Niantic Announces Several Events For "Pokémon GO" In March 2020

Niantic is making March 2020 super exciting for Pokémon GO fans, as the company has released info on a slew of events headed your way. We have all of the raid events listed for you below, but that doesn't even scratch the surface. There will be a Special Research event involving Giovanni, A Research Breakthrough event for Ferroseed, Thundurus will be a part of five-star raids on March 2nd, and then an extra mysterious event happening on March 20th. We'll keep you updated on each individual event as they come up, but for now, enjoy checking out what's on the way for Pokémon GO.

Niantic Announces Several Events For "Pokémon GO" In March 2020
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A month of Legendary Special Raid Weekends!

Every weekend this month will feature a different Legendary Pokémon in five-star raids! For the entire month of March, you'll receive an attack boost when you raid with friends.

  • Darkrai Special Raid Weekend will happen from Friday, March 6, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, March 9, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time. If you're lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Darkrai!
  • Altered Forme Giratina Special Raid Weekend will happen from Friday, March 13, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, March 16, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time. If you're lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Altered Forme Giratina!
  • Cobalion Special Raid Weekend will happen from Friday, March 20, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, March 23, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time. These Cobalion will know the event-exclusive attack Sacred Sword. If you're lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Cobalion!
  • Lugia Special Raid Weekend will happen from Friday, March 27, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, March 30, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time. These Lugia will know the event-exclusive attack Aeroblast. If you're lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Lugia!

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