Every Tuesday in April, like every month, Pokemon GO will be holding a Spotlight Hour event, which features one particular Pokemon out of the hundreds in the game.

This featured Pokemon spawns much more frequently for the duration of the Spotlight Hour and there is a great in-game bonus to earn double Candy, XP, or Stardust!

The April 2023 Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours are happening every Tuesday from 6 PM to 7 PM local time and feature the following Pokemon and bonuses:

  • April 4 – Exeggcute
    • 2x Candy for catching Pokemon
  • April 11 – Shellder
    • Bonus: 2x Candy for transferring Pokemon
  • April 18 – Trapinch
    • 2x XP for evolving Pokemon
  • April 25 – Tangela
    • 2x Stardust for catching Pokemon

Find out the top tips for Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours to make the most of this mini-event every week. After all, you’ll want to maximize how many of the featured Pokemon you can catch as well as how much Candy you can earn.

Luckily, you can also catch the shiny verisosn of each of the featured Pokemon, making the April 2023 Spotlight Hours especially exciting for shiny hunters. Just make sure you know the exact odds of finding shinies in Pokemon GO before you go looking for them!

Pokemon GO April 2023 Spotlight Hours
Credit: Niantic

In addition to the new Spotlight Hours, April 2023 promises to be a very exciting month for Pokemon GO players. The highlight of this month is, without a doubt, the debut of a shocking new Legendary Pokemon in Elite Raids!

Of course, there will also be weekly Raid Hours this month too. Find out all of the Raid Hour dates and featured Legendary Pokemon for April 2023 too!

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