Pokemon GO: June 21, 2022 Spotlight Hour, All Details

Pokemon Go Spotlight Hour is held every Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in your local timezone. Here are All the Spotlight Hour Details for June 21, 2022.

Pokemon GO: Spotlight Hour

The Spotlight Hour features the spawn rate of a certain pokemon including its shiny version. This week’s featured pokemon is Spinarak, a Bug and Poison-type Pokemon introduced in Generation II of the series. Spinarak evolves into its final evolution Ariados.

Spotlight Hour: Spinarak

Spinarak is a Bug and Poison-type Pokemon whose final evolution is Ariados. From Spinarak, there is a requirement of 50 Candies to evolve it into an Ariados.

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As a bug and poison pokemon, Spinarak is vulnerable to  Flying-, Rock, – Fire, and Psychic-type moves/Pokemon. Although, it is resistant to Poison-, Bug-, Steel-, Fairy-, Fighting-, and Grass-types.

Element Table for Spinarak

Vulnerabilities % Damage Received Resistance % Damage Received
Flying, Rock 160% Poison, Bug, Fairy 63%
Fire, Psychic Fighting, Grass 39%


The shiny form of Spinarak is available since part 1 of Halloween 2021 on the 15th of October 2021. This means that there is a chance that Shiny Spinarak will appear during the spotlight hour.

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Spinarak Movesets and Stats

Spinarak has a maximum CP potential of 923 with 105 ATK, 73 Def, and 120 Stamina. Its quick moves are Bug Bite and Poison Sting while its charged moves are Night Slash, Cross Poison, and Signal Beam. The recommended attacks are Bug Bite and Signal Beam/Cross Poison which have the highest total DPS/attack set variation.

For Ariados, it has a maximum CP potential of 2003 with 161 ATK, 124 Def, and 172 Stamina. The recommended attacks are Infestation and Megahorn due to high DPS, especially for Megahorn.

Here is the list of Movestets and Stats of Spinarak and Ariados

Pokemon Moveset Move Type / Attack Type DPS (Moves)
(Max Stats)

CP: 923
Atk: 105
Defense: 73
Stamina: 120
Bug Bite Quick Move / Bug Bite 12.0
Poison Sting Quick Move / Poison 10.0
Night Slash Charge Move / Dark 22.7
Cross Poison Charge Move / Poison 32.0
Signal Beam Charge Move / Bug 31.0
(Max Stats)

CP: 2003
Atk: 161
Defense: 124
Stamina: 172
Poison Sting Quick Move / Flying 10.0
Infestation Quick Move / Water 10.9
Megahorn Quick Move / Grass 60.0
Shadow Sneak Charge Move / Flying 172.2
Cross Poison Charge Move / Water 32.0
Lunge 22.8


Spotlight Hour: Rewards

During the spotlight hour, players will be receiving an increased spawn rate of the spotlight Pokemon Spinarak and 2x Evolution XP. This would be a good time to catch up with Evolution XP.

Spotlight Hour: Preparation

These are the things you need to prepare heading to each week’s spotlight hour.

  • Incense – You can buy this using Pokecoins
  • Pokemon Storage Box – Ensure your Pokemon storage is clear to not waste time during the event.
  • Pokeballs – Well, you are here to catch them all. Bring as much as you can.
  • Pokemon Candy – To maximize your Pokemon’s potential, make sure to collect Pokemon Candies so you can evolve them.

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