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Pokemon GO: Team GO Rocket brings Shiny Ekans and Koffing

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Pokemon GO: Team GO Rocket brings Shiny Ekans and Koffing

As Team GO Rocket spreads terror in the world of Pokémon GO, a new event has just begun to mark the occasion — and you can even pick up the iconic Koffing and Ekans in shiny form!

Pokemon GO: Team GO Rocket brings Shiny Ekans and Koffing

The arrival of Team GO Rocket in Pokemon GO has brought disruption to the world!

As a result, a new set of Special Research Tasks has been given to us by Professor Willow to investigate this mystery and rescue Shadow Pokémon.

However, Niantic are not done surprising us — from July 25 (10 p.m. local time) to August 1 (10 p.m. local time) you can capture Koffing and Ekans in their shiny forms. Other bonuses are also available:

  • You will find the following Pokémon more often in Eggs:

















  • Pokémon that appear in Raid Battles will be specific to Team GO Rocket.

There's a foreboding shadow lurking in the background of the image released by Niantic for the event — are we about to face Team Rocket leader Giovanni?

Finally, Zubat and Weavile are able to be found in their shiny forms!

All you need to know about A Troubling Situation

A new update to Pokemon GO introduces the nefarious Team Rocket, and you must hunt them down and capture their Shadow Pokémon!

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