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Pokémon GO January 2024 Content Update, featuring Landorus in Raids

Tis the season to be jolly with Tornadus, Landorus and Thundurus.

January 2024 is about to become a month full of new things, among which we will see the return of some well-known and most wanted Pokémon.

There will be a lot of Raid Bosses, Spotlight Hour events and everything else in between, so without further a do, we will bring you all the information you need.

Pokémon GO January 2024 Raid Schedule

Five-Star Raids

  • January 1 to January 10 for Americas and Greenland – Buzzwole
  • January 1 to January 10 for Asia-Pacific – Xurkitree
  • January 1 to January 10 for Africas, India, Europe and the Middle East – Pheromosa
  • January 10 to January 17 – Tornadus (Therian Forme)
  • January 17 to January 24 – Thundurus (Therian Forme)
  • January 24 to January 31 – Landorus (Therian Forme)

Mega Raids

  • January 1 to January 10 – Mega Ampharos
  • January 10 to January 24 – Mega Medicham
  • January 24 to January 31 – Mega Steelix

Shadow Raids (during the weekends)

  • Shadow Moltres

Some of the Five-Star Raid Bosses will also have some featured attacks, and for Tornadus (Therian Forme) Trainers will get Bleakwind Storm, for Thundurus (Therian Forme) Wildbolt Storm and for Landorus (Therian Forme) Sandsear Storm.

Pokémon GO January 2024 Events

  • January 1 to January 3 – New Year’s 2024
  • January 6 – January Community Day featuring Rowlet
  • January 6 to January 10 – Lustrous Odyssey
  • January 14 – Raid Day: Hisuian Typhlosion
  • January 13 to January 16 – Dazzling Dream
  • January 20 – January Community Day Classic
  • January 19 to January 24 – Raging Battles & GO Battle Week: Timeless Travels
  • January 27 to February 1 – Taken Treasures
  • January 27 to January 28 – Shadow Raid Weekend: Ho-Oh

Well, for the Raid Hours, as you might guess, we will have quite the schedule.

Pokémon GO January 2024 Raid Hours

  • January 3 (The Americas and Greenland) – Buzzwole
  • January 3 (Asia-Pacific) – Xurkitree
  • January 3 (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India) – Pheromosa
  • January 10 – Tornadus (Therian Forme)
  • January 17 – Thundurus (Therian Forme)
  • January 24 – Landorus (Therian Forme)

The same goes with the Spotlight Hour events, some have already been seen, but some Pokémon will be featured as Spotlight Hour Pokémon for the first time.

Pokémon GO January 2024 Spotlight Hours

  • January 2 – Castform, 2x Catch XP
  • January 9 – Eevee, 2x Catch Candy
  • January 16 – Ralts, 2x Transfer Candy
  • January 23 – Barboach, 2x Evolution Candy
  • January 30 – Foongus, 2x Catch Stardust

Well, Trainers, that is it for now. We sure do love this schedule, but what do you think about it? Tell us in the comments below.

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Ivana Kachurova

Fresh out-of-uni writer, with a passion for gaming (a girl that likes games?!) and technology, as the newest addition to the FGR family, she will make sure to keep up with the latest news happening in the gaming community and report to you as fast as she can. Faster than The Flash. As an absolute fan of Shakespeare (the greatest human being, duh) you might find her where the gaming world and the literature world collide. The best of both worlds.

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