Pokemon Go May 2022 Events

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Upcoming events

  • A Mega Moment: Mega Evolution is getting a mega update! Pokémon that can Mega Evolve in Pokémon GO are going to appear more frequently in the wild until Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time! A Mega Kangaskhan Raid Day will also be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time.
  • Pokémon Air Adventures: Set your sights on the sky! The first Legendary Pokémon that can Mega Evolve in Pokémon GO—Mega Latias and Mega Latios—will be featured from Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to Sunday, May 8, 2022!
  • Water Festival: Look out for a surge of Water-type Pokémon from Thursday, May 12, 2022, to Friday, May 20, 2022.
  • Community Day: Join us for Community Day on Saturday, May 21, 2022! Alolan Geodude, the Rock Pokémon, will appear in the wild!
  • Alola to Alola: From Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Tuesday, May 31, 2022, celebrate and look back at all the adventures Trainers have had this year with Pokémon found in Alola!

Featured Pokémon in raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids throughout May.

Five-Star Raids

The guardian deity of Poni Island, the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Fini, will make its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids this May. At the end of the month, the guardian deities of the four islands of the Alola region will gather together—make sure to catch them all while you have the chance!

Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

Tapu Fini

Until Tuesday, May 3, 2022

  • Therian Forme Landorus

Tuesday, May 10, 2022, to Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Tapu Fini

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Wednesday, June 1, 2022

  • Tapu Koko
  • Tapu Lele
  • Tapu Bulu
  • Tapu Fini

Mega Raids

Until Tuesday, May 3, 2022

  • Mega Kangaskhan

Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to Tuesday, May 10, 2022

  • Mega Latias
  • Mega Latios

Tuesday, May 10, 2022, to Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Mega Blastoise

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Wednesday, June 1, 2022

  • Mega Altaria

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in May, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured.

  • May 4: Mega Latias and Mega Latios
  • May 11 and May 18: Tapu Fini
  • May 25: Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu and Tapu Fini

May Research Breakthrough encounters

Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. to Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

Alolan Grimer

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

In the month of May, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each event will spotlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

  • May 3: Wingull & 2× Candy for catching Pokémon
  • May 10: Numel & 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
  • May 17: Magikarp & 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
  • May 24: Seel & 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon
  • May 31: Pikipek & 2× XP for catching Pokémon

Hats featured during the Season of Heritage will be in the shop!

Avatar items rewarded from the Season of Heritage Timed Research will be available for purchase from the in-game store for Trainers who were not able to obtain them previously.

  • Deino Hat
  • Goomy Hat
  • Noibat Hat

Buddy widget debut

A new buddy widget will be available in early May!

You will have the option to add a widget to your device’s home screen so you can keep track of your Buddy Pokémon!

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