Pokemon Go August 2021 Events: Ultra Unlocks, New Research Breakthrough, And More
Here are the biggest events and activities to look forward to in Pokemon Go next month.
Pokemon Go developer Niantic has outlined some of the events it will be holding in the Pokemon mobile game in August. The studio has a number of activities lined up for next month, including new Spotlight Hours, a two-day Community Day, a new Research Breakthrough encounter, and three Ultra Unlock events. You can read more about everything happening in Pokemon Go next month below. slot game
August Research Breakthrough: Chimecho
Niantic is refreshing Pokemon Go's Field Research tasks and rewards beginning August 1, including a new Research Breakthrough encounter. Each time you achieve a Research Breakthrough in August 2021, you'll earn a chance to catch the Steel/Psychic Pokemon Chimecho. On top of that, you'll earn double the usual XP each time you achieve a Research Breakthrough.
Legendary Raid Schedule
As part of its two Ultra Unlock events, Niantic is bringing the Legendary Pokemon Dialga and Palkia back to Raids during August 2021. Dialga will appear until August 6, while Palkia will be available immediately afterward until August 20. Niantic says it will share more details about which Legendary will appear after that at a later date.
July 23 - August 6: Dialga
August 6-20: Palkia
August 20: TBA
Mega Raid Schedule
Niantic is also shaking up the Mega Raid boss rotation for August 2021. The current Mega Raid boss, Mega Charizard X, will continue to appear until August 6, after which point it will be replaced by Mega Ampharos. Mega Beedrill will follow starting August 20, and Mega Pidgeot will round out the month beginning August 26. You can see the full Mega Raid schedule below:
July 23 - August 6: Mega Charizard X
August 6-20: Mega Ampharos
August 20-26: Mega Beedrill
August 26 - September 1: Mega Pidgeot