Tadbulb Makes Its Illuminating Debut during the Festival of Lights!
The Festival of Lights is happening soon in Pokémon GO, and you can look forward to encountering Tadbulb as it makes its Pokémon GO debut! Some Pokémon in the wild will also have a glowing effect at nighttime. Shine brightly with your Pokémon and celebrate!
Festival of Lights
Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 12, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Tadbulb, the EleTadpole Pokémon, and its Evolution, Bellibolt, will make their Pokémon GO debuts!
- You can use 50 Tadbulb Candy to evolve Tadbulb into Bellibolt.
Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available throughout the event!
You’ll be able to complete Timed Research focused on exploring and catching Pokémon!
Complete the research tasks to earn an event-exclusive shirt avatar item and encounters with event-themed Pokémon.
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs. Also, Morelull hatched from Eggs will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than Morelull found in the wild.
Increased Incense encounters
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently when Trainers use Incense.
Field Research task encounters
Festival of Light–themed Field Research tasks will be available!
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!
Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokéStops during the Festival of Light where you can enter Litwick and Tadbulb!
New avatar item
The following new avatar item will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!
Exclusive bonuses for Trainers in India
Trainers located in India can look forward to a special Collection Challenge that awards Stardust, XP, and an encounter with Tadbulb. They can also earn twice the Candy for catching Pokémon during the Festival of Lights event!
Also, look forward to a Raid Day on November 11!
Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.
—The Pokémon GO team