Nov10

Pokémon Sleep announces new Eevee Week in-game event, starting November 20th - Onix and Steelix debut next week for snoozy studies in Taupe Hollow

Eevee Day 2023
Starting November 20th, Pokémon Sleep will be holding the Eevee Week 2023 in-game event, in celebration of the annual Eevee Day on November 21st. The game will also be receiving a small update next week, with Onix and Steelix starting to appear for sleep research in Taupe Hollow.

Eevee Week 2023
Starting on Monday November 20th at 4:00am local time, and running through to Monday November 27th at 3:59am local time, this new event will allow players to participate and gain bonuses regardless of where they conduct their sleep research.As part of this event, players will be able to receive a variety of special rewards, including Eevee Incense, by completing a set of special missions that will be added on top of the standard weekly missions. The following bonuses also will be active for sleep research during this event period:
  • Eevee and its Evolutions are more likely to gather to sleep during sleep research, with the chance of Shiny Eevee appearing
  • Players can encounter a few Pokémon of different sleep types, regardless of their own sleep type
Additionally, special bonuses will apply to sleep research on the night of Eevee Day, November 21st:
  • Eevee and its Evolutions are more likely to gather to sleep during sleep research, with the chance of Shiny Eevee appearing
  • Players will be able to encounter many Pokémon of different sleep types, regardless of their own sleep type
  • Players will receive 1,121 bonus Sleep Points.
Throughout the event, the following Pokémon will also appear more frequently during sleep research:
  • Much Greater Encounter Chance
    • Eevee
  • Greater Encounter Chance
    • Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareeon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sylveon
Additionally, the main skills of player's helper Pokémon will trigger at a rate 1.5x higher than normal during the eveent period

Players should also note the following for this event:
  • The daily rollover for the Eevee Week 2023 event is at 4:00am local time.
  • Event bonuses for this event apply regardless of which sitee players conduct their sleep research in.
  • Event bonuses apply only for sleep tracking that begins within the event period, and do not apply to sleep tracking during the tutorial, or to sleep data tracked before the event, even if the player waits to review their sleep research after the event has started.
  • Sleep data tracked during the event will receive event bonuses, regardless of if the player waits to review their sleep research until after the event has concluded.
Onix
Onix and Steelix debut

Both Onix and Steelix will start appearing at Taupe Hollow for player's sleep research from November 14th, at 3:00pm local time.

Both Pokémon have the Slumbering sleep type, which corresponds to non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREM sleep), also known as deep sleep. All Rock-type and Steel-type Pokémon who've been added to the game thusfar have this same sleep type.

Good Sleep Day - October 2023
Good Sleep Day Report

Average sleep durations of players during the most recent Good Sleep Day event were 8 minutes and 26 seconds longer than average compared to sleep recorded in the Pokémon Sleep app on other days, up from the 7 minutes and 4 seconds observed in the second Good Sleep Day event, but still down from the 11 minutes observed during the debut Good Sleep Day event.
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