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Pokemon Go Charge Up event: Date & time, Raids, more

Published: 10/Mar/2021 12:56

by Alex Garton


New electric types are set to arrive soon in Pokemon Go, and to celebrate, Niantic is holding the Charge Up event for players in the middle of March.

Now the Kanto Tour has come to an end, Niantic has revealed the new direction Pokemon Go will be taking over the next three months with the Season of Legends. During this time, the game is set to celebrate the series’s most popular Legendary mon and introduce Therian Formes to the title.

Over the course of the season, Niantic has plans to host a set of events that will debut new specific Pokemon to the game. One of these events, Charge Up, is dedicated to the arrival of new Electric-type Pokemon.


Let’s check out everything we know about Charge Up and what players can expect to see during the event.

Pokemon Go Charge UpThe Season of Legends event began on March 1.

Pokemon Go Charge Up date & start time

Pokemon Go’s Charge Up event will begin on Tuesday, March 16, and run until Monday, March 22.

The event will center around the debut of brand new Electric-types arriving in-game for players to collect.

Keep in mind Charge Up is only one of three celebrations taking place in March. With Searching for Legends and Weather Week taking place before and after Charge Up, it’s fair to say it’s an extremely exciting time to be a Pokemon Go player.

Pokemon Go
The Charge Up event is only on for a limited time so set a reminder.

Pokemon Go Charge Up features

Niantic’s official announcement of the Charge Up event has been released and there’s a lot for trainers to get excited about. For starters, Tynamo and Mega Manectric will make their debut as the new Electric-type Pokemon in-game.


On top of this, players will see an increase in spawn rate to the following Pokemon:

  • Tynamo
  • Alolan Geodude
  • Voltorb
  • Electrike
  • Stunfisk

For trainers who are looking for more of a challenge, Thundurus Therian Forme will also be added to 5-star raids so make sure you’re prepared!

For now, that’s everything we know about the upcoming Charge Up event, but rest assured we’ll update this article with the latest information as soon as it becomes available.