Pokemon Go November 2023 Content Update – Event Dates, Spotlights & Bonuses

The Pokemon Go November update has plenty of events and new raids to participate in. Time to mark your calendar!

The latest events in Pokemon Go are rolling out, in the form of Pokemon, Raids, and PokeStop Showcases. For the next entire month, new Raids and special events will be present in Pokemon Go to help enhance the end of this year.

If you want to obtain a few new Pokemon for your team, or have a new shiny added to your roster, make sure to keep track of everything that’s going down in November. Plenty of events will allow you to catch specific Pokemon, while a large selection of raids are on offer to participate in.

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Every PokeStop Showcase in Pokemon Go’s November Content Update Event

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If you have been catching Pokemon throughout the Adventures Abound Season, there are plenty of Pokemon that you can offer up for a PokeStop Showcase for a chance to win some rewards. Each Pokemon will be available to enter during a specific set of dates, so keep this in mind as you prep your Pokemon for showoff at the Showcase.

  • 11/1-11/2: Dusknull
  • 11/15-11/19: Gothita, Mareanie
  • 11/7-11/10: Litwick
  • 11/22-11/27: Sprigatito, Fuecoco, Quaxly
  • 11/25: Mareep, Ampharos
  • 11/28: Lechonk

All Pokemon Go November Content Update Raids

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Raids are some of the biggest occasions for Pokemon Go, in this case, helping celebrate the season with Dark, Ghost, and Legendary Pokemon. If these Pokemon sound like great additions to your team, consider keeping an eye out for them as you wander around with Go over the next month.

  • Mega Raids: Mega Banette (10/20-11/2), Mega Houndoom (11/3-11/12), Mega Kangaskhan (11/16-11/30)
  • Five-Star Raids: Darkrai (10/20-11/2), Genesect (11/3-11/9), Virizion (11/9-11/16), Cobalion (11/16-11/23), Terrakion (11/23-11/30)
  • Raid Hours (6-7 PM): Darkrai (11/1), Genesect (11/8), Virizion (11/15), Cobalion (11/22), Terrakion (11/29)

Update (Nov 1) A correction has been made by the official Pokemon Go X account, stating that Douse Drive Gensect and Mega Houndoom will be featured in Raids on November 3, instead of November 2.

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All Pokemon Research Breakthroughs and Spotlight Hours in Pokemon Go’s November Update Event

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If you aren’t planning on participating in any Raids, there are still plenty of opportunities to catch new and shiny Pokemon throughout the latest update. Spotlight Hours and Research Breakthroughs are great ways to get some new registrations for your PokeDex. Below we have all the ones that will appear for each, starting with Research Breakthroughs:

  • Galarian Farfetch’d
  • Larvitar
  • Sableye
  • Bagon
  • Furfrou
  • Goomy

All these Pokemon have a chance to be shiny when you encounter them. Below are the Spotlight Hour Pokemon that you’ll be seeing from 6-7 PM:

  • November 7th: Chinchou
  • November 14th: Buneary
  • November 21: Dunsparce
  • November 28th: Lechonk

What Events Are Happening During The November Content Update?

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During November, plenty of events will be a part of Pokemon Go for a limited time. While these events are happening, different Pokemon will be emphasized and shiny Pokemon will be more common to see. The events and dates for these include:

  • Day of the Dead: November 1-2
  • Community Day: November 5
  • Festival of Lights: November 7-12
  • Raid Day: November 11
  • Fashion Week: November 15-19
  • Party Up!: November 22-27
  • Community Day Classic: November 25