Pokemon Go Fest 2021 Raid Day Will Feature Every Legendary Pokemon in the Game
Terrakion, Virizion, and more!
Pokemon Go Fest 2021 will be held on July 17 and July 18, 2021. Each day of this two-day event has a different theme, with Day 1 having the theme of “Catch” and Day 2 having the theme of “Raid.”
Ahead of Pokemon Go Fest, Niantic, the developer of Pokemon Go, announced some exciting news for players: Day 2 of Pokemon Go Fest 2021 (Raid Day) will feature every Legendary Pokemon that has appeared in Pokemon Go so far! (As of this writing, it appears Legendary Pokemon with mutiple formes will only appear in one forme on Raid Day.)
The game's Raid Day festivities will be broken into timed segments that have different themes. During each of these segments, a different group of Legendary Pokemon will appear in Raids.
Here’s the schedule of timed segments for Raid Day:
- Wind Hour - 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. local time and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. local time
- Lava Hour - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. local time and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. local time
- Frost Hour - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. local time and 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. local time
- Thunder Hour - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. local time and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. local time
Next, here are the Legendary Pokemon that will appear in Raids during these themed blocks of time:
- Wind Hour - Mewtwo, Ho-Oh, Latias, Latios, Regigigas, Altered Forme Giratina, Cresselia, Virizion, and Therian Forme Tornadus
- Lava Hour - Moltres, Entei, Regirock, Groudon, Heatran, Reshiram, Terrakion, Therian Forme Landorus, and Yveltal
- Frost Hour - Articuno, Suicune, Lugia, Regice, Kyogre, Palkia, and Kyurem. In addition, Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf will appear in Raids in their respective regions.
- Thunder Hour - Zapdos, Raikou, Registeel, Rayquaza, Dialga, Cobalion, Therian Forme Thundurus, Zekrom, and Xerneas
While Pokemon Go Fest 2021 is a partially ticketed event, every trainer -- even those who don’t have a ticket -- will be able to battle these Legendary pocket monsters in Raids on Raid Day.
Players who do have a ticket for Pokemon Go Fest 2021 will also have access to the following bonuses on Raid Day:
- Ticket holders will receive an extra 10,000 experience points when they win a Raid
- Ticket holders will be able to spin Photo Discs at Gyms to receive up to 10 Raid Passes
- Ticket holders will be able to complete Timed Research to earn up to eight Remote Raid Passes
- Ticket holders will be able to collect a bundle of three Remote Raid Passes in the in-game shop on July 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time
Keep checking back with SuperParent, as we’ll bring you even more details about Pokemon Go Fest 2021 as they’re revealed.
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