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Pokemon Go July content update: Anniversary event, Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres in raids, and more

Pokemon Go July content update: Anniversary event, Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres in raids, and more

July will soon begin and that marks a whole new month of events, activities, challenges, and rewards for trainers in Pokémon Go. There’s a lot to look forward to this month and players can expect a new Community Day, the Pokémon Go Anniversary event, the return of the legendary bird Pokémon, and so much more.

July Raids

This month’s five-star raids are not something trainers would want to miss as Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres will be featured. The three super-powerful legendries will grace the world of Pokémon Go alongside the God of Space, Dialga joining the fray as well. As part of the Mega Raids in July, Mega Charizard X and Y, Mega Pidgeot, and Mega Gengar will be making appearances.

Spotlight Hours

Spotlight Hours are held every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm local time. This month’s spotlight Pokémon and bonuses are:

  • July 5th – Ledyba with 2x Catch XP
  • July 12th – Machop with 2x Catch Candy
  • July 19th – Staryu with 2x Transfer Candy
  • July 26th – Meditate with 2x Evolve XP

Community Day

July’s Community Day event will be held on July 17th and will feature the Starling Pokémon – Starly. You can read more about the entire event in our recent article.

Upcoming Events

  • Pokémon Go Anniversary Event – Niantic’s AR-based Pokémon game is turning six! Between July 6th and 12th, the annual anniversary event will be held and players will be able to participate in a massive celebration.
  • Mystery Event – It’s not actually called this, but we don’t really know anything about this event except that it will feature new Pokémon debuts and will be held between July 27th and August 2nd. More details should come towards the end of the month.

Pokémon Go Fest 2022

This year’s global event is over but the in-person events are yet to be hosted in Berlin and Seattle. The Sapporo one is in August. Don’t forget that Ultra Unlocks are still a thing and the live fests will have their own meet and greets as well!

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