Posted By: Sunain | Apr 30 2022 13:15:31
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Tags: Pokémon GO Niantic

Niantic has announced the events that will take place in Pokémon GO during May 2022. The Season of Alola continues in May with the following exciting events!

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May Content Update: May Community Day, Tapu Fini in raids, A Mega Moment, and more!

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Join us for Community Day on Saturday, May 21, 2022! Alolan Geodude, the Rock Pokémon, will appear in the wild!

For more details, check out the May Community Day blog.

Upcoming events

Stay tuned for details about these exciting events.

  • A Mega Moment: Mega Evolution is getting a mega update! Pokémon that can Mega Evolve in Pokémon GO are going to appear more frequently in the wild until Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time! A Mega Kangaskhan Raid Day will also be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time.
  • Pokémon Air Adventures: Set your sights on the sky! The first Legendary Pokémon that can Mega Evolve in Pokémon GO—Mega Latias and Mega Latios—will be featured from Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to Sunday, May 8, 2022!
  • Water Festival: Look out for a surge of Water-type Pokémon from Thursday, May 12, 2022, to Friday, May 20, 2022.
  • Alola to Alola: From Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Tuesday, May 31, 2022, celebrate and look back at all the adventures Trainers have had this year with Pokémon found in Alola!

Featured Pokémon in raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids throughout May.

Five-Star Raids
The guardian deity of Poni Island, the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Fini, will make its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids this May. At the end of the month, the guardian deities of the four islands of the Alola region will gather together—make sure to catch them all while you have the chance!

Please note: raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

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Until Tuesday, May 3, 2022: Therian Forme Landorus Shiny Icon
Tuesday, May 10, 2022, to Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Tapu Fini
Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Wednesday, June 1, 2022: Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu, Tapu Fini

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Mega Raids

Mega Blastoise, Mega Kangaskhan, Mega Latias, Mega Latios, and Mega Altaria will appear in Mega Raids!

Please note: raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed.

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Until Tuesday, May 3, 2022: Mega Kangaskhan Shiny Icon
Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to Tuesday, May 10, 2022: Mega Latias Shiny Icon, Mega Latios Shiny Icon
Tuesday, May 10, 2022, to Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Mega Blastoise Shiny Icon
Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Wednesday, June 1, 2022: Mega Altaria Shiny Icon

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in May, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured.

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May 4: Mega Latias Shiny Icon
May 4 : Mega Latios Shiny Icon
May 11, May 18, May 25: Tapu Fini
May 25: Tapu Koko
May 25: Tapu Lele
May 25: Tapu Bulu

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

May Research Breakthrough encounters

Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. to Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

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Alolan Grimer Shiny Icon

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

In the month of May, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each event will spotlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

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May 3: Wingull Shiny Icon | 2× Candy for catching Pokémon
May 10: Numel | 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
May 17: Magikarp Shiny Icon | 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
May 24: Seel Shiny Icon | 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon
May 31: Pikipek | 2× XP for catching Pokémon

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Hats featured during the Season of Heritage will be in the shop!

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Avatar items rewarded from the Season of Heritage Timed Research will be available for purchase from the in-game store for Trainers who were not able to obtain them previously.

  • Deino Hat
  • Goomy Hat
  • Noibat Hat

Buddy widget debut

A new buddy widget will be available in early May! You will have the option to add a widget to your device’s home screen so you can keep track of your Buddy Pokémon!

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Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/may-2022-content-update/