Yes, you can get shiny Teddiursa in Pokémon Go. Even though I have been playing Pokémon GO for ages one and have been lucky enough to collect several shiny Pokémon along the way, getting rare ones like the shiny Teddiursa still feels amazing.
When I first got it, shortly after release, I was excited not only because I got it on a special community day, but also because I had another classic-looking shiny Pokémon to add to my roster.
If you also want to get this one-of-a-kind Pokémon but don’t know where to start or much about it, keep reading to find out more.
How Rare Is A Shiny Teddiursa In Pokémon GO?
The possibility of finding a shiny Teddiursa is 1 in 523, making it relatively rare according to Pokémon trainers and stat sites.
In general, finding shiny Pokémon in Pokémon Go is hard because encountering them is a 1 in 500 or 0.2% probability, but according to Teddiursa’s shiny rate, it is a slightly 🤏 more unique find.
A Pokémon’s shiny rate determines its likelihood of turning shiny and being caught. Shiny Teddiursas have been available in the Pokémon GO game since March 2020 and since then only had an average find rate of 1 in 523.
What Color Is Shiny Teddiursa In Pokémon Go?
The shiny Teddiursa, or as it is fondly known – the Little Bear Pokémon, is a minty green 🌿, which is the conventional color for shiny Pokémon (up to 40% of shiny Pokémon are green).
Many trainers do not like this color though, because it is a bright, conspicuous color that somehow looks a bit off in the Pokémon GO game. Some even say its color resembles snot or slime.
Aside from being green, this shiny Pokémon looks like a cute bear 🧸 similar to its original form, and has a habit of licking its honey-soaked palms.
Shiny Teddiursa also has a big C at the center of its forehead.
Where Can You Find Shiny Teddiursa In Pokémon Go?
To find the shiny Teddiursa in Pokémon GO, you would have to conduct a research task, participate in a raid, or catch it in the wild.
During exclusive events such as special research stories and community days, the chances of encountering a shiny Teddiursa are even higher since you will be awarded more opportunities to catch it.
To get a shiny Teddiursa during a special community day raid, you have to take on a four-star raid battle and defeat Ursaring 🏆.
What Are The Odds Of Getting A Shiny Teddiursa?
As earlier stated, the odds of getting a shiny Teddiursa is 1 in 523. Pokémon Go uses a random number generator (RNG) to determine the chances of finding shiny Pokémon in the wild or acquiring them in a raid.
Each player’s odds are different, but cumulatively, websites such as The Silph Road have come up with fairly accurate averages for each shiny Pokémon, and Teddiursa’s is estimated to be 1 in 523.
Here are its odds against other Pokémon:
1 in 523
1 in 356
1 in 105
1 in 213
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