Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour: Start Date and Time, Bonuses

Nutan Lele
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<div class="paragraphs"><p>Here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour.</p></div>
Here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour.


Pokemon Go's Spotlight Hour is a great way to catch a particular Pokemon and get Shiny variants.
Spotlight Hours happen every week so keep a lookout for them.
Here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour.

Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour is a weekly event many players look forward to. The Spotlight Hour increases the spawn rate of Pokemon in the wild and bonuses for Candy, Stardust, or XP. As part of the Halloween events in Pokemon Go, players will be able to catch more Ghost-type Pokemon this time around. This week’s Spotlight Hour features the Stump Pokemon Phantump, while the next one will feature Yamask, so here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour, including date and time, active bonus, shiny availability, and more.

Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour date & time

The Spotlight Hour happens from 6 PM to 7 PM (local time) in Pokemon Go. During the most recent Spotlight Hour, Pokemon spawn rates were high and you could catch as many as you wanted including shiny variants since they are available for Pokemon. With so many spawns during the Spotlight Hour event, it is a great time to go shiny hunting but players need to keep in mind that shiny rates will not be boosted during the event.

Spotlight Hour bonuses

You can enjoy a bonus of double XP for catching Pokemon from every species you capture during the Spotlight Hour. You can also get double Stardust, double evolving XP, Catch and Transfer Candy depending on the bonuses set up for that particular Spotlight Hour. You can further increase this bonus by activating one or two Lucky Eggs during the Spotlight Hour.

Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour Schedule for November

Here are the upcoming Pokémon Spotlight Hours for November:

How to prepare for Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour

Since the Spotlight Hour events last for only an hour, here are some tips to help you prepare for the event:

  • Use PokeCoins to buy Incense and get additional spawns during the event.

  • Make sure you have enough space in your Pokemon Storage Box to catch as many as you want.

  • Keep your Poke Balls stocked up to catch large numbers of Pokemon.

  • Use a Lucky Egg to add to earn boosted XP during the event.

  • Pinap Berries can help you get enough Candy to evolve your caught Pokemon quickly.

  • That is all you need to know about the Spotlight Hour.

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Nutan is experienced with content across various FPS, MOBA, and BR titles for both PC and mobile gaming. Basically, she's a Jill of all trades. As the former captain of an all-woman esports team, her roots lie firmly in PC gaming but she does enjoy that one map in Call of Duty: Mobile.