May 2021 Events in Pokémon GO

A complete guide to the events of Pokémon GO in May 2021. May seems to be another exciting month, with a variety of different events and the introduction of new Pokémon!

Shadow moltres

Moltres (shadow)

This month, Giovanni will have Shadow Moltres at his fingertips! If you haven’t already, complete the latest Team GO Rocket Special Investigation: The higher they fly … – to win a super rocket radar.

This will help you locate Team GO Rocket Boss and save Shadow Moltres!

You may also receive a super rocket radar from Timed Research that will be available during the Luminous Legends X event.


May Innovative Research Meetings

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Ponyta (Galarian)

From Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Until Monday, May 31, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. M. PDT (GMT −7), you will meet Galarian Ponyta at the Research Breakthrough encounters.


Raids in May 2021

Pokémon GO raids

Five Star Raids

Encarnate Forme Tornadus, Incarnate Forme Thundurus, and Encarnate Forme Landorus will continue to appear in five-star raids until Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:00 am local time.

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    Tornadus (Incarnate)

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    Thundurus (incarnate)

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    Landorus (Incarnate)

Xerneas Raid debut

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Xerneas

From Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Until Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. M., Local Time, Xerneas, the Pokémon Life, will make its debut in Pokémon GO!

Yveltal Raid Debut

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Yveltal

From Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Until Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. M. Local Time, Yveltal, the Destruction Pokémon, is making its Pokémon GO debut!

Mega raids

  • Mega Venusaur, Mega Lopunny and Mega Abomasnow will continue to appear in Mega Raids until Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:00 am local time.
  • From Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Until Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. M. Local time, Mega Venusaur, Mega Charizard Y and Mega Lopunny will appear in Mega Raids.
  • From Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time, Mega Ampharos, Mega Houndoom and a surprise mega evolved pokemon will appear in Mega Raids.

Weekly raid time

Each Wednesday May, to Raid time event with Pokémon appearing in five-star raids that week it will occur from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm local time. As a reminder, you will win Extra XP For completing five-star raids throughout the Season of Legends!


Hours of Pokémon Spotlight

Pokémon Spotlight Time

In the month of May, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm local time, and each of these hours will highlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

DatePokemonCousin
May 4, 2021

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Cottonee

2x candy to catch Pokémon
May 11, 2021

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Dratini

2x Pokemon transfer candy
May 18, 2021

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Rattata (Alola)

2x XP for Pokémon in evolution
May 25, 2021

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Marill

2x Stardust to catch Pokémon

May Community Day

Join us on Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm local time for a Community Day event! More details will be revealed in an upcoming blog post, including which Pokémon will be featured.


Upcoming new events

Stay tuned for details on these upcoming events:

Celebration of the new Pokémon Snap

From Thursday, April 29, 2021 to Sunday, May 2, 2021, celebrate the launch of the long-awaited New Pokémon Snap with us. You can read our New Pokémon Snap Celebration Event for more information.

Luminous Legends X

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Xerneas

From Tuesday, May 4, 2021 to Monday, May 17, 2021, the legendary Pokémon Xerneas will make its debut in Pokémon GO!

With him, several Continue Y Fairy Type Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild, including some that will appear in Pokémon GO for the first time.

Our research also shows that you can complete challenges to unlock rewards during the second week of this legendary event.

Luminous Legends Y

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Yveltal

From Tuesday, May 18, 2021 to Monday, May 31, 2021, the legendary Pokémon Yveltal will make its debut in Pokémon GO!

We’ve also received word that Team GO Rocket might be planning to cause some trouble at the time, and also that Dark Type Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

Sounds like the perfect opportunity to put your newly captured Continue Y [firy] Pokémon type to use!

Similar to the Luminous Legends X event, you will be able to unlock rewards during the second week of the Luminous Legends Y event by completing selected challenges.


Additional weekend events

Stay tuned for more details on the additional weekend events happening during May, and get ready for a new season starting in June!


Weekly Free Packages

Every Monday in May, a one-time free pack containing a remote raid pass and other items will be available in the store.

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