Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour Schedule for November 2023: Shiny Chances and More

Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour Schedule for November 2023: Shiny Chances and More

18. November 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

Pokémon GO’s Spotlight Hour is a cherished weekly event organized by Niantic, offering players a unique Pokémon with increased spawn rates and special bonuses. Here’s what you need to know about November 2023’s lineup.

Dunsparce Takes Center Stage

The highlight of November is the appearance of Dunsparce on November 21, 2023. During this hour, Dunsparce will spawn more frequently, offering trainers the perfect opportunity to catch this elusive Pokémon.

Spotlight Hour Mechanics: Increased Spawns and Bonuses

november 2023 spotlight hour pokemon in pknm go

During Spotlight Hour, the featured Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM local time, offering players a golden opportunity to complete their Pokédex or hunt for that long-desired shiny.

Shiny Versions in Pokémon GO

Yes, the featured Pokémon, including Dunsparce, are available in their shiny (variocolor) versions, adding an extra layer of excitement to the event.

November 2023 Spotlight Hour Calendar

Don’t miss out on any of the Spotlight Hours this month! Here’s the complete schedule:

DateTimePokémonBonusShiny Available?
November 76PM – 7PMChinchoux2 XP for transferringYes
November 146PM – 7PMBunearyx2 XP for evolvingYes
November 216PM – 7PMDunsparcex2 StardustYes
November 286PM – 7PMLechonkx2 XP for catchingYes

Maximizing Your Spotlight Hour Experience

To make the most of these limited 60-minute windows, consider the following tips:

  • Stock up on Poké Balls to catch multiple spotlight Pokémon.
  • Have plenty of berries for extra candies or easier catches.
  • Clear out your Pokémon storage to accommodate new catches.
  • Use your PokéCoins wisely and consider purchasing Incense for the event.
  • Utilize any spare Lucky Eggs to boost your XP gains during the event.

Increased Spawn and Shiny Rates


The spawn rate for each Spotlight Hour Pokémon skyrockets during the event, increasing your chances of capturing them, especially when using Incense and PokéStops.

Shiny Encounter Rates

Simultaneously, the chance of encountering shiny versions of the Pokémon also increases, a prime opportunity for collectors.

Unveiling November’s Exciting Spotlight Hours in Pokémon GO

Keep this guide handy for November 2023’s Pokémon GO Spotlight Hours. Each week brings a new Pokémon and event bonus, so don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities to enhance your Pokémon collection.