Adventure Week Begins May 24th, New Raid Bosses Included

On May 24th Niantic announced that Adventure Week will be making a repeat from May 24th at 1:00PM PDT to June 5th. Here are the details:

  • More Rock-type Pokemon spawns
  • Shiny Omanyte, Kabuto, Aerodactyl are available
  • New raid bosses such as Aerodactyl
  • New exclusive Field Research tasks
  • Earn buddy Candy 4x faster
  • Extra XP for spinning PokeStops or Gyms
    • Spinning a PokeStop or Gym for the first time awards 10x XP

See below for a list of all likely Pokemon with increased spawns, as well as the full announcement text.


Adventurous new research is on tap during an exciting in-game celebration! Starting on May 24 at 1:00 P.M. PDT, unique Field Research will be available with some exciting rewards, including a Raid Battle appearance by Pokémon such as Aerodactyl.

Throughout the celebration, Rock-type Pokémon such as Geodude, Lileep, and Nosepass will appear more frequently in the wild. There are also incentives to trek around: your Buddy Pokémon will earn Candy 4× faster throughout the event! Plus, you’ll receive extra XP for spinning the Photo Discs at PokéStops or Gyms—up to 10 times the usual amount if this is your first time encountering a unique PokéStop or Gym!

Fortune favors the bold, Trainers, so join this adventure before it ends on June 5. Get up and GO!

—The Pokémon GO team