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Pokemon Go News: The Event is Live, New Gen 3 Pokemon Now Live, New Raid Bosses are Spawning, Special Boxes and 6h Lures Activated

Pokemon Go Trainers, new Gen 3 Pokemon and Raid Bosses are now available to battle and catch in the game. Special boxes are on sale, and 6h Lures are activated for a limited time. The event is on, so get out there and start catching!

As previously announced, new Gen 3 Pokemon, including Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza, will make their debut, available for a limited time, and new special boxes and 6h Lures will be available until February 23. Here are the dates:

  • February 9: New wave of Hoenn Pokemon + Rayquaza appears. Hoenn Pokemon will start dominating encounters. New Raid bosses appear. 6-hour lures start. Shop boxes appear.
  • February 13: Hoenn Pokemon no longer dominating spawns.
  • February 14: Kyogre leaves (presumably 1 PM PST).
  • February 23: boxes end. 6 hour lures end.
  • February 24: 2 PM est – 5 PM est: 3-hour lures, 3x Stardust, Dratini dominates spawns.
  • March 16: Rayquaza goes away.
  • No end date: New Raid Bosses.

First thing first, new Gen 3 Pokemon are now appearing in Pokemon Go and here is the full list:

  • Bagon, Shelgon
  • Beldum, Metang
  • Castform
  • Chimecho
  • Illumise (possibly regional Americas, Africa)
  • Swablu (400 candy to evolve)
  • Surskit, Masquerain
  • Tailow, Swellow
  • Tropius (possibly region Africa)
  • Volbeat (possibly regional Europe, Asia-Pacific)
  • Wingul, Pelipper

New shiny Pokemon:

  • Swablu
  • Castform

New Nesting Pokemon:

  • Surskit
  • Swablu
  • Taillow
  • Wingull

The Pokemon Go community is finally getting a new wave of Raid Bosses as now reported by many Pokemon Go players.

Here is a list of all new Raid Bosses available in Pokemon Go:

Tier 1:

  • Swablu
  • Snorunt
  • Wartortle
  • Magikarp

Tier 2:

  • Dewgong
  • Cloyster
  • Marowak
  • Sableye

Tier 3:

  • Jynx
  • Azumarill
  • Piloswine
  • Machamp
  • Porygon
  • Gengar

Tier 4:

  • Feraligatr
  • Lapras
  • Tyranitar
  • Absol

Tier 5:

  • Rayquaza
  • Kyogre
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Dejan Kacurov

Hello everyone! My name is Dejan, but you can call me Mr.D. I enjoy all video games, especially Apex Legends, Pokemon Go, and Spider-Man. A husband and father of two who also goes to the gym often and does Crossfit. I got inspiration for gaming exactly 8 years ago, and I've been writing gaming news for 7 years. I hope that you will find all the answers to your questions regarding gaming on our site. Stay healthy, and love each other!

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