Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour - Start Date and Time, Increased Raids

Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour - Start Date and Time, Increased Raids

Niantic is trying out a new kind of event for Pokemon Go. It’s called the Legendary Lunch Hour, here’s what you need to know.

Pokemon Go has seen somewhat of a resurgence lately, thanks in part to Niantic’s dedication to holding regular community events. There have been a bunch of great events lately, but they have followed largely the same pattern. It’s nice then, to see Pokemon Go experimenting with new types of events, like the upcoming Legendary Lunch Hour Raid event. To help you get in raid-ready shape in time for the event, we’ve put together this Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour event Guide. It will detail everything you need to know about the Legendary Lunch Hour event, from scheduling info, to the best ways to make the most of it.

If you’re looking for more on Pokemon Go and its ever-growing roster of legendary pokemon, then head over to our Pokemon Go Guides Hub. You’ll find, among other things, a look at upcoming events, tips on trainer battles, and more.

Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour

Niantic recently announced the Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour. It’s a brand new event type for Pokemon Go players to enjoy, focusing on raids. You’ll find everything you need to know in the guide below.

Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour Raids

The upcoming Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour event focuses on raids. On the day, players will see an increased prevalence of raids in the world around them. This means more opportunities to catch powerful and rare pokemon, more XP, and more chances to team up with your friends.

Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour Start Date and Time

Niantic will be running the first Legendary Lunch Hour on March 13. It will take place at 12 p.m. and will run through for a full hour. This timing applies to all time zones, so Pokemon Go players will have their events at different times relating to time zones.

Will There be More Legendary Lunch Hour Events in the Future?

Although there is currently only a plan for one Legendary Lunch Hour Event, Niantic has stated that it plans to run more in the future. We’ll be sure to update this page with more info as we get it.

If you're playing Pokemon GO and want some help, we've got plenty of Pokemon Go Guides. Check out that hub or head straight to our individual guide pages. You'll find tips on Pokémon GO Eevee Evolutions , Pokemon GO Trading, and Pokémon GO Ditto List - How To Catch Ditto. There's also a look at the Pokemon GO Celebi Quest Guide. and the latest info on this month's Pokemon GO Community Day. Finally, Smeargle was just added to Pokemon Go, so check out our Pokemon Go Smeargle Guide.

Jake Green

Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who is still very much new to all of this. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and playing wonderfully silly VR games. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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