The Pokemon featured in this week’s Pokemon GO Spotlight Hour is Swirlix – here’s everything you need to know about the event!

Every week, Pokemon GO holds an in-game event that puts the focus on one Pokemon in particular. In addition to the featured Pokemon spawning much more often, there is also a great in-game bonus that every Pokemon trainer can benefit from.

Here’s the date, time, bonus, and whether you can catch a shiny in the upcoming Swirlix Spotlight Hour!

Pokemon GO Swirlix Spotlight Hour Date & Time

The Swirlix Pokemon GO SPotlight Hour is happening from 6 PM to 7 PM on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

The number of Swirlix spawning in the wild will be massively increased for this hour, making it the perfect time to catch a perfect one!

Find out the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO to make the most of this event.

Also, check out the January 2023 Pokemon GO Spotlight Hour schedule to see the other featured this month.

Swirlix Cherry Blossom Pokemon GO

Swirlix Spotlight Hour Bonus

The bonus for the Pokemon GO Swirlix Spotlight Hour is 2x Stardust for catching Pokemon.

This bonus is especially useful for players who need some more Stardust to power up their most powerful Pokemon to take part in the GO Battle League!

Find out the Pokemon GO Battle League Season 9 Cup dates so you know which ‘Mon to power up!

Can You Catch Shiny Swirlix in Pokemon GO?

Yes, you can catch a shiny version of Swirlix in Pokemon GO. Plus, due to the sheer number of them spawning, the Swirlix Spotlight Hour is probably the best time to catch one!

Instead of light pink, the shiny version of Swirlix is light yellow and brown.

Our Pokemon GO Shiny odds guide reveals the exact chance of encountering shinies!

Shiny Swirlix Pokemon GO Pokedex

In other news, there is plenty more for Pokemon trainers to enjoy this month. Here’s the full January 2023 Pokemon GO events schedule so you don’t miss any of the dates!

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