Cresselia Shiny Rate

The Silph Research is once again hitting the pavement and raids around the world in order to bring you a live shiny rate for the Legendary Pokémon, Cresselia. This post will be kept updated over the next several days as our team collects more data and converges to the true probability of receiving a shiny Cresselia from Raid Battles.

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Lapras Raid Day: Shiny Rate

The Silph team is once again excited to bring you live shiny rates while an event is ongoing! In this edition, we're setting our sights on the Transport Pokémon, Lapras, in a special Raid Day exclusive.

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Extraordinary Raid Week: Bronzor Shiny Rate

Silph Researchers have been hard at work collecting data on shiny Bronzor since the start of the Extraordinary Raid Week. Let's take a look at the real-time numbers to see what we can learn!

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Breakthrough: How Guaranteed Lucky Trades Actually Work

To get to the bottom of reports of varying rates, the Research Group put the mechanics of "guaranteed Lucky Trades" under the microscope. As it turns out, guaranteed Lucky Trades don’t operate quite the way they were announced! Here's what we learned...

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Gift Item Drop Rates

After opening over 150,000 gifts, the Silph Research Group has several key findings to share about how gifts work and gift item drop rates!

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Detective Pikachu Event: Aipom Shiny Rate

The Detective Pikachu Event is underway, and shiny Aipom has been spotted out in the wild! Silph Research Group researchers have been hard at work collecting data on shiny Aipom, and are prepared to share a live shiny rate estimate throughout the event!

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Field Update

Published:Apr 1, 2019

Join the largest Golden Snitch hunt in history!

Today is no ordinary day on the Road, Travelers. Hogwarts calls for aid! Get ready to put on your wizard’s hat and join us in assisting our friends from another franchise in becoming Seekers for a day. Good luck!

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Meltan Event: Unbolting the Limited Time Shiny Rate!

Shortly before the Lunar New Year, shiny Meltan was discovered! Always eager to gather more information on shiny species, Silph Researchers gathered data on thousands of Meltan encounters. This month-long event ends on March 4, and we are now able to report our findings...

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Adventure Sync Update: February Egg Changes

Weekly fitness rewards received this week revealed a new Adventure Sync egg pool, and after Silph Researchers carefully isolated and hatched nearly 100 of these special eggs, a clear picture of the changes began to emerge...

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Lunar New Year: Lucky Boosts & Shiny Spoink

The Lunar New Year event was the first event to offer boosted Lucky rates. As such, it offered an opportunity to investigate how Niantic might handle such bonuses in the future. Curious as ever, Silph Researchers collected data on nearly 3,000 trades...

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