The first-ever Gengar Day has been announced for Pokémon GO. As part of a new Special Raid Challenge for just three hours on November 3, the Shadow Pokémon will be appearing in Pokémon GO raids. Shiny Gengarwill also make its Pokémon GO debut. When you spin Photo Discs at Gyms during the event, you’ll be able to receive up to five free Raid Passes. Plus, all Gengar that are caught during those hours will know the Psychic-type attack Psychic. Check below to find out when the event hours fall in your region of the world:
- The Americas and Greenland: November 3, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PDT
- The Asia-Pacific region: November 3, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. JST
- Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India: November 3, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. UTC
The official announcement from the development team at Niantic is as follows:
Gengar steals the spotlight in a Special Raid Challenge!
Are you ready for a challenge? On Saturday, November 3, there will be a Special Raid Challenge! For three hours, Gengar will be available in Raid Battles! Take a look at the details below by region:
Date + Time
- Nov. 3, 2018
- Asia-Pacific: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. JST (GMT +9)
- Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. UTC (GMT +0)
- The Americas and Greenland: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)
- Gengar will be featured in Raid Battles!
- Receive up to five Raid Passes from nearby Gyms at no cost.
- If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Gengar!
Do you have what it takes? Get ready to GO, Trainer—and best of luck! Stay safe, and happy exploring!
—The Pokémon GO team