Pokémon Spotlight Hour

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The Pokémon Spotlight Hour (Japanese: スポットライトアワー Spotlight Hour) is a weekly in-game event in Pokémon GO that features specific Pokémon through limited-time increased spawn rates and different resource bonuses every Tuesday, from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. local time.

This event originally featured only increased spawn rates of Pokémon. A separate event, the Mystery Bonus Hour (Japanese: ふしぎなボーナスアワー Mysterious Bonus Hour) which featured only different resource bonuses, were originally held every Thursday from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. local time. It was discontinued and integrated into the current version of the Pokémon Spotlight Hour.

List of Pokémon Spotlight Hour events

2022

Featured Pokémon Date Resource bonus Notes
Pikipek Pikipek May 31 2× Catch XP
SeelShiny Seel May 24 2× Catch Stardust
MagikarpShiny Magikarp May 17 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
Numel Numel May 10 2× Transfer Candy
WingullShiny Wingull May 3 2× Catch Candy
Cherrim Cherrim (Sunshine Form) April 26 2× Catch XP
OddishShiny Oddish April 19 2× Catch Stardust
BunnelbyShiny Bunnelby April 12 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
Stunky Stunky April 5 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
ParasShiny Paras March 29 2× Catch Candy
SudowoodoShiny Sudowoodo March 22 2× Catch XP
GrowlitheShiny Growlithe March 15 2× Catch Stardust
ExeggcuteShiny Exeggcute March 8 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
CuboneShiny Cubone March 1 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
VoltorbShiny Voltorb February 22 2× Catch Candy
KoffingShiny Koffing February 15 2× Catch XP
Spritzee Spritzee February 8 2× Catch Stardust
LitleoShiny Litleo February 1 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
MinunShiny Minun January 25 2× Transfer Candy
PlusleShiny Plusle January 18 2× Catch Candy
DiglettShiny Diglett January 11 2× Catch Stardust
Solosis Solosis January 4 2× Transfer Candy

2021

Featured Pokémon Date Resource bonus Notes
CubchooShiny Cubchoo (Holiday ribbon) December 28 2× Catch Candy
SnoverShiny Snover December 21 2× Catch XP
MagmarShiny Magmar December 14 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
ElectabuzzShiny Electabuzz December 7 2× Transfer Candy
PiplupShiny Piplup November 30 2× Catch Candy
ChimcharShiny Chimchar November 23 2× Catch XP
TurtwigShiny Turtwig November 16 2× Catch Stardust
ChinchouShiny Chinchou November 9 2× Transfer Candy
Cacnea Cacnea November 2 2× Catch Candy
MurkrowShiny Murkrow October 26 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
Gothita Gothita October 19 2× Catch XP
GastlyShiny Gastly October 12 2× Catch Stardust
DrifloonShiny Drifloon October 5 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
MeowthShiny Alolan Meowth September 28 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
SkittyShiny Skitty September 21 2× Catch Candy
BaltoyShiny Baltoy September 14 2× Catch XP
SpoinkShiny Spoink September 7 2× Catch Stardust
Wooloo Wooloo August 31 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
Skwovet Skwovet August 24 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
Shellos Shellos August 17 2× Catch Candy
Shellos Shellos August 10 2× Catch XP
MagnemiteShiny Magnemite August 3 2× Catch Stardust
NatuShiny Natu July 27 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
SquirtleShiny Squirtle July 20 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
CharmanderShiny Charmander July 13 2× Catch Candy
BulbasaurShiny Bulbasaur July 6 2× Catch XP
AipomShiny Aipom June 29 2× Catch Stardust
SwinubShiny Swinub June 22 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
SlowpokeShiny Slowpoke June 15 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
AbraShiny Abra June 8 2× Catch Candy
DwebbleShiny Dwebble June 1 2× Catch XP
MarillShiny Marill May 25 2× Catch Stardust
RattataShiny Alolan Rattata May 18 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
DratiniShiny Dratini May 11 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
Cottonee Cottonee May 4 2× Catch Candy
Finneon Finneon April 27 2× Catch XP
GrimerShiny Grimer April 20 2× Catch Stardust
MankeyShiny Mankey April 13 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
BunearyShiny Buneary April 6 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
Slugma Slugma March 30 2× Catch Candy
Surskit Surskit March 23 2× Catch XP
VoltorbShiny Voltorb March 16 2× Catch Stardust
DrowzeeShiny Drowzee March 9 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
KrabbyShiny Krabby March 2 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
PikachuShiny Pikachu February 23 2× Catch Candy
LuvdiscShiny Luvdisc February 16 2× Catch XP
MiltankShiny Miltank February 9 2× Catch Stardust
EkansShiny Ekans February 2 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
Phanpy Phanpy January 26 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
Shroomish Shroomish January 19 2× Catch Candy
DrifloonShiny Drifloon January 12 2× Catch XP
LillipupShiny Lillipup January 5 2× Catch Stardust

2020

Featured Pokémon Date Resource bonus Notes
SnoverShiny Snover December 29 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
SnoruntShiny Snorunt December 22 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
PikachuShiny Pikachu (Explorer) December 15 2× Catch Candy Explorer Pikachu debuted in Pokémon GO a day prior to this event.
SwinubShiny Swinub December 8 2× Catch Stardust
SeelShiny Seel December 1 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
BarboachShiny Barboach November 24 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
MeowthShiny Meowth November 17 2× Catch Candy
JigglypuffShiny Jigglypuff November 10 2× Catch XP
CuboneShiny Cubone November 3 2× Catch Stardust
DuskullShiny Duskull October 27 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
ShuppetShiny Shuppet October 20 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
PikachuShiny Pikachu (Original Cap) October 13 2× Catch Candy
PikachuShiny Pikachu (World Cap) October 6 2× Catch XP
SkittyShiny Skitty September 29 2× Catch Stardust
Spearow Spearow September 22 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
TentacoolShiny Tentacool September 15 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
HoundourShiny Houndour September 8 2× Catch Candy
EeveeShiny Eevee September 1 2× Catch XP
GeodudeShiny Geodude August 25 2× Catch Stardust
Venipede Venipede August 18 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
SableyeShiny Sableye August 11 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
HorseaShiny Horsea August 4 2× Catch Candy
Buizel Buizel July 28 2× Catch XP
OddishShiny Oddish July 21 2× Catch Stardust
ZubatShiny Zubat July 14 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
TaillowShiny Taillow July 7 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
Kricketot Kricketot June 30 2× Catch Candy
ClefairyShiny Clefairy June 23 2× Catch XP Shiny Clefairy can be encountered in the wild beginning from this event.
Numel Numel June 16 2× Catch Stardust
PatratShiny Patrat June 9 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
BronzorShiny Bronzor May 26 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
PoochyenaShiny Poochyena May 19 2× Catch Candy
SunkernShiny Sunkern May 12 2× Catch XP
ShellderShiny Shellder May 5 2× Catch Stardust
PidgeyShiny Pidgey April 28 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
WobbuffetShiny Wobbuffet April 21 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon Shiny Wobbuffet can be encountered in the wild beginning from this event.
MagnemiteShiny Magnemite April 14 2× Catch Candy
Purrloin Purrloin April 7 2× Catch XP
Increased spawns of all Pokémon March 31
Increased spawns of all Pokémon March 24
Increased spawns of all Pokémon March 17 This event was cancelled in Japan, South Korea, and Italy, likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1]
Increased spawns of all Pokémon March 10 This event was cancelled in Japan, South Korea, and Italy, likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Increased spawns of all Pokémon March 3 This event was cancelled in Japan, South Korea, and Italy, likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Increased spawns of all Pokémon February 18
SpoinkShiny Spoink February 11
OnixShiny Onix February 4

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 寶可夢聚焦時刻 Pokémon Jeuihjīu Sìhhāk
Mandarin 寶可夢聚焦時刻 Pokémon Jùjiāo Shíkè
France Flag.png French Heures du Pokémon vedette
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon-Rampenlicht-Stunden
Italy Flag.png Italian Ore del Pokémon in primo piano
South Korea Flag.png Korean 포켓몬 스포트라이트 아워 Pokémon Spotlight Hour
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Horas do Pokémon em destaque
Spain Flag.png Spanish Horas del Pokémon destacado
Thailand Flag.png Thai ชั่วโมงสป็อตไลต์โปเกมอน Pokémon Spotlight Hour
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Yıldız Pokémon Saati


References


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