and with feet and crest that are only a slightly different color brown than the standard form. Things really start to pop off once you get to its evolved forms Boldore and Gigalith; both Pokemon retain the orange eyes and purple body, though the purple becomes more subdued.

They also switch out their standard reddish orange crystals for electric blue ones, creating an incredibly striking look. Gigalith is also a super solid tank with access to some great rock type moves. This is definitely a shiny Pokemon you'll want to add to your collection.