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The first shiny Pokémon have made an appearance in Pokémon Go, according to player reports.

Developer Niantic didn’t mention anything in its recent update notes, but players over on Reddit have been reporting catching shiny versions of Magikarp and its evolution, Gyarados.

Shiny Pokemon first made an appearance in Pokémon Gold and Silver, and have a different color to their non-shiny counterparts.

Yesterday, Niantic kicked off the Water Festival in Pokemon Go. The event will run until March 29th and ups the encounter rate of Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, and their Evolutions. Players also have a greater chance to encounter several of the Water-type Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region.

Pokémon Go is available now as a free download on iOS and Android.

Image: Reddit

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First shiny Pokémon discovered in Pokemon Go

Niantic appears to have sneakily added the first shiny Pokémon to Pokémon Go.

By Matthew Bennett | 03/23/2017 05:45 AM PT

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The first shiny Pokémon have made an appearance in Pokémon Go, according to player reports.

Developer Niantic didn’t mention anything in its recent update notes, but players over on Reddit have been reporting catching shiny versions of Magikarp and its evolution, Gyarados.

Shiny Pokemon first made an appearance in Pokémon Gold and Silver, and have a different color to their non-shiny counterparts.

Yesterday, Niantic kicked off the Water Festival in Pokemon Go. The event will run until March 29th and ups the encounter rate of Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, and their Evolutions. Players also have a greater chance to encounter several of the Water-type Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region.

Pokémon Go is available now as a free download on iOS and Android.

Image: Reddit

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About Matthew Bennett

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Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89