Pokémon Go Cubchoo Spotlight Hour: shiny, evolutions, and event bonuses

Pokémon has to do with capturing ’em all, and in Pokémon Go that indicates capturing every variation, consisting of uncommon Shiny variations of Pokémon. Every Tuesday in Pokémon Go, gamers will see a particular Pokémon generating more regularly throughout Spotlight Hour, which ranges from 6 p.m. to 6:59 p.m. regional time. Spotlight Hour is your opportunity to pack up on sweet, a possibility for high CP Pokémon, and, if you’re fortunate, a Shiny Pokémon.

For Dec. 28, Cubchoo, the Chill Pokémon, will remain in the spotlight, and gamers will make double Catch Sweet throughout that time.

And yes, Cubchoo can be glossy in Pokémon Go.

How to develop Cubchoo in Pokémon Go

Progressing Cubchoo into Beartic needs 50 Cubchoo sweet. Nevertheless, the variation of Cubchoo that’s generating throughout December’s Spotlight Hour is an outfit Pokémon — that little vacation ribbon on its head avoids it from developing into Beartic.

Are shiny rates boosted throughout Spotlight Hour?

Shiny rates do not appear to be boosted during Spotlight Hours, based on data gathered by Pokémon community The Silph Road. However, the sheer number of Pokémon that spawn during the hourlong weekly event will give you an improved chance of clicking on a random glossy. The more Pokémon you click on, the more opportunity you have to catch a Shiny Pokémon.

What can I do to attract more Shiny Pokémon?

Not much, I’m afraid. It appears to be random chance. Shiny Pokémon catch rates are set by developer Niantic, and they are typically only improved throughout unique occasions like Neighborhood Days or Safari Zones, or in Legendary Raids. There are no consumable products that enhance Shiny Pokémon rates.

Where can I discover a list of readily available Shiny Pokémon?

LeekDuck keeps a list of presently readily available Shiny Pokémon. It’s a handy visual guide that shows what all of the existing Shiny Pokémon appear like.

For more suggestions, have a look at Polygon’s Pokémon Go guides.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.