Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day

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Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day takes place on December 3, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. It is a a Raid Day inspired by the starter Pokémon of the Hoenn region, and its is kicking off the new Season of Mythical Wishes.

Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day will feature the debuts of Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert, and bonuses include exclusive Community Day moves, higher Shiny chances, and five free Raid Passes for the event duration.

Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert Energy will not be available again until the Pokémon GO Tour Hoenn event, so make sure you take advantage of the opportunity to get some during this event!

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Need help preparing a team for these new Mega Pokémon? We’ve got you covered with raid guides. Related counter guides: Mega Sceptile Raid GuideMega Blaziken Raid Guide and Mega Swampert Raid Guide

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Hoenn Mega Raid Day
Hoenn Mega Raid Day
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Mega Swampert Counters
Mega Blaziken Counters
Mega Blaziken Counters
Mega Sceptile Counters
Mega Sceptile Counters

Date and time

  • Event icon December 3, 2022, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

Featured Pokémon

Event Bonuses

  • Raid Passes and increased Shiny odds
  • Raid icon Up to five free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs during the event.
  • Raid icon You’ll have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Sceptile, Shiny Blaziken, and Shiny Swampert.
  • Exclusive moves
  • Raid icon Sceptile caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant.
  • Raid icon Blaziken caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Blast Burn.
  • Raid icon Swampert caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Hydro Cannon.

Useful CPs

Defeating Mega Pokémon will reward you with an encounter with their non-Mega form. Sceptile, Blaziken, and Swampert can be Shiny during that encounter (shiny odds are increased during this event), and they can be Weather Boosted.

The table below shows important CP values to keep in mind while catching Hoenn starters in post-raid encounters:

Pokémon CP Range Boosted CP Range
Sceptile 1500 – 1575
  • 1876 – 1969
  • Sunny
Blaziken 1550 – 1627
  • 1938 – 2034
  • Sunny and Cloudy
Swampert 1622 – 1699
  • 1622 – 1699
  • Rainy and Sunny

Shiny comparison chart

Regular Shiny

Event Ticket

For US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to
purchase a ticket for the following bonuses that will remain in effect from Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. until Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 10:00 p.m. local time.

  • Raid icon Six additional Raid Passes from spinning Gyms (for a daily total of 12)
  • Candy XL icon Increased chance to get Rare Candy XL
  • XP icon 50% more XP from Raid Battles
  • Stardust icon 2x Stardust from Raid Battles

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