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Trainers! Pokémon GO has just released the July events schedule! Included are the returns of Defense Forme Deoxys, Mewtwo, and a surprise Legendary Raid Boss, 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!
JULY RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGH
|JULY RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGH ENCOUNTER|
|Thu., July 1, 2021 @ 1pm PDT until Sun., Aug. 1, 2021 @ 1pm PDT|
5-STAR & MEGA RAIDS
Bidoof will start the month off, then Defense Forme Deoxys, Mewtwo, then a surprise Legendary Pokémon will take over to close out July! ALSO, let’s not forget the madness that is GO Fest Day 2 with most Legendary Pokémon already discovered in Pokémon GO being available in raids that day!
Alongside that lineup of legendaries, Mega Houndoom, Mega Gengar, and Mega Charizard X will rotate through Mega Raids during the month (full schedule below).
*Note: From June 1, 2021, only one Pokémon will be appearing in Mega Raids at a time.
|JULY 1st from 10:00AM – 8:00PM (Local)|
|JULY 1st @ 8:00PM – JULY 16th @ 10:00AM (Local)|
|JULY 16th @ 10:00AM – JULY 23rd @ 10:00AM (Local)|
|JULY 23rd @ 10:00am (local)|
|SURPRISE LEGENDARY POKEMON!|
MEGA RAID SCHEDULE
|JULY 1st @ 8:00PM – JULY 16th @ 10:00AM (local)|
|JULY 16th @ 10:00AM – JULY 23rd @ 10:00AM (local)|
|JULY 23rd @ 10:00AM – AUGUST 6th @ 10:00AM (local)|
- July 7th – Defense Forme Deoxys
- July 14th – Defense Forme Deoxys
- July 21st – Mewtwo
- July 28th – TBA
JULY EVENTS SPOTLIGHT HOURS
|July 6||2x Catch XP|
|July 13||2x Catch Candy|
|July 20||2x Transfer Candy|
|July 27||2x Evolve XP|
Join us on Saturday, July 6, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time for a Community Day event featuring Tepig, the Fire Pig Pokémon! For more details, check out our July Community Day Announcemnt
NEW JULY EVENTS
POKÉMON GO ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
From Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. through Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon GO will be celebrating its five-year anniversary! Stay tuned for more details in early July.
GO BATTLE NIGHT
On Sunday, July 11, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time, the second 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. Please note that the Stardust bonus during GO Battle Night will not combine with the 2× Stardust bonus for the GO Battle League that will be active from Monday, June 28, 2021, to Monday, July 12, 2021.
POKÉMON GO FEST 2021
The largest event of the year is nearly here, but you still have time to buy your tickets! Pokémon GO Fest 2021 will take place on July 17 and 18, and each day will provide a unique experience. For more information check out our announcement post!