October 2023 has five Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours to look forward to. Of course, plenty of Spooky Pokemon are featured this month, as well as some great bonuses that will let you earn double Candy, XP, or Stardust!

The Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours in October 2023 take place every Tuesday from 6 PM to 7 PM local time. Here are the featured Pokemon and event bonuses for every Spotlight Hour this month:

DateFeatured PokemonBonusShiny Available?
October 3Slowpoke
Slowpoke Pokemon GO
2x Candy for transferring Pokemon Yes
Shiny Slowpoke Pokemon GO
October 10Shroomish
Shroomish Pokemon GO
2x XP for evolving PokemonYes
Shiny Shroomish Pokemon GO
October 17Pumpkaboo
Medium SIzed Pumpkaboo Pokemon GO
2x Stardust for catching PokemonYes
Shiny Pumpkaboo Pokemon GO
October 24Phantump
Phantump Pokemon GO
2x XP for catching Pokemon Yes
Shiny Phantump Pokemon GO
October 31Yamask
Yamask Pokemon GO
2x Candy for catching PokemonYes
Shiny Yamask Pokemon GO
Every Spotlight Hour takes place from 6 PM to 7 PM local time.

Fortunately for shiny hunters, all five featured Pokemon in the October 2023 Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours can be shiny. This even includes the brand-new shiny Phantump, which is making its debut in the 2023 Halloween event!

Also, if you are using the Spotlight Hours to farm Candy, there’s a great tip to ensure you get double the Candy on top of any other bonus.

Make sure to Mega Evolve a Pokemon of the same type as the featured Spotlight Hour Pokemon to get 2x Candy for catching the featured Pokemon!

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