Today, the official Pokemon Go social media revealed that you are now able to encounter Shiny Meltan with the Mystery Box for a limited time!
Check out the new blog post below:
We have exciting news! The Shiny version of the Mythical Pokémon Meltan has been discovered! Just in time to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Shiny version of Meltan will appear for a limited time.
A Mythical Pokémon, the mysterious and rare Meltan only appears when a Mystery Box is opened. If you’re lucky, you may encounter Shiny Meltan when you open the Mystery Box from February 5 at 1 p.m. PST until March 4 at 11:59 p.m. PST. During this special event, the time that you have to wait before you can open the Mystery Box again will be reduced to three days. Be careful, Trainer! If you open the Mystery Box before this event starts, you will have to wait the usual time period before you can open it again.
Date & Time
- Feb. 5, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST (GMT -8) to Mar. 4, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. PST (GMT -8)
- When you open the Mystery Box, you may encounter the Shiny version of the Mythical Pokémon Meltan!
- The time you have to wait before you can open the Mystery Box again will be reduced.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to bring Shiny Meltan into your GO Park or evolve it into Shiny Melmetal! Best of luck in discovering a rare form of this recently discovered Mythical Pokémon.
—The Pokémon GO team
Starting on February 5 at 1 p.m. PST, you have a chance to encounter Shiny Meltan when you use the Mystery Box! You can now also open the Mystery Box every three days for a limited time. Get your Mystery Box by connecting Pokémon GO with #PokemonLetsGo! https://t.co/0a1tpG2e6mpic.twitter.com/3Ev7xN0dO5
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) February 5, 2019
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