In addition to announcing new features to make Pokémon Go easier to play from a distance, Niantic has announced a new type of event come to Pokémon Go: Incense Day. The first day of the incense will take place this Sunday April 19 from 11h to 17h local time. During each of these six hours, the incense will attract a different type of Pokémon.
- Water-type Pokémon will appear from 11 a.m. to noon with an increased chance of Clamperl.
- Fire type Pokémon will appear from noon to 1 p.m. with an increased chance of Litwick.
- Grass-type Pokémon will appear 1 to 2 with an increased chance of Ferroseed.
- Psychic type Pokémon will appear 2 to 3 with an increased chance of Gothita.
- Bug-type Pokémon will appear 3 to 4 with an increased chance of Joltik.
- Ground-type Pokémon will appear from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. with an increased chance of Drilbur.
In addition to incense attracting specific types of Pokémon, there will also be an exclusive set of PokéCoin in PokéShop, and until further notice, incense will last an entire hour.
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