Pokémon Go May Events Announced!

Update: 4/29:
May Community Day will be Swablu on May 15 11am-5pm Local
Altaria announced as the surprise Mega Evolved Pokemon starting May 15, 5pm local (at end of Community Day)

The end of April is upon us so Niantic has released the upcoming details for the in game events for the month of May!

Giovanni will be back, this time with a Shadow Moltres that can be saved from his control!

During the entire Month of May Galarian Ponyta will be in Research Breakthrough Rewards!

Incarnate Forme Thundurus, Tornadus and Landorus will be in 5 Star Raids until May 4!

Xerneas will take over 5 Star Raids from May 4 – 18

Yveltal will replace it in 5 Star raids May 18 – 31

Mega Venusaur, Lopunny Abomasnow will be in Mega raids until May 4

Followed by Mega Venusaur, Charizard Y and Lopunny from May 4-15

From May 15 – June 1 Mega Ampharos, Houndoom and a Surprise Mega-Evolved Pokemon will be in Mega Raids! Update: 4/29: Altaria announced as the surprise Mega Evolved Pokemon starting May 15, 5pm local (at end of Community Day)

Every Monday in May a free bundle will be available in the shop containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items

May’s Tuesday night Spotlight Hours will be the Following:

  • Tuesday May 4 (6pm): Cottonee and 2x Catch Candy
  • Tuesday May 11 (6pm): Dratini and 2x Transfer Candy
  • Tuesday May 18 (6pm): Alolan Rattata and 2x evolve XP
  • Tuesday May 25 (6pm): Marill and 2x Catch Stardust

Wednesday Night Raid Hours will remain in effect throughout the month of May, using the above 5 Star Raid Boss schedule

New Pokémon Snap will be released for Nintendo Switch on April 30, and a crossover event is planned! Details Here

Luminous Legends X will take place from May 4 – May 17

Luminous Legends Y will take place from May 18-31. Announcement coming soon