A new month is on the horizon and Pokémon Go has a lot planned for trainers. Look forward to raids, research events, special tasks, community day, and increased rewards. As per usual, there will be featured Pokémon for most of these events. Although it does appear they are zero-ing in on featuring one Pokémon at a time. Here’s what to look forward to in June.
Save Shadow Zapdos from Giovanni
Giovanni will have Shadow Zapdos in his grasp from Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. until Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. local time.
Tip: Finish the special research task: The Higher They Fly to gain a special radar that will help you track down Giovanni.
From Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), you’ll encounter Clamperl in Research Breakthrough encounters. Receive a free Remote Raid Pass and twice the XP when you achieve a Research Breakthrough.
Pokémon in raids
Regirock, Regice, and Registeel will be appearing in five-star raids from Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
From Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time, a surprise Legendary Pokémon will be appearing in raids!
Mega-Evolved Pokémon will be appearing in Mega Raids (only one mega pokemon will be featured at a time this month)
- Mega Lopunny will appear in Mega Raids from Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
- Mega Slowbro will be making its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids from Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
- Mega Gyarados will appear in Mega Raids from Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, July 2, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Spotlight Hours (Wednesday 6-7)
The following featured Pokémon will appear during spotlight hours.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021: Regirock
Wednesday, June 9, 2021: Registeel
Wednesday, June 16, 2021: Regice
Wednesday, June 23, 2021: To be announced
Wednesday, June 30, 2021: To be announced
Community Day: Gible Feature
Sunday, June 6, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time for a Community Day event featuring Gible.
Paid ticket: Just a Nibble Gible Community Day ticket will cost you $1
- Possible rewards for paid ticket include: 10 Pinap Berries, 3 Silver Pinap Berries, 15 Poké Balls, 15 Great Balls, 15 Ultra Balls, 2 Incense, 3 Rare Candy, 7500 XP, 6000 Stardust, 4 Swablu encounters, an Altaria encounter, 300 Swablu Candy, a Rocket Radar, and an Egg Incubator.
Community Event Rundown
- As with every community day, there are special Field Research Task to be completed, so spin PokeStops so you can obtain them.
- The rewards from the Field Research Tasks will be a possible four-star Gible, (10-10-10 Perfect IV) Complete tasks and spin pokestops for increased odds.
- Dragon-Type Pokémon will give an extra candy for Wild Dragon-type Pokémon. If trainers need to evolve megas, take advantage of this opportunity. (Charizard X, Ampharos, Altaria), Trainers will end Community Day with lots of Gible Candy, which is great! – It gives 1 extra Candy for wild catches of the same type. Exploit this advantage to maximize rewards.
A Very Slow Discovery:
From Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. through Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time, Galarian Slowpoke, Galarian Slowbro, and Mega Slowbro will make their Pokémon GO debuts! This event will be themed around lazy and active Pokémon and will include a Collection Challenge featuring Slowpoke and others!
From Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. through Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time, our solstice-themed event is back! Trainers in the northern hemisphere will encounter summer-themed Pokémon, while Trainers in the southern hemisphere will encounter winter-themed Pokémon.
But wait, there’s more…
If that isn’t enough to keep you busy this month, Pokémon Go has a special event planned that they have yet to release details on. Keep a look out as they will release more details on June 16, 2021. Trainers will encounter this unexpected event from Friday, June 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. through Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time!