All January 2022 Pokémon Spotlight Hour dates and times in Pokémon Go

September Spotlight Hours feature new Pokémon.

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The New Year has arrived, and with January 2022, Pokémon Go will continue to feature Spotlight Hours throughout the month, every Tuesday from 6 to 7 PM in your local time zone. A specific Pokémon will be featured in these hours, significantly increasing the chances of you finding it in a while, allowing you to earn more XP, Pokémon candy, and special rewards throughout the hour. These are all Pokémon speaking in January 2022’s Spotlight Hour events.

The Spotlight Hour is when a single Pokémon has a ridiculously high chance to spawn. It usually means you see somewhere from three to nine of them around you without having to visit a particular location. The Spotlight Hour event has a new Pokémon every Tuesday for only an hour. The event is open to everyone, but you need to have your Pokémon Go application available from 6 PM to 7 PM in your timezone.

The new Pokémon appearing in the Spotlight Hour events: Solosis, Diglett, Plusle, and Minun.

Here are the entire Spotlight Hour dates, times, rewards, and the Pokémon available during the hour.

  • January 4: Solosis will be in the Spotlight, and you’ll be able to receive twice as much transfer candy when transferring a Pokémon.
  • January 11: Diglett will be in the Spotlight, and you’ll be able to earn twice as much Stardust from catching Pokémon.
  • January 18: Plusle will be in the Spotlight, and you’ll be able to earn twice as much candy from capturing Pokémon.
  • January 25: Minun will be in the Spotlight, and you’ll be able to earn twice as much candy from transfering Pokémon.

These four spotlight hours are decent choices, with Solosis potentially the strongest one. Unfortunately, Solosis is the only Pokémon in this line-up that does not feature a shiny version, so you don’t have any chance of catching one during this event. Diglett, Plusle, and Minun do have shiny versions, though.

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