We’re halfway through November, but there’s still a lot happening in Pokemon Go this month. The mobile game is hosting a variety of events and activities over the next few weeks, including new Spotlight Hours and a Team Rocket takeover. On top of that, the new Ultra Beast Guzzlord is appearing five-star raids until Nov. 23.
Here are all the biggest events happening in Pokemon Go this month.
November Research Breakthrough
In addition to a fresh batch of Field Research tasks, Pokemon Go is offering a new Research Breakthrough reward in November. Each time you achieve a Research Breakthrough this month, you’ll earn a Star Piece along with a chance to catch Starmie.
Research Breakthroughs are tied to the stamps you collect when you complete Field Research. You’ll receive one stamp for the first Field Research task you complete each day, and once you’ve amassed seven stamps, you’ll achieve a Research Breakthrough.
Dratini Community Day Classic
Pokemon Go is hosting anotheron Nov. 5. Players will have another chance to catch the rare dragon Pokemon Dratini from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. local time. On top of that, each Dragonair you evolve into Dragonite before 7 p.m. local time will learn the Charged Attack Draco Meteor.
Teddiursa Community Day
Pokemon Go’s next proper Community Day is set for Nov. 12. The featured Pokemon this month is Teddiursa, and you’ll have your first chance to evolve it intoduring the event. On top of that, a few other in-game bonuses will be active, including triple XP and double candy for catching Pokemon.
Día de Muertos event
Pokemon Go is kicking off November with a Dia de Muertos celebration. During the event, you’ll have a chance to get new costumed versions of Duskull, Dusclops and Dusknoir wearing cempasúchil crowns. On top of that, Litwick, Chinchou, Swirlix and other Pokemon will be appearing in the wild, and you’ll earn double catch candy and other in-game bonuses.
Pokemon Go is refreshing its raid rotation in November.
Mega Banette and Giratina will continue appearing in Mega and five-star raids until Nov. 8, when they’ll be replaced by Mega Gyarados and the debuting Guzzlord. Nihilego and Mega Houndoom will also make an encore appearance toward the end of the month.
You can see November’s full raid schedule below:
Oct. 27 – Nov. 8
- Five-star raids: Giratina (Origin Forme)
- Mega raids: Mega Banette
Nov. 8 – Nov. 23
Nov. 23 – Dec. 1
- Five-star raids:
- Mega raids: Mega Houndoom
November Spotlight Hours
Pokemon Go’s weekly Spotlight Hour event continues throughout November. Every Tuesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. local time, you’ll have more chances to catch a specific Pokemon and earn a particular in-game bonus.
Here’s the full Spotlight Hour schedule for this month:
2x catch Stardust
2x catch XP
2x catch candy
2x transfer candy
2x evolution XP
Pokemon Go has a few other events lined up for November, including a Greedy Gluttons event (Nov. 9 to Nov. 17), a Team Rocket Takeover (Nov. 14 to Nov. 17), Safari Zone: Singapore (Nov. 18 to Nov. 20) and an Astral Eclipse event (Nov. 23 to Nov. 28). Additional details about these will be announced at a later date.