Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour for May 2023 : Schedule ,Time

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Get ready for May 2023’s Pokémon Go Spotlight Hour! Learn about the event, featured Pokémon, and bonuses, including Shiny Bellsprout.

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Looking for ways to level up in Pokemon Go? Look no further than the Spotlight Hour, the highly anticipated weekly event hosted by Niantic. In May 2023, Bellsprout, Skorupi, and Houndour will be making appearances, with each species getting a highly-boosted spawn rate and special double bonus.

Read on to learn more about this month’s schedule, how to prepare for Bellsprout Spotlight Hour, and whether you can catch a Shiny Bellsprout.

Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour for May 2023

(Image credit: Niantic/The Pokemon Company )

What is Spotlight Hour in Pokémon Go? (Meaning)

Spotlight Hour is a weekly event in Pokemon Go that occurs from 6 p.m. to 6:59 p.m. in your local time zone. During this hour, the spawn rate of a particular Pokemon is boosted, and it is also given a double bonus. This can help you power up and evolve the Pokemon, find a shiny, or even fill in a missing entry in your Pokédex.

Although shiny rates are not boosted during Spotlight Hours, the high number of Pokemon that spawn gives you an improved chance of encountering one. The bonuses can range from double transfer candy to double catch stardust, providing important assistance on your Pokemon journey.

Pokémon Go Spotlight Hour schedule for May 2023 (Time, featured Pokémon and bonuses)

Below is the complete schedule of Spotlight Hour for May 2023. Read on to find out more about the upcoming events :

Spotlight Hour date Spotlight Hour time Spotlight Pokemon Spotlight Bonus Can it be Shiny?
Tuesday, 2nd May 6pm – 7pm local time Alolan Geodude Double catch XP Yes
Tuesday, 9th May 6pm – 7pm local time Ponyta Double transfer candy Yes
Tuesday, 16th May 6pm – 7pm local time Bellsprout Double transfer candy Yes
Tuesday, 23rd May 6pm – 7pm local time Skorupi Double evolution XP Yes
Tuesday, 30th May 6pm – 7pm local time Houndour Double catch stardust Yes

How Can I Prepare For Bellsprout Spotlight Hour in Pokemon Go?

To prepare for Bellsprout Spotlight Hour in Pokemon Go, there are several things you can do to make the most of the hour-long event. Firstly, ensure that you have enough Poke Balls and Berries to catch multiple Bellsprout. Secondly, clear out your Pokemon Storage Box to make room for all the Bellsprout you’ll catch.

Thirdly, consider purchasing an Incense to attract more Bellsprout to your location. Additionally, you can use any spare items like Lucky Eggs or Star Pieces to increase the XP and Stardust you’ll earn during the event.

Bellsprout is the latest Pokemon to be featured in a Spotlight Hour.

(Image credit: Niantic/The Pokemon Company )

These tips will help you maximize your time during Bellsprout Spotlight Hour and increase your chances of catching as many Bellsprout as possible.

Is there a Shiny Bellsprout in Pokemon Go?

Yes, there is a Shiny Bellsprout in Pokemon Go, and it can be caught during Bellsprout Spotlight Hour or encountered randomly in the wild. When caught, it can be evolved into Shiny Weepinbell and Shiny Victreebel, which are also available in the game.