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Pokémon GO: November Content Update

Niantic has revealed what content we can expect to see in Pokémon GO during November 2022. Here's a guide on everything that's coming.

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The Pokémon GO November content update has been released. | © Niantic

A new month means a new content update in Pokémon GO. November will be the final month in the Season of Ligh, which has been running since September. The past couple of months, September and October, have been incredibly stellar with the amount of content and new Pokémon.

Niantic has already laid out everything that we can expect to see in Pokémon GO in November. These include new Five-Star Raids, Mega Raids, Spotlight Hours, events, and Research Breakthrough events. Let's get you up to speed with all the content coming this month.

Pokémon GO November Update - Five-Star Raids

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Three Five-Star Raids will be available in Pokémon GO during November. | © Niantic

There will be three Five-Star Raids in Pokémon GO during November. They will start and end at 10 am local time on the respective dates.

These are all the Five-Star Raids and Pokémon that will be available in Pokémon GO during November 2022:

  • October 27 - November 8: Giratina (Origin Forme)
  • November 8-23: Guzzlord
  • November 23 - December 1: Nihilego

Pokémon GO November Update - Mega Raids

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Three Mega Raids will be available in Pokémon GO during November. | © Niantic

There will be three Mega Raids in November that will start and end at 10 am local time on the respective dates.

These are all the Mega Raids and Pokémon that will be available in Pokémon GO during November 2022:

  • October 20 - November 8: Mega Banette
  • November 8-23: Mega Gyarados
  • November 23 - December 1: Mega Houndoom

Pokémon GO November Update - Raid Hours

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Five weekly Raid Hours will be held in Pokémon GO in November. | © Niantic

There will be five weekly raid hours in Pokémon GO for November. As usual, these will be held between 6-7 pm local time.

These are all the raid hours and the Pokémon that will be available in Pokémon GO during November 2022:

  • November 2: Giratina (Origin Forme)
  • November 9: Guzzlord
  • November 16: Guzzlord
  • November 23: Nihilego
  • November 30: Nihilego

Pokémon GO November Update - Spotlight Hours

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Five Spotlight Hours will be available in Pokémon GO during November. | © Niantic

There will be five weekly Spotlight Hours in November that will be held between 6-7 pm local time.

These are all the November Spotlight Hours and the Pokémon that will be available:

  • November 1: Duskull wearing a Cempasúchil crown (2x Stardust for catching)
  • November 8: Croagunk (2x XP for catching)
  • November 15: Porygon (2x Candy for catching)
  • November 22: Petilil (2x Candy for transferring)
  • November 29: Hoothoot (2x XP for evolving)

If you're lucky, you might encounter a shiny Pokémon.

Pokémon GO November Update - Events

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Eight events will be held in Pokémon GO during November. | © Niantic

Several in-game events will be held in Pokémon GO throughout November 2022. The timings of these events will vary for each one.

Regardless, these are all the in-game events you can expect to see in Pokémon GO:

  • November 1 - November 2 (10 am to 8 pm local time): Día de Muertos
  • November 5 (2 pm to 5 pm local time): November Community Day Classic
  • November 9 - November 17 (10 am to 8 pm local time): Greedy Gluttons Event
  • November 12 (2 pm to 5 pm local time): November Community Day
  • November 13 (11 am to 5 pm local time): Elite Raids
  • November 14 - November 17 (12 am to 8 pm local time): Team GO Rocket Takeover
  • November 23 - November 28 (10 am to 8 pm local time): Astral Eclipse Event
  • November 27 (11 am to 5 pm local time): Unknown surprise event.

There will also be a live event, Safari Zone, which will be held in Singapore between November 18-20.

Pokémon GO November Update - Research Breakthrough

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There will be a month-long Research Breakthrough event in Pokémon GO in November. | © Niantic

There will be only one Research Breakthrough event in Pokémon GO in November. Starmie will be available at this time. The Research Breakthrough event will start on November 1 at 1 pm (GMT - 7) and end on December 1 at 1 pm (GMT - 7)

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