Ponyta Spotlight Hour takes place on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. local time. As is common with Pokémon GO’s Spotlight Hour events, Ponyta will spawn in large numbers during the entire event. Shiny Ponyta is available in Pokémon GO.
Trainers will receive 2x Candy for catching Pokémon. Ponyta is a Fire-type Pokémon, and it is boosted by Sunny weather.Ponyta
Ponyta catch rates in Pokémon GO
Ponyta’s Base Catch Rate is 40%. Catch Rates for Ponyta in Pokémon GO are listed below, calculated for catching a Level 20 Ponyta. Catching lower level Ponyta is easier than catching higher level ones.
1× Razz Berry
1× Silver Pinap Berry
1× Golden Razz Berry
How to evolve Ponyta
Ponyta can be easily evolved into Rapidash for 50 Ponyta Candy.
Ponyta is a Fire-type Pokémon, which means the following Mega Evolutions will grant you bonuses during the Ponyta Spotlight Hour:
When you catch a Pokémon that shares a type with your Mega-evolved Pokémon, you will receive additional bonuses – extra Candy, extra XP, and an increased chance of receiving Candy XL. For more details check our Complete Mega Evolution Guide.
Ponyta perfect CPs per level
A wild Ponyta can be caught from Level 1 to Level 30 with no weather boost. Weather boosted Ponyta can be caught from Level 6 to Level 35, with minimum 4/4/4 IVs. Ponyta is boosted by Windy and Sunny weather.
Ponyta IVs for GO Battle League
Get yourself a Ponyta with the following IVs in order to evolve a Rapidash for Great League or Ultra League. There are other possible IV/Level combinations that will result in a similar CP, but these are the strongest ones we found.
To be honest, Rapidash is not very relevant in the GO Battle League.