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Pokemon Go Weather Week: Date & time, Raids, more

Published: 17/Mar/2021 14:07 Updated: 17/Mar/2021 15:56

by Daniel Megarry

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To celebrate the arrival of the Therian Formes in Pokemon Go, Niantic is holding a special Weather Week event with a focus on weather-themed Pokemon.

At the beginning of March 2021, a new three-month-long season called the Season of Legends kicked off in Pokemon Go. During this period, the game will celebrate the most popular Legendaries and Trainers from the franchise.

The most exciting feature announced so far is the debut of Therian Forme Tornadus, Therian Forme Thundurus, and Therian Forme Landorus, the powered-up versions of the Legendary Forces of Nature trio.

There will also be a series of special events taking place throughout March, with the Weather Week being one of the most exciting, as it celebrates the arrival of the Therian Formes in the game. Here’s everything we know about the event so far.

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Pokemon Go Weather Week official
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Pokemon Go is dedicating March through May to Legendaries.

Pokemon Go Weather Week date & start time

A total of three events will take place in March 2021. Following the Searching for Legends and Charge Up! events, the Weather Week will begin on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, and run until Monday, March 29, 2021.

According to an official Pokemon Go blog post, the limited-time celebration will feature a heavy focus on weather-themed Pokemon. Therian Forme Thundurus will also be appearing in 5-Star Raids during this event.

“Experience a whirlwind of weather-themed Pokémon appearing in the wild and new avatar items, all to celebrate the Therian Formes of Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus coming to Pokémon GO,” explained Niantic.

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Castform will likely play a big part in Weather Week.

Pokemon Go Weather Week features

Weather Week increased spawn rates

Niantic has finally revealed the official features for the Weather Week event and it’s got trainers everywhere extremely excited. For starters, as expected, Castform will be appearing more frequently in the wild alongside Pokemon like Vaporeon, Lotad, and Pidove that all enjoy rainy and windy conditions.

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On top of this, Pysduck, Poliwag, Swablu, Drifloon, Mantyke, Tympole, and Ducklett will all be hatching from 5km eggs.

Weather Week raid events

A new set of Pokemon will be arriving in each of the raid tiers, so if you’re looking for a challenge, make sure you give them a try!

  • One-star raids: Slowpoke, Tynamo, and more
  • Three-star raids: Swellow, Pelipper, and more
  • Five-star raids: Therian Forme Thundurus
  • Mega raids: Mega Houndoom, Mega Manectric, and Mega Abomasnow
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Niantic has three events in total going on throughout the month of March.

Weather Week Bonus features

It’s worth keeping in mind that catching Pokemon with Weather Boost during the event will earn players extra stardust, so make the most of this exclusive feature while it lasts.


For now, that’s everything you need to know about Weather Week before it kicks off on March 24. Rest assured, we’ll update this article with any new information on the event if it becomes available.

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