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/

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

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

This Week in Pokemon: 3/29/2021

Pokémon Go:

ONGOING: Gible in Research Rewards (Until Tuesday 3/31)

ONGOING: Shadow Articuno can be rescued from Giovanni (Until Tuesday 3/31)

ONGOING: Season of Legends (Until June 1)

ONGOING: Therian Forme Thundurus in 5 Star Raids (until Tuesday 3/30)

ONGOING: Every Monday in March, a free one-time bundle containing 10 Ultra Balls, 10 Razz Berries, and a Remote Raid Pass will be available in the shop.

Therian Forme Tornadus will be in 5 Star Raids (March 30-April 6)

Spotlight Hour: Slugma & 2x Catch Candy (March 30 6p-7p local)

5 star raid hour: Therian Forme Tornadus will be appearing in 5 Star Raids on every available gym (Wednesday 3/31 6p-7p local)

April 1-30, Giovanni will have Shadow Zapdos

The April Events will start Thursday Apr 1

Pokémon Sword/Shield:

ONGOING: Fighting and Fairy types in Gigantamax Raids (End Date TBA)

A Mystery Gift of 12 Exp Candy XL and 12 Big Nuggets can be redeemed using code ADVENTUREB9F until April 3

This week in Pokémon: 3/22/2021

Pokémon Go:

ONGOING: Gible in Research Rewards

ONGOING: Shadow Articuno can be rescued from Giovanni

ONGOING: Season of Legends

ONGOING: Mega Blastoise, Mega Pidgeot, and Mega Ampharos will be featured in Mega Raids

ONGOING: Therian Forme Thundurus in 5 Star Raids (until Tuesday 3/30)

Spotlight Hour (3/23): From 6pm-7pm local time, Surskit will spawn in greater numbers, as well as a 2x Catch EXP bonus

Five Star Raid Hour (3/24): From 6pm – 7pm local time, Therian Forme Thundurus will be spawning on every available gym

Weather Week (3/24-3/29): Rainy Castform, weather related spawns and research

Pokémon Sword/Shield:

Fighting and Fairy types in Gigantamax Raids

Mystery Gift distribution has started for all participants of the Spikemouth Cup (50BP)

This Week in Pokémon: 3/15/2021

UPDATE: (3/19)

In Pokémon Go:

To celebrate The Festival of Colors, players in India will be able to encounter a whole bunch of Pokémon on March 28:

  • Bulbasaur, Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Alolan Grimer, Seel, Marill, Sunkern, Murkrow, Slugma, Aron, Trapinch, and Drifloon will be attracted to Incense.
  • A 100 Coin box will be in the store that will contain 30 Poké Balls, a Lucky Egg and 10 Pinap Berries.
  • There will also be special Timed Research that will award a bunch of items from Pokeballs to Mega Energy
  • There is also a chance for an encounter with Alolan Muk

In Pokémon TCG:

The Pokémon Sword/Shield TCG set “Battle Styles” is scheduled to be released today, stop by your favorite card or board game store to get yours!

In Pokémon Sword/Shield:

Starting today a serial code will be distributed that will give you an encounter with Dynamax Appletun in Sword and Dynamax Flapple in Shield, as a Tie in with the release of a new Sword/Shield TCG set

Pokémon Go:

ONGOING: Gible in Research Rewards

ONGOING: Shadow Articuno can be rescued from Giovanni

ONGOING: Season of Legends

ONGOING: Mega Blastoise, Mega Pidgeot, and Mega Ampharos will be featured in Mega Raids

ONGOING: Incarnate Forme Thundurus in 5 Star Raids (until Tuesday 3/16)

Monday (3/15/21):

  • Bonus Raid Hour – From 6pm-7pm all available gyms will host a five star raid featuring Incarnate Forme Thundurus

Tuesday (3/16/21):

  • Charge Up! Event Starts
  • Therian Forme Thundurus in 5 Star Raids
  • Mega Houndoom, Mega Abomasnow, and Mega Manectric will be in Mega Raids
  • A Spotlight Hour featuring Voltorb and 2x Stardust from catches will occur from 6pm – 7pm

Wednesday (3/17/21)

  • A Five Star Raid Hour will take place, so all available gyms will host a five star raid featuring Thundurus

Thursday (3/18/21)

  • A Mega Raid Hour will occur so Mega Raids will spawn more frequently

Pokémon TCG

  • The Matchless Fighter Set will be released, featuring Pokemon from the Galar Region

This Week in Pokemon: Monday March 1, 2021

In Pokemon Go:

Gible has been added to Pokemon Go Research rewards for the month of March

Go Rocket Special Research: Giovanni is back and now has a Shadow Articuno that can be caught once he’s been beaten

Weekly Free Bundles will be appearing in the Shop including 10 Ultra balls, 10 razz berries and a remote raid pass

Season of Legends begins today and runs through June. New 5 star bosses will appear in raids, new Mega Raid Bosses and new research rewards and new Pokemon are expected to appear

Mega Blastoise and Mega Ampahros will be appearing in Mega Raids starting today

Incarnate form Landorus will be appearing in 5 Star raids starting today at 10am local time until March 6th

Tuesday March 2nd will have a Krabby Spotlight hour with increased Krabby Spawns and 2x Candies for transferring Pokemon

Wednesday March 3rd will have a 5 Star Raid Hour at 6pm Local Time with increased Incarnate form Landorus raids

A Go Rocket Raid Hour will take place at 6pm local time with increased Go Rocket Balloon spawns

Saturday March 6th is Fletchling Community Day from 11am-5pm local time, with increased Fletchling spawns and more shiny chances

Incarnate Form Tornadus will take over five star raids during the Fletchling Community Day

In Pokemon Sword/Shield:

Gigantamax Pikachu has left the Wild area and has been replaced with Flying and Fairy type Pokemon. Gigantamax Corviknight and Hatterene have been spotted