Pokémon GO Shiny Zubat: How to Catch

Pokemon GO Shiny Zubat is the popular catch for players during the latest Spotlight Hour.

Zubat, the bane of many trainers' existences when trying to walk more than two feet in a cave. Despite its reputation as being common to the point of annoyance in the main series Pokemon games, in Pokemon GO, due to the addition of later generations, it has become increasingly rare. It's shiny version is even considered one of the rarest in the game.

With the Zubat Spotlight Hour which occurred this Tuesday, and the Team GO Rocket GO Fest event increasing the spawn rates of poison and Dark type Pokemon, Zubat has received a healthy spawn rate increase. Now is the perfect time for trainers to go out and try to catch the elusive shiny.

Pokémon GO Shiny Zubat: How to Catch

Zubat and other Poison type Pokemon will be spawning more frequently until 10 p.m. local time tonight so now is the time to act.

Shiny Zubat is easily distinguishable from its standard for by it's bright green color pallet. when you encounter one try tossing a Nanab Berry its way to prevent it from flying erratically around your screen the second you throw your Poke Ball. Zubats can also be more easily hatched from eggs during this time as well. If you're having trouble finding one out in the wild try hatching a few eggs and see what happens.