Shiny Pikachu now available worldwide in Pokémon GO

The first one outside Japan has been caught.

A lucky Pokémon GO player has found what is likely to be the first Shiny Pikachu outside of Japan. Previously they only appeared during the Pikachu event in Yokohama, Japan last week.

It is possible that Pichu and Raichu could be found as Shiny from Eggs and the wild respectively as well. Update: Shiny Pichu has been confirmedShiny Pikachu that are evolved will remain as Shiny Pokémon.

Are you hoping to find a Shiny Pikachu?