Gleamies are special colored versions of Ooblets. This guide on How To Catch Gleam Ooblets In Ooblets explains the different rarity types that each Ooblet species has, as well as tips on how to recognize Ooblets that are shiny versions when exploring the open world.
Each Ooblet species comes in three potential varieties. Common, Uncommon, and Gleam. Each type is identical in regards to the special abilities they have and the cards they have in a deck, but there is a single difference between each type. Common, Uncommon, and Gleam, each have a specific color and the Gleamie versions of each Ooblet, comes with a special shining effect that is present at all times.
How To Catch Gleam Ooblets In Ooblets
At the beginning of each day, when you receive the notification regarding what Ooblets are available in town that day, this is the best place to find a Gleam Ooblet. However, unfortunately the shine is not present on this screen. So unless you recognize one as Gleamy, by knowing the three colors linked to that species, you cannot tell if one is a Gleamy or not. You can check the Almanac for the different colors of the ones you have found but other than that, there’s one additional way to check.
When you encounter a Gleamy Ooblet in the overworld, the shine is incredibly obvious, as shown above. There is no requirement or special method of finding Gleamy Ooblets, it’s a random chance, and a small one, but not impossible. After a days play I have already found and caught three Gleamy Ooblets.
I have found Gleamy Ooblets as my first encounter with a species, and when I have already caught the Common and Uncommon versions. There is a special rainbow rain event that seems to occur. This may or may not increase the chances of Gleamy Ooblets appearing but all the ones I caught were during normal weather.
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