June Events in Pokémon Go!

At the very last minute, Niantic has released the details for next month’s in game events for Pokémon Go!

Recurring Events

  • Clamperl in Research Breakthroughs
  • Giovanni will have Shadow Zapdos through June 17th then a new Shadow Pokemon
  • Spotlight Hours
    • Tuesday, June 1, 2021: Dwebble and 2x catch Exp
    • Tuesday, June 8, 2021: Abra and 2x Catch candy
    • Tuesday, June 15, 2021: Slowpoke and 2x Transfer Candy
    • Tuesday, June 22, 2021: Swinub and 2x Evolve Exp
    • Tuesday, June 29, 2021: Aipom and 2x Catch Stardust
  • Gible Community Day on June 6th

Raid Bosses

  • Regirock, Registeel, and Regice in 5 star raids from June 1st to June 17th
  • Surprise Legendary boss from June 17th to June 30th
  • Debut of Mega Slowbro on June 8th
  • Raid Hour every Wednesday from 6-7pm
    • Wednesday, June 2, 2021: Regirock
    • Wednesday, June 9, 2021: Registeel
    • Wednesday, June 16, 2021: Regice
    • Wednesday, June 23, 2021: To be announced
    • Wednesday, June 30, 2021: To be announced

New Events

  • A Very Slow Discovery: June 8th – 13th, Focused on lazy Pokemon including the debut of Galarian Slowpoke
  • Solstice Event: June 17th – 20th, more details to come
  • Surprise Event: June 25th – July 1st, focused on a Pokemon with their two front teeth
  • TBA weekend events

GBL Season 8

  • Debut of Mienfoo, the Martial Arts Pokemon
  • Debut of Ultra League Remix and Element Cup
  • Updated rules for Great League Remix
  • Return of GO Battle Nights
  • New Moves – Weather Ball (Rock) and Feather Dance
  • Moveset update focused on Poison-type attacks

https://pokemongolive.com/post/jun-2021-events/

Go Fest 2021 details!

Niantic has released the full rundown of the Go Fest 2021 events! Starting with a lower priced ticket ($5 down from $15), trainers can expect all sorts of goodies! Details below:

Day 1: July 17th 10am – 6pm

All Trainers (Including non ticketed players)

  • There will be 4 hourly habitats rotating through the day (Jungle, Desert Mountain, Ocean Beach, and Cave)
  • Wild spawns will include Chimecho, Kricketot, Audino, new costumed Pikachu, Scyther, Aipom, Froakie, Skarmory, Shieldon, Hippopotas, Dratini, Swablu, Alomomola, Roggenrola, Galarian Stunfisk, Deino, and more
  • Raids will feature Hitmontop, Cranidos, Deino, and Galarian Ponyta and Zigzagoon w/ costumes
  • Shiny Whismur, Chimecho, Audino, and Tympole will make their debuts during this event!

Ticket Holders

  • Exclusive Special Research rewarding a Meloetta, shirt, and avatar pose
  • Choose pop or rock paths for unique music and costumed Pokemon
  • 4 Collection Challenges + Global Challenges each hour for bonuses
  • Incense spawning Unown F & G, Ludicolo, Chatot, Leafeon, Serperior, Flareon, Tyranitar, Flygon, Throh, Gyrados, Vaporeon, Azumarill, Sawk, Umbreon, Gardevoir, Absol, and Galvantula
  • Debut of Shiny Unown F, Throh, and Sawk
  • Increased chance to encounter Shiny Pokemon (better chances on Saturday)

Day 2: July 18th 10am – 6pm

All Trainers

  • Raids will be the primary focus on the second day of the event
  • Day 1 wild Pokemon will be spawning throughout Day 2

Ticket Holders

  • Bonus 10k XP from raids
  • Receive up to 10 raid passes from spinning stops/gyms
  • Timed Research rewarding 8 Remote Passes + Free bundle of 3 Remote Passes
  • Incense spawning the Incense Pokemon from Day 1

Both Days: 10am – 6pm

All Trainers

  • 3-hour Lures & 1/2 Hatch Distance
  • Exclusive Field Research, Map effects, and In-game music
  • 7km eggs hatching Igglybuff, Chingling, Audino, and more
  • Exclusive sponsored gifts for Android players
  • Real shirt and items for sale

Ticket Holders

  • Event stickers from gifts
  • Snapshot encounters
  • Chance for Shiny Unown F & G

https://pokemongolive.com/post/pokemongofest2021-announcement/?hl=en

Pokémon Legends: Arceus and Pokémon Diamond/Pearl Release Dates have been announced!

The official Pokemon twitter account just tweeted this:

Now I’ll just be anxiously waiting for them to announce the release date of the Pokémon Diamond/Pearl remakes. I’m expecting a mid-November release date based on previous games release dates. Nevemind, that was tweeted out earlier today too… and I was right!

This week in Pokemon: May 24, 2021

Edit 5/25: If you want an easier way to get a Sylveon during the Luminous Legends Y Bonus week, name an Eevee “Kira” before evolving! The name trick only works once, so choose wisely!

Edit 5/25: Updated Raid Tier List link to include the Eevee-lutions

ONGOING: Season of Legends (Until June 1)

ONGOING: Galarian Ponyta in Research Breakthrough (Until June 1st)

ONGOING: Go Rocket Special Research – Shadow Moltres (Until June 1st)

ONGOING: May Events

ONGOING: May Raid Tier Boss List

TM Away Frustration from Shadow Pokemon, ends tomorrow May 25th (Part of the Luminous Legends Y Part 1 event)

Luminous Legends: Y” Part 2 Starts Tuesday May 25 and runs until May 31st (Sylveon Eeveelution possible, fairy types in the wild, Eevee and it’s Evolutions in raids)

Because the Global Challenge to defeat 25 Million Rocket Grunts was completed, 3x Catch XP will be live until May 31st and Galarian Zigzagoon will be in 1 Star Raids (with Shiny chance)

A free Event bundle will be in the store that contains a free raid pass, 15 Pokeballs and 15 Great Balls

Yveltal leaves 5 Star Raids Tuesday May 25th, but will return in the 5 Star Raid Hour Wednesday May 26th

Spotlight Hour: Marill and 2x Catch Stardust (Tuesday May 25th 6pm-7pm)

5 Star Raid Hour: Yveltal takes over all available gyms Wednesday May 26th 6pm – 7pm

A nest Rotation will occur after the raid hour on Wednesday

Special Partner Weekend is this Saturday May 29th

Current Raid Tier List: May 25, 2021

Mega Raids:

Mega Ampharos (With shiny chance)
Type: Electric/Dragon
CP Range: 1554-1630 (Boosted CP: 1943 – 2037)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rain/Wind
Recommended Group Size: 5+

Mega Houndoom (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dark/Fire
CP Range: 1432-1505 (Boosted CP: 1790-1882)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Foggy/Night/Sunny
Recommended Group Size: 5+

Mega Altaria (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dragon/Fairy
CP Range: 1081-1145 (Boosted CP: 1352-1432)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Windy/Cloudy
Recommended Group Size:5+

Tier 5:

Yveltal
Type: Dark/Flying
CP Range: 2073-2160 (Boosted CP: 2591-2701)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Overcast/Windy
Recommended Group Size: 4+

Tier 3:

Vaporeon
Type: Water
CP Range: 1699-1779 (Boosted CP: 2124-2225)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rain
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Jolteon
Type: Electric
CP Range: 1574-1650 (Boosted CP: 1967-2063)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rain
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Flareon
Type: Fire
CP Range: 1652-1730 (Boosted CP: 2065-2163)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Sunny
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Espeon
Type: Psychic
CP Range: 1730-1811 (Boosted CP: 2162-2264)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Windy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Umbreon
Type: Dark
CP Range: 1153-1221 (Boosted CP: 1442-1526)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Foggy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Tier 1:

Alolan Vulpix (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Ice
CP Range: 463-504 (Boosted CP: 579-631)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Snow
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Eevee (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Normal
CP Range: 565-612 (Boosted CP: 707-765)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Cloudy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Galarian Zigzagoon (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Normal
CP Range: 258-290 (Boosted CP: 323-363)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Cloudy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Espurr
Type: Psychic
CP Range: 669-719 (Boosted CP: 837-899)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Windy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

June Community Day: Gible!

On Sunday, June 6th from 11am – 5pm, Gible will be in the spotlight for it’s much anticipated Community Day!

During this time the following will be live:

  • Increased Gible spawns with a chance to encounter Shiny Gible
  • If you Evolve to Garchomp before 7pm, Gible will learn the Charge Move Earth Power
  • 3x Catch XP and 3-hour Incense
  • “Just a Nibble” $1 Special Research
  • More info at https://pokemongolive.com/post/communityday-jun21/?hl=en

A Special Weekend Promo Event in Pokémon Go!

Edit:
5/24: This event is not just for Verizon Subscribers in America, there is also a 7/11 event tie in in Mexico and Yoshinoya in Japan. Updated article to include those promos
5/20: If the Luminous Y Global Challenge is completed, all special weekend participants will have a 4x catch exp bonus instead of the 2x as previously announced! https://pokemongolive.com/post/specialweekend2021/
5/12: Details have rolled out for the Verizon Special Event! Details Follow:

On Saturday, May 29th from 11am – 5pm: Ticketed Players Only can take advantage of the following:

  • Clefairy, Jigglypuff, Eevee, Marill, Sableye, Stunky, Spritzee, and Swirlix will be attracted to Incense with increased chance of Shiny Eevee
  • Unown V will be attracted to Incense (for Verizon Subscribers in America)
  • Unown S will be attracted to incense (For Mexican players participating in the 7/11 Promo event)
  • Unown Y will be attracted to incense (For players in Japan participating in the Yoshinoya event)

On Saturday, May 29th 12am – Sunday, May 30th 11:59pm: Ticketed Players Only can take advantage of the following:

  • Special Timed research rewarding encounters with Eevee, Spritzee, Swirlix, Deino, and various items
  • Increased chance of Lucky Pokemon and Lucky Friends
  • 2x Catch XP
  • In-game medal

From Friday, May 28th 1pm – Monday, May 31st 1pm: All Players get the following benefits:

  • Open twice as many gifts each day
  • Trade distance will be increased to 40km

Original Post continues:

An announcement has gone live that there will be a special event for Verizon Subscribers only in Pokémon Go!

Verizon Subscribers will be able to redeem a special code to unlock a special weekend in Pokemon Go! Details have not been released yet, but if they are like the last one, you’ll get exclusive in game clothing and access to Unown as well as special spawns!

To redeem, open up the My Verizon app and go to “Verizon Up.” There will be a banner showing the Pokémon Special weekend ad. Click that and you will get an exclusive code to redeem in the Pokemon Go App, or by signing in to the related Google app.

This Week in Pokémon: May 17th, 2021

EDIT 5/18: Added information on Yveltal Raids and Combined BGL, fixed link on Luminous Y event and added Raid Tier Boss link

Pokémon Go:

ONGOING: Season of Legends (Until June 1)

ONGOING: Galarian Ponyta in Research Breakthrough (Until June 1st)

ONGOING: Go Rocket Special Research – Shadow Moltres (Until June 1st)

ONGOING: May Events

ONGOING: May Raid Tier Boss List

Go Battle League “Combined” leagues (Great League, Ultra League and Master League) play runs Monday May 17th to Monday May 24th

Luminous Legends: Y” Starts Tuesday, May 18th and runs until May 24th

Yveltal will be in 5 Star Raids from Tuesday May 18th to Tuesday May 25th

Spotlight Hour: Alolan Rattata & 2x Evolve XP (Tuesday May 18th 6pm-7pm)

5 Star Raid Hour: Yveltal takes over all available gyms Wednesday May 19th 6pm – 7pm

Current Raid Tier List: May 18, 2021

Mega Raids:

Mega Ampharos (With shiny chance)
Type: Electric/Dragon
CP Range: 1554-1630 (Boosted CP: 1943 – 2037)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rain/Wind
Recommended Group Size: 5+

Mega Houndoom (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dark/Fire
CP Range: 1432-1505 (Boosted CP: 1790-1882)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Foggy/Night/Sunny
Recommended Group Size: 5+

Mega Altaria (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dragon/Fairy
CP Range: 1081-1145 (Boosted CP: 1352-1432)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Windy/Cloudy
Recommended Group Size:5+

Tier 5:

Yveltal
Type: Dark/Flying
CP Range: 2073-2160 (Boosted CP: 2591-2701)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Overcast/Windy
Recommended Group Size: 4+

Tier 3:

Galarian Weezing
Type: Poison/Fairy
CP Range: 1242-1310 (Boosted CP: 1553-1637)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Cloudy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Tyranitar
Type: Rock/Dark
CP Range: 2103-2191 (Boosted CP: 2629-2739)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Cloudy/Foggy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Cacturne
Type: Grass/Dark
CP Range: 1243-1313 (Boosted CP: 1554-1641)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Night/Sunny/Fog
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Absol (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dark
CP Range: 1370-1443 (Boosted CP: 1712-1805)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Foggy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Tier 1

Alolan Meowth (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dark
CP Range: 416-455 (Boosted CP: 520-569)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Foggy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Murkrow (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dark/Flying
CP Range: 835-892 (Boosted CP: 1044-1116)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Foggy/Windy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Sneasel (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Dark/Ice
CP Range: 1107-1172 (Boosted CP: 1384-1465)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Foggy/Snow
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Espurr
Type: Psychic
CP Range: 669- 719 (Boosted CP: 837-899)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Windy
Recommended Group Size: 1+