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


April Raid Tier List – Pokémon Go

The Current Pokémon in Raids are as follows:

Mega Raids:

Mega Gengar (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Ghost/Poison
CP Range: 1,566-1,644 (Boosted CP: 1,958-2,055)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Fog/Overcast
Recommended Group Size: 5+

Mega Manectric (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Electric
CP Range: 1,267-1,337 (Boosted CP: 1,585-1,672)
Boosted CP Weather Condition: Rain
Recommended Group Size: 4+

Mega Lopunny
Type: Normal/Fighting
CP Range: 1,112-1,117 (Boosted CP: 1,391-1,471)
Boosted Weather Condition: Sunny/Cloudy
Recommended Group Size: 5+

Tier 5:
Therian Forme Tornadus
Type: Flying
CP Range: 1,756-1,837 (Boosted CP: 2,196-2,296)
Boosted Weather Condition: Windy
Recommended Group Size: 4+

Tier 3

Alolan Exeggutor (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Grass/Dragon
CP Range: 1,643-1,722 (Boosted CP: 2,055-2,153)
Boosted Weather Condition: Night/Sunny/Windy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Chansey (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Normal
CP Range: 654-717 (Boosted CP: 817-896)
Boosted Weather Condition: Overcast
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Type: Fairy/Flying
CP Range: 917-976 (Boosted CP: 1,147-1,220)
Boosted Weather Condition: Cloudy/Windy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Type: Water/Fairy
CP Range: 849-907 (Boosted CP 1,061-1,134)
Boosted Weather Condition: Rainy/Cloudy
Recommended Group Size: 2+

Tier 1

Pikachu (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Electric
CP Range: 493-536 (Boosted CP: 616-670)
Boosted Weather Condition: Rainy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

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

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

Rufflet (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Normal/Flying
CP Range: 796-852 (Boosted CP: 996-1,065)
Boosted Weather Condition: Overcast/Windy
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Bunnelby (With Shiny Chance)
Type: Normal
CP Range: 282-316 (Boosted CP: 353-395)
Boosted Weather Condition: Overcast
Recommended Group Size: 1+

Charge Up! in Pokémon Go

From Tuesday, March 16th 10am – Monday, March 22nd 8pm a Charge Up! Event will be taking place in Pokemon Go which will have the following bonuses:

  • The debut of Tynamo, the Electric Fish Pokémon
  • Alolan Geodude, Voltorb, Electrike, Stunfisk, Tynamo, and more will be appearing in the wild
  • Pichu, Elekid, Electrike, Shinx, Joltik, Tynamo, and Stunfisk can hatch from 5km eggs
  • Voltorb, Shinx, Blitzle, Klink, Tynamo, Alolan Raichu, Alolan Graveler, Magneton, Ampharos, Therian Forme Thundurus will be appearing in raids
  • The debut of Mega Manectric in Mega Raids
  • Additional event-themed Field and Timed Research
  • A higher chance of evolution items when opening gifts
  • More information at https://pokemongolive.com/post/chargeup-2021/

This Week in Pokémon: March 8th 2021

Pokémon Go:

  • ONGOING: Gible in Research Rewards for the month of March
  • ONGOING: Shadow Articuno can be freed from Giovanni
  • ONGOING: Season of Legends continues until June
  • ONGOING: Mega Blastoise, Pidgeot and Ampharos in Mega Raids until March 16
  • Incarnate Form Tornadus is in Five Star Raids as of March 6th
  • A new “Free Bundle” is in the Shop, including: One Remote Raid Pass, 10 Ultra Balls and 10 Razz Berries
  • This week’s Spotlight hour will be Drowzee and 2x Transfer candies (Tuesday March 9th at 6pm local)
  • A 5 Star Raid hour will take place Wednesday March 10th at 6pm local
  • Incarnate Form Thundorus will take over 5 Star Raids on Thursday March 11
  • A Mega Bonus Hour will take place Thursday March 11th. If you Mega Evolve a Pokémon during that time, Pokémon sharing the same type will give you additional Mega Evolution candies when caught

Pokémon Sword/Shield:

  • ONGOING: Fighting and Fairy type Pokémon in Wild Area Raids
  • The Next Online Competition has been declared the Spikemuth Cup. Players have until March 18th to sign up for the single elimination event. Pokémon Limited to Galarian Pokémon as well as an in Tourney restricted list (NO DYNAMAXING).
  • Spikemuth Battles will run March 19th-21st, more details at Pokemon.com