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Team GO Rocket has captured even more Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon Go

Pokemon Go Shadow Pokemon
Pokemon Go Shadow Pokemon (Image credit: Niantic)

What you need to know

  • Team GO Rocket has captured more Shadow Pokémon for February.
  • Trainers challenging Team GO Rocket Grunts can now save Shadow Vulpix, Exeggcute, Omanyte, and more.
  • Team GO Rocket Executives now have Shadow Pinsir, Mawile, and Beldum.

Today, the Official Pokémon Twitter announced that Pokémon Go Trainers can now rescue even more Shadow Pokémon from Team GO Rocket this month. Team GO Rocket Grunts will have several new Shadow Pokémon on their teams, including Vulpix, Ninetales, Exeggcute, Exeggutor, Omanyte, Omastar, Misdreavus, Carvanha, and Sharpedo. The Team GO Rocket Executives have got their mitts on new Shadow Pokémon as well, including Pinsir, Mawile, and Beldum. And, of course, the Leader of Team GO Rocket, Giovanni, himself has captured a new Legendary Pokémon and turned it into a Shadow Pokémon. For this month only, Trainers can rescue a Shadow Raikou from Giovanni, but only if they can complete the Special Research before February ends. Be sure to check out our Team GO Rocket Leaders Guide so you can handle these challenging Pokémon battles!

Are you excited for these new Shadow Pokémon? What Pokémon would you like to rescue from Team GO Rocket next month? Drop us a comment below and be sure to check out all our other Pokémon Go guides so you too can be a Pokémon Master!

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.