News and updates (1.10) from pokemon go live
- Niantic has announced upcoming events for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:
June events: Get a free Remote Raid Pass from Research Breakthroughs all through this month, and more!
We hope you’re prepared for a month of exciting Pokémon encounters and bonuses!
Save Shadow Zapdos from Giovanni
Giovanni will have Shadow Zapdos in his grasp from Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. until Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. local time. If you haven’t already, complete the latest Team GO Rocket Special Research, The Higher They Fly…, to earn a Super Rocket Radar. This will help you track down the Team GO Rocket Boss and save Shadow Zapdos!
We’re hearing reports that Giovanni will have a different Shadow Pokémon in his grasp starting on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Keep a look out for further details in the coming weeks, Trainers!
For more information, please see this help center article.
June Research Breakthrough encounters
From Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), you’ll encounter Clamperl in Research Breakthrough encounters. As an extra bonus throughout this month, you will also receive a free Remote Raid Pass and twice the XP when you achieve a Research Breakthrough.
Double XP for Research Breakthroughs will continue throughout the upcoming season. Look forward to more details in our upcoming season announcement!
Featured Pokémon in raids
The following Legendary Pokémon will be appearing in five-star raids throughout June.
Regirock, Regice, and Registeel will be appearing in five-star raids from Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
From Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time, a surprise Legendary Pokémon will be appearing in raids!