Pokemon GO July 2022 Events – Legendary Raids & Community Day & More
Niantic is very excited about July since it’s the anniversary month of Pokémon GO. The three Kanto birds are back in Legendary Raids, with Dialga appearing at the end. Spotlight Hours feature Pokemon with a chance to be shiny. There are also good rewards. Keep your eyes peeled for more in July.
Pokemon GO July 2022 Legendary Raids
July will see the return of Articuno and Zapdos as well as Moltres, Moltres, and Dialga for Legendary raids. All of these Pokemon have the possibility of becoming shiny. These Pokemon will start appearing at 10 am local, and you can catch them on the following dates:
– 1st – 7th July, Articuno
– 7th – 14th July, Zapdos
Moltres, 14th-22nd July
Dialga, 22nd-31st July
Pokemon GO July 2022 Legendary Raid Counters
It is crucial to use the correct counters to defeat these Legendary Pokemon. The more people in your group that you have to fight, the easier it will become. Below is a list of the top counters you can bring to these Raids.
Type 2x weaker to Rock
The best counters are Tyranitar (Shadow & Normal), Mega Aerodactyl Rampardos Rhyperior Terrakion Shadow Omastar, Mega Aerodactyl, and Mega Aerodactyl.
Weak to Rock/Ice
Mamoswine (Shadow and Normal), Tyranitar, Rhyperior (Shadow and Normal), Rhyperior (Shadow and Normal), Rhyperior (Shadow and Normal With Ice Beam), Mewtwo (Shadow and Normal With Ice Beam), Galarian Darumaka and Mega Abomasnow
Type 2x weaker to Rock
Mega Aerodactyl Tyranitar (Shadow and Normal), Rampardos Rhyperior Terrakion, and Mega Aerodactyl are the best counters.
Weak in Fighting/Ground
The best counters are Lucario (Shadow and Normal), Machamp, Conkeldurr and Excadrill, and Groudon and Landorus (either version).
Spotlight Hours for Pokemon GO July 2022
Spotlight Hour takes place every Tuesday from 6-7 pm, local time. It features one Pokemon spawning in each location. This bonus is available in the form of a bonus. Here’s the list with the bonus and the Pokemon that you can catch:
– Ledyba 5 July, 2x XP to catch
12 July, Machop 2x Candy for Catching
Staryu, 19 July, 2x Candy to Transfer
26 July, Meditite 2x XP to evolve
Shiny Pokemon are possible for all of the Pokemon listed above. Make sure you click on it to catch as many Pokemon as possible during Spotlight Hour.
Pokemon GO July 2022 Community Day
Starly, the featured Pokemon of July Community Day, was also announced. Starly will spawn more often on 17 July from 11 am-2 pm, local time. It will also have a greater chance of becoming shiny. It will also learn the Fast Attack Gust if you transform it into Staraptor.
These bonuses are available during the Community Day event:
– 3x CatchXP
Catch Candy 2x
2x Chance to Catch XL Candy
– 3-hour long Incense
Trade costs: 1/2 Stardust
Two special trades in place of 1
– 5x Snapshot bonus Pokemon appearing
– 3 hour-long Lures
Pokemon GO can be downloaded on iOS and Android.