For December 2 Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour, emerging from the smog, is a first-generation Fire-type Magmar. This popular Pokémon succeeds Electabuzz's turn as the star of Spotlight Hour and will fill the world of Pokémon GO for sixty minutes this month.
In this guide, we'll tell you exactly when Magmar's Spotlight Hour will take place, as well as the bonuses associated with the event and the opportunities to nab a coveted Shiny form. Fire-type Pokémon aren't always the easiest to find unless you live in warmer climates, so be sure to hit the streets to make the most of this opportunity.
When is Magmar Spotlight Hour in Pokémon Go?
The Magmar Spotlight Hour takes place on 14 December de 18:00 to 19:00. This means that wherever you are in the world, you will be surrounded by Magmar during this hour. You'll also get access to a 2x XP boost for evolving Pokemon, so set aside anything you're willing to evolve to take advantage of the bonus during this event.
Due to the XP boost and the amount of Magmar available, it's always a good time to add the fully evolved form of the Pokémon Magmortar to your team. This powerful Fire-type can easily blast Grass or Ice-type opponents, so it's worth adding to your team for any tough Arena battles or as a counter for any Legendary Pokemon of those types.
Can Magmar be brilliant?
Each of this month's Spotlight Hour Pokémon is available in its Shiny form, including Magmar. Of course, there's no guarantee of encountering a Shiny Magmar, but you can increase your chances by using a Lure Mod or Incense, further increasing the amount of Fire-types in the game world.
For more on Pokémon GO, check out our full Pokémon Spotlight Hour schedule for the rest of this month. Or, if you're trying to get your hands on the newly added Hoopa Unbound, check out our guide to unleashing Hoopa's most devastating form.
Pokémon GO is available now on Android and iOS.