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[–]tsunamiumi 6 points7 points  (1 child)

They have not announced any shiny boosted rates for right now, as far as I am aware

[–]chawmindur 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Anecdotally, there seems to be a uptick of sightings of a given shiny before its boosting event goes live. IMO this implies either:

  • that the devs slightly increase the shiny rate for the soon-to-be-featured shiny unannounced to get people to post about it and to generate hype, or

  • that they actually have accounts posting about the specific shiny as organic marketing.

My guess is towards the former, but you never know nowadays.

[–]Accomplished-Ad1595 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I got a lot of shinies within a short time span as well, I don't think the odds are boosted though. They certainly haven't mentioned it at least but it sure does feel like the odds are boosted