Shaymin is finally making its Pokemon Go debut in 2022, and whether you’re looking for Land Forme or Sky Forme, we’ve got the details you need to catch this Mythical creature.
The arrival of a new Legendary or Mythical Pokemon in Pokemon Go is always an exciting time – partly because it’s a chance to fill out your Pokedex, and partly because they can be really great in PvP and Raids.
Up next is Shaymin, the Gratitude Pokemon from the Sinnoh region. Like most Mythicals and Legendaries, adding one to your collection won’t be as easy as finding it in the wild – there’s a specific method to follow.
There are also two different versions, Land Forme and Sky Forme, which makes the process even more difficult. To help you out, you’ll find all the information you need to catch both Shaymin forms right here.
The only way trainers could get a Land Forme Shaymin was if they purchased a ticket for the global Pokemon Go Fest 2022 event and then completed the event-exclusive Special Research story.
Pokemon Go Fest 2022 took place from June 4 to June 5, and players had to log in during the event to claim the Special Research story. So far, this was the only way to encounter Land Forme Shaymin.
Pokemon Go players can encounter Sky Forme Shaymin by purchasing a ticket for the Pokemon Go Fest 2022 Finale event and completing the exclusive A Radiant Reunion Special Research story.
It was previously possible to encounter Sky Forme Shaymin during the in-person Go Fest 2022 events that took place in Berlin, Seattle, and Sapporo, but now it’s available globally for ticketholders.
Forms have been treated a little inconsistently in Pokemon Go so far. For example, Giratina’s forms are treated as two separate Pokemon, while Hoopa is a single Pokemon that can change forms whenever.
However, it’s been confirmed that players who catch a Sky Forme Shaymin will be able to change it into Land Forme Shaymin and vice versa. You won’t be able to do this with just a Land Forme Shaymin.
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