Can Exeggcute be shiny in Pokemon GO?

Can Exeggcute be shiny in Pokemon GO?
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Ben Williams


4th Apr 2023 13:10

Exeggcute is the latest star of the weekly Spotlight Hour - letting you encounter more of the Egg Pokemon Pokemon from 6PM to 7PM local time on Tuesday, 4 April 2023. However, can Exeggcute be shiny in Pokemon GO? Let's get into the answer within this shiny Exeggcute Pokemon GO guide.

Can Exeggcute be shiny in Pokemon GO?

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Fortunately, yes, Exeggcute can be shiny in Pokemon GO. So, whilst you're out exploring in Pokemon GO and coming across a shiny Exeggcute is a possibility.

On the other hand, even though shiny Exeggcute is available in Pokemon GO, the Spotlight Hour doesn't increase your likelihood of encountering Egg variant. That's because whilst Spotlight Hours increases your encounter rate of the featured Pokemon, the standard shiny encounter rate of 1-in-500 would remain the same.

So, if you really want a shiny Exeggcute in Pokemon GO, be sure to look out for an Exeggcute Community Day. Not only would this feature the debut of the shiny Version, but the odds of a shiny encounter would be greatly increased as well.

On the other hand, every Exeggcute catch during its featured Spotlight Hour will still reward you with a 2 x XP for catching bonus.

In the meantime, you can check out the comprehensive list put together by Leek Duck containing all other shiny Pokemon in Pokemon GO so far.

That's all you need to know thanks to our guide answering "can Exeggcute be shiny in Pokemon GO?".

For more of the latest on the game, find out how to unlock Willow's Wardrobe for your avatar. Alternatively, take a look at all there is to know about the new Pokemon GO Shadow Raids.

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Ben Williams
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Ben Williams
Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. Alongside his BA (Hons) in Business Management is a wealth of gaming and entertainment writing experience, having previously occupied roles as a Copywriter in e-commerce at Overclockers and Guides & SEO Writer at GameByte and FragHero. When not whipping up guides and reviews, Ben’ll be off playing the latest Pokemon games, Overwatch 2, Spider-Man, The Witcher, and Final Fantasy - all before reading manga and listening to Ice Nine Kills.
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