Just like other video games, Pokémon Go has had its fair share of glitches. This time, the mobile game brings spooky Halloween vibes with it as it merged Skitty with another ‘mon entirely.
Encounters are one of the most important and exciting parts of PoGo, allowing trainers to find and catch various Pokémon. When a player recently spotted a special green-colored Skitty, they thought for a second it would be a rare shiny version.
A ghastly Skitty encounter
On September 21, a Reddit user posted about their find, and it looks absolutely morbid. At a quick glance, and without knowing what the more rare version of the cat ‘mon looks like, you may also agree that it could be shiny.
Once you take another look at it you can see that, in fact, it appears to be something straight from a Halloween display at a supermarket. Somehow, the player’s Skitty has taken half of the form of Machop, a fighting-type Pokemon.
One player had this to say: “This is easily the best one of these accidental reskins I’ve ever seen. THE TAIL!”
Just like the Shiny Swablu found earlier in the month when the player caught the hybrid spawn and checked their storage bag, it had returned back to its normal form.
These types of glitches in the game have everyone roaring, with hundreds of people taking to the post wishing they would encounter one themselves.
It seems to be unlikely that Niantic would ever permanently enable spawns like this Skitty, as the game has so far stayed true to the original series.