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Wondering what raid bosses will be appearing in Pokemon Go this October? You’ve come to the right place!

Five Star Raids

  • From Friday, October 1, until Tuesday, October 12, Genesect will appear in raids with its Douse Drive. This means that it will be able to learn water type Techno Blast for the first time!
  • From Tuesday, October 12, until Friday, October 22, Giratina will appear in its altered form. Its shiny form will be available.
  • From Friday, October 22, until Friday, November 5, Darkrai will be in five star raids. Its shiny form be available and it will have Sludge Bomb as an exclusive move.

Mega Raids

  • From Friday, October 1, until Friday, October 22, Mega Gengar will be available in mega raids.
  • From Friday, October 22, until Friday, November 5, Mega Absol will be in mega raids for the first time!

Raid Hours

Raid hours will occur throughout October on each Wednesday from 6:00pm until 7:00pm local time. Special moves and shiny availability for each Pokemon will be the same as during the rest of the month. Here’s a list of what will be available during each hour:

  • Genesect will be featured on October 6
  • Giratina will be featured on October 13
  • Giratina will be featured again on October 20
  • Darkrai will be featured on October 27

That wraps up everything we know so far about this coming October’s raid Pokemon!

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