During the Season of Light in PokemonGO, Niantic has confirmed that another Elite Raid to challenge Hoopa Unbound will be available

During the Season of Light in PokemonGO, Niantic has confirmed that another Elite Raid to challenge

Niantic is continuing to release new events and content for Pokemon GO. Read on below to learn more.

Introducing: Elite Raids

Introducing: Elite Raids


Around the world, mysterious Raid Eggs with 24-hour timers have begun appearing!

What might this be?

Hoopa Unbound will appear in a new type of Raid BattleElite Raids!

  • Elite Raids are a new, challenging variety of Raid Battles. They appear from special Raid Eggs that take 24 hours to hatch. Once the Raid Egg has hatched, a Raid Boss appears for 30 minutesbut take note that Elite Raid Bosses can only be battled in-person. Gather up your friends and prepare for an epic confrontation!
  • Defeat Hoopa Unbound, and youll earn an opportunity to catch it.
  • Remember, Trainers will not be able to participate in Elite Raids using Remote Raid Passes.

During the Season of Light, look forward to another Elite Raid!

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The Pokemon GO team

Don''t fret if you werent able to defeat Hoopa Unbound look forward to another Elite Raid appearing during the #SeasonofLight!

Learn more about Elite Raids: https://t.co/WhuwzOXcRP pic.twitter.com/DaZEogCDGJ

Pokemon GO (@PokemonGoApp) October 17, 2022

It''s time to get together your best team and call upon your favorite TrainersHoopa Unbound is showing up in Elite Raids!

https://t.co/WhuwzOXcRP pic.twitter.com/cZecMtU0lJ

October 16, 2022, Pokemon GO (@PokemonGoApp)

We are aware that this is affecting the availability of 4-star Raids, and we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

Niantic Help (@NianticHelp) October 15, 2022

Elite Raid Eggs will be available in certain areas at 6:00 p.m. local time on October 15 and will only hatch on October 16 at the originally scheduled local times of 11am, 2pm, and 5pm.

Support for Niantic (@NianticHelp) October 15, 2022

Elite Raids are being investigated for the 24-hour Raid Eggs! These challenging new battles will bolster Trainers'' abilities.

Here''s what you can read about Elite Raids. https://t.co/WhuwzPfm5X pic.twitter.com/YXAMLPeiN0

October 14, 2022: Pokemon GO (@PokemonGoApp)

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