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Mega Raid Challenge was an event in Pokémon GO that occured in the first week of September 2020, as part of Mega September event series.[1]

Features

Following Friendship attack bonuses were applied in Raids during this event:[2]

Level Attack bonus
Regular Event
Good Friend Icon Battle Bonus.png 3% Icon Battle Bonus.png 13.3%
Great Friend Icon Battle Bonus.png 5% Icon Battle Bonus.png 15.5%
Ultra Friend Icon Battle Bonus.png 7% Icon Battle Bonus.png 17.7%
Best Friend Icon Battle Bonus.png 10% Icon Battle Bonus.png 21%

Featured Pokémon

Mp-Icon Mega.png New Mega-Evolved forms

Mega Pidgeot was unlocked on September 18th after Trainers had won 2 million Mega Raids.

Pidgeot
#018
Normal   Flying
Pidgeot
#018
Normal   Flying
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:

Abra
#063
Psychic
Magnemite
#081
Electric   Steel
Exeggcute
#102
Grass   Psychic
Rhyhorn
#111
Ground   Rock
Tangela
#114
Grass
Omanyte
#138
Rock   Water
Aerodactyl
#142
Rock   Flying
Murkrow
#198
Dark   Flying
Larvitar
#246
Rock   Ground
Treecko
#252
Grass
Torchic
#255
Fire
Lotad
#270
Water   Grass
Roselia
#315
Grass   Poison
Beldum
#374
Steel   Psychic

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event.

Battle in a raid
Win a raid
Win 3 raids
Win 5 raids
Win a Mega Raid

Avatar items

These avatar items were released with the beginning of the event:

GO Mega Bracelet
GO Mega Bracelet
GO Mega Bracelet
Free
(female)


Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

A one-time purchase bundle of Remote Raid Pass was available from the start of the event.[3]

3 Remote Raid Passes
3 Remote Raid Passes
PokeCoin.png 1

Trivia

  • The official blog made an announcement of shiny Lotad, which is done for new-released Shiny Pokémon. However, shiny Lotad had already been released in March 2019 Limited Research.

References