Festival of Lights

Event

Starts:
Friday, October 14, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Monday, October 17, at 8:00 PM Local Time

The Festival of Lights is a time to strengthen bonds with those around you—including your Pokémon! Celebrate with us by exploring and keeping an eye out for illuminating Pokémon, including Morelull as it makes its Pokémon GO debut!

What’s more, our research is showing that some Pokémon will glow at nighttime during this event, so make sure to encounter them in the wild while you can!




Bonuses

You’ll have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Chinchou!
2× XP for catching Pokémon
2× Candy for catching Pokémon
Incense activated during the event will last for two hours

Features

Pokémon Debuts

Morelull and Shiinotic, the Illuminating Pokémon, will make their Pokémon GO debuts!

  • Morelull
  • Shiinotic

You can use 50 Morelull Candy to evolve Morelull into Shiinotic.

Spawns

In the Wild

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Pikachu
  • shiny
    Vulpix
  • shiny
    Magnemite
  • shiny
    Chinchou
  • shiny
    Litwick
  • shiny
    Litleo
  • Helioptile
  • Dedenne
  • Morelull

If you're lucky, you may encounter the following

  • shiny
    Galarian Ponyta
  • Togedemaru

Increased Incense encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently when Trainers use Incense.

  • shiny
    Alolan Geodude
  • shiny
    Blitzle
  • shiny
    Darumaka
  • shiny
    Litwick
  • Dedenne
  • Morelull

If you're lucky, you may encounter the following

  • shiny
    Galarian Ponyta
  • shiny
    Galarian Darumaka

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Galarian Ponyta
  • shiny
    Darumaka
  • Dedenne
  • Morelull

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Alolan Raichu
  • shiny
    Galarian Weezing
  • shiny
    Mawile
  • shiny
    Hisuian Braviary

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Xerneas

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Manectric

Research

Field Research Tasks

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.

  • Catch 5 Pokémon
    REWARD
    shiny Chinchou
    Max CP
    479
    Min CP
    443
  • Catch 10 Pokémon
    REWARD
    shiny Blitzle
    Max CP
    378
    Min CP
    346
  • Catch 15 Pokémon
    REWARD
    Morelull
    Max CP
    442
    Min CP
    409
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times
    REWARD
    Dedenne
    Max CP
    789
    Min CP
    743
  • Hatch an Egg
    REWARD
    shiny Galarian Ponyta
    Max CP
    727
    Min CP
    683
  • Send 5 Gifts and add a sticker to each
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Electabuzz
    Max CP
    1000
    Min CP
    949
    shiny Magmar
    Max CP
    1026
    Min CP
    973

Festival of Lights: Timed Research

Event-exclusive Timed Research

Catch-focused Timed Research will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research to earn the Sparkler Pose.

  • STEP
    1
    Festival of Lights: Timed Research (1/2)
    Catch 25 Pokémon
    ×25
    Poké Ball ×25
    Hatch 2 Eggs Morelull
    Make 15 Nice Throws
    ×20
    Great Ball ×20
    Make 10 Great Throws
    ×10
    Ultra Ball ×10
    Make 5 Curveball Throws
    ×10
    Pinap Berry ×10
    Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokémon Dedenne

    REWARDS

    Galarian Ponyta
    2500 XP
  • STEP
    2
    Festival of Lights: Timed Research (2/2)
    Catch 25 Pokémon
    ×25
    Poké Ball ×25
    Walk 5 km
    ×3
    Golden Razz Berry ×3
    Evolve 3 Pokémon Chinchou
    Make 10 Great Throws
    ×20
    Great Ball ×20
    Spin 25 PokéStops or Gyms
    ×3
    Silver Pinap Berry ×3
    Take snapshots of 10 different wild Pokémon Litwick

    REWARDS

    Sparkler Pose
    2500 XP


Sparker Pose

Shiny

Shiny Chinchou

Shiny Chinchou is already available but you’ll have an increased chance of encountering it during this event.

  • Chinchou
  • Lanturn

Sales

Stickers

You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

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