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Mega September was an event series, that revolved around Mega Evolution feature, that was released 5 days prior to September, 2020. [1]


During this event series, more Mega-Evolved forms were released after Trainers accomplish given challenges.

Following events were a part of Mega September event series:

Name and date Features
Mega Raid Challenge
Sep 1st - 7th
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Increased number of Mega Raids

Increased attack bonus from friends in raids
Event-exclusive Research tasks
Mega Energy for Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise from research
Themed Pokémon spawn increased
Mega Pidgeot release (September 18th)
Shop special offer

Mega Battle Challenge
Sep 11th - 17th
Mega Battle Challenge.jpg
Event-exclusive Research tasks

Beedrill Mega Energy from Field Research tasks
Mega Energy for Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise from research
Mega Beedrill CP boost
Bug Pokémon spawn increased
Shiny Ledyba release
Mega Houndoom release (September 29th)
Different Shadow Pokemon on Team GO Rocket

Mega Buddy Challenge
Sep 22nd - 28th
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12-hours Mega-evolution duration

2x Poffin duration
Large Pokémon spawn increased
Shiny Doduo release
Large Pokémon in Raid Battles
Beedrill Mega Energy from Field Research tasks
Mega Energy for Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise from research
Special Photobomb


  1. Mega Evolve your Pokémon and get ready for a Mega September event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-09-01.


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