Niantic Addresses Shiny Encounter Issue in Remote Raids: Apologies and Presents for Pokemon Go Players

Niantic, the company that created Pokemon Go, has confirmed that the rate of encountering Shiny Pokemon during Remote Raids has been reduced. In addition to apologizing, the developers also provide players with presents to express their regret.

One of the most challenging aspects of the game is trying to get your hands on Shiny Pokemon by battling through Remote Raids and stumbling across them in the wild. In the world of Pokemon Go, this is one of the most challenging things to do. Although players were accustomed to the difficulty and the low stakes, fans remarked that it had become much more difficult to come across a Shiny while participating in Remote Raids. Previously, It was reported that the Pokemon Go community had observed a significant decrease in the likelihood of seeing Shiny Pokemon while participating in Remote Raids.

The first message posted in this Reddit topic stated, “reports from a user aggregated site have indicated that the shiny rate for the legendary trio is 1/125 if done remotely.” The game’s developer, Niantic, initially did not comment on the rumored modification; however, the firm has now addressed the matter and provided a statement on Twitter. It has been established that Shiny encounters have been nerfed, and presents are being made available to players who this changes has negatively impacted.

Pokemon Go dev Niantic has apologized for the problems with Shiny Remote Raid

“We have fixed a technical issue that was affecting the shiny appearance rate for Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf in Remote Raids,” the message to trainers said. “Thank you for your patience.” We sincerely regret this and will be posting information on a unique Raid event on the Pokémon GO blog soon.

The following statement was then updated by Niantic: “Impacted Trainers will also be granted a Remote Raid Pass for each one used in these Raids during the affected time, plus one extra directly to their Pokémon GO account.” Positive feedback has been received from Pokemon Go players and fans over Niantic’s handling of the situation. One user commented on Niantic’s Twitter message: “This is the type of communication we asked for!” Thank you!”

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