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 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

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

This Week in Pokemon: May 10, 2021

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

Luminous Legends X runs from May 4-17

Go Battle League – Master League, Master League Classic and Retro Cup starts May 10th and runs until May 17th

Luminous Legends X Bonus: Starting May 11th and running until May 17th: The 3x Catch Exp bonus, Pacham in Tier 1 raids and Shiny Galarian Ponyta chance will be active

Spotlight Hour: Dratini and 2x Transfer Candies (May 11th 6pm-7pm)

5 Star Raid Hour: Xerneas will take over all available gyms May 12th 6pm – 7pm

A nest Rotation will occur May 12th

Swablu Community Day: From 11am to 5pm local time Swablu spawns will increase with a better shiny chance! Special bundles will be available in store and a chance for a photobomb surprise!

Altaria will take over Mega Raids at 5pm following the Swablu Community Day!

This Week in Pokémon: May 3, 2021

Update: 5/3: Corrected Raid hour boss from Incarnate Forms to Xerneas

Pokémon Go:

ONGOING: Season of Legends (Until June 1)

ONGOING: GBL Season 7 – Ultra League and Premier Cup (Until May 10)

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

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

ONGOING: May Events

Luminous Legends X runs from May 4-17

Spotlight Hour: Cottonee and 2x Catch Candy May 4 6pm – 7pm

5 Star Raid Hour: Xerneas May 5 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 Pokémon: April 26, 2021

Pokémon Go:

ONGOING: Season of Legends (Until June 1st)

ONGOING: Therian Forme Landorus in 5 Star Raids (until April 27th)

ONGOING: Shadow Zapdos in Go Rocket Research (until April 30th)

ONGOING: April Pokemon Go Events (Until April 30th)

ONGOING: April 2021 Raid Tier List (Updated as needed)

Incarnate Forms of Landorus, Thundurus and Tornadus will be appearing in 5 Star Raids Starting April 27 (End Date Unknown)

Spotlight Hour: Finneon and 2x Catch Exp Tuesday, April 27

5 Star Raid Hour: Therian “Force of Nature” Pokémon (Wednesday April 28th 6pm – 7pm)

Nest Rotation Wednesday April 28th, 8pm EST

A Snappy Event” will start Saturday April 29th

Pokémon Sword/Shield

The Eiscue special weekend has ended and Wild Area Raids have reverted back to normal, including Centiskorch, Corviknight and Orbeetle

New Releases

New Pokémon Snap (Nintendo Switch) April 30th

This Week in Pokémon: April 19, 2021

Pokémon Go:

ONGOING: Season of Legends (Until June 1st)

ONGOING: Therian Forme Landorus in 5 Star Raids (until April 27th)

ONGOING: Shadow Zapdos in Go Rocket Research (until April 30th)

ONGOING: April Pokemon Go Events (Until April 30th)

ONGOING: April 2021 Raid Tier List (Updated as needed)

ONGOING: GBL Season 7 Great League and Great League Remix (until April 26th)

Sustainability Week Starts April 20th

Spotlight Hour: Grimer & 2x Stardust for catching Pokémon (Tuesday April 20th 6pm-7pm local)

5 Star Raid Hour: Therian Forme Landorus (Wednesday April 21st 6pm – 7pm)

Friendship Day Event: Saturday April 24th 11am-2pm