Pokémon Go Raid Battles schedule for January 2024

The complete schedule of the Raid Battles for January 2024!

Pokémon Go is a world-famous game where you can play as a Pokémon trainer in the actual world with the help of virtual reality technology. You can fight, catch, and train actual Pokémon in Pokémon Go in real-life locations. You can take part in Battle Raids too with them and the Pokémon you can face in these raids change every month. These Pokémon range from 1 to 5 Star Raid Bosses. You can defeat these Pokémon and capture them too if you are successful. So in this guide, we will talk about the lineup of the current raid battle schedule in Pokémon Go for January 2024.

Pokémon Go Raid Schedule for January 2024

Every month Pokémon Go releases a different set of raids, events, and so on for players to participate in. Currently, January will be the second month for the 13th season of Timeless Travels which started on December 1, 2023, and will end on March 1, 2024.

Pokémon Go Shadow Moltres Counters
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Timeless Travels will first focus on the Pokémon found in the Hisui Region. For January 2024, we will also get to see the Therian Formes of Tornadus, Landorus, and Thundurus in the raid battle schedule of Pokémon Go. You also get to fight in Shadow Battle Raids every weekend in January against Shadow Moltres.

Here’s the complete Raid Boss schedule in Pokémon Go for December 2023. The Pokemon are mentioned in the list along with the number of days they’ll be available beside them.

1. Pokémon Go Mega Raids Schedule January 2024

  • Ampharos (Mega): January 1 to January 10
  • Medicham (Mega): January 10 to January 24
  • Steelix (Mega): January 24 to January 31

2. Pokémon Go 5-Star Raids Schedule January 2024

  • Buzzwole: January 1 to January 10
  • Xurkitree:  January 1 to January 10
  • Pheromosa: January 1 to January 10
  • Tornadus (Therian): January 10 to January 24
  • Thundurus (Therian): January 17 to January 24
  • Landorus (Therian): January 24 to January 31

3. Pokémon Go 3-Star Raids Schedule January 2024

  • Lapras
  • Dewgong
  • Stantler (Holiday Attire)
  • Glaceon (Holiday Attire)

4. Pokémon Go 1-Star Raids Schedule January 2024

  • Spheal (Holiday Attire)
  • Cetoddle
  • Crabrawler
  • Pikachu (Holiday Attire)
  • Sandshrew (Alola)

Raid Hours in Pokémon Go

Raid Hours is a special event hosted by Niantic every week that provides the players with a better chance of catching 5-Stars Raid Pokémon as they are featured in increased numbers during this time. They take place every Wednesday from 6 PM to 7 PM. Players don’t need to worry about checking the time according to their time zones as all of the times are adjusted to their local time.

Pokémon Go raid schedule January 2024 Community Day event
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Here’s the list of the Pokémon which are available for Raid Hours in January 2024.

  • Buzzwole: January 3
  • Xurkitree: January 3
  • Pheromosa: January 3
  • Tornadus (Therian): January 10
  • Thundurus (Therian): January 17
  • Landorus (Therian): January 24

Spotlight Hours in Pokémon Go

The following Pokémon will be available from 6 PM to 7 PM local time for Pokémon Spotlight Hours on the specific dates along with the bonus they provide.

  • Castform: 2x XP for catching Pokémon on January 2
  • Eevee: 2x Catch Candy on January 9
  • Ralts: 2x Transfer Candy on January 16
  • Barboach: 2x XP for evolving Pokémon on January 23
  • Foongus: 2x Stardust for catching Pokémon on January 30

Research Breakthrough in Pokémon Go

The new season of Research Breakthrough is going on from December 1, 2023, and will end on March 1, 2024. During this period, you can take part in various Field Research tasks and earn an encounter with the following Pokémon in the game.

  • Lapras
  • Wheezing (Galarian)
  • Mr. Mime (Galarian)
  • Furfrou
  • Goomy
  • Jangmo-o

Pokémon Go Events Schedule January 2024

Every month, a different set of events take place in Pokémon Go. As there is always a lot going on in the game, some of you might miss out on an event or two. So this list will help you note down the exact dates of when all the events will be happening in Pokémon Go for January 2024.

Pokémon Go raid schedule January 2024 Event Schedule
Image via Niantic
  • New Year’s 2024 – January 1 to January 3
  • Rowlet Community Day – January 6
  • Lustrous Odyssey – January 6 to January 10
  • Raid Day: Hisuian Typhlosion – January 14
  • Dazzling Gleam – January 13 to January 16
  • January Community Day Classic – January 20
  • Raging Battles & Go Battle Week: Timeless Travels – January 19 to January 24
  • Taken Treasures – January 27 to February 1
  • Shadow Raid Weekend: Ho-Oh – January 27 to January 28

That’s the upcoming Raid Schedule for January 2024 in Pokémon Go!

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