Current Raid Tier List: June 8, 2021

Mega Raids:

Mega Slowbro (With shiny chance)
Type: Water/Psychic
CP Range: 1382–1454 (Boosted CP: 1728– 1817)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rainy
Recommended Group Size: 5+

Tier 5:

Regirock (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Rock
CP Range: 1703-1784 (Boosted CP: 2129-2230)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Overcast
Recommended Group Size: 4+

Regice (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Ice
CP Range: 1703-1784 (Boosted CP: 2129-2230)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Snowy
Recommended Group Size: 4+

Registeel (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Steel
CP Range: 1326-1398 (Boosted CP: 1658-1748)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Snowy
Recommended Group Size: 4+

Tier 3:

Snorlax (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Normal
CP Range: 1760-1843 (Boosted CP: 2201-2304)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Overcast
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Type: Water/Psychic
CP Range: 1382-1454 (Boosted CP: 1728-1817)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rainy, Windy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Type: Normal
CP Range: 2435-2532 (Boosted CP: 3044-3165)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Overcast
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Type: Poison, Fighting
CP Range: 1350- 1421 (Boosted CP: 1688-1777)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Cloudy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Tier 1:

Galarian Slowpoke
Type: Psychic
CP Range: 650-700 (Boosted CP: 860-924)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Snowy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Alolan Grimer (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Poison/Dark
CP Range: 731-785 (Boosted CP: 914-981)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Cloudy, Foggy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Shellder (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Water
CP Range: 571-617 (Boosted CP: 713-771)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rainy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Shinx (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Lightning
CP Range: 458-500 (Boosted CP: 572-625)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rainy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Timburr (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Fighting
CP Range: 699-751 (Boosted CP: 874-939)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Cloudy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Go Battle League Stardust update

If you’ve noticed that stardust rewards for playing Go Battle League have been a little smaller than usual, Niantic has as well so they tweeted that the stardust rewards will be increased to the same amount as in Season 7!

Special Raid Weekend, June 12-13, 2021

A surprise announcement came out last night about an upcoming raid weekend this Saturday!

Running from Saturday June 12 to Sunday June 13 you can expect the following bonuses:

A Very Slow Discovery

From Tuesday, June 8th to Sunday, June 13th, a special event focused on “Slow Pokemon” will take place. During this event the following will be live:

  • The Debut of Galarian Slowpoke & Galarian Slowbro in game, which can be evolved after catching 30 Poison-types while buddied
  • Mega Slowbro will make its debut in Mega raids
  • Slowpoke, Slowbro, Slakoth, Vigoroth, Gulpin, Spoink, and more will spawn in the wild
  • Galarian Slowpoke and others will be appearing in raids
  • Themed Field Research, Collection Challenge, and stickers

For more details, check out

Pokémon Go: Season of Discovery!

Galarian Ponyta will be in 7km eggs and timed research beginning June 1st

A new month brings a new Season in Pokémon Go: The Season of Discovery! Be on the lookout for new spawns and Pokémon in the egg groups getting… scrambled…

From June 1 to September 1st the following Pokemon will be in these specific biomes and egg groups:

In the Wild

  • Cities – Alolan Rattata, Magnemite, Porygon, and more
  • Forests – Bellsprout, Doduo, Skorupi, and more
  • Mountains – Rhyhorn, Nosepass, Dwebble, and more
  • Water – Magikarp, Marill, Wailmer, and more
  • Hemisphere-exclusive: Alolan Diglett, Staryu, Barboach, Petilil, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Sableye, Scyther, Combee, Summer Form Deerling, and more

In Eggs

  • 2km – Meditite, Buizel, Spritzee, Swirlix, and more
  • 5km – Togepi, Gligar, Skarmory, Bonsly, and more
  • 10km – Timburr, Rufflet, Goomy, Noibat, and more
  • 5km Adventure Sync – Cranidos, Shieldon, Skrelp, Clauncher, and more
  • 10km Adventure Sync – Bagon, Beldum, Gible, Riolu, and more

For more details, check out

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

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

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