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All Shiny Bug Pokémon in Scarlet & Violet

Scour the Paldea region for these shiny critters!

One of the many types of Pokémon that can be found in the world of Scarlet & Violet is Bug Type Pokémon. These small critters have unique characteristics and abilities, making them fun to collect and challenging to battle. Bug Types often feature hard shells or exoskeletons, multiple legs, and some have wings. However, if you are a Bug-Type collector and want to stand out then you should look at shiny variants.

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Shiny Bug Pokémon feature brightly colored designs, usually found in grasslands and forests. They are very rare and will need tons of patience and dedication to collect. Read on to learn more about Shiny Bug Pokémon and where to find them.

Shiny Tarountula

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You can see a complete color change by comparing the shiny Tarountula to the non-shiny one. It changes its color palette to black, red, and violet from yellow, white, and green. You can catch this shiny at the Pokemon League, South Province Areas One, Two, Three, Four, and Five.

Shiny Spidops

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Shiny Spidops’ color has significantly changed, much like its pre-evolution Shiny Tarountula. It switches from using yellow, white, and green to black, red, and violet. You can catch this shiny at East Province Areas One and Two, North Province Area Two, Socarrat Trail, the Tagtree Thicket, and West Province Area Three.

Shiny Nymble

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You can see a clear color difference comparing this shiny to its non-shiny counterpart. Shiny Nymble changes its entire body color from black to yellow. You can catch this shiny at South Province Areas Two, Three, Six, and West Province Area One.

Shiny Lokix

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Much like its pre-evolution Shiny Nymble and Shiny Lokix also have a very noticeable color difference compared to their non-shiny variant. It changes its color from black and blue to gold and gray. You can catch this shiny at Alfornada Cavern, Asado Desert, Casseroya Lake, the Dalizapa Passage, East Province Area Three, Glaseado Mountain, North Province Areas One, Two, and Three, South Province Area Six, and West Province Area Two.

Shiny Kricketot

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Compared to its non-shiny counterpart, Shiny Kricketot’s color has changed significantly. Its normal body color is yellow, but red in the shiny variant. You can catch this shiny at South Province Area Two.

Shiny Kricketune

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Shiny Kricketune has a completely different color scheme than its regular counterpart. It changes its entire body color to gold from red. You can catch this shiny at North Province Area Two.

Shiny Scatterbug

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It’s really challenging to miss the color change of this shiny; it is very obvious. It changes its entire body color from black to white. You can catch this shiny at South Province Areas One and Five.

Shiny Spewpa

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Like its pre-evolution, Shiny Scatterbug, it’s hard to miss the color change of Shiny Spewpa. It reverses its color from a black head and white body to a gray head and black body.  You can catch this shiny at South Province Area One and South Province Area Four.

Shiny Vivillon

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It is very easy to overlook the color difference between Shiny Vivillon and its non-shiny form. It only changes the color of its head and abdomen from black to white. You can catch this shiny at East Paldean Sea, North Province Area One, North Province Area Two, and North Province Area Three

Shiny Combee

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The difference in coloration of Shiny Combee is small but easily distinguishable. It goes from having a yellow body to having a red body. You can catch this shiny at the East Paldean Sea, South Province Areas One, Two, and Four, and West Province Area One

Shiny Vespiquen

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Shiny Vespiquen’s color has significantly changed, much like its pre-evolution Shiny Combee. It goes from black and yellow to black and red. You can catch this shiny at East Paldean Sea, South Province Areas One, Two, and Four, and West Province Area One.

Shiny Surskit

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Shiny Surskit’s color difference is simple but somewhat significant. Its body color changes from baby blue to a darker navy blue. You can catch this shiny at South Province Areas One, Two, and Five.

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Shiny Masquerain

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Shiny Masquerain appears completely different when compared to its non-shiny counterpart. It changes the color of its entire body from white to green. You can catch this shiny at South Province Area One, South Province Area Five.

Shiny Rellor

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This shiny has a significant color change compared to its non-shiny version. It changes its ball’s color to gold and its body to back with a white head. You can catch this shiny at Asado Desert.

Shiny Rabsca

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Unlike its pre-evolution Shiny Rellor, Shiny Rabsca has a less significant change in color but is noticeable nonetheless—and personally one of our favorites. It changes its color to gold from metallic sky blue. You can obtain this shiny by evolving a Shiny Rellor.

Shiny Venonat

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Shiny Venonat has a somewhat insignificant but fairly visible color change. It simply changes its eye and nose colors from pink to blue. You can catch this shiny at East Province Area One and the Tagtree Thicket.

Shiny Venomoth

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Unlike its pre-evolution Shiny Venonat, Shiny Venomoth has a significantly different color when compared to its non-shiny version. It changes its body color from purple to blue. You can catch this shiny at Area Zero, North Province Area Two, the Tagtree Thicket, and Casseroya Lake.

Shiny Pineco

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The color change of Shiny Pineco is pretty significant and hard to miss. It changes its entire body color from greenish-gray to gold. You can catch this shiny at East Province Area One and Two, South Province Area Four, Tagtree Thicket, and West Province Area Three.

Shiny Forretress

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Compared to its non-shiny counterpart, the Shiny Forretress appears to be an entirely different color. It went from having red and silver as its primary colors to having only gold as its hue. You can catch this shiny at Socarrat Trail.

Shiny Scyther

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Shiny Scyther barely differs in color from its non-shiny counterpart. It just darkens the shade of its color to regular green from apple green. You can catch this shiny at Casseroya Lake, North Province Area Two, South Province Area Four, and South Province Area Six.

Shiny Scizor

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Unlike its pre-evolution Shiny Scyther, Shiny Scizor drastically changes its color. It changes the color of its whole body to metallic neon green from red. You can obtain this shiny by evolving a Shiny Scyther.

Shiny Heracross

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The drastic change in color of Shiny Heracross is very evident. It changes its whole body color from blue to pink. You can catch this shiny at North Province Area Two, Socarrat Trail.

Shiny Larvesta

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This shiny has minor color differences from the non-shiny version, which is fine because it still looks good. Shiny Larvesta changes the color of its crown to gold from red and its eye color from blue to green. You can catch this shiny in the Asado Desert.

Shiny Volcarona

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When compared to its regular counterpart, Shiny Volacarona has a completely different color. Instead of the usual red with an orange tinge, the shiny version has light golden yellow wings. The original’s body is dark gray, but the shiny brightens it by recoloring it purple. This Pokemon can be caught in Area Zero.

Shiny Snom

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It’s nearly impossible to tell how this shiny’s color changes. It slightly changes the color of its head, making it slightly darker. You can catch this shiny at the Dalizapa Passage and Glaseado Mountain.

Shiny Frosmoth

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Shiny Frosmoth undergoes a subtle but noticeable color change. It changes the shade of its color to a green tinge from a blueish color tinge. You can catch this shiny at Glaseado Mountain and North Province Area One.

Shiny Slither Wing

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This shiny has a noticeable change in color when compared to its non-shiny version. Shiny Slither Wing changes the color of its wings and crown from red to yellow. You can catch this shiny at Area Zero if you are on Scarlet. But if you are on Violet, you can obtain this Scarlet exclusive shiny by trading Shiny Slither Wing from Scarlet.

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