pokemon go september 2020 eventsSpotlights and Special Research

Pokemon GO September 2020 Events, Spotlights and Special Research

September is on the way and with that Niantic has announced the Pokemon Go September 2020 Events, Spotlights, and Special Research. And from the looks of it, Spetember is going to have lots of interesting events. With that said not to forget there might be release of Mega Evolution as well.
Now without further wasting our time lets check out what Pokemon Go has in store for the September 2020.

Pokemon Go September 2020 Events

September Research Breakthrough encounter

Alolan Raichu will be the reward for the September Research Breakthrough Encounter. And with that Trainer will also have a chance to encounter a Shiny Alolan Raichu.
From Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Alolan Raichu, the Mouse Pokémon, will be available as a Research Breakthrough encounter. If you’re lucky, you might even encounter a Shiny one!

Different Legendary Raid Bosses each Week

Each week in September, there’ll be a different Raid Boss for Trainers to encounter. These will feature previous raid bosses and sadly no new ones. Hey! It will be a good time to get that shiny or Shundo Legendary or even better Lucky Shundo for those who don’t have one or missed these bosses earlier.
  • From Friday, August 21, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Heatran will be available to challenge in five-star raids.
  • From Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, September 18, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Cresselia will be available to challenge in five-star raids.
  • From Friday, September 18, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, September 25, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Articuno will be available to challenge in five-star raids.
  • From Friday, September 25, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, October 2, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Zapdos will be available to challenge in five-star raids.
Each week in September, there’ll be a Raid Hour event on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. local time featuring that week’s Legendary Raid Boss in five-star raids.

September Spotlight Hours

In the month of September, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. local time, and each hour will spotlight a different Pokémon and special bonus!
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020: Eevee will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the XP for catching Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2020: Houndour will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Candy for catching Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020: Tentacool will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Candy for transferring Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020: Spearow will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the XP for evolving Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Skitty will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Stardust for catching Pokémon.

GO Battle Night

Week 2: Battle-based challenge
On Thursday, September 24, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time, you’ll receive twice the Stardust for winning battles, completing sets of battles, and ranking up in the GO Battle League. You’ll also be able to complete 20 sets of GO Battle League battles, up from the regular five sets, for a total of up to 100 battles.

Suprise: Victini Special Research - Investigate a Mysterious Energy

Trainers who couldn’t get their hands on Pokemon Go Fest 2020 Exclusive mythical Pokemon Victini can get it now as a part of Victini Special Research – Investigate a Mysterious Energy in September.
Victini
At the end of September, you can look forward to helping Professor Willow uncover the mysteries of the Mythical Pokémon Victini, the Victory Pokémon, in a new Special Research story—Investigate a Mysterious Energy! If you accessed the exclusive Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Rocket Straight to Victory Special Research during Pokémon GO Fest 2020, completing this new Special Research will earn you Victini Candy.

Jessie and James might be blasting off soon!

jessie and james blasting off
Great job keeping Team GO Rocket’s balloons at bay, Trainers. We’re getting word that Jessie and James will no longer appear in Pokémon GO starting on September 30th, so if you haven’t battled them yet, keep an eye out for that Meowth balloon before they make their escape!
The official post can be found here.
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