Pokémon GO trainers are currently celebrating the Lunar New Year event in the game and Niantic has doubled down to provide players with a celebratory feel.
In addition to the increased spawn rate and double XP, gamers also have a tremendous opportunity to receive a shiny Meltan or Melmetal by opening up the Mystery Box.
Those players who don’t have many shiny Pokemon have a mega opportunity of receiving a new shiny pocket monster with not much effort.
All players require to do is link their Nintendo Switch Pokémon Let’s GO Pikachu or Pokémon Let’s GO Eevee with the Pokémon GO, and after that, every time you open a Mystery Box chances are you may get a shiny Meltan or Melmetal in it.
Meltan is considerably not a top-notch metal type Pokémon. Still, it has tremendous potential as it evolves into Melmetal which has a variety of psychic attacks with a robust metal shield all across its body.
Although shiny skin does not add up to any extra health or attack, still it provides the new and different appearance to Pokémon providing players with variety and different in-game interactions.
And as many players lack shiny Pokémon in their Pokedex, and desire to include some shiny pocket monsters for themselves. So having some new shiny Pokémon can help you in trading, and proves to be a golden opportunity to receive missing Pokemon from other trainers.
Keep in mind that this Mystery Box will only have the shiny Meltan and Melmental until the March and requires three days to unlock, so keep an eye on the Mystery Box and keep opening it for as many times as you can.
The ongoing Lunar New Year event is Niantic’s way of celebrating the Chinese New Year of Pig, and indeed they have included the shiny Spoink to the game. Spoink is a pig type Pokémon and balances a ball on his head with the lower body entirely made of a spring.
This cute monster is an excellent addition to the game as before this no such Pokemon archetype was added to the game. The Lunar New Year has also brought new generation 4 evolutions which community members and fans were eager to explore in the game. The gen 4 Pokémon are slowly taking over the Pokémon GO with every new event and Raid battles, which is providing players with new in-game interactions and fun experience.
Joey Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Robert has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.