Pokemon GO Incense Day May: Everything You Need to Know

Pokemon GO Incense Day in May is coming up soon. After initially being introduced in April, Niantic Labs has decided to make it a monthly event.
Pokemon GO Incense Day in May is coming up soon. After initially being introduced in April, Niantic Labs has decided to make it a monthly event. | Photo courtesy of Niantic Labs

Pokemon GO Incense Day in May is coming up soon. After initially being introduced in April, Niantic Labs has decided to make it a monthly event.

On May17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in your local time, using Incense will attract Carvanha, with a chance to get a Shiny one. You'll also be able to encounter Pokémon of different types, and each type featured will change by the hour.

Pokemon GO Incense Day May: Everything You Need to Know

Unlike the Incense Day in April, players will only encounter two types of Pokemon instead of five. The type will start with Water, and then switch to Dark. It will switch back and forth every hour until it's over at 5 p.m.

As part of an effort to increase accessibility by playing at home, Incense has also been extended to last an hour. Using an Incense increases the spawns of Pokémon near you, making it so you don't need to go far to encounter Pokémon.

Currently, there is a special bundle for sell in the in-game store, which costs 1 PokéCoin and contains:

3x Incense
15x Razz Berries
20x Poké Balls
10x Pinap Berries

Purchase the one-time bundle and be prepared to enjoy Incense Day.