Shiny Slugma Evolution (Jan) About Fire-Type Pokémon!

Did you hear about the new Shiny Slugma Evolution? If you want to know everything about it, read this article.

If you are into the Pokémon Go app, you must have heard about the latest Shiny Slugma Pokémon. Have you? And what is the best part? Its evolution.

Pokémon Go has been around since 2016 and is available for iOS and Android platforms. Even after all the criticism, it has managed to stay on top of the leaderboards. 

People from Canada, the United States, and other parts of the world are still its fans and keeping the franchise going. 

So, what about the Shiny Slugma Evolution? Read to know about it.

What is Shiny Slugma?

Shiny Slugma, released on 7 January 2022 on Mountains of Power, is the Shiny Pokémon for Slugma, and just like any other Shiny Pokémon, it has similar characteristics. In case you do not know, Shiny Pokémon are rare versions of regular Pokémon that differ only in color.  

While the regular Slugma is slug-like and has a bright red body color, the Shiny Slugma is dark grey. It is said that the regular Slugma has molten magma circulating in its entire body; the Shiny Pokémon is its cooled-down and hard version. 

Continue reading to know about the Shiny Slugma Evolution.

Shiny Slugma Statistics

  • Category: Lava Pokémon
  • Number: #218 
  • Height: 0.65 – 0.87 m
  • Weight: 30.19- 50.78 kg
  • Attack: 118 
  • Defense: 71
  • Stamina: 120
  • Capture rate: 30%
  • Flee rate: 10%
  • CP Range: 10-895
  • HP range: 11-106
  • For Second charged attack:
  • Stardust cost: 10,000 
  • Candy cost: 25

Slugma’s Strengths and Weaknesses

Slugma is underpowered even with the first evolution. And much like a slug, it lacks in some other stats despite its remarkable special attack. It is slow and is extremely weak to rock, ground, and water-type moves. 

It resists bug, grass, steel, ice, fire, and fairy type of moves but is immune to no types. 

How to Catch a Slugma in Pokémon Go? 

Before knowing about Shiny Slugma Evolution, you must know how to catch one. And there are a couple of ways to do so. 

You can find one in the wild or the Field Research. However, unlike the regular one, it is unavailable from the eggs or gym raids. However, to find it in the wild, you must search the neighborhoods in dry/arid climates. In clear weather, its spawn rate increases and becomes more available. 

Remember that Shiny Slugma is rare to find in Pokémon Go like another Shiny Pokémon.

What is Shiny Slugma Evolution?

The Shiny Slugma can be evolved using 50 candies to Magcargo upon reaching level 38. 

The Magcargo evolution with a regular slug is bright red; however, with a Shiny Slugma, it is purple. So, did you evolve your Shiny Slugma in Pokémon Go yet? Then, hurry up so that you can receive the Magcargo!

And did you know that Slugma is a combination of the word ‘slug’ and ‘magma’?

The Final Verdict

The Shiny Slugma Evolution is a trending topic amongst Pokémon Go fans. However, some do not know how to evolve or catch Slugma, so we provided all the necessary information above. The evolution provides more weight, height, and other fight stats to the Pokémon and makes it more powerful. 

Let us know in the comment section if you have further queries about the same.

Also Read : – Shiny Magcargo Pokémon Go (Jan) A Fire Rock-Type Pokémon

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