This Week in Pokémon GO: 7-13 November 2022

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 7th November we have the debut of Guzzlord, the Greedy Gluttons event, Teddiursa Community Day, Croagunk Spotlight Hour, the second ever Elite Raid day, and more!

Greedy Gluttons Event

The first ever Greedy Gluttons event will take place from November 9, 2022 10am local time, to November 17 8pm local time, celebrating the release of Guzzlord in Pokémon GO. We’ll share more information on this event when we have it!

Elite Raids

November 13, 11am to 5pm local time, the second ever Elite Raids will be taking place. We don’t yet know if it will be Hoopa Unbound again, or a different Pokémon.

Teddiursa Community Day


November 12, 2022 2pm local time to 5pm local time we have Teddiursa Community Day, and the release of Ursuluna!

  • Stardust icon 3× Stardust for catching Pokémon
  • Candy icon 2× Candy for catching Pokémon
  • Candy XL icon 2× chance to receive XL Candy from catching Pokémon (only for Trainers Level 31 and up)
  • Lure icon Lure Modules activated during the event will last for 3 hours
  • Incense icon Incense activated during the event will last for 3 hours
  • Photobomb icon Take a few snapshots during the event for a surprise
  • Trade icon One additional Special Trade can be made for a maximum of two for the day (*)
  • Trade icon Trades made will require 50% less Stardust (*)

GO Battle League Season 12

  • Event icon GO Battle League: Season of Light will start on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7)
  • Gift icon End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
  • Battle icon Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
  • Battle icon Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.

Nov 3-Nov 10

Nov 10-Nov 17

Spotlight Hour


Tuesday 8th November 6pm till 7pm local time we have Croagunk as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x XP for catching Pokémon.

Raid Hour


Wednesday 9th November 6pm till 7pm local time Guzzlord will be appearing in raids for raid hour.

November 2022 Research Breakthrough


From November 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT -8) Starmie will be featured in the research breakthrough box, and you will also be rewarded with a Star Piece.

Mega Raids

Banette (Mega)

From October 20, 2022 to November 8, 2022 Mega Banette will be appearing in Mega Raids.

Gyarados (Mega)

From November 8 to November 23, 2022 Mega Gyarados will be appearing in Mega Raids.

Five Star Raids

Giratina (Origin)

From October 27 to November 8, 2022, Giratina Origin Forme will be appearing in Five-Star Raids.


From November 8 to November 23, 2022, Guzzlord will be appearing in Five-Star Raids for the first time Pokémon GO.

November Research Tasks

For a full list of November 2022 research tasks and rewards check out our article here.

Season of Light Special Research


Full guide here: A Cosmic Companion Special Research (Season of Light)

Season of Light Special Research is available to claim from Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 9:59 a.m. local time. New parts of the Special Research will unlock over the course of the Season, so be sure to follow along!

Save Shadow Latios!

Latios (shadow)

Giovanni doesn’t do anything half way! After trainers around the world saved Shadow Latias, the Team GO Rocket Boss has managed to get his hands on a Shadow Latios. It needs your help! Get ready to face off against Giovanni and save Shadow Latios.

Season of Light

Season of Light Bonuses

  • Event icon From September 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - December 1, 2022, 10:00 AM
  • Pokemon Encounter icon Cosmog, the Legendary Nebula Pokémon, debuts in Pokémon GO
  • Research icon Season long Special Research featuring Cosmog, with a new chapter releasing every month
  • Raid icon Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
  • Pokestop icon Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
  • Incense icon Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
  • Raid icon Up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs
  • Shop icon Additional items from Research Breakthroughs
  • Stardust icon Increased Stardust reward for Research Breakthroughs
  • Gift icon Increased Stardust from Gifts
  • Shop icon Cosmog Hat avatar item available in the in-game shop
  • Shop icon Season-themed stickers available from Gifts, PokéStops and the in-game shop

Seasonal Rotations

Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild during the Season, including iconic Pokémon from all generations. As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world.




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