Pokemon GO Slowpoke Spotlight Hour 2021 Explained

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Pokemon GO's Slowpoke Spotlight Hour 2021 will occur on June 15 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. local time.

This Spotlight Hour will include higher spawn rates of Galarian Slowpoke, letting Trainers possibly catch the Shiny version of this Psychic-type Pokemon.

When catching Slowpoke during Spotlight Hour, players will also be rewarded with twice the amount of candy for transferring their other Pokemon.

Pokemon GO Slowpoke Spotlight Hour 2021

Slowpoke's go-to moves in Pokemon GO include Confusion and Psychic. The best counter moves to use against Slowpoke include Ghost-, Dark-, Electric-, Grass-, and Bug-type moves.

Here's a list of the best counter Pokemon to use against Slowpoke:

  • Absol
  • Leavanny
  • Roserade
  • Liepard
  • Serperior
  • Cacturne
  • Ludicolo
  • Exadrill

Trainers can evolve Galarian Slowpoke into Galarian Slowbro through making this Psychic-type Pokemon your buddy and capturing 30 Poison-type Pokemon.

Players can also enter a Slowpoke-inspired Collection Challenge and receive a Slowpoke Forever Shirt item, 30 Ultra Balls, and 3,000 XP.

It is recommended to use Incense in order to increase the likelihood of running into a Shiny Slowpoke during the Spotlight Hour event. If you're carrying a Star Piece, it will increase twice the amount of Stardust that you can gain during this event.

Slowpoke is also a Tier 1 raid boss and its Max CP is 1,226. Known for its relaxed nature, Slowpoke enjoys. dipping its tail on the edge of rivers for long periods of time.

Other Spotlight Hours in June feature Abra, Swinub, and Aipom.