Galarian Weezing Raid Hour underway in Pokémon GO today, November 16, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. local time

Pokémon GO is officially celebrating the launch of Pokémon Sword and Shield with the addition of its first Galarian Pokémon for the very first time. Galarian Weezing is now appearing in Raid Battles in the fourth tier. In addition, a Raid Hour featuring Galarian Weezing will take place on November 16 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. local time around the world. Read on below for all the details:

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have been released on Nintendo Switch! In celebration of the latest games in the Pokémon series, Galarian Weezing will be appearing in four-star Raid Battles around the world right after November Community Day ends!

Date + Time

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in your local time zone


  • Galarian Weezing will appear in four-star raids!
  • After this Raid Hour, Galarian Weezing will occasionally appear in raids.

You might notice that Galarian Weezing looks different than Weezing from the Kanto region! It’s adapted itself to the environment in the Galar region, which is where Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are set. Galarian Weezing even has two types—Poison and Fairy!

Get ready to show your love for the Galar region! In celebration of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield release, you can receive new avatar items based on the main characters’ clothes in the Style Shop for free! It’s time to gear up and take on Galarian Weezing while sporting a fresh look from the Galar region. New avatar items based on the main characters’ clothes in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are also now available in the Style Shop. For more information on Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, see here.

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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