Legendary and Mega Pokemon are the toughest to defeat in Pokemon GO Raids, and there is an exciting selection of bosses to take on in April 2023.

The following Legendary and Mega Pokemon will be available to battle in Pokemon GO Raids during April 2023:

If you want to catch any of these Legendary Pokemon in particular, by far the best time is in the April 2023 Pokemon GO Raid Hours. This is because the number of Tier 5 Raids will greatly increase during these events.

Pokemon GO Lugia

April 2023 Pokemon GO Legendary & Mega Raid Dates

The table below shows the dates that all of the Mega and Legendary Raid bosses will be available to battle as well as whether you can catch a shiny version of them!

PokemonDate in RaidsShiny Available
Lugia Pokemon GO
March 28 - April 11Yes
Mega Alakazam
Mega Alakazam Pokemon GO
March 28 - April 4Yes
Mega Lopunny
Pokemon GO Mega Lopunny
April 4 - April 11Yes
(Incarnate Forme)
Landorus Pokemon GO
April 11 - 17Yes
Mega Blastoise
Pokemon GO Mega Blastoise
April 11 - April 17Yes
Tapu Bulu
Tapu Bulu Pokemon GO
April 17 - May 2Yes
Mega Slowbro
Pokemon GO Mega Slowbro
April 17 - May 2Yes

Luckily, the shiny version of all of these Raid bosses is available to catch, but the odds of Pokemon being shiny varies. Check out our Pokemon GO shiny odds guide to find out the exact chances of finding shiny ‘Mon!

Also, if you want some Mega Pokemon of your own, you’ll need to know how to Mega Evolve Pokemon. This requires Mega Energy which you can get from defeating Mega Raid bosses!

Pokemon GO April 2023 Mega and Legendary Raid Schedule
Credit: Niantic

There will also be another Legendary Pokemon making its Pokemon GO debut this month. Find out the date and times of Regieleki Elite Raids in Pokemon GO so you don’t miss out on this new Legendary!

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