Shiny Pokémon are kind of extremally rare Pokémon that have, color variation that differs from their normal appearance. These color variations may range from minor hue adjustments to completely new palettes.
Shiny Pokémon will have an aurora of stars floating around them. Trainers won't see whether Pokémon is shiny in nearby until they encounter it. Once a player captures a shiny Pokémon, their Pokédex will show that they have captured it and additional switch buttons for shiny forms will get unlocked in specific Pokédex entry.
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Currently there are only few Shiny Pokémon in game that are available to be captured.
Also there are few Shiny Pokémon that are currently in game but they're not available to be captured.
- A shiny Pokémon may not appear shiny to nearby Trainers.
- Shiny Pokémon cannot be batch-transferred, and Trainers will be notified if they try to transfer them.
- Shiny Pokémon remains shiny after being evolved.
- Also Pokémon cannot become shiny via evolving non-shiny one.
- In the main Pokémon series, the Gold and Silver versions were the first games to introduce shiny Pokémon.
- A shiny Gyarados, located at the Lake of Rage, was the Pokémon used to introduce Trainers to shiny Pokémon.
- Shiny Pikachu began appearing on the first day of the Pokémon GO Park event, in Yokohama, Japan.
- Shiny Sableye began appearing on the first day of the Halloween event of 2017.
- Unlike the case with seeing regular Pokémon in the Gym, seeing Shiny Pokémon in the Gym for the first time, before capturing them, won't unlock the Pokémon's shiny form switches in Pokédex summary page.
- Registering a shiny Pokémon will also register the non-shiny form to the Pokédex, if the Pokémon was not previously registered.
- In game data there are also 3D assets for shiny forms from Gastly's family. 
- Shiny Magikarp Spotted!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2017-03-28.