Incense day in Pokémon Go: date and time of the January event, bonuses

The Incense day is an event in Pokemon go that revolves around – unsurprisingly – the use of Incense, the object that serves to attract Pokémon to your location.

During the day of Incense the duration of the incenses increases up to one hour, and there are also a series of bonuses that help catch different Pokémon.

Next we will explain the date and time of the next incense day, in addition to the bonuses that are applied in this event.

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Time and date of incense day in Pokémon Go

The next Incense Day will occur on Sunday, 24th January since 11am to 5pm local time.

Each hour of this event causes any Incense you use to attract a particular type of Pokémon, with that Pokémon type changing every hour.

Incense day in Pokémon Go: date and time of the January event, bonuses

Incense day bonuses in Pokémon Go

During Incense Day, the duration of the incenses increases up to one hour, and there are also a series of bonuses that help catch different Pokémon.

The first bonus is that the incense will attract more Mareep than normal. It is even possible that some shiny Mareeps will appear.

Any Flaaffy, the first evolution of Mareep, who evolves into Ampharos will learn the Dragon Pulse move.

Incense day in Pokémon Go: date and time of the January event, bonuses

Lastly, during this Incense Day, the specific type of Pokémon that is drawn to your incense will change throughout the day.

This day of incense focuses on two specific types: electric and dragon, including Pokémon that evolve into dragon type even if their first evolutions are not. These are the schedules:

  • 11am to 1pm – Electric Pokémon
  • 1pm to 2pm – Dragon Pokémon
  • 2pm to 4pm – Electric Pokémon
  • 4pm to 5pm – Dragon Pokémon

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During the hours of Electric Pokémon, you can find:

  • Pikachu
  • Magnemite
  • Voltorb
  • Chinchou
  • Mareep
  • Plusle
  • Drink
  • Stunfisk

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During the hours of Dragon Pokémon, you can find:

  • Horsea
  • Dratini
  • Trapinch
  • Vibrate
  • Swablu
  • Wagon

As this Incense Day is special to Mareep, Mareep will also appear in Dragon-type Pokémon hours.

How to prepare for incense day in Pokémon Go

First of all, you should make sure that you have Frankincense. If you don’t have it, you can buy some inside the in-game store, or earn them by completing Special Research tasks, like Meltan’s.

Incense day in Pokémon Go: date and time of the January event, bonuses

Having a Lucky Egg or two to multiply the experience you gain by catching these Pokémon would be a good idea too.

Lastly, you should make sure that you have enough Poké Balls of all types and different berries.

How to buy incense in Pokémon Go

You can buy Incense in Pokémon Go through the in-game store, which can be accessed from the main menu.

During the event, you can buy an exclusive pack of three Incense in exchange for a Pokécoin. This means that you would have covered three hours of the event.

If you wanted more than three hours of incense, you would have to buy them at the normal price, which is as follows:

  • An incense – 40 Pokécoins
  • Eight incenses – 250 Pokécoins

Good luck with Incense Day!

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