June 17, 2020

Zekrom Arrives in Pokémon GO Raid Battles

From June 16, 2020, to July 7, 2020, you’ll be able to encounter this Legendary Pokémon in five-star Raid Battles.

Don't be shocked, Trainers! Following hot on the heels of its counterpart, Reshiram, the Legendary Pokémon Zekrom is making its Pokémon GO debut. The stunning Dragon- and Electric-type Pokémon will be appearing in five-star Raid Battles from Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT to Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT. In addition, there will be Raid Hour events featuring Zekrom every Wednesday while it is in five-star raids.

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time

  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time

Zekrom may be tough, but it also has its share of weaknesses. Prepare your best Pokémon that know Ice-, Ground-, Dragon-, and Fairy-type moves, and don't forget that you can battle Zekrom using a Remote Raid Pass, if you have one. To get your team up to speed before taking on this Legendary Pokémon, check out our tips on tackling Pokémon GO Raid Battles. Have fun, Trainers, and good luck!

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