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Everything happening in Pokemon GO - November 2021

Published: 12:47, 25 October 2021
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Pokemon GO - Autumn 2021
Pokemon GO - Autumn 2021

November is coming and the Trainers have all kinds of events to look forward to in Pokemon GO. A fresh Community Day is coming up along with some never-before-seen events.

Pokemon GO players have had an eventful summer and the fun isn't stopping anytime soon. The devs at Niantic have a bunch of events, raids, Spotlight Hours and more coming in November.

November Research Breakthrough encounters

Date and time: Monday, November 1, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. PDT (20:00 GMT) until Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST (21:00 GMT). The featured Pokemon in the November Research Breakthrough encounter will be Vullaby.

Weekly 1 PokeCoin bundles

The tradition continues! Each Monday in November, a one-time-purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available in the shop for 1 PokeCoin.

Pokemon featured in raids

Five-Star Raids

Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed.

Until Friday, November 5, 2021: 

  • The Mythical Pokemon Darkrai* - if you catch a Darkrai during this period, the Pokemon will know the attack Sludge Bomb.

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Friday, November 5, 2021, until Tuesday, November 16, 2021:

Catch the following Pokemon during this period and they will know the Attack Sacred Sword:

  • Cobalion*
  • Terrakion*
  • Virizion*

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, to Wednesday, December 1, 2021:

  • Cresselia*

*Lucky Trainers may encounter a Shiny one.

Mega Raids

Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed.

Until Friday, November 5, 2021:

  • Mega Absol*

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Friday, November 5, 2021, to Tuesday, November 16, 2021:

  • Mega Manectric*

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, to Wednesday, December 1, 2021:

  • Mega Lopunny*

*Lucky Trainers may encounter a Shiny one.

Pokemon Spotlight Hours

During November, a Pokemon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each will spotlight a different Pokemon along with a special bonus.

  • November 2: Cacnea - Bonus: 2× Catch Candy
  • November 9: Chinchou - Bonus: 2× Transfer Candy
  • November 16: Turtwig - Bonus: 2× Catch Stardust
  • November 23: Chimchar - Bonus: 2× Catch XP
  • November 30: Piplup - Bonus: 2× Catch Candy
Raid Hours

One Raid Hour will occur every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. November Raid Hours will feature the following Pokemon:

  • November 3: The Mythical Pokemon Darkrai*
  • November 10: Cobalion*, Terrakion*, and Virizion*
  • November 17 and November 24: Cresselia*

*Lucky Trainers may encounter a Shiny one.

Niantic Pokemon GO - November 2021 Community Day featuring Shinx, the Flash Pokemon Pokemon GO - November 2021 Community Day featuring Shinx, the Flash Pokemon

Pokemon GO - November 2021 Community Day.

Upcoming events

More details on the following events will be shared soon.

  • Festival of Lights: From November 5, 2021, to November 14, 2021, say hello to an all-new event in Pokemon GO: it's time to celebrate light overcoming darkness.
  • Día de Muertos: From November 1, 2021, to November 2, 2021, - a special event for Trainers around the world.
  • Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Celebration Event: Celebrate the launch of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl with a special event from November 16, 2021, to November 21, 2021.
  • A mystery event to close out The Season of Mischief: From November 26, 2021, to November 29, 2021, Trainers who completed the Misunderstood Mischief Special Research story will be able to unlock a Special Research story where Trainers will have an opportunity to learn more about Hoopa.
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