Shiny Meltan will appear in Pokemon Go! But for a limited time

Do you remember newly discovered Pokemon – Meltan? Also you’re Shiny hunter?

Than this news is for you! The official Pokemon Go website and social media revealed information about Shiny Meltan.
For a limited time you are now able to encounter it with the Mystery Box.
So this mean Shiny Melmetal when you evolve your Meltan.

What’s about this limited time?
Starting from Feb 5 2019 at 1p.m PST(GMT-8) to Mar 4 2019 at 11:59 p.m (GMT-8) you have a chance to encounter Shiny Meltan.

Right now remember to save your Mystery Boxes and be ready for 4 weeks full chances of adding a new shiny to your collection.

Please find official information 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

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