Pokemon GO is holding an Incense Day event featuring Skorupi – here’s everything you need to know about it!

As Skorupi is the featured Pokemon for this Incense Day, it will be attracted to Incense much more frequently for the duration of the event, and the odds of encountering the shiny version of Skorupi will be boosted.

Additionally, a selection of Bug-type and Poison-type Pokemon will be attracted to Incense more often during the Incense Day, with Bug-types and Poison-types alternating each hour.

Here’s a full rundown of everything to expect from the Skorupi Incense Day!

Pokemon GO Skorupi Incense Day Date & Time

The Skorupi Incense Day event is taking place from 11 AM until 5 PM local time on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

  • Starts:
  • Ends:
Skorupi in the Forest Pokemon GO

Skorupi Incense Day Bonuses

The following in-game bonuses will be active throughout the Skorupi Incense Day event:

  • Incense is more likely to attract Skorupi
  • Increased chance of encountering Shiny Skorupi
  • Daily Adventure Incense lasts twice as long when activated during the event

In addition to the bonuses, there will be a 1 PokeCoin bundle in the shop, which gives players an Incense. This lets everyone take part in the Skorupi Incense Day!

Skorupi Incense Day Shiny Odds

The odds of catching a shiny Skorupi during the Incense Day are boosted. While Niantic does not reveal shiny rates for Pokemon, we expect it’ll be either 1 in 64 or 1 in 128 during the Incense Day.

This is because Skorupi’s shiny odds are usually 1 in 500, and when Pokemon are more likely to be shiny, their shiny odds increase to either of these rates.

Normal and Shiny Skorupi Pokemon GO

Bug-Type Incense Encounters

A selection of Bug-type Pokemon will be attracted to Incense more often at the following times on the Incense Day:

  • 11 AM – 12 PM
  • 1 PM – 2 PM
  • 3 PM – 4 PM

These are the Bug-types your Incense will attract more often:

CaterpiePokemon GO CaterpieShiny Caterpie Pokemon GO
WeedlePokemon GO WeedleShiny Weedle Pokemon GO
PinsirPokemon GO PinsirShiny Pinsir Pokemon GO
YanmaYanma Pokemon GOShiny Yanma Pokemon GO
WurmplePokemon GO WurmpleShiny Wurmple Pokemon GO
WimpodWimpod Pokemon GONot Available
(Rare Encounter)
Pokemon GO ScytherShiny Scyther Pokemon GO
(Rare Encounter)
Pokemon GO DewpiderShiny Dewpider Pokemon GO

Poison-Type Incense Encounters

Specific Poison-type Pokemon will be attracted to Incense more frequently during these hours of the Skorupi Incense Day event:

  • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • 2 PM – 3 PM
  • 4 PM – 5 PM

These are the Poison-types that will be attracted to Incense at these times:

EkansEkans Pokemon GOShiny Ekans Pokemon GO
ZubatZubat in Pokemon GOShiny Zubat Pokemon GO
GulpinGulpin Pokemon GOShiny Gulpin Pokemon GO
StunkyStunky Pokemon GOShiny Stunky Pokemon GO
CroagunkPokemon GO CroagunkShiny Croagunk Pokemon GO
SkrelpSkrelp Pokemon GOShiny Skrelp Pokemon GO
Alolan Grimer
(Rare Encounter)
Alolan Grimer Pokemon GOShiny Alolan Grimer Pokemon GO
(Rare Encounter)
Trubbish Pokemon GOShiny Trubbish Pokemon GO

In addition to all of the Pokemon that will be attracted to Incense during the Skorupi Incense Day event, there will be some event-exclusive Field Research Tasks.

You can get these by spinning PokeStops during the event, and they give some great rewards. These rewards include additional encounters with Skorupi, Stardust, Ultra Balls, and more!

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