How to Hunt for a Shiny Hoppip in Pokemon Go?

Is Pokemon Go Shiny Hoppip available? How to catch a Shiny Hoppip? Find out everything.

Pokemon Go weekly events are back in the new season. The new events will feature special research tasks, wild encounters and other battles. Players can take part in the Spotlight Hour weekly event and get an increased chance to catch the Shiny Hoppip and its evolution forms as well. Hoppip is a Grass and Flying type Pokemon from the Johto region.

The Generation 2 Pokemon is now frequently spawning in the wild. Trainers can get Hoppip and Shiny Hoppip through many methods. Hoppip is one of the counters for PvP raids and it will get boosted stats during the event.  But this Pokemon can be ignored for Ultra League and Great League battles. Here’s all about Pokemon Go Hoppip and ways to unlock its shiny form.

Tips to Catch Pokemon Go Shiny Hoppip

Hoppip is available as a regular spawn in the wild. The Spotlight Hour event provides an increased opportunity for players to catch one. Here are the best methods to catch Hoppip and Shiny Hoppip,

  • Encounter Hoppip and its shiny form as a wild spawn. Catching a Pokemon will reward x2 candies as well
  • Hoppip can be obtained as a trade from your Pokemon Go friends

These are the primary ways to catch Shiny Hoppip. You can also defeat the Go Team Rocket Leaders and use Incense and Lure Modules to increase the spawn rate. Hoppip can be hatched from eggs in the Wild. The spawn rate is higher than usual in the ongoing Spotlight Hour event 2024.

Is Hoppip Good in Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go Hoppip
Pokemon Strengths Weaknesses 
HoppipGround, Water, Fighting, Grass Rock, Fire, Flying, Poison, Ice 
Shadow Hoppip Water, Grass, Ground, Fighting Ice, Fire, Flying, Poison, Rock

Hoppip is a cottonweed Pokemon. The Grass and Flying Pokemon has a shadow form and gets boosted stats during Sunny and Windy weather. Hoppip is a good counter for PvP raid, gym battles and one-star raids. The best moves for Hoppip are,

  • Tackle – The normal type fast move is the primary moveset for Hoppip
  • Grass Knot – The grass-type charged move deals lethal damage and increases damage for Hoppip

How to Evolve Pokemon Go Hoppip?

Hoppip has a shiny form, shadow form and other forms as well. In Pokemon Go, trainers can evolve Hoppip easily using candies,

  • Hoppip evolves into Skiploom (25 Candies)
  • Skiploom evolves into Jumpluff (100 candies)

Tips to Catch Shiny Hoppip

Shiny Hoppip rarely spawns in the wild. Pokemon Go trainers can use battle items to encounter a Shiny Hoppip as chances of catching this Pokemon is only one out of 500.

That’s everything you need to know about catching Pokemon Go Shiny Hoppip and PvP counters. Dominate the Collection Challenge with the best counters. 


How to Get Pokemon Go Candies?

Candy is an in-game resource and currency in Pokemon Go. Trainers can earn unlimited candies by completing PvP raids, boss raids and five-star battles. Using berries to catch Pokemon doubles candies and you can evolve Pokemon to get more candies. With candies, you can evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Go. Catching Pokemon is the best method to farm candies.

Is Pokemon Go Free-to-play?

Yes, Pokemon Go is a free-to-play AR and RPG adventure for Android and iOS. In this colorful Pokemon game, you will play as a trainer and explore locations in the wild and real-world to catch different types of Pokemon to your party.

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