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Hello Trainers,

We have some exciting things coming in August 2021 now that Go Fest is behind us, including 2 day Eevee Community Day Part Deux, A new Research Breakthrough encounter, and Ultra Unlocks!!

August Research Breakthrough Encounter

Chimecho Psychic

From Sunday, August 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), you’ll encounter Chimecho in Research Breakthrough encounters.

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Double experience will continue throughout August for all Research Breakthroughs as part of the Season of Discovery.

Weekly 1 PokéCoin bundles

Community Day Box

Each Monday in August you will be given the opportunity to pick up a one-time purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items from the shop.

Pokémon In Raids

You will be able to encounter the following Pokémon in raids during the month of August

5-Star Raids

Dialga

Dialga SteelDragon

Until  Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Dialga will continue to appear in five-star raids! If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny one!  Check out our Dialga raid guide!

Palkia

Palkia WaterDragon

Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, August 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Palkia will be appearing in five-star raids! If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny one!  Check our our Palkia raid guide!

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Zacian

Zacian Fairy

The Legendary Pokémon Zacian will be appearing in raids from Friday, August 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Zamazenta

Zamazenta Fighting

Zamazenta will be appearing in raids from Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Raid Hours

As usual, raid hours will happen every Wednesday in August with the following Pokémon:

Wednesday, August 4, 2021: Dialga
Wednesday, August 11, 2021: Palkia
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: Palkia
Wednesday, August 25, 2021: Zacian

A bonus Raid Hour featuring Zamazenta will also take place on Monday, August 30, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time!

Mega Raids

Mega Charizard X

Charizard (Mega X) FireDragon

Mega Charizard X will continue to appear in Mega Raids raids until Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Mega Ampharos

Ampharos (Mega) ElectricDragon

Mega Ampharos will appear in Mega Raids from Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, August 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Mega Beedrill

Beedrill (Mega) BugPoison

Mega Beedrill will appear in Mega Raids for the first time from Friday, August 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Mega Pidgeot

Pidgeot (Mega) NormalFlying

Mega Pidgeot will appear in Mega Raids from Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday September 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Spotlight Hours

August, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time as usual.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Magnemite ElectricSteel

Magnemite will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Stardust for catching Pokémon.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Shellos (East) Water

East Sea Shellos will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the XP for catching Pokémon.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Shellos (West) Water

West Sea Shellos will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Candy for catching Pokémon.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Skwovet Normal

A Skwovet will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Candy for transferring Pokémon.  Stay tuned!

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Wooloo Normal

A Wooloo will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the XP for evolving Pokémon.

Eevee Community Day

Eevee Normal

Saturday, August 14, 2021, & Sunday, August 15, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To celebrate Eevee’s Community Day, stickers inspired by Eevee and all of its Evolutions will be available all throughout August! You can get Eevee stickers by Eevee by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.  Stickers inspired by Eevee’s Evolutions will be available exclusively from the shop.

Upcoming Events

Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time

Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Dialga will be disrupting the flow of time! Pokémon from various eras will be appearing more often. Check out our guide!

Ultra Unlock Part 2: Space

Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

As time winds down on Part 1, space will start distort as Palkia makes its return! Look forward to experiencing the second part of this year’s Ultra Unlock. Check out our Ultra Unlock Announcement and Guide.

GO Battle Night

Thursday, August 26, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time

The third GO Battle Night of the season is coming! Complete up to 100 battles, and receive three times the Stardust for winning battles, completing sets of battles, and ranking up in the GO Battle League.

 

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