April 2023 raid schedule revealed for Pokemon Go

By Melany Moncada


Mar 29, 2023

Reading time: 2 min

Spring has arrived in Pokemon Go. The April content update includes special events, a new raid schedule, and not one, but two Community Days. We now have the full April 2023 raid schedule in Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go Season 10 Rising Heroes is in its second month. During April, the content revolves around the spring season and sustainability. This month, Team Rocket Go is taking a break, and there won’t be any takeovers. The chances of encountering Giovanni and his grunts are low, but it is possible still.

Pokemon Go Raid Schedule April 2023

This month, only three Legendary Pokemon will be featured in the Five-Star raids.

March 28 – April 11

  • Lugia

April 11 – April 17

  • Incarnate Forme Landorus

April 17 – May 2

  • Tapu Bulu

Tapu Bulu is making its mandatory spring return to Pokemon Go. This Legendary from the Alola region has been featured only two times before between April and June of 2022. April be the only time we see Tapu Bulu in the Pokemon Go Raid Schedule in 2023.

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The Mega Raids feature four Pokemon throughout the month.

March 28 – April 4

  • Mega Alakazam

April 4 – April 11

  • Mega Lopunny

April 11 – April 17

  • Mega Blastoise

April 17 – May 2

  • Mega Slowbro

Given the low number of Mega Evolutions, it is likely that these Pokemon to be featured again in the following months.

These Pokemon will start appearing on the set dates at 10 am local time.

Pokemon Go event schedule for April 2023

April is starting strong with the Spring into Spring event starting on April 4. This event will see the debut of Cutiefly and Ribombee in the game. The bonuses for the event are 2x Candy for catching Pokemon and 1/2 hatch distance for eggs.

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Players will have the opportunity to encounter Pichu, Pikachu, Raichu, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sylveon, Chansey, Togepi, Buneary, and Happiny adorned with cherry blossoms.

There will be more events happening during April.

April 9

  • Elite Raids

April 13 – April 17

  • A Mystic Hero

April 15

April 20 – April 26

  • Sustainability Week

April 23

  • Limited Research

April 29

  • Community Day Classic


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