Pokemon Go Holding Legendary Raid Hour Events Every Week This Month

More five-star Raids will be happening every Wednesday evening this month.


Since Pokemon Go held its first Legendary Lunch Hour earlier this year, developer Niantic has experimented with hosting hour-long Raid events at different times of the day, and now more are on the way this month. The developer has announced it is holding a Legendary Raid Hour each week in June, giving players more chances to participate in Raid Battles and catch Legendary Pokemon.

The Legendary Raid Hour will take place every Wednesday this month from 6-7 PM local time. During that time, five-star Raids featuring the game's current Legendary Pokemon will occur more often than usual. Niantic recently announced it will bring three Legendaries back over the next few weeks, and you'll have extra chances to catch two of these thanks to the Legendary Raid Hours.

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The Psychic-type Cresselia is the current Legendary Pokemon; it'll be available until June 18. From June 18-27, the Water-type Kyogre will return to Raids, and from June 27 to July 10, its counterpart Groudon will make an encore appearance. This time around, players will also have a chance to encounter Shiny versions of each Legendary Pokemon when they return to Raids. You can read more details on the Pokemon Go website.

Shortly after this month's first Legendary Raid Hour, Niantic will be holding Pokemon Go's next Community Day on Saturday, June 8. The featured Pokemon this month will be Slakoth, the adorable sloth from Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire. If you can evolve it into its final form, Slaking, up to an hour after the Community Day ends, it'll learn an event-exclusive move. On top of that, Eggs will hatch at a quarter of their usual distance during this month's Community Day.

The Pokemon Go Adventure Week event is also returning soon. From June 4-11, more Rock Pokemon such as Geodude, Rhyhorn, Omanyte, and Aron will spawn in the wild, and Rock-types like Onix will appear as Raid bosses. Players will also have a chance of finding Shiny versions of Onix, Lileep, and Anorith, as well as earning extra Candy and XP during the event.

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