Niantic is now delaying Pokémon GO Elite Raid Eggs in certain regions in order to allow space for other Raid Battles, Elite Raid Eggs will appear at 6 p.m. local time on October 15 and still hatch on October 16 at the originally scheduled local times

Niantic is continuing to announce new events and content for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

Introducing: Elite Raids

Introducing: Elite Raids

Introducing: Elite Raids

Trainers,

Mysterious Raid Eggs with 24-hour timers have begun appearing around the world!

What could this mean?!

Gather your friends to take on Hoopa Unbound!

Hoopa Unbound will appear in a new type of Raid Battle—Elite Raids!

Hoopa Unbound

What are Elite Raids?

  • Elite Raids are a new, challenging variety of Raid Battles. They appear from special Raid Eggs that take 24 hours to hatch. Once the Raid Egg has hatched, a Raid Boss appears for 30 minutes—but take note that Elite Raid Bosses can only be battled in-person. Gather up your friends and prepare for an epic confrontation!
  • Defeat Hoopa Unbound, and you’ll earn an opportunity to catch it.
  • Remember, Trainers will not be able to participate in Elite Raids using Remote Raid Passes.
Please note that the first of these raids will begin at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., or 5:00 p.m. local time on October 16th, 2022, depending on when their Raid Eggs appear.

Elite Raids will appear again!

Look forward to another Elite Raid appearing during the Season of Light!

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

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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