How To Complete The Skorupi Incense Day Event In Pokemon Go

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Pokemon Go is hosting another Incense Day, an event that offers several bonuses revolving around the game’s Incense item and mechanic. This edition of the Incense Day will feature Skorupi, the Bug and Poison dual-type Pokemon, adding additional bonuses specifically tied to this Pokemon.



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Like past Incense Days, Skorupi’s will be a one-day event, taking place during the six hours of 11am local time to 5pm local time on Saturday, October 21, 2023. With this event only being active for a short window of time and offering tons of valuable bonuses, we’ve put together complete guide to answer all your questions regarding this Incense Day.

Shiny Skorupi from Pokemon with the Pokemon Go battlefield as the background

As mentioned previously, this Incense Day will feature Skorupi. This means that you will have a higher chance of encountering Skorupi when using an Incense during the hours of this event.

Additionally, Skorupi encountered during this Incense Day will have increased odds of being Shiny. With this combination of bonuses, this is a great opportunity to encounter and catch the rare Shiny Skorupi.

Additional Event Bonuses

A Pokemon Go Trainer walking through a forest with the Daily Adventure Incense activated

Mentioned above, the majority of the event bonuses for this Incense Day will have to do with Skorupi. In addition to these, there will be one more bonus active during the hours of this Incense Day.

During this event, Daily Adventure Incense will have twice as long of a duration when activated. This means that it will be active for 30 minutes instead of 15, giving you a great opportunity encounter and catch several rare Pokemon.

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Incense Encounters

Images of Skorupi, Pinsir, Scyther, Alolan Grimer, Croagunk, and an Incense with a purple and orange background

Because of Skorupi’s Bug and Poison dual-typing, you will have an increased likelihood of encountering specific Pokemon of these two types when using an Incense during this event. Below you can find information about both the Poison and Bug-type Pokemon being featured in this Incense Day.

Bug-Type Encounters

When an Incense is active from 11pm to 12pm local time, 1pm to 2pm local time, and 3pm to 4pm local time, specific Bug-type Pokemon will be attracted to your incense. The eight Bug-type Pokemon you can expect to encounter are provided for you below.

Bug-Type Incense Encounters









Poison-Type Encounters

Similarly, there will be specific hours when you’ll encounter certain Poison-type Pokemon when using an Incense. These times are from 12pm to 1pm local time, 2pm to 3pm local time, and 4pm to 5pm local time.

The eight Poison-type Pokemon you can encounter as an Incense encounter can be found below.

Poison-Type Incense Encounters

A. Grimer








Event Field Research

Professor Willow with Pikachu on his shoulder, with Mew and the Pokemon Go logo on the right

Spinning PokeStops during this Incense Day will have a chance of providing you with event-exclusive Field Research Tasks. These tasks will require you to catch different Bug and Poison-type Pokemon, rewarding you with Stardust, Ultra Balls, and Skorupi encounters.

Event Shop Bundle

Image of a PokeCoin from Pokemon Go next to the Pokemon Go logo

There will be an Event Bundle available to purchase at the in-game shop during the Skorupi Incense Day. This Bundle will only cost one PokeCoin, and will contain one Incense. This is an excellent deal, so make sure you take advantage of it.

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