We’ll be heading into Pokémon GO’s Season 9—Mythical Wishes with a Hoenn Mega Raid Day event! It’s also to celebrate the announcement of the upcoming Hoenn-themed Tour.

Read the official event announcement on Twitter!

The Heading To Hoenn Mega Raid Day will happen on December 3rd, Saturday, 2022. It’ll begin at 2PM and then end at 5PM, local time.

This event will feature the debut of Sceptile, Blaziken, and Swampert’s Mega Evolutions. Guess what? You might even catch a Shiny version, too.

The Mega Raids for Mega Sceptile, Blaziken, and Swampert, won’t be around again until the Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn. So, if you’re a fan of the starters, take advantage of this opportunity!

Here is a full list of Event Bonuses:

  • Any Sceptile caught during this event will know the Charged Attack, Frenzy Plant.
  • Any Swampert caught during this event will know the Charged Attack, Hydro Cannon.
  • Any Blaziken caught during this event will know the Charged Attack, Blast Burn.
  • There will also be an increased chance of encountering Shiny versions of Sceptile, Blaziken, and Swampert from raids.
  • Trainers will also be able to receive up to five additional free Raid Passes during the event.

You can read a full list of event features over on the official Pokémon GO blog. There will also be an Event Exclusive Ticket you can grab for US$5.

It’ll increase the amount of Raid Passes you can get from spinning Gyms, as well as increased XP from Raid Battles, Rare Candy XL, and Stardust.

Wondering what else Niantic has in store for Pokémon GO? They’ve recently announced the dates for all the upcoming Community Days!


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By Camellia Hao Ren

Camellia Hao Ren is an Australian journalist and editor. When they aren't writing, they are usually playing games or reading.

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