Raid Hour event featuring Kyogre and Shiny Kyogre available in Pokémon GO today, June 1, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. local time

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June Content Update: Pokémon GO Fest 2022, Season of GO, Mewtwo returns to raids, and more!

June Content Update: Pokémon GO Fest 2022, Season of GO, Mewtwo returns to raids, and more!
 

The Season of GO is here!

A new in-game Season is coming soon to Pokémon GO: the Season of GO! Celebrate all things Pokémon GO beginning on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time!

Head over to our Season of GO site to learn more!

 

Pokémon GO Fest 2022

Are you ready for our global Pokémon GO Fest 2022 kick-off event? Join the fun on Saturday, June 4, 2022 and Sunday, June 5, 2022, and encounter the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin, the Gratitude Pokémon, for the very first time in Pokémon GO! Tickets are available now.

Earlier Candy XL Access

Starting with the Season of GO and continuing beyond, we are reducing the level at which Trainers can begin earning Candy XL. Now, all Trainers level 31 and above will be able to earn Candy XL!

 

Upcoming events

Stay tuned for details about these exciting events.

  • Adventure Week: Adventure Week returns! Get ready to explore the wide world of fossils and Rock-type Pokémon during this fan-favorite event running from Tuesday, June 7, 2022 to Sunday, June, 12 2022.

  • Pokémon TCG Crossover Event: Universes are colliding! Fans of the Pokémon TCG will want to see what we have in store for this exciting crossover collaboration, taking place from Thursday, June 16, 2022, to Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Image of a Raid Icon - TealFeatured Pokémon in raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids throughout June.

Image of a Five-Star EggFive-Star Raids

The Legendary Pokémon Kyogre, Groudon, and Mewtwo will return to five-star raids this June!

Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022, to Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Image of Kyogre - Shiny On
Kyogre

Tuesday, June 7, 2022, to Thursday, June 16, 2022

Groudon
Groudon

Thursday, June 16, 2022, to Thursday, June 23, 2022

Mewtwo
Mewtwo*

Thursday, June 23, 2022, to Friday July 1, 2022

Mewtwo**
Mewtwo**
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
*Mewtwo caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Shadow Ball.
**Mewtwo caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Psystrike.

Image of a Mega Raid EggMega Raids

Mega Aerodactyl, Mega Steelix, Mega Venusaur, and Mega Blastoise, will appear in Mega Raids!

Please note: raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022, to Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Mega Steelix - Shiny On
Mega Steelix

Tuesday, June 7, 2022, to Thursday, June 16, 2022

Mega Aerodactyl - Shiny Icon On
Mega Aerodactyl

Thursday, June 16, 2022, to Thursday, June 23, 2022

Image of Mega Venusaur - Shiny On
Mega Venusaur

Thursday, June 23, 2022, to Friday July 1, 2022

Image of Mega Blastoise -- Shiny Icon On
Mega Blastoise
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in June, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured.

Kyogre - Shiny Icon On
June 1: Kyogre
Groudon - Shiny On
June 8 : Groudon
Image of Groudon
June 15: Groudon
Image of Mewtwo
June 22: Mewtwo*
Image of Mewtwo -- Shiny Off
June 29: Mewtwo**
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
*Mewtwo caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Shadow Ball.
**Mewtwo caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Psystrike.

June Research Breakthrough encounters

Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Friday, July 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

Image of Klink - Shiny On
Klink
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

In the month of June, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each will spotlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

Image of Nosepass - Shiny
June 7: Nosepass | 2× Candy for catching Pokémon
Mantine - Shiny On
June 14: Mantine | 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
Spinarak - Shiny On
June 21: Spinarak | 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
??? - Shiny On
June 28: ???
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.

—The Pokémon GO team

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