Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour: Start date & time, bonuses, can it be shiny?

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This week’s Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour will focus on Girafarig and fans are looking forward to catching this popular species. Here’s all about the Girafarig Spotlight Hour, including the event schedule, bonuses, and if shiny Girafarig is available in Pokemon Go.

Spotlight Hour is one of the most exciting events in Pokemon Go, where the game features countless wild spawns of a Pokemon for an entire hour on Tuesdays. The event also brings amazing bonuses that help players progress in the mobile game.

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The third Spotlight Hour of September will feature the Gen 2 species Girafarig, and the Pokemon Go community is eager to add it to their teams. In addition, they are also curious about the event’s bonus and if shiny Girafarig is up for grabs.

Here are all the details of the Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour.

Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour date & time

Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour will take place on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, and the event will be held from 6 PM to 7 PM local time.

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So, no matter where you are, you can enjoy the event during this hour.

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Girafarig’s tail possesses a head of its own.

Can Girafarig be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Girafarig is available in Pokemon Go.

You should note that shiny species are extremely rare in Pokemon Go, but the Spotlight Hour is an excellent opportunity for shiny hunting as there are hundreds of spawns during the event.

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The odds of encountering a shiny Girafarig in Pokemon Go are 1 in 500 or 0.2% chance.

Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour bonus

You can enjoy a bonus of 2x XP for catching any Pokemon during the Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour.

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We recommend dropping two Lucky Eggs to gain double XP alongside the bonus XP during the entire event.

Does Girafarig evolve in Pokemon Go?

No, Girafarig’s evolution, Farigiraf, is not available in Pokemon Go yet.

However, players should know that Farigiraf is a Paldean Pokemon and it evolves from a Girafarig that knows the move Twin Beam. With Gen 9 species making their debut in the Adventures Abound Season, we expect Farigiraf to be available in Pokemon Go soon.

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Farigiraf’s Psychic-type attacks are 10 times stronger than that of Girafarig.

How to prepare for Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour

You should be well-prepared for Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour, as it only lasts an hour. So, here are some tips to get you ready for this event:

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  • Use PokeCoins to buy Incense and get additional spawns during the event.
  • Make sure you have enough space in your Pokemon Storage Box to catch as many Girafarig as you want.
  • Keep your Poke Balls stocked up to catch large numbers of Girafarig.
  • Use a Lucky Egg to add to earn boosted XP during the event.

This is all you need to know about the Pokemon Go Girafarig Spotlight Hour event. For more content on Pokemon Go, make sure to check our other guides:

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