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Niantic releases schedule of Pokémon GO events in August, in what's sure to be a packed month with both Pokémon World Champs and Pokémon GO Fest 2023

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Pokémon GO Fest 2023Niantic has announced details on upcoming events and activities in Pokémon GO across August, with an infographic posted to their social media accounts. The infographic includes a variety of events between now and the beginning of September. While several of the items included in this infographic were previously announced during previous months, the update does provide dates and times for an additional event running between the end of the Pokémon World Championships and the start of the Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global at the end of the month.

Pokémon GO August Content Update Infographic

August's Monthly Bonuses for all Trainers
The following bonuses will be active from August 1st at 10:00am, to September 1st at 10:00am local time:
  • Increased reward for seven-day Pokémon catch streak: 20000 XP and 10000 Stardust
  • Increased reward for seven-day PokéStop spin streak: 20000 XP
August's Featured Pokémon, Encounters, and Raids
All Pokémon listed below with a ⁂ next to their name can also be encountered in their Shiny variants.

Pokémon Spotlight Hours
A different Pokémon and special bonus will be featured every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm local time:
  • August 1st: Vulpix ⁂ | 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
  • August 8th: Paras ⁂ | 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon
  • August 15th: Stufful ⁂ | 2× XP for catching Pokémon
  • August 22th: Venonat ⁂ | 2× Candy for catching Pokémon
  • August 29th: Tentacool ⁂ | 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
Research Breakthrough encounters
When seven days of Field Research tasks are completed, Trainers will be able to encounter these Pokémon:
  • Sableye ⁂
  • Beldum ⁂
  • Audino ⁂
  • Furfrou ⁂
  • Goomy
  • Noibat ⁂
Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00am local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

Five-Star Raids
  • August 1st - 4th: Regidrago
  • August 4th - 16th: Cresselia ⁂
  • August 16th - 23rd: Xerneas w/ Geomancy ⁂ and Yveltal w/ Oblivion Wing ⁂
  • August 27th - 31st: Xerneas w/ Geomancy ⁂ and Yveltal w/ Oblivion Wing ⁂
Mega Raids
  • August 1st - 4th: Mega Tyranitar ⁂
  • August 4th - 16th: Mega Gyarados ⁂
  • August 16th - 23rd: Mega Salamence ⁂
  • August 27th: Mega Rayquaza ⁂ (11:00am to 6:00pm local time, as part of Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global)
  • August 27th - 31st: Mega Salamence ⁂
Primal Raids
The following Primal Pokémon will be appearing in Primal Raids from August 23rd at 10:00am, to August 26th at 10:00am local time. Both of these Pokémon will then continue to be available during Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global from August 26th at 10:00am to 6:00pm and August 27th from 10:00am to 11:00am local time.
  • Primal Kyogre ⁂
  • Primal Groudon ⁂
Raid Hours
The following Pokémon will be featured in a Raid Hour event on every Wednesday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm local time:
  • August 2nd: Regidrago
  • August 9th: Cresselia ⁂
  • August 16th: Xerneas w/ Geomancy ⁂
  • August 23rd: Primal Kyogre ⁂
  • August 24th: Primal Groudon ⁂
  • August 30th: Yveltal w/ Oblivion Wing ⁂
Other Upcoming Events in August
All times in the event listing below are based on Trainer's local times.
  • Glittering Garden: August 5th at 10:00am, to August 8th at 8:00pm
  • 2023 Pokémon World Championships: August 11th at 10:00am, to August 15th at 8:00pm
  • Community Day - Froakie: August 13th, between 2:00pm and 5:00pm local time
  • Noxious Swamp: August 19th at 10:00am, to August 22nd at 8:00pm
  • Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global: From August 26th to August 27th, between 10:00am to 6:00pm local time daily


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