Shiny Ekans Pokemon GO Now Available

Shiny Ekans Pokemon Go can now be caught.
Shiny Ekans Pokemon Go can now be caught. /

Shiny Ekans Pokemon GO are now available as a result of Team Rocket's incursion into the game's world. Here's what you need to know about how to catch one.

Shiny Ekans Pokemon GO: What You Need to Know

Team Rocket's invasion of the Pokémon GO world has disrupted a great deal. Some of that disruption turns out to be bonuses for players. Many of the Pokémon important to Team Rocket will be far easier to catch, as they'll be appearing in greater numbers. Important Team Rocket Pokémon will also appear more frequently in raids and hatch more frequently from eggs.

In addition to these increased appearance rates, four shinies are now available to add to your collection. Shiny Ekans and Shiny Koffing will be available in the wild, in eggs, and in raids. Shiny Sneasel and Shiny Zubat will hatch from eggs.

The Team Go Rocket event is scheduled to run from July 25 to Aug. 1.

Photo courtesy of Niantic/The Pokémon Company