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

Niladri Sarkar
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Wooper headlines the first Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour of September, and players can’t wait to learn all the exciting event details. Here’s everything you need to know about the Pokemon Go Wooper Spotlight Hour, including its shiny availability, event bonuses, and evolution.

Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour in September kicks off with a bang as the popular Pokemon Wooper takes center stage during the event. Wooper is an adorable species that debuted in the Gen 2 games and is one of the few Water/Ground types in the game.

With the Spotlight Hour event promising hundreds of Wooper spawns for an entire hour, players are eager to get all the details about the event bonuses as well as the evolution of this little Pokemon. Moreover, they also want to know if shiny Wooper is available.

So, here’s all about the Pokemon Go Wooper Spotlight Hour.

Pokemon Go Wooper Spotlight Hour date & time

Pokemon Go Wooper Spotlight Hour will take place on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, and will be held from 6 PM to 7 PM local time.

So, no matter where you are in the world, you can play the event during this hour.

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Wooper prefers to stay in cold water.

Can Wooper be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Wooper is available in Pokemon Go.

Though shiny species are extremely rare in Pokemon Go, players would be glad to know that the Spotlight Hour gives them a great opportunity to go shiny hunting as there are countless spawns of the featured Pokemon during the event.

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

Pokemon Go Wooper Spotlight Hour bonus

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

Pokemon Go Wooper evolution

Wooper evolves into Quagsire with 50 Candy in Pokemon Go.

Players can use Pinap Berries to earn bonus Candy from every Wooper they catch and collect the required Candy to get Quagsire quickly.

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Quagsire is the best ‘mud boi’ in the Great League.

How to prepare for Pokemon Go Wooper Spotlight Hour

You should be well-prepared for the Pokemon Go Wooper Spotlight Hour as the event takes place for only one hour. So, here are some tips to get you ready for this event:

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

You can get more Candy when you transfer Wooper but make sure that you check out the appraisal before transferring them and evolve only those with high Pokemon Go stats.

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About The Author

Niladri is a Writer who specializes in Pokemon Go, Scarlet and Violet, and competitive VGC battles. With more than seven years of experience in copywriting and SEO content writing, Niladri has previously written for Pokémon GO Hub and Smogon. He has been covering Pokemon for CharlieIntel since June 2023. Niladri can be contacted at [email protected].