The Pokemon GO Evolving Stars event has a brand-new set of Raid bosses for players to battle and catch – here’s what they are!

Raid battles are some of the best ways to catch rare Pokemon and every Pokemon GO event refreshes which bosses you can fight.

You may not be able to battle the new Pokemon Cosmoem in the Evolving Stars event, but there are plenty of other great Pokemon to defeat and catch in Raids.

But before you find out the Raid Bosses for Evolving Stars, you’ll need to be prepared. Here are the top tips for winning Raids in Pokemon GO so you don’t waste any Raid Passes.

Pokemon GO Xerneas Yveltal

All Raid Bosses in the Pokemon GO Evolving Stars Event – October 5 – 11

1-Star Raids

For the duration of the event, these 5 Pokemon are the Tier 1 Raid bosses:

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
SlowpokeSlowpoke Pokemon GOYes
OnixOnix Pokemon GOYes
ScytherPokemon GO ScytherYes
PorygonPorygon Pokemon GOYes
SunkernSunkern Pokemon GOYes

What’s more, you’ll be able to catch the shiny version of all of these Pokemon. Here are the exact shiny odds in Pokemon GO so you can find out your chances of encountering a shiny!

3-Star Raids

Magneton, Rhydon, Togetic, and Piloswine are the Pokemon in Tier 3 Raids during the Evolving Stars event.

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
MagnetonMagneton Pokemon GONo
RhydonRhydon Pokemon GONo
TogeticTogetic Pokemon GOYes
PiloswinePiloswine Pokemon GONo

4-Star Mega Raids

Mega Manectric and Mega Lopunny are Tier 4 Mega Raid bosses. Each one of them will be in Raids for part of the Evolving Stars event.

Check out our Mega Lopunny Raid Guide if you need help beating this Pokemon!

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?Date in Raids
Mega ManectricMega Manectric Pokemon GOYesSeptember 27 - October 8
Mega Lopunny Pokemon GO Mega LopunnyYesOctober 8 - October 20

5-Star Legendary Raids

Yveltal and Xerneas are the two Legendary Pokemon in Tier 5 Raids during Evolving Stars and they can be pretty tough to defeat!

Read More: Pokemon GO Yveltal Raid Guide: Best Counters & Weaknesses

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?Date in Raids
YveltalYveltal Pokemon GOYesSeptember 27 - October 8
XerneasXerneas Pokemon GOYesOctober 8 - October 20

To take part in these Raids, you’ll need plenty of Raid Passes. Here’s how to get more Raid Passes in Pokemon GO.

Make sure you’re fully prepared though, Remote Raid Passes are now harder to get so you won’t want to waste any!

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