Hisuian Samurott Raid Day

Hisuian Samurott will make its Formidable debut in Three-Star Raids, with a special remote-friendly Raid Day event on December 3, 2023! On December 3, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM local time, Hisuian Samurott will appear in raids around the world.

The Remote Raid Pass limit will be increased to 20, and you will receive up to 5 additional Raid Passes from spinning Gyms. These are free, but can only be used for in-person Raids.

Prepare your party to face a formidable challenge! With Party Play, you can ensure you have the edge throughout this special Raid Day event by using Party Power.

Keep your team close, Trainers–something tells us that this won’t be the last Pokémon originally discovered in the Hisui region to make an appearance during the Season of Timeless Travels.

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Date & Time 📅

Starts Ends
Sunday, December 3, 2023
at 02:00 PM local time
Sunday, December 3, 2023
at 05:00 PM local time

Bonuses ⭐

  • Raid icon The Remote Raid Pass limit will be increased to 20 from Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. to Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. PST.
  • Raid icon You can receive up to five additional daily Raid Passes from spinning Photo Discs at Gyms during the event.
  • Pokemon Encounter icon You’ll have an increased chance of encountering shiny Hisuian Samurott from Mega Raids.


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Samurott (Hisuian)

The _water] and Dark type Pokémon, Hisuian Samurott, will make their debut in three-star raids! It has an unusual white shiny, and gains the Dark typing that the Unovan Samurott doesn’t have. Hisuian Samurott made their debut in Pokémon Legends: Arceus on the Nintendo Switch. In Pokémon Legends: Arceus Oshawott could evolve into Dewott, and then into Hisuian Samurott, but in GO at present Hisuian Samurott will only be available from the raids.

Their Legends Arceus Pokédex entry reads:

‘Hard of heart and deft of blade, this rare form of Samurott is a product of the Pokémon’s evolution in the region of Hisui. Its turbulent blows crash into foes like ceaseless pounding waves.’

Hisuian Samurott Shiny Hisuian Samurott

Event Exclusive Ticket

For US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to purchase a ticket to receive the following bonuses:

  • XP icon 50% more XP from completing raids.
  • Candy XL icon Increased chance to get Rare Candy XL from Raid Battles
  • Raid icon You can receive up to eight additional daily Raid Passes from spinning Photo Discs at Gyms during the event, for a total of 14
  • Stardust icon 2x Stardust from raid battles

These bonuses will be effective Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time.

Don’t forget: you’re now able to purchase and gift tickets to any of your friends that you’ve achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with.

  • To gift a ticket, tap the Special Research ticket in the in-game shop, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button.
  • Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal.
  • Certain restrictions apply. Gifting cannot be completed if the recipient has purchased an event-exclusive Special Research ticket or has been gifted one already.

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