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All Shiny Dark Pokémon in Scarlet & Violet

All Shiny Dark Pokémon in Scarlet & Violet
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Dark-type Pokémon typically have deep black fur or scales with red, violet, and purple accents to highlight their features. The most notable aspect of these creatures is their eyes, which often give off an eerie glow and piercing stare. Dark-type Pokémon are usually found at night in caves, forests, and other shadowy places worldwide, far away from heavily populated areas. This article will list all Shiny Dark Pokémon in Scarlet & Violet that you can catch or obtain.

Shiny Greninja

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Shiny Greninja, unlike its pre-evolutions, completely changes its color scheme. It changes its body color from its regular blue and beige to a black and gray color palette. You can get this shiny by evolving a Shiny Frogadier. 

Shiny Meowscarada

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Shiny Meowscarada‘s appearance has changed in a subtle but noticeable way when compared to its regular version. The colors on its body become blue-green and greenish-black. You can get this shiny by evolving a Shiny Floragato.

Shiny Lokix

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Similar to its pre-evolution, Shiny Lokix differs significantly in color from its non-shiny counterpart. It goes from black and blue to gray and gold. 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 Houndour

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The color of this shiny differs greatly from its non-shiny counterpart. The color of its body changes from regular black to blue, and its belly and snout change from its usual brown color to cream. You can catch this shiny in Inlet Grotto and South Province Area Four.

Shiny Houndoom

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Compared to the non-shiny variant, Shiny Houndoom has a significant color change. Its body color changes from its usual black color to blue, and its belly and snout from brown to cream. You can catch this shiny in North Province Area Two and South Province Areas Four and Six.

Shiny Umbreon

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Shiny Umbreon, compared to its nonshiny version, has a small but fairly noticeable change in color. It changes its yellow color colored accents to blue. You can catch this shiny at Alfornada Cavern, the Dalizapa Passage, North Province Area One, Two, and Three, and South Province Area Six.

Shiny Maschiff

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The change in Shiny Maschiff’s color is hard to miss. It changes its whole body’s color from reddish brown to dark purple. You can catch this shiny at South Province Areas One, Two, and Four, and West Province Areas Two and Three

Shiny Mabosstiff

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This shiny has a pretty obvious color change compared to its non-shiny counterpart. It changes its color from dark brown to violet. You can catch this shiny ate West Province Area Three and North Province Area Two.

Shiny Stunky

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Compared to its non-shiny counterpart, Shiny Stunky has a subtle but striking color change. It goes from having a black body to one that is maroon. If you are on Scarlet, you can catch this shiny at South Province Areas Three and Five and West Province Area Two. If you are on Violet, you can obtain this Scarlet exclusive shiny by trading a Shiny Stunky from Scarlet.

Shiny Skuntank

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Similar to its pre-evolution Shiny Stunky, Shiny Skuntank undergoes a subtle yet noticeable change in color when compared to its non-shiny version. Its body changes from black with beige highlights to maroon with beige highlights. You can catch this shiny at Casseroya Lake if you are on Scarlet. If you are on Violet, you can obtain this Scarlet exclusive shiny by trading a Shiny Stunky from Scarlet or by evolving a 

Shiny Zorua

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Shiny Zorua, compared to its regular version, has a small but somewhat noticeable change in color. It changes the red accents on its body to blue. You can catch this shiny at Tagtree Thicket and West Province Area Three (It may disguise itself as other Pokémon)

Shiny Zoroark

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This shiny, much like its pre-evolution Shiny Zorua, has a small but somewhat noticeable change in color. It changes the color of its claws and hair to violet from the regular red. You can catch this shiny at Socarrat Trail  (It may disguise itself as other Pokémon).

Shiny Sneasel

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You can see a rather noticeable color difference when comparing this shiny to its non-shiny counterpart. It goes from having a black body to having a pink body. This gleaming can be caught at the Dalizapa Passage and Glaseado Mountain.

Shiny Weavile

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Like Shiny Sneasel, Shiny Weavile has a striking variation in color when compared to its non-shiny version. It switches to a red and gold color scheme from black and red.. You can catch this shiny at Glaseado Mountain.

Shiny Murkrow

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This shiny has a very different color compared to its non-shiny variant. Shiny Murkrow turns its entire body from black to magenta. You can catch this shiny at East Province Areas One, Two, and Three, South Province Areas One, Two, Three, Four, and Five, the Tagtree Thicket, and West Province Areas Two and Three.

Shiny Honchkrow

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Shiny Honchkrow’s color changes significantly compared to its non-shiny version. It turns its body feathers pink instead of its usual black color. You can catch this shiny at Casseroya Lake, the Dalizapa Passage, North Province Areas One, Two, and Three, Socarrat Trail, and South Province Area Six.

Shiny Cacturne

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Shiny Cacturne has noticeable changes in body color. The shiny Cacturne has a tan body with chocolate brown spikes and patterns, while the non-shiny Cacturne has a mint green body with green spikes and markings. This shiny can be obtained by evolving a Shiny Cacnea.

Shiny Sandile

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This shiny’s color change is quite noticeable compared to its regular form. Shiny Sandile’s body color changes from light brown to apple green. You can catch this shiny at Asado Desert.

Shiny Krokorok

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Like its pre-evolution, It’s hard to miss Shiny Krokorok’s color change. It switches its color palette from beige, black, and pink to brown, yellow, and purple, changing its color scheme entirely. You can get this shiny by evolving a Shiny Sandile.

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Shiny Krookodile

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The color of this Shiny Krookodile differs significantly from that of its non-shiny version. it changes its color palette from red, black, and white to light-brown, yellow, and white. You can get this shiny by evolving a Shiny Krokorok.

Shiny Impidimp

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This shiny undergoes a pretty big color change compared to its non-shiny version. Shiny Impidimp completely changes its color from pink to light blue. You can catch this shiny at the Tagtree Thicket.

Shiny Morgrem

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Shiny Morgrem changes the color of its entire body. This shiny changes its color palette from black, red, and green to white light blue, and violet.  You can catch this shiny at the Tagtree Thicket.

Shiny Grimmsnarl

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Just like its pre-evolutions, Shiny Grimmsnarl undergoes a significant change in the color palette. It goes from having a black and green color scheme to a white and violet one. You can get this shiny by evolving a Shiny Morgrem.

Shiny Bombirdier

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Compared to its non-shiny counterpart, Shiny Bombirdier has an intriguing color change. It appears to have been taken directly from a vintage black-and-white film. You can catch this shiny at South Province Area Six, the West Paldean Sea, and West Province Area One and Three.

Shiny Sableye

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Compared to its non-shiny counterpart, Shiny Sableye has a considerable color difference. It goes from having a violet body with a red gem to having a gold body with a green gem. You can catch this shiny at Alfornada Cavern, the Dalizapa Passage, East Province Area Three, North Province Area One, West Province Areas One and Two, and South Province Area Six.

Shiny Spiritomb

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The color change of Shiny Spiritomb is distinctly obvious. Its color goes from being a reddish black with green accents to a powder blue with violet highlights. You can catch this shiny at Glaseado Mountain.

Shiny Tyranitar

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Shiny Tyranitar undergoes a pretty obvious color change compared to its non-shiny counterpart. It changes its body color from light green to beige. You can get this Shiny by evolving a Shiny Pupitar.

Shiny Pawniard

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This shiny’s color change is pretty evident compared to its non-shiny variant. It changes the red colors of its body to blue. You can catch this shiny at East Province Area Three, the Inlet Grotto, North Province Area Two, and South Province Area Five.

Shiny Bisharp

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Just like its pre-evolution, Shiny Bisharp undergoes a noticeable color change. It changes the red colors on its body to blue. You can catch this shiny at Area Zero and North Province Area Two

Shiny Kingambit

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Compared to its nonshiny counterpart, you will see a noticeable color change. It swaps its blue-colored clothes for red-colored ones. You can obtain this shiny by evolving a Shiny Bisharp.

Shiny Deino

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The change in color of Shiny Deino is pretty visible. Its body color changes from blue to green. If you are on Scarlet, you can catch this shiny at Alfornada Cavern, Dalizapa Passage, Glaseado Mountain, North Province Area Two. If you are on Violet, you can get this Scarlet exclusive shiny by trading a Shiny Deino from Scarlet.

Shiny Zweilous

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Shiny Zweilous, like its pre-evolution Shiny Deino, undergoes a noticeable color change. Its body color goes from a dark blue color to moss green. If you are on Scarlet, you can catch this shiny at Area Zero, Glaseado Mountain, and North Province Area Two. If you are on Violet, you can get this Scarlet exclusive shiny by trading a Shiny Deino from Scarlet or by evolving a Shiny Deino.

Shiny Hydreigon

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The color pallet of Shiny Hydreigon changes dramatically. It goes from a black, blue, and pink color scheme to black, green, and violet. If you are on Scarlet, you can obtain this shiny by evolving a Shiny Zweilous. If you are on Violet, you can get this Scarlet exclusive shiny by trading a Shiny Hydreigon from Scarlet by evolving a Shiny Zweilous from Scarlet.

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Shiny Brute Bonnet

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Shiny Brute Bonnet‘s color is noticeably different from its regular version. Its shiny version has dark gray legs, blue shield-like pokéballs on its hands, and a beige and blue cap. This pokémon can be found in Area Zero if you are in Scarlet. However, if you are in Violet, you can trade a Shiny Brute Bonnet from Scarlet.

Shiny Iron Jugulis

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This shiny has a minor but perceptible color change compared to its non-shiny counterpart. Shiny Iron Jugulis‘ body color changes from black to silver. You can obtain this Shiny at Area Zero if you are on Violet. If you are on Scarlet, you can get this Violet exclusive shiny by trading a Shiny Iron Jugulis from Violet.

Shiny Wo-Chien

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Wo-Chien‘s regular appearance is gray with a mossy mustache and nose. Meanwhile, the body is dark green in its shiny version, with a crimson mustache and nose. This shiny can be found in the South Province Area One.

Shiny Chien-Pao

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Compared to the regular version, this shiny has a substantial color difference. Shiny Chien-Pao‘s entire body changes color from white to gray. You can catch this shiny at West Province Area One.

Shiny Ting-Lu

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When compared to its non-shiny version, the color change of Shiny Ting-Lu is hardly noticeable. It alters its body color palette from a soil-like palette to a stone-like palette.. You can catch this shiny at Socarrat Trail.

Shiny Chi-Yu

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Shiny Chi-Yu has a distinct color difference from its non-shiny version. Its colors turn from its usual yellow and red flame to a cool blue and black flame appearance. You can find this shiny in the North province Area Two of Paldea

Shiny Roaring Moon

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Compared to its non-shiny counterpart, Shiny Roaring Moon dramatically differs in color palette. It changes its color palette from a sky-blue, red, gold, and white color scheme to one of green, red, and gold. You can catch this shiny at Area Zero if you are on Scarlet. If you are on Violet, you can get this Scarlet exclusive shiny by trading a Shiny Roaring Moon from Scarlet.

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