First-ever Extraordinary Raid Week announced for Pokémon GO

The first-ever Extraordinary Raid Week has been announced for Pokémon GO. Read on below for all the details:

Jump-start your summer with Extraordinary Raid Week!

Trainers,

Get ready for the summer with a special week of events! Prep your best teams, and get your Raid Passes ready for our upcoming Extraordinary Raid Week. To test your battle skills, we have a full week of exciting raids for you to show off your Trainer prowess.

Extraordinary Raid Week 
Date + Time

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at 1 p.m. to Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Raids

  • ★: Machop, Slakoth, Shinx, Bronzor
  • ★★: Misdreavus, Kirlia, Mawile, Feebas, Clamperl, Bibarel
  • ★★★: Alolan Raichu, Chansey, Scyther, Aerodactyl, Floatzel
  • ★★★★: Alolan Marowak, Dragonite, Tyranitar, Absol, Metagross

Features

  • If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Bronzor!

Bonuses

  • 2× Raid Stardust
  • 2× Raid XP

Raid Hour
Date + Time

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (local time)

Features

  • The number of raids of all levels will increase during the event hour.

Lapras Raid Day
Date + Time

  • The Americas, Greenland, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (local time)
  • Asia-Pacific: Sunday, May 26, 2019, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (local time)

Features

  • The Transport Pokémon, Lapras, will be joining Raid Battles for this event.
  • Receive up to five Raid Passes from Gyms at no cost.
  • If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Lapras!

This is your chance to add some awesome Pokémon like Tyranitar or Metagross to your team. We hope you’re up for the challenge, Trainers!

Let’s GO raid!

—The Pokémon GO team

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog and @PokemonGoApp

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