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Rivals Week in Pokémon GO

Rivals Week in Pokémon GO

Hello Trainers!  Rivals week is coming, and it brings with it rival Pokémon and competition! The Season of Legends continues with Rivals’ Week, an event celebrating rivalries between Pokémon.

The Rivals Week event lasts from Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, April 18, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. For more events that take place in Pokémon GO this month check out our April 2021 Events in Pokémon GO guide.

Date and Time

  • Starts: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Ends: Sunday, April 18, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Global Challenge

Rivals’ Week challenge – Trainers can complete 40M raids worldwide, to unlock double catch stardust for the rest of the event!


Therian Forme Landorus, Skrelp and Clauncher debut in Pokémon GO

Therian Forme Landorus will be making an appearance in 5-star raids for the first time! Check out our Landorus (Therian) Raid Counters Guide for preparation!

Landorus (Therian)

Skrelp and Clauncher, along with their evolutions will be making their Pokémon GO debut.  They will be appearing in the wild, in raids, and in Field Research encounters.

Skrelp Dragalge
Clauncher Clawitzer

You can check our Dragalge Meta Analysis for more information on this brand new Dragon type.

Increased Wild Spawns

Pokémon known for their rivalries will be spawning more often in the wild

Featured 5km Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5km eggs obtained during the event

Rivals in Raids

The following Pokémon are available in Pokémon GO Raids during the Rival Week event:

Tier 1 Bosses

Tier 3 Bosses

Tier 5 Bosses

Landorus (Therian)

Mega Bosses

Event Field Research

Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that will lead to encounters with rival Pokémon, such as Skrelp and Clauncher!

Task Text Reward
Catch 3 Fighting-type Pokemon
  • 2 Hyper Potions,
  • 3 Super Potions,
  • 1 Revive
Catch 6 Fighting-type Pokemon
Catch 15 Fighting-type Pokemon
Win a raid
Win in the GO Battle League 20 Lopunny Mega Energy