Here’s the full rundown of Mega Gyarados Raid Day in Pokemon GO including the date, time, and bonuses for the event!
Every Pokemon GO player likes to take part in Raid battles and there’s no better time to do it than on a Raid Day.
Each Raid Day has a different featured Pokemon. This time, it is Mega Gyarados’ turn, meaning that there will be plenty of Mega Gyarados spawning during the event.
But before you can even think about battling this Mega Pokemon, you’ll need to know when the Raid Day is, as well as all of the event bonuses!
Read More: How to Mega Evolve Pokemon in Pokemon GO
Mega Gyarados Raid Day Date & Time
Mega Gyarados Raid Day is on Saturday, October 8 from 11 AM to 5 PM local time.
Initially the event took place from 11 AM to 2 PM, but due to certain regions accidentally being put live early, Niantic decided to extend the Raid Day for all players!
This gives players 6 hours to battle against Mega Gyarados as well as all of the other Pokemon in Raids right now. What’s more, there are a number of Raid Day bonuses that players will want to know about.
Apart from the date, the most important info you need to know is how to beat Mega Gyarados Raids in Pokemon GO!
October 8 Raid Day Bonuses
- Mega Gyarados will appear more frequently in Raids
- Players can get up to 5 extra Raid Passes from spinning Gyms
- Increased chance of encountering a shiny Gyarados
Find out the exact chance of catching a shiny Gyarados in our Pokemon GO Shiny odds guide!
While the Gyarados Raid Day is exciting, don’t forget that it is still the Evolving Stars event in Pokemon GO too and there are 4 Challenges you need to finish. Here is how to complete all of them: