Niantic has published the full schedule of content planned for this month of July 2021 in Pokémon GO. The one who will serve as fifth anniversary of the iOS and Android game will also be a month marked by the arrival of the Pokémon GO Fest 2021, the biggest annual event of the title; as well as other temporary special events, rotations, in Eggs, raid bosses, research achievements and other news that we will know below. Without further ado, we begin.
July Research Achievements in Pokémon GO
From Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 10:00 PM to Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10:00 PM PDT, Pokémon GO players will find Rufflet in research achievement encounters. By chaining seven days with at least one of the monthly achievements (in a few days we will have the full breakdown of field missions for July 2021), the reward will be a guaranteed encounter with Rufflet. As an added bonus, in July we will receive a free Remote Raid Pass upon completion of a Research Achievement.
July Raid Bosses: Key Dates and Featured Legendaries
Starting this July 1, 2021, Pokémon GO will carry out its monthly raid boss rotation with creatures like Bidoof O Mewtwo as great highlights. We detail below the key dates and the main protagonists.
- Bidoof– Available for five-star raids on Thursday, July 1, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM local time. It can be shiny / variocolor. All the details of the Bidoof Stampede event here.
- Deoxys Form Defense: You will be in the five-star raids from Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. to Friday, July 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
- Mewtwo– Available on five-star raids from Friday, July 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time. It can be shiny / variocolor.
- Festival de Pokémon GO 2021– Crowd of Legendary Pokémon on the second day of Pokémon GO Fest, July 18. Full list here.
- Rotation of raid bosses as of July 23. Details to be confirmed.
- Mega-Houndoom: On mega raids from Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. to Friday, July 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (local time).
- Mega-Gengar: On mega raids from Friday, July 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (local time).
- Mega-Charizard X: On mega raids from Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (local time).
Raid time in July (every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time)
- Deoxys Defense Form: Wednesday, July 7, 2021:
- Deoxys Defense Form: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
- Mewtwo: Wednesday July 21, 2021
- To be announced: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
July Featured Pokémon Hours
July’s Pokémon Spotlight Hour will be held every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. Each hour will have a different special Pokémon with its own bonus.
- Tuesday, July 6, 2021: Bulbasaur with double XP for catching Pokémon.
- Tuesday, July 13, 2021: Charmander with double the Candy for catching Pokémon.
- Tuesday, July 20, 2021: Squirtle with double the Candy for transferring Pokémon.
- Tuesday, July 27, 2021: Natu with double XP when evolving Pokémon.
Community Day July 2021 in Pokémon GO
Tepig, the Fire Pig Pokémon from the Unova region, will be the protagonist of Community Day in July 2021 in Pokémon GO. The event will be held next Saturday, July 3, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., local time and will allow us to access Emboar with Igneous Ring in an exceptional way if we evolve to Pignite during the event or up to two hours later. There will be various bonuses.
Upcoming July Highlights and Events in Pokémon GO
- Pokémon GO anniversary celebration: On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of Pokémon GO, from Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 8:00 p.m., local time, Pokémon GO will have a special event.
- GO Fight Night: The second evening of GO Fighting Night will take place on Sunday, July 11, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time. If we participate in 100 battles, we will receive triple Stardust for winning, finishing a round of battles, and ranking up in the GO Battles League.
- Pokémon GO Fest: the biggest event of the year will be held on July 17 and 18. We leave you all the details in the following articles: Meloetta will be the featured singular Pokémon and date, price, featured Pokémon, rewards and more
Source | Pokémon GO Live