Trainers, We know how much you all are excited for the Raiding from Home feature and today is the day, Remote Raiding and Buddy Bringing Gifts is now live in Pokemon GO.

Along with that Pokemon GO has also announced the upcoming legendary Raid Weeks.

Note Buddy Bringing up gifts is rolling out on a regional basis and currently live in few regions to ensure stability.

Remote Raiding

Remote Raiding is now live for everyone. Now you’ll be able to join any Raid Battles you can see on the Nearby screen or you can tap on the map to join the raids.

Remote Raids in Nearby

Remote Raid Pass

To join the remote raid, Remote Raid Pass is required, A Remote Raid is available in the shop for 100 PokeCoins and A Bundle of 3 Remote Raid Pass can be bought for 250 PokeCoins.

As Promotional offers, A One time bundle of 3 Remote Passes is available for 1 PokeCoin, You can grab it from the Shop.

You can hold upto 5 Remote Raid Passes in the inventory.

Remote Raid battles

A limited number of players can join the remote raid battles, the limit is of 5 Players at a time, but currently, Niantic has extended the number of players joining the remote raid battles, The current extended limit is of 10 Players at a time.

Buddy Bringing Gifts

Your Buddy will now bring back Gifts from nearby PokéStops and Gyms for you to send to Friends.

According to reports, Buddy can bring multiple gifts, and it is not necessary to have the Buddy Pokemon on the map.

Note: This change is rolling out on a regional basis to ensure stability. Thanks for your patience!

Upcoming Legendary Raids

In the celebration of the launch of Remote Raid Battles, Pokemon GO has announced the upcoming legendary Pokemon in the Raids.

Darkrai, Altered Forme Giratina and Virizion will be again joining the raid battles for 1 Week each and if you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one of any of these Pokémon!

Here’s the timeline:

  • From Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Darkrai will be available in five-star raids.
  • From Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Altered Forme Giratina will be available in five-star raids.
  • From Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Virizion will be available in five-star raids.

Do you know?

You can check-out the Countdown Timer of all Events at our All-New Mobile App GO Field Guide for all Countdown Timers, Raid Boss Guides, Egg Hatch List, Shiny Checklist and much more…

Available for both Android and iOS

iOS – App Store

Android – Google Play Store

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