What to Expect This November in Pokémon GO

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There’s still a week left in the month but Pokémon GO already gave us a peek into what’s happening this November. Obviously, there’s a lot of activities that trainers around the world can take on. Today, we will take a quick look at some of them.

For November, trainers are going to encounter Vullaby in the Research Breakthrough. It’s going to be in effect from November 1 to December 1.

Trainers can also grab the one-time-purchase bundle for one PokéCoin. The bundle contains a Remote Raid Pass along with other items. This offer is available every Monday of the month.

The Raids

So what else is happening in November? For Raids, these are the Pokémon that trainers can expect:

  • Five-Star Raids
    • November 1 to November 5
      • The Mythical Pokémon Darkrai
    • November 5 to November 16
      • Cobalion
      • Terrakion
      • Virizion
    • November 16 to December 1
      • Cresselia
  • Mega Raids
    • November 1 to November 5
      • Mega Absol
    • November 5 to November 16
      • Mega Manectric
    • November 16 to December 1
      • Mega Lopunny

Community Day

For Community Day, the Pokémon to be featured is Shinx. That means everyone can expect it to appear more frequently in the wild. It’s going to be on November 21.

Those familiar with Pokémon know that Shinx can be evolved to Luxio and then Luxray. Those able to make it to Luxray during the event can get one with the Charged Attack Psychic Fangs.

During Community Day, everyone can expect to get:

  • Bonuses
    • 1/4 Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during the event period.
    • Incense activated during the event lasts for three hours.
    • Lure Modules activated during the event lasts for three hours
    • Take a few snapshots during Community Day to get a surprise.
  • Special Bonuses
    • 3x Transfer Candy.
    • 4x chance of earning Candy XL when transferring Pokémon.

Learn more about Community Day here.

Spotlight Hours

Like previous months, the Pokémon Spotlight Hour happens every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., local time. The featured Pokémon and corresponding special bonus are:

  • November 2
    • Pokémon: Cacnea
    • Special Bonus: 2X Catch Candy
  • November 9
    • Pokémon: Chincchou
    • Special Bonus: 2X Transfer Candy
  • November 16
    • Pokémon: Turtwig
    • Special Bonus: 2x Catch Stardust
  • November 23
    • Pokémon: Chimchar
    • Special Bonus: 2X Catch XP
  • November 30
    • Pokémon: Piplup
    • Special Bonus: 2X Catch Candy

Other Events

  • Festival of Lights
    • ​​November 5 to November 14
    • Celebrate light overcoming darkness through an all-new event.
  • Día de Muertos
    • November 1 to November 2
    • Celebrate Día de Muertos with a special event.
  • Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Celebration Event
    • November 16 to November 21
    • Celebrate the launch of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl with a special event.

Read more about the November events here.

Pokémon GO is available on Android and iOS.

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