Reshiram’s shiny version has stunning golden rings on its neck and tail, but can you catch it in Pokemon GO?

Yes, you can catch the shiny version of Reshiram in Pokemon GO. Although, like all shiny Legendaries, getting one isn’t easy.

This is because the only way to encounter Reshiram in Pokemon GO is by defeating it in a 5-Star Raid, and then there is only a low chance that the one you encounter is the shiny version!

If you are after the shiny version of Reshiram, then there’s one event you won’t want to miss. Make sure to play during the December 6 Pokemon GO Raid Hour, as Reshiram will be in Raids much more frequently!

Reshiram Shiny Odds

The odds of any Reshiram you encounter in Pokemon GO being shiny are 5%. This means that just 1 in 20 Reshiram are the rare shiny version.

1 in 20 is the standard shiny odds for Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO, but it cannot be boosted.

This means that if you want to get a shiny Reshiram, you will have to win Reshiram Raids over and over again until you find one and then catch it.

Catch Shiny Reshiram in Pokemon GO

What Color is Shiny Reshiram?

The shiny version of Reshiram is white but has gold rings on its neck and tail instead of silver.

This color swap is very subtle, as both versions of Reshiram still have white bodies. However, the golden rings on shiny Reshiram make it a very highly sought-after shiny – as all gold shinies are!

Reshiram (left) and shiny Reshiram (right)
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