Riolu Hatch Day


Saturday, July 22, at 2:00 PM Local Time
Saturday, July 22, at 5:00 PM Local Time

We’re excited to announce that Riolu, the Emanation Pokémon, will be featured during the upcoming Riolu Hatch Day event!

Wait, but what’s a Hatch Day? How can you participate? Read on to learn more about this exciting new event type coming to Pokémon GO for the very first time this July!

What is a Hatch Day?

Similar to Pokémon GO Community Days, Research Days, or Raid Days, Hatch Days are focused around specific featured Pokémon.

And with Hatch Days, it all comes down to hatching! You’ll have a greatly increased chance of hatching the featured Pokémon from 2 km Eggs and an increased chance of hatching a Shiny featured Pokémon—that’s pretty egg-citing!

The first Hatch Day will feature Riolu, the Emanation Pokémon. Get those Incubators ready and see just how many Riolu you can hatch in three hours during the event!


Increased Chance of hatching Shiny Riolu
2x Stardust from hatching Eggs
2 km Eggs will drop much more frequently from PokéStops


In 2 km Eggs

Riolu will hatch much more frequently from 2 km eggs. You’ll also have an increased chance of hatching Shiny Riolu!

A perfect IV Riolu from an Egg hatch has a CP of 567.

  • shiny

The following Pokémon are also noted to be in 2 km Eggs during the event but are on the rarer 5-star Egg Tier. (Riolu is on the 1-star Egg Tier.)

Update: An overwhelming majority of Eggs are hatching Riolu so I don’t believe these additional Pokémon have significant odds.

  • shiny
  • shiny
  • shiny
  • shiny
  • shiny
  • Larvesta
  • shiny
  • Wimpod


Field Research Tasks

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available when you spin Photo Discs at PokéStops. Complete the tasks to earn candy, Stardust, Berries, Great Balls, and XP.

Note: Field Research from the Blaze New Trail event are also available.

  • Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms
    Stardust ×300
    Poké Ball ×5
    Razz Berry ×5
  • Earn a Candy exploring with your buddy
    Great Ball ×3
    500 XP
    Pinap Berry ×3

Riolu Hatch Day Timed Research

Event-exclusive Timed Research

Free event-exclusive Timed Research awarding a Super Incubator for will be available!

Please note that Timed Research expires. The tasks associated with Timed Research must be completed and their rewards must be claimed before Saturday, July 22, 2023, 5:00 p.m. local time.

Riolu Hatch Day Timed Research (1/1)
Hatch an Egg
1000 XP




Shiny Riolu has previously been released. It will have an increased chance of hatching from 2 km Eggs.

  • Riolu
  • Lucario



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