Here is the full Spotlight Hour schedule for January 2023 in Pokemon GO, featuring some fan-favorite Pokemon!

If you’re a regular Pokemon GO player, you’ll likely already know that the game offers weekly events for dedicated fans.

These Spotlight Hours are hour-long mini-events, that allow players to get their hands on select Pokemon in large quantities. What’s more, they also offer exclusive bonuses for all players, whether you’re out catching the spotlighted Pokemon or not!

Now, Pokemon GO is clicking off 2023 with some incredible Pokemon that you’ll want to get your hands on.

But first, here’s everything you need to know about Spotlight Hours in Pokemon GO – and how to make the most of them!

Pokemon GO in 2023

All Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours in January 2023

The featured Pokemon appearing in January 2023 Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours are:

  • Alolan Sandshrew
  • Swirlix
  • Seedot
  • Tynamo
  • Blitzle

Each week, Pokemon GO players will have an hour to catch as many of these Pokemon as they can, earn huge amounts of Candy, and take advantage of some excellent bonuses.

January 2023 Pokemon GO Spotlight Hour Dates & Bonuses

Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours will take place every Tuesday in January 2023, from 6 PM to 7 PM local time.

Here are all the dates and the featured Pokemon that players will be able to encounter, as well as its corresponding bonus:

  • January 3 – Alolan Sandshrew
    • Bonus: 2x Evolution XP
  • January 10 – Swirlix
    • Bonus: 2x Catch Stardust
  • January 17 – Seedot
    • Bonus: 2x Catch XP
  • January 24 – Tynamo
    • Bonus: 2x Catch Candy
  • January 31 – Blitzle
    • Bonus: 2x Transfer Candy

Here’s everything you need to know about how to earn more Candy in Pokemon GO. Now you’re ready to make the most of these Spotlight Hour events!

All Community Days January 2023 Pokemon GO

This January 2023, all featured Pokemon except Tynamo will have a chance to be shiny. Check out our Pokemon GO shiny odds guide to see just how likely it is to find your shiny Spotlight Pokemon!

And don’t forget that the bonuses available during Spotlight Hours aren’t restricted to the highlighted Pokemon either! It’s worth saving your upcoming evolutions or transfers until the special events for an added boost.

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