Niantic and The Pokemon Company have announced a Special Raid Weekend for Pokemon GO trainers this week.
This week’s challenge kicks off on February 22 and ends on February 25, 2019. During the Special Raid Weekend event, Latias will join Raid Battles. If you are lucky, you could even catch a Shiny Latias. Also confirmed is Latios, which will appear in a future Special Raid Weekend.
Full details below:
Are you ready for a challenge? From Friday, February 22, to Monday, February 25, there will be a Special Raid Weekend! The Legendary Pokémon Latias will be available in Raid Battles! Take a look at the details below:
Date + Time
- Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST (GMT −8) to Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST (GMT −8)
- The Legendary Pokémon Latias will be joining Raid Battles!
- If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Latias!
Looking for Latios? Fear not, Trainer! Latios will appear during its own Special Raid Weekend at a later date!
Do you have what it takes to take on Latias? Get ready to GO, Trainer—and best of luck!
Stay safe, and happy exploring!
—The Pokémon GO team