Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event: Start date & time, Tadbulb debut, shiny Morelull, bonuses, more

Niladri Sarkar
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The Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event is here with loads of fun and excitement for fans as it features brand-new Pokemon, shinies, bonuses, and a special surprise for players in India. So here’s all you need to know about the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event.

Festival of Lights is one of the most popular events in Pokemon Go and it celebrates Diwali, a festival that is themed around light. Now, with this event up and running in the game, you can capture various fan-favorite Pokemon, including new species and shinies.

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Players can also find many bonuses and challenges, so everyone wants to know what the 2023 version has to offer. That’s not all as those located in India will find something special for them.

So without further ado, here are all the details on the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event.

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 date & time

The Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event runs until November 12, 2023, at 8 PM local time.

This event is a part of the Adventures Abound Season in the game.

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The Festival of Lights 2023 event focuses on Electric-type Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event bonuses

You can enjoy the following bonuses in the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event:

  • Stardust for hatching Pokemon
  • Candy for hatching Pokemon
  • Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last twice as long

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 Tadbulb debut

The Paldean EleTadpole Pokemon Tadbulb and its evolution Bellibolt have made their debut in the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event.

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 new shiny

For the first time, you can encounter shiny Morelull and evolve it into shiny Shiinotic in Pokemon Go.

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Morelull and Shiinotic are usually very rare in Pokemon Go.

The following species are spawning more frequently in the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event:

  • Pikachu
  • Vulpix
  • Ponyta
  • Magnemite
  • Voltorb
  • Chinchou
  • Mareep
  • Slugma
  • Electrike
  • Litwick
  • Morelull
  • Tadbulb

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 increased Incense encounters

The following species can be encountered more frequently when you use Incense in the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event:

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  • Alolan Geodude
  • Hisuian Voltorb
  • Slugma
  • Volbeat
  • Illumise
  • Blitzle
  • Litwick
  • Litleo
  • Dedenne
  • Morelull
  • Tadbulb
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1x Incense costs 40 PokeCoins and 8x Incenses cost 250 PokeCoins.

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 Egg pool

The following species can hatch from 7km Eggs during the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event:

  • Elekid
  • Magby
  • Dedenne
  • Morelull

Players should note that Morelull hatched from Eggs will have a greater chance of being shiny than Morelull found in the wild.

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 Field Research task encounters

Event-exclusive Field Research tasks lead to the following encounters in Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023:

  • Darumaka
  • Morelull
  • Tadbulb

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 Timed Research

You can access a Timed Research quest that will focus on exploring and catching various species during the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event.

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Completing these quests leads to encounters with event-themed Pokemon and rewards you with a special item for your in-game avatar.

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Completing the Timed Research will include a special in-game t-shirt as a reward.

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 PokeStop Showcases

Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokeStops in the Pokemon Go Festival of Light 2023 event where you can enter Litwick and Tadbulb.

Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 exclusive bonuses for players in India

Pokemon Go players located in India can look forward to a special Collection Challenge that awards Stardust, XP, and an encounter with Tadbulb. They can also earn 2x Candy for catching any species during the Festival of Lights 2023 event.

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And there you have it! This is all you need to know about the Pokemon Go Festival of Lights 2023 event. For more on Pokemon Go, be sure to check out the following:

How to connect Pokemon Go to Pokemon Scarlet & Violet | How to heal Pokemon in Pokemon Go | How many Pokemon are there? | Best Pokemon for PvP battles in Pokemon Go | How to get revives in Pokemon Go | Pokemon Go best attackers ranked | How to get the Master Ball in Pokemon Go

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Niladri is a Writer who specializes in Pokémon Go, Mainline Games, Trading Card Game, and Competitive Pokémon battles. With several years of experience in Copywriting and SEO Content Writing, Niladri has over 600 published articles on CharlieIntel and Go Hub. When not writing, he can be found trying out various cooking recipes and visiting exquisite travel destinations. Niladri joined CharlieIntel in June 2023 and he can be contacted at [email protected]