A new year means new Pokémon being featured for Spotlight Hour every month in Pokémon GO. Get your Pokéballs ready for a brand-new Spotlight Hour. This guide will tell you what to expect for the Spotlight Hour January 2023 in Pokémon GO.
Spotlight Hour January 2023
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 additional bonus is that some of these Pokémon even feature the shiny variant if it is currently available. Below you will find the dates, Pokémon, and bonuses that will be featured during the month of January.
|January 3||Alolan Sandshrew||2x Evolution XP||Yes|
|January 10||Swirlix||2x Catch Stardust||Yes|
|January 17||Seedot||2x Catch XP||Yes|
|January 24||Tynamo||2x Catch Candy||No|
|January 31||Blitzle||2x Transfer Candy||Yes|
During this hour 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.
Now that you know how to properly prepare for Spotlight Hour January 2023, go ahead and check out all our Pokémon GO archives for all your guide and news needs.