Pokemon Go Festival of Lights

Pokemon Go: Festival of Lights Event Details, Start Time, and Bonuses

Pokemon Go is continuing its wild push of events for the end of 2023 with the upcoming Festival of Lights.

This event signifies the first time Tadbulb, the EleTadpole Pokemon, and its evolution, Bellibolt, will be catchable in Pokemon Go. Here are all the details:

When is the Pokemon Go: Festival of Lights Event?

The Pokemon Go Festival of Lights event will occur from Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at 10:00 am to Sunday, November 12, 2023, at 8:00 pm local time.

This means people from New Zealand will have access to the event almost a whole day before those in the United States.

Pokemon Debuts

Tadbulb, the EleTadpole Pokemon, and its evolution will be available to catch in Pokemon Go for the very first time.

Trainers can use 50 Tadbulb Candy to evolve Tadbulb into Bellibolt.

Event Bonuses

The Event Bonuses will centre around additional Candy and Stardust for hatching Pokemon. Here are all the Bonuses:

  • 2× Stardust for hatching Pokémon.
  • 2× Candy for hatching Pokémon.
  • Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last twice as long.

Timed Research

The Pokemon Go Festival of Lights event will feature event-exclusive Timed Research tasks for players. It will be available from Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at 10:00 am to Sunday, November 12, 2023, at 8:00 pm local time.

Players who complete the research tasks will earn an event-exclusive shirt avatar item and encounters with event-themed Pokemon.

Festival of Light Avatar Items

Wild Encounters

These Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild during the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights Event, with Shiny Morelull appearing for the first time:

  • Pikachu (Shiny Available)
  • Vulpix (Shiny Available)
  • Ponyta (Shiny Available)
  • Magnemite (Shiny Available)
  • Voltorb (Shiny Available)
  • Chinchou (Shiny Available)
  • Mareep (Shiny Available)
  • Slugma (Shiny Available)
  • Electrike (Shiny Available)
  • Litwick (Shiny Available)
  • Morelull (Shiny Available)
  • Tadbulb

Eggs

If you equip an egg during the event, you can hatch the following Pokemon from 7 km Eggs:

  • Elekid (Shiny Available)
  • Magby (Shiny Available)
  • Dedenne (Shiny Available)
  • Morelull (Shiny Available)

Morelull will also have a greater chance to hatch as Shiny than caught in the wild.

Increased Incense encounters

Due to the Festival of Lights Event Bonuses, the following Pokemon will appear more frequently when using Incense:

  • Alolan Geodude (Shiny Available)
  • Hisuian Voltorb
  • Slugma (Shiny Available)
  • Volbeat (Shiny Available)
  • Illumise (Shiny Available)
  • Blitzle (Shiny Available)
  • Litwick (Shiny Available)
  • Litleo (Shiny Available)
  • Dedenne (Shiny Available)
  • Morelull (Shiny Available)
  • Tadbulb

Field Research Task Encounters

As with every event, there will be Festival of Light–themed Field Research tasks, and here are the Pokemon you can encounter:

  • Darumaka (Shiny Available)
  • Morelull (Shiny Available)
  • Tadbulb

PokeStop Showcases

The Pokemon Go Festival of Light event will feature Litwick and Tadbulb in Pokestop showcases.

New Avatar Item

The following avatar item will be available to purchase in the Pokemon Go In-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends.

Exclusive Bonuses for Trainers in India

If you live in India, you’re in for a real treat. You can look forward to a special Collection Challenge that awards Stardust, XP, and an encounter with Tadbulb. Plus, you’ll also earn twice the Candy for catching Pokemon during the Festival of Lights event.

That’s everything you need to know for the Pokemon Go: Festival of Lights event. Make sure you check out our Game Hub for more articles on Pokemon Go. Also, watch for details on the November 11, 2023 Raid Day.

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