Pokemon Go developer Niantic has just launched its newest mobile game, Ingress Prime, on iOS and Android. To celebrate its release, the studio is holding a special event in Pokemon Go that gives players their first opportunity to catch two new Shiny Pokemon.
For a limited time, two Gen 1 monsters–Cubone and Ponyta–will appear much more frequently in the wild than they normally do. Not only that, but if you’re lucky, you’ll also have a chance to come across Shiny variants of each as you’re playing. Shiny Cubone has a greener complexion than standard Cubone, while Shiny Ponyta has a blue fiery mane rather than a red one.
In addition to the new Shiny Pokemon, Niantic is also offering players a couple of free customization items for their trainers to commemorate the launch of Ingress Prime. Right now, you can get an Ingress Prime shirt for your avatar, as well as tops featuring the logos of The Enlightened and The Resistance–the two teams vying for supremacy in Niantic’s new game.
In other Pokemon Go news, Niantic has revealed the special move players will be able to learn during this month’s Community Day, which takes place this Saturday, November 10. During the event, the Gen 2 starter Pokemon Cyndaquil will appear much more frequently in the wild, and if you manage to evolve it into its final form, Typhlosion, up to an hour after the Community Day ends, it’ll learn the powerful attack Blast Burn.
Niantic also recently rolled out a new update for Pokemon Go, which introduced the recently announced Adventure Sync. With this new feature, the game will keep track of the distance you’ve walked, even when it’s idle, making it much easier to hatch Pokemon Eggs and discover Candy with your Buddy Pokemon.
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