Posted By: Sunain | Nov 01 2021 12:00:42
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Tags: Pokémon GO Niantic

Niantic has announced that Dedenne will make its debut in Pokémon GO during the Festival of Lights event which takes place from Friday, November 5th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 14th, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

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Dedenne makes an illuminating debut during the Festival of Lights, but with light comes shadow...

Trainers, The time has come for light to overcome the dark with the much-anticipated debut of Dedenne, the Antenna Pokémon. This Electric and Fairy-type Pokémon, originally found in the Kalos region, will help illuminate your Pokédex as Electric-type Pokémon begin to appear more frequently in the wild. As Trainers may be familiar with, the Festival of Lights is a time to rediscover and strengthen bonds with all those around you.

Festival of Lights

From Friday, November 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time unless otherwise noted.

Event Bonuses

Happiness, friendships, and heartfelt gifts add joy to any celebration. Amid all the happiness and glee of the Festival of Lights, strengthen friendships and spread the joy of giving in Pokémon GO!

  • Friendship levels will increase twice as fast
  • Gifts will provide increased rewards
  • You’ll be able to open up to 45 Gifts per day

The Season of Mischief Story Continues!

Continue to follow the Season of Mischief storyline focused on the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa!

If you complete this Season’s Special Research story, you’ll gain access to a special event at the end of the Season that might have something to do with Hoopa!

Can you form a better bond with Hoopa and help Professor Willow explore its past? More awaits as you learn about the mischievous Hoopa.

Fireworks

The Festival of Lights deserves a grand display, so you’ll be able to enjoy fireworks in Pokémon GO during the first few days of the event as Trainers around the world celebrate the festival of Diwali.

Pokémon Debut

Dedenne makes its debut in Pokémon GO! Originally discovered in the Kalos region, Dedenne will debut in Pokémon GO during the Festival of Lights. The Electric and Fairy type will no doubt be a cute addition to your Pokédex!

Wild Encounters

As Trainers light the way for one another, certain Pokémon will appear in the wild to help.

The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
Pikachu ★, Magnemite ★, Slugma, Whismur ★, Electrike ★, Blitzle ★, Cottonee, Tynamo, Fennekin, Dedenne

If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Darumaka ★, Litwick

★: If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Research Icon Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!
Vulpix ★, Magnemite ★, Electabuzz ★, Magmar ★, Electrike ★, Blitzle ★, Darumaka ★, Litleo

If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Dedenne

★: If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Raids

Overcoming the dark takes a lot of strength. Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion will make their way to raids with the exclusive attack Sacred Sword.

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

One Star Egg One-star raids
Charmander ★, Vulpix ★, Chinchou ★, Litwick, Dedenne

Three Star Egg Three-star raids
Alolan Raichu ★, Electabuzz ★, Magmar ★, Bellossom

Five-star raids Five-star raids
Cobalion* ★, Terrakion* ★, Virizion* ★

Mega Raid Egg Mega Raids
Mega Manectric

★: If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
* Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion caught during this period will know the attack Sacred Sword.

Eggs

7km Eggs
• Alolan Geodude ★, Chinchou ★, Pichu ★
•• Vulpix ★
••• Magby ★, Elekid ★
••••• Budew ★

★: If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
•: This list is organized by rarity, with one Egg icon being most common and five Egg icons being most rare.


A Celebration in India

India only
Trainers in India can enjoy a brighter evening on Sunday, November 7, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time.

  • Blitzle and Dedenne will be appearing more frequently in the wild
  • 2× Catch Candy

New Avatar Items and Stickers

Visit the shop during the event for a free Festival of Lights T-shirt inspired by the celebrations in India. You’ll also be able to light up your Avatar with Dedenne-inspired avatar items.

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During the event, you’ll be able to get Dedenne-inspired stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

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With Light Comes Shadow...

It seems the Festival of Lights event and Professor Willow’s research into Hoopa might have caught Team GO Rocket’s attention.

Reports indicate that Team GO Rocket plans to strike on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Stay tuned, Trainers...

  • You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.
  • Team GO Rocket members will be appearing significantly more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons.

More to Come...

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/festival-of-lights-2021/?hl=en