Raging Battles

Event

Starts:
Friday, January 19, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Wednesday, January 24, at 8:00 PM Local Time

Initiate battle formation! Get ready for a week full of battles to celebrate the debut of Annihilape, the Rage Monkey Pokémon.




Bonuses

Team GO Rocket will appear more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons*
Throh and Sawk will both appear in the wild during the event, regardless of your location
4× Stardust from win rewards (this does not include end of set rewards)
The maximum number of sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 10—for a total of 50 battles—from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time.

* Team GO Rocket Balloons are appearing every 3 hours.

Features

Pokémon Debut

Annihilape, the Rage Monkey Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!

You can evolve Primeape into Annihilape after you defeat 30 Ghost-type or Psychic-type Pokémon in battle with Primeape as your buddy. You do not have to defeat these Pokémon with Primeape.

Tip: You can battle Mystic Team Leader Blanche (Master League) under Training and leave the battle after defeating their Metagross (the second Pokémon in their Party). Defeating Metagross will count towards the goal. Again, you do not need to defeat these Pokémon with Primeape nor do you need Primeape in your Battle Party.

  • Annihilape

GO Battle Week: Timeless Travels

Friday, January 19, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time

A GO Battle League event will run concurrently to this event. You can find details on that event here.

Active leagues

  • Great League
  • Ultra League
  • Master League

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Mankey
  • shiny
    Machop
  • shiny
    Lickitung
  • shiny
    Gligar
  • shiny
    Sableye
  • shiny
    Throh
  • shiny
    Sawk
  • shiny
    Scraggy

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Snubbull
  • shiny
    Houndour
  • shiny
    Pancham
  • Mareanie

Appearing in 3-Star Raids

Note: Primeape has a shiny symbol on the official announcement so I’ve conveyed that here. However, it’s unconfirmed right now. Primeape hasn’t previously been available shiny from encounters.

  • shiny
    Primeape
  • shiny
    Gyarados
  • Zweilous

Appearing in 5-Star Raids

Therian Forme Thundurus will be available in 5-star Raid battles until Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 10 am local time. Therian Forme Landorus will be available afterwards.

  • shiny
    Thundurus (Therian)
  • shiny
    Landorus (Therian)

Appearing in Mega Raids

Mega Medicham will be available in Mega Raid battles until Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 10 am local time. Mega Steelix will be available afterwards.

  • shiny
    Mega Medicham
  • shiny
    Mega Steelix

Research

Field Research Tasks

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available!

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!

  • Catch 3 Fighting‑type Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    ×5
    Revive ×5
    ×5
    Hyper Potion ×5
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times
    REWARD
    shiny Mankey
    Max CP
    499
    Min CP
    462
  • Win 2 raids
    REWARD
    ×3000
    Stardust ×3000
  • Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
    REWARD
    ×1
    Mysterious Component ×1

Collection Challenges

Event-themed Collection Challenges are coming!

Complete the Raging Battles Collection Challenges to receive three Fast TMs, three Charged TMs, and Stardust!

Inner Focus Collection Challenge
Mankey
Primeape
Scraggy
Lickitung
Throh

REWARDS

×3
×3000
Vital Spirit Collection Challenge
Mankey
Primeape
Sableye
Gligar
Sawk

REWARDS

×3
×3000

GO Battle Week

Event-exclusive Timed Research

Free battle-themed Timed Research will be available. Rewards include the avatar item Ingo-Style Hat.

STEP
1
GO Battle Week (1/1)
Battle in the GO Battle League 5 times
×7500
7500 XP
Battle in the GO Battle League 10 times
×7500
7500 XP
Use 10 supereffective Charged Attacks
×7500
7500 XP
Power up Pokémon 10 times
×7500
7500 XP

REWARDS

×3
×1
Ingo Hat

Raging Battles

Event-exclusive Timed Research

For US$2.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access event-exclusive Timed Research.

Complete the research tasks to earn three Rare Candy, one Rocket Radar, Stardust, and two Premium Battle Passes!

Please note that Timed Research expires. The tasks associated with this Timed Research must be completed and their rewards must be claimed before Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

STEP
1
Raging Battles (1/1)
Win 3 raids
×3
Rare Candy ×3
Defeat 4 Team GO Rocket Grunts
×1
Rocket Radar ×1
Power up Pokémon 25 times
×5000
Stardust ×5000

REWARDS

×2
×5000

Shiny

Annihilape will be released in their shiny variant with the start of the event. You will be able to evolve Shiny Primeape into Shiny Annihilape.

  • Mankey
  • Primeape
  • Annihilape

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