In a surprise announcement, Niantic has shared a set of bonuses that will apply during the Season of Mischief in different regions across the globe. Here’s the low-down of these changes.

Bonuses the United States and New Zealand

During the Season of Mischief, Trainers in the United States and New Zealand will see the following bonus updates.
New bonuses:
  • 3× bonus XP for spinning PokéStops for the first time
  • 2× Lure duration
Continuing bonuses:
  • Increased Incense effectiveness
  • Additional Incense effectiveness while walking
  • Boosted damage for Trainers battling remotely in raids
  • Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
  • Buddy Pokémon will bring you Gifts more often
Bonuses no longer in effect:
  • 10× XP for spinning PokéStops for the first time
  • Up to two free Raid passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs

Bonuses for the rest of the world

During the Season of Mischief, Trainers outside the United States and New Zealand will see the following bonus updates:
New:
  • Increased Incense effectiveness while walking
  • 3× bonus XP for spinning PokéStops for the first time
  • 2× Lure duration
Continued:
  • Increased Incense effectiveness
  • Boosted damage for Trainers battling remotely in raids
  • Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
  • Buddy Pokémon will bring you Gifts more often
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