Meowth is taking over raids starting today and there’s a good chance of finding a shiny one during this event!
The Pokemon Company of Japan’s Twitter account shared a tweet today announcing a new event in celebration of Golden Week in Japan.
Until 8:59 on May 3 (Monday / holiday), a large number of meowths from various regions are appearing in the Pokemon Nest of “Pokemon Sword Shield”! Enjoy Golden Week with Meowth!
— ポケモン公式ツイッター (@Pokemon_cojp) April 30, 2021
This promoted raid event will also make it easier to find Shiny Galarian Meowth in 5 star raids with a chance of 8% for them to be shiny! Check out @pkmncast‘s tweet below with the details and odds for all the forms.
? To celebrate Golden Week, Shiny Galarian Meowth is in Max Raid battles for #PokemonSwordShield this weekend.
? With about an 8% chance to get one, might take an hour break from #NewPokemonSnap to give it a try! Ends this Sunday.
? RT's appreciated! pic.twitter.com/jRHrDmalfZ
— It’s Super Effective (@pkmncast) April 30, 2021
To activate this event in you game, you just have to connect to the internet, select the Mystery Gift from the menu, and then choose “Get Wild Area News”.
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