Shiny Ditto caught from a Shiny Drowzee?

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A redditor named DaRk_ViVi captured reported a brilliant ditto of an encounter with the brilliant Drowzee. Previously, it was believed that shiny Pokémon cannot become Ditto, only regular versions of Ditto’s costumes.

Now before you go out of your way to check for anything Ditto can disguise himself in, note that Vivi’s capture has some unique properties that indicate it’s a buggy edge case, rather than a change in mechanics. of the game.

Vivi encountered a brilliant Drowzee from the guaranteed daily spawning encounter, rather than a regular wild encounter, and the current theory is that Niantic forgot to enforce the limits in the daily generation encounter.

It is not clear at this time if the mechanics have changed, but it seems unlikely to us. Vivi’s report is the only one to date, which seems reasonable given the daily breeding pool and the chance of getting a shine.

However, there is a slim chance that Niantic is doing something here, given that we are currently in the Season of Mischief. Be sure to check out misunderstood prank investigation assignments and rewards as you do so.

Shiny Ditto Mechanics

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As we wrote earlier this year in our article How Shiny Ditto Works in Pokémon GO, Shiny Pokémon cannot turn into a Shiny Ditto when caught, regularly. Ditto can disguise himself as a normal version of the Pokémon and turn shiny when caught, but he can’t go the other way around /

Since many of Ditto’s transformations have shiny shapes, it would be misleading (and perhaps somewhat saddening) for players to catch a shiny Gastly only to have it transform into a shiny Ditto.

 

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