Spotlight Hour August 2022 – Pokémon GO

Spotlight Hour August 2022 – Pokémon GO

Find out which Pokémon are in the spotlight for August.

A brand-new month means certain Pokémon will be featured during the weekly spotlight hour. Get your Pokéballs ready for some unique Pokémon. This guide will tell you what to expect for the Spotlight Hour August 2022 in Pokémon GO.

Spotlight Hour August 2022

Spotlight Hour August - Spotlight Hour August 2022 - Pokémon GO

Spotlight Hour in Pokémon GO is a monthly event that features one Pokémon weekly at a specific time. Each Spotlight Hour occurs on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. Trainers can expect a featured Pokémon along with a featured bonus. One added bonus is that some of these Pokémon can even feature the shiny variant if it is currently available. Below you will find the dates, Pokémon, and bonuses that will be featured during August.

DatePokémonBonusShiny Variant
August 2Hisuian Voltorb2x Catching StardustNo
August 9Nidoran (Female)2x Catching XPYes
August 16Joltik2x Catching CandyNo
August 23Nidoran (Male)2x Transfering CandyYes
August 30Pidove2x Evolution XPYes

Spotlight Hour takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with these featured Pokémon and bonuses. During this hour it is a great time to use certain items that will coincide with the bonus. For 2x Catch Candy, use a Pinap Berry to increase candy earned even more. For 2x Catch and Evolution XP, use a Lucky Egg to increase XP earned even more. For 2x Catch Stardust, use a Star Piece to increase the amount of Stardust per catch.

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