Pokémon Go developer Niantic has made numerous efforts to make the mobile game playable while trainers are self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to Remote Raid Passes and cheap bundles of PokéBalls, Niantic will soon hold a play-at-home event, powered by the game’s Incense item.
On Sunday, April 19, Pokémon Go will hold its inaugural Incense Day. Players will be able to purchase a three-pack of Incense for one PokéCoin from the in-game store. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time, Sentret will spawn, drawn to players’ Incense, which will last for an hour — double the standard length. (Hopefully, you still have some cheap Incense left over from the previous discounted bundle.)
Additionally, the following Pokémon will spawn during that six-hour window on Incense Day:
- 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Water-type Pokémon like Poliwag, Tentacool, and Spheal, with a rare chance of Clamperl appearing
- 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.: Fire-type Pokémon like Growlithe, Ponyta, and Houndour, with a rare chance of Litwick appearing
- 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Grass-type Pokémon like Oddish, Roselia, and Lileep, with a rare chance of Ferroseed appearing
- 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Psychic-type Pokémon like Slowpoke, Baltoy, and Bronzor, with a rare chance of Gothita appearing
- 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Bug-type Pokémon like Caterpie, Ledyba, and Skorupi, with a rare chance of Joltik appearing
- 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Ground-type Pokémon like Wooper, Barboach, and Hippopotas with a rare chance of Drilbur appearing
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