Trainers can use temporary codes to receive shiny Amoonguss in Pokémon Sword and Shield until August 10 at 9:59 am EST, so they’ll have to act quickly.
Player’s Sword Pokémon and Shield can get a free shiny Amoonguss using a temporary code now until the morning of August 10. For those fast enough to get it, using the code will grant players a variant rarity of a useful Pokémon.
The code was revealed by Pokémon Korea during their Trainer’s Cup stream. Shiny Pokémon are alternate colored versions of cute creatures, originally introduced in Generation II, and they are widely desired for their historically low fertility rate. From Generation II to V, Shiny Pokemon had a base spawn rate of 1 in 8192, though this rate increased (slightly) in Generation VI, with a spawning rate of 1 in 4096. Here is the second Shiny Pokémon-based event this week, coming just days after the odds of catching a Shiny Pikachu are increased shortly.
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Earlier today, Serebii.net, a fan-created database for everything Pokémon, tweeted the code “TRA1NERSCUP”, as well as a more detailed link about Pokémon. According to the database, the code grants players a level 50 Amoonguss with a set of moves including Clear Smog, Spore, Protect, and Rage Powder. This is the move kit used in the 2019 World Championship by the World Champion’s Most Senior player, Baik Jongyoon. Shiny Amoonguss will also boast maximum IVs ( Pokémon Genetic equivalent is a tool that determines the stats of Pokémon) in all types of attack and speed exclusion.
The Amoonguss was originally introduced in Generation V and has been a valuable support to internal teams Sword Pokémon and Shield thanks to its relevant dynamics set in the metagame. Shiny variation is just a special bonus for trainers who change codes before tomorrow morning and continue the newer trend Pokémon The game makes catching shiny Pokémon easier, thanks to the different events and raids at both Sword Pokémon and Shield and Pokémon GO.
After notoriously hard to come by in most series, Shiny Pokémon seems to be becoming more and more easily encountered, bringing joy to trainers everywhere, who have previously spent countless hours hours of shiny hunting, only to be rewarded with a slightly pale Bidoof as opposed to something much cooler and more useful like the shiny Charizard.
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