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August Events Schedule for Pokémon GO

Trainers! Pokémon GO has just released the August events schedule! Included are Palkia and Dialga in Raids for Ultra Unlock 1 and 2, a new Research Breakthrough encounter, mew Mega Raid Bosses, Spotlight Hours, and new events! Let’s dive in and take a deeper look at the announcement!

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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AUGUST RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGH

Trainers! Chimecho, the Wind Chime Pokémon, will be appearing as your Agust Research Breakthrough. As an extra bonus throughout this month, you will also receive double XP when you achieve a Research Breakthrough Note: Double XP for Research Breakthroughs will continue throughout the upcoming season.
AUGUST RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGH ENCOUNTER
Sun., August 1, 2021 @ 1pm PDT until Wed., Sep. 1, 2021 @ 1pm PDT
CHIMECHO

5-STAR & MEGA RAIDS

Dialga will start the month off, then Palkia, Mewtwo, and then a surprise Legendary Pokémon will take over to close out August! ALSO, let’s not forget the madness that is Ultra Unlock parts 1 and 2, featuring both Dialga and Palkia plus much, much more!

Alongside that lineup of legendaries, Mega Charizard X, Mega Ampharos, Mega Beedrill, and Mega Pidgeot will rotate through Mega Raids during the month (full schedule below).

*Note: Only one Pokémon will be appearing in Mega Raids at a time.

5-STAR SCHEDULE

UNTIL AUGIST 6th @ 10:00AM (Local)
Raid Guide
AUGUST 8th @ 10:00AM – AUGUST 20th @ 10:00AM (Local)
  
 Raid Guide 
AUGUST 20th @ 10:00am (local)
SURPRISE LEGENDARY POKEMON!

MEGA RAID SCHEDULE

UNTIL AUGUST 6th @ 10:00AM (local)
Raid Guide
AUGUST 6th @ 10:00AM – AUGUST 20th @ 10:00AM (local)
Raid Guide
AUGUST 20th @ 10:00AM – AUGUST 26th @ 10:00AM (local)
Raid Guide
AUGUST 26th @ 10:00AM – SEPTEMBER 1st @ 10:00AM (local)
Raid Guide

RAID HOURS:

  • August 4th – Dialga
  • August 14th – Palkia
  • August 21st – Palkia
  • August 28th – ???

AUGUST EVENTS SPOTLIGHT HOURS

DateFeatured PokémonBonus
August 3Magnemite Official Artwork2x
Catch Stardust
August 10Shellos East Official Artwork2x
Catch XP
August 17Shellos West Official Artwork2x
Catch Candy
August 24Surprise Pokémon2x
Transfer Candy
August 31
Surprise Pokémon2x
Evolve XP

COMMUNITY DAY

Join us on Saturday, August 14, 2021, and Sunday, August 15, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time each day for a Community Day event featuring Eevee, the Evolution Pokémon! For more details, check out our August Community Day announcement.

In celebration of Eevee Community Day, stickers inspired by Eevee and its Evolutions will be available throughout August! You can get stickers inspired by Eevee by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop, while stickers inspired by Eevee’s Evolutions will be available exclusively from the shop.

NEW AUGUST EVENTS

ULTRA UNLOCK PART 1: TIME

Dialga will disrupt the flow of time! From Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon from various eras will be appearing more often. For more details, check out the Ultra Unlock announcement.

ULTRA UNLOCK PART 2: SPACE

Palkia will distort space itself as Pokémon from various places appear! Look forward to experiencing the second part of this year’s Ultra Unlock from Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. For more details, check out the Ultra Unlock announcement.

GO BATTLE NIGHT

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time, the third GO Battle Night of the season will be happening! Complete up to 100 battles, and receive three times the Stardust for winning battles, completing sets of battles, and ranking up in the GO Battle League.

WEEKLY 1 POKÉCOIN BUNDLES

Every Monday in August, a one-time purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available in the shop.

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