Each Summer Solstice, Niantic customarily holds an event around the date when the days will get shorter in the northern hemisphere and the nights shorter in the south. In 2021 it was not going to be different, and the event has already begun, which will last from Thursday, June 17 to Sunday, June 20, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time (Although the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in Spain, is Monday, June 21).
The event will have a clear protagonist, Regigigas, who will reach the five-star raids replacing Regirock, Regice and Registeel, who were until now. However, there will be other features in the event that we will explain to you now.
Summer Solstice 2021 in Pokémon Go: Regigigas and new Pokémon in the wild
As we said, the Pokémon Go summer solstice event will take place between June 17 at 10:00 am and Sunday June 20 at 8:00 pm (local time).
- Regigigas will join the 5 star raids, from June 17 to Thursday July 1. Maybe you will get shiny, and you will be able to collect a field investigation related to the raids in the PokéStops, only during this period.
- These Pokémon will go out in raids in the Northern Hemisphere: Alola Marowak, Yanma, Petilil, and others.
- These Pokémon will go out on raids in the Southern Hemisphere: Lapras, Piloswine, Snorunt, and others.
- These Pokémon will go out in raids around the world: Lunatone, Solrock, Klink, and others.
Pokémon in the wild
- Wild Pokémon around the world: Lunatone, Solrock, Spheal and many more. Snorlax can be shiny.
- Wild Pokémon in the Northern Hemisphere: Yanma, Chimchar, Deerling Summer Form and more. Yanma can be shiny.
- Wild Pokémon in the southern hemisphere: Snorunt, Snover, Deerling Winter Form and more. Snount can be shiny.
- Lunatone and Solrock they will go out around the world during the event. Afterwards, Lunatone will be exclusive to the eastern hemisphere and Solrock exclusive to the western hemisphere.
- Exclusive field research tasks will earn you rewards such as encounters with Yanma in the Northern Hemisphere, encounters with Snorunt in the Southern Hemisphere, and even Silver Pinia Berries.
- Companions will bring gifts and Pokéballs more often.
- The distance needed to win hearts with teammates is cut in half.
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