Hoenn Mega Raid Day Arrives to Pokémon GO: What You Need to Know

A new Raid day is coming to Pokémon GO, in which the Hoenn starters will see the release of their Mega evolutions. This includes Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken and Mega Swampert.

Hoenn Mega Raid Day takes place Saturday, Dec. 3, from 2:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. local time.

Pokémon GO Unveils Hoenn Mega Raid Day

A new Hoenn Mega Raid Day is coming to Pokémon GO, and along with it arrives the Mega evolutions of the starters. During the event, any Sceptile, Blaziken or Swampert will know their legacy moves, and their will be a higher chance of being able to catch a a shiny.

Additionally, Trainers will also be able to receive five free Raid Passes by spinning Gym Photo Disks while the event is taking place.

The new Hoenn Raid Day event also features a U.S. $5 exclusive ticket. These bonuses will last during Dec. 3 from 2 p.m. Saturday to 10:00 p.m. Saturday local time.

  • Increased XL Candy chances
  • 2x Stardust from Raid Battles
  • 50% more XP from Raid Battles
  • Six addition Raid Passes from Spinning Gyms

We’ve already covered how to defeat the new Mega-evolutions, so be sure to prepare yourself before Saturday’s event. You can find how to defeat Mega Sceptile here. Additionally, you can also find how to defeat Mega Swampert and Mega Blaziken here.

For those that love either the Megas or the Hoenn starters, this is sure to be a fun event. Of course, many are now likely awaiting the arrival of Primal Kyogre and Groundon that will see release this coming March.

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