Yes, you can catch the shiny version of Trapinch in Pokemon GO, but it is an extremely rare occurrence.
The odds of any Trapinch you encounter in Pokemon GO is 1 in 500, meaning, on overage, you will need to find 500 Trapinch before encountering the shiny version. This is the base level of shiny odds in Pokemon GO.
If you’re after the shiny version of Trapinch in Pokemon GO, there is no better time to catch one than the Pokemon GO Trapinch Spotlight Hour. For the duration of this event, Trapinch will be spawning way more often!
What Color is Shiny Trapinch?
The shiny version of Trapinch is teal color instead of the bright orange of the standard version.
This makes it a great shiny to catch as it looks very different to the normal version of Trapinch.
Meanwhile, the shiny versions of its evolutions have different color schemes. Shiny Vibrava is yellow with orange wings, and the shiny version of Flygon is green with a light blue head and an orange border around its wings.
How to Get Shiny Vibrava & Flygon in Pokemon GO
The only way to get shiny Vibrava and Flygon in Pokemon GO is by evolving a shiny Trapinch. You cannot catch a wild shiny Vibrava or Flygon in the wild.
To evolve a shiny Trapinch into a shiny Vibrava, you need 25 Trapinch Candy. Then, you need a further 100 Trapinch Candy to evolve a shiny Vibrava into a shiny Flygon.
Find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can evolve your shiny Trapinch as soon s possible.