The Shiny Pikachu Released For Pokémon Go In Japan Is Subtle

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At the Pikachu Outbreak event in Yokohama, Pokémon Go players have been finding the shiny version of everyone’s favorite electric rodent.

Shiny Pokémon are rare alternate color versions, and this Pikachu is a rather subtle variation.


You can compare the Shiny on the left with the standard Pikachu on the right.

Some even think this Pikachu looks tan!


There is also a Shiny Raichu.


People have been catching both at the Yokohama Pokémon Go Park event.


It doesn’t look like this Shiny has been rolled out elsewhere just yet.


But there is the person-in-suit version.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.