This week in Pokemon GO: November 1-7, 2021

Published: 07:54, 01 November 2021
Pokemon GO - Darkrai
Pokemon GO - Darkrai

Pokemon GO's November will kick off with a bang. There are still PokeCoin Bundles to be found at the in-game shop, a fresh Research Breakthrough Encounter and more.

Spooktober is officially over and now we move on to November and all things happening in Pokemon GO in its first week. We'll enjoy a whole new Research Breakthrough Encounter, fresh PokeCoin Bundles, Raids and Raid Hours.

November Research Breakthrough encounters

This month's Research Breakthrough Encounters kick off on Monday, November 1, 2021, at 20:00 GMT (1:00 p.m. PDT). The event will be available all month long and end on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 21:00 GMT (1:00 p.m. PST).

Featured Pokemon: Vullaby

Weekly PokeCoin bundles

Visit the in-game shop each Monday to get your one-time purchase bundle in exchange for one PokeCoin. The weekly bundle contains a Remote Raid Pass and other items.

Pokemon in raids

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

Darkrai will be available until Friday, November 5, 2021. If you're lucky, you may meet a Shiny Darkrai, and if you manage to catch the Mythical Pokemon during this time, your new Pokemon will know the attack Sludge Bomb.

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

 Mega Absol is available until Friday, November 5, 2021. Mega Absol's Shiny version is also in the wild.

Pokemon Spotlight Hours

November brings one Pokemon Spotlight Hour that'll happen every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. Each mini-event will spotlight a different Pokemon and bring a special bonus. This week, we shine the spotlight at Cacnea.

Cacnea will be available on November 2. Bonus: Double Catch Candy.

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in November will see a new Raid Hour event occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. 

November 3 Raid Hour will feature The Mythical Pokemon Darkrai. Its Shiny version will also be available.

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