Events happening in Pokemon GO during the Thanksgiving weekend

Published: 16:04, 24 November 2021
Pokemon GO - Autumn 2021
Pokemon GO - Autumn 2021

Pokemon GO's Thanksgiving weekend will be full of good music, bonus Raid Hours and additional Spotlight Hours, from November 26 until November 29.

Thanksgiving weekend is upon us and here's what you can enjoy in Pokemon GO during the break. 

Pokemon GO x Ed Sheeran

This mini-event is already live in Pokemon GO and the Trainers can enjoy it until November 30 at 21:00 GMT. Ed's favourite Pokemon are Water-type so there'll be an entire event dedicated to Water-type first-partner Pokemon currently available in Pokemon GO.

"Overpass Graffiti" will be playing every night in Pokemon GO from Monday, November 22, 2021, until Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Wild Encounters

  • Totodile*
  • Mudkip*
  • Piplup*
  • Oshawott*

If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.

  • Squirtle wearing sunglasses*
  • Froakie

 *Lucky Trainers may find a Shiny in the wild.

Field Research Task Encounters

Complete Field Research tasks to get an encounter with (a possibly Shiny) Squirtle wearing sunglasses.

Avatar Items, Stickers, and Bundles

Log in during the event to claim the「=」 Sweatshirt by using the code VVM87WGMMUZHTB8X. You can only redeem the code once per account. Water-type themed stickers are available at the in-game shop, Gifts and PokeStops. The in-game shop will also offer a one-time free Event Box containing a Lure Module, 20 Pokeballs, 10 Razz Berries, and 10 Pinap Berries.

Niantic Pokemon GO - Season of Mischief Pokemon GO - Mischief Unbound event

Mischief Unbound Event

Event time: from Friday, November 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. until Monday, November 29, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Continue making progress in the Special Research story until the end of the Season of Mischief on Wednesday, December 1 at 9:59 a.m. local time to gain access to the Mischief Unbound Special Research. 

Event Bonuses

  • 2× Transfer Candy
  • 2× Catch XP

Raid Hours

Raid Hours will happen from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time on the following days:

  • November 26: Articuno*, Zapdos*, and Moltres*
  • November 27: Heatran*
  • November 28: Regirock*, Regice*, and Registeel*
  • November 29: Cobalion*, Terrakion*, and Virizion*

*If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one.

Spotlight Hours

Bonus Spotlight Hours are planned from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. local time on:

  • November 26: Rattata*
  • November 27: Sableye*
  • November 28: Pikachu*
  • November 29: Beldum*

*If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one.

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