Shiny Bronzor And Shiny Lapras Headline Pokémon GO Extraordinary Raid Week

Shiny Lapras Pokémon GO Screenshot

Niantic has revealed that Extraordinary Raid Week will soon come to Pokémon GO, presenting the chance to catch Shiny Bronzor and Shiny Lapras.

This event runs between Tuesday 21st – Tuesday 28th May, and, in preparing for summer, has seen the developer invite players to stock up on Raid Passes to test their battle skills.

There will be a special Raid Hour on Wednesday 22nd May, while Lapras Raid Day will take place on Saturday 25th May (or Sunday 26th May for those in the Asia-Pacific region).

Pokémon GO Extraordinary Raid Week

Date + Time
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at 1 p.m. to Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

★: Machop, Slakoth, Shinx, Bronzor
★★: Misdreavus, Kirlia, Mawile, Feebas, Clamperl, Bibarel
★★★: Alolan Raichu, Chansey, Scyther, Aerodactyl, Floatzel
★★★★: Alolan Marowak, Dragonite, Tyranitar, Absol, Metagross

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Bronzor!

2× Raid Stardust
2× Raid XP

Pokémon GO Raid Hour

Date + Time
Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (local time)

The number of raids of all levels will increase during the event hour.

Lapras Raid Day

Date + Time
The Americas, Greenland, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (local time)
Asia-Pacific: Sunday, May 26, 2019, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (local time)

The Transport Pokémon, Lapras, will be joining Raid Battles for this event.
Receive up to five Raid Passes from Gyms at no cost.
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Lapras!

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