When is Bidoof day?
Bidoof Day is July 1, but fortunately many of the activities, products, and events taking place will allow you to celebrate over the span of several days—even weeks! pokemon.comCelebrate Bidoof Day on July 1 with Activities, Rewards, and More
It's that time again! With the final remnants of June 2021 slowly slipping into the past, July is looming large on the Pokemon Go stage, ready to take its time in the spotlight! So what does this month have in store? Well, it's honestly expected to be fairly straight-forward based on the official announcement, with normal events and recurring bonuses. This isn't to say that it's set to be a bad month overall, as we do have a few important dates on the calendar for some very... nice events.
So let's get to it and break down July 2021 in Pokemon Go!
Rufflet and its evolution are rare Pokemon, though not extremely useful. Aiming to catch it with Pinap berries is recommended, as this will help to avoid having to walk it in order to obtain its evolution, Braviary. Players will also be given a free Remote Raid Pass each week via the breakthrough. Could this be a standing trend moving forward?
Raids Start: July 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time
Raids End: July 1, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. local time
...yes, seriously. Bidoof will be the featured Five Star raid boss for a few hours on July 1st during Bidoof Day.
Raids Start: July 1, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Raids End: July 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time
Raids Start: July 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time
Raids End: July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time
We will also have a not-yet announced raid boss starting July 23. We will keep you all posted as soon as we know more!
Raids Start: July 1, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Raids End: July 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Raids Start: July 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Raids End: July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Raids Start: July 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Raids End: August 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Interestingly, we have no new Mega Evolutions announced for July 2021. This could just be because of the fact that Go Fest is the central concept of the month, but it does make one wonder if Niantic intends to take a mega-break.
While it's likely that this is not a complete list, Niantic has given us information on at least a few upcoming events:
Hard to imagine that it's been five years, but here we are!
Complete up to 100 battles during the event and enjoy 3x stardust. It's a nice event, but we've seen it before.
Well here we are again, it's always such a pleasure!
Go Fest is, as always, the premier event of the year, and it's time for us to nab Meloetta, along-side many great Legendary Pokemon!
Pokémon GO Fest 2021 may be just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to wait to enjoy exciting events in July! Read on for what we have in store.
From Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Sunday, August 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), you’ll encounter Rufflet in Research Breakthrough encounters. As an extra bonus throughout July, you’ll also receive a free Remote Raid Pass when you achieve a Research Breakthrough.
Double XP for Research Breakthroughs will also continue throughout this month as part of the Season of Discovery!
The following Pokémon will be appearing in five-star raids throughout July.
In addition, the following Mega-Evolved Pokémon will be appearing in Mega Raids.
Every Wednesday in July, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured.
In the month of July, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each of these hours will spotlight a different Pokémon and special bonus!
Join us on Saturday, July 3, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time for a Community Day event featuring Tepig, the Fire Pig Pokémon! For more details, check out our July Community Day blog.
Stay tuned for details about these upcoming events.
Pokémon GO’s anniversary celebration: From Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon GO will be celebrating its five-year anniversary! Stay tuned for more details in early July.
GO Battle Night: On Sunday, July 11, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time, the second GO Battle Night of the season will be happening! Complete up to 100 battles, and receive three times the Stardust for winning battles, completing sets of battles, and ranking up in the GO Battle League. Please note that the Stardust bonus during GO Battle Night will not combine with the 2× Stardust bonus for the GO Battle League that will be active from Monday, June 28, 2021, to Monday, July 12, 2021. For more details on the GO Battle League, check out the Season 8 blog.
Pokémon GO Fest 2021: The largest event of the year is nearly here, but you still have time to buy your tickets! Pokémon GO Fest 2021 will take place on July 17 and 18, and each day will provide a unique experience. Trust us—this is an event you won’t want to miss! Check out our announcement blog for more info, and check out the shop to pick up your ticket! If you and your fellow Trainers work hard together during the event, there may be more ultra exciting things to come in July and beyond...
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03 July, 2021 - 04:02pm
02 July, 2021 - 06:12am
July 2021 is GO Fest month in Pokémon GO, but that isn't all that's happening in Niantic's hit mobile game. Here is the first series of hints we've gotten about what is to come this month.
Niantic posted the following vague breakdown of July 2021's Pokémon GO content over on their official blog:
Pokémon GO's anniversary celebration: From Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon GO will be celebrating its five-year anniversary! Stay tuned for more details in early July.
This ten-day event is the longest we've gotten since May's Luminous Legends X and Y events. While I believe all Pokémon GO trainers can agree that the build-up to GO Fest 2021 has been uneventful when compared to GO Fest 2020, perhaps Niantic has been saving that content for their fifth-anniversary event. It would certainly fit the event pattern that Pokémon GO has switched to since the introduction of Seasons, which has leaned more into long stretches of low-key events and off-time leading up to more major events.
GO Battle Night: On Sunday, July 11, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time, the second GO Battle Night of the season will be happening! Complete up to 100 battles, and receive three times the Stardust for winning battles, completing sets of battles, and ranking up in the GO Battle League.
Imagine the thumb callouses that 100 GO Battle League bouts would yield. Stay tuned for coverage of this event.
Pokémon GO Fest 2021: The largest event of the year is nearly here, but you still have time to buy your tickets! Pokémon GO Fest 2021 will take place on July 17 and 18, and each day will provide a unique experience. Trust us—this is an event you won't want to miss!
During GO Fest 2021, there will be a series of major Shiny releases on July 17th, a Special Research that will culminate in an encounter with Meloetta, and raid battles featuring every Legendary ever released in Pokémon GO on July 18th.
02 July, 2021 - 05:05am
Bidoof is a special research questline released as part of the Bidoof Breakout event on Pokemon Go. During this event, you will be able to teach Bidoof a bunch of moves that it can’t normally use.
The event offers you a selection of paths unlike on previous research quests. Completing certain challenges within results in you receiving different rewards.
Unfortunately, the Bidoof Snapshot task is acting as a barrier to quest progression as Pokemon Go players report that it just fails to complete.
Complainants say that while they indeed are able to take a Snapshot of a Bidoof and save it, the completion of the task doesn’t register at all. Hence, they’re unable to claim the reward.
Thankfully, there are a couple of user-suggested workarounds that may help for now.
If the above workarounds turn out to be fruitless, then you may try re-enabling camera and storage permissions for Pokemon Go and try taking the Snapshot again as a last resort, just as Niantic support has suggested.
While an official acknowledgment is still awaited, we are hopeful that if there indeed is a bug, it will be addressed soon given the large number of complaints.
That said, the Bidoof Snapshot issue isn’t the only new problem on Pokemon Go as there are also several reports saying that they’re unable to find the shiny Bidoof at all even after hours of pursuit.
It’s unclear if this indeed is an issue. But considering that there are scattered user reports saying that they indeed managed to get hold of a shiny Bidoof, it is likely that the Pokemon is pretty darn rare and hence hard to catch.
Still, we will continue to keep an eye on both of the issues for further developments and will update this article accordingly so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.
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02 July, 2021 - 01:02am
The Choose Bidoof Cup has just arrived in the Pokemon Go Battle League and you might be surprised, but the only Pokemon you can use is Bidoof. Battle League allows you to take part in fantastic PvP battles with other players worldwide, from the beginner’s Great League to the high-tier Master League.
Curious to find out more about the sneaky little ‘mon?
Here are the best moveset and team so that you’ll score a win.
Starting July 1, Bidoof will be available with the Superpower move, a sleek Fighting-type Charged Move that’s also one of Bidoof’s weaknesses. The move will grant you a huge shot at success!
Take Down has a higher energy gain that’ll allow you to build up that crushing Charged Move Superpower.
The Choose Bidoof Cup comes with a few rules as follows:
The Choose Bidoof Cup allows you to use only the same ‘mon, so there are a few things you should know before starting the competition.
First, it’s better if you get all your Bidoof close to the 500 CP limit. Stats are important, so don’t forget about that. For example, a Bidoof with high HP means it’ll be able to outlast one with a higher Attack.
Finally, the moveset is essential, as previously said. The Superpower will be your secret weapon!
Cute and adorable Bidoof might be one of the strangest ‘mon choices, but you’ll still get the best time ever, fighting together.
Pokémon GO Fest 2021 will have a face-to-face event in 22 cities; Spain included: full list - Market Research Telecast
02 July, 2021 - 12:49am
Niantic has confirmed a surprise for the Pokémon GO Fest 2021 (Pokémon GO Festival 2021) that we did not expect: there will be face-to-face celebrations. The company informs through a statement in its official bug that there will be face-to-face events in a total of 22 cities of the world, so that the event will not be 100% online, as planned. Spain is one of the countries that will host one of these meetings. Let’s get to know All the details Y the full list of confirmed cities.
The Pokémon GO Fest 2021 will take place on the days July 17 and 18, each with its own activities, Legendary Pokémon, surprises like Meloetta and a price that drops from the usual $ 14.99 to 5 dollars. The schedules do not change, 10:00 a 18:00, local time, but at certain points – more details soon – in the following cities we will be able to participate in person in special celebrations. In Spain, Seville is the chosen city.
To participate in these face-to-face events it is necessary check in through this link. Is completely free, but places are limited.
“Do not worry, the game experience of the Pokémon GO Festival 2021 will remain the same for everyone around the world,” they begin by saying, making it clear that there will be no advantages for the selected cities. “However, Trainers who attend these celebrations in person will have photo opportunities while exploring the city.”
It must be borne in mind that we are still immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic and that more than half of the population is still not vaccinated, so it is recommended to respect the rules, indications and restrictions related to social distancing and safety in displacement. These are the chosen cities:
Source | Pokémon GO Live
01 July, 2021 - 07:43pm
In 2020, the traditionally free Pokémon GO Fest became a paid ticket event that players could enjoy over a weekend from their own homes. It included challenges to complete and rare Pokémon to catch, and enough fans found the ticket worth it to pony up the cash. The event was the highest single moneymaking opportunity for developer Niantic since Pokémon GO launched in 2016, which probably contributes to why they're going forward with a hybrid model that lets everyone participate even if they're not present at the physical events this time around.
Residents of more than twenty cities across Europe, the United States, and New Zealand will not have to worry about digital tickets, as they'll be able to attend a physical Pokémon GO Fest event. Niantic has revealed the full list of locations on their website, and it's reproduced below. In the US, it covers major metropolitan areas like New York, Seattle, and Austin among others. The massive list of locations is meant to stop fans from traveling too far outside their hometown, as Niantic is still trying to keep things safe for all its players. Anyone who wants to attend the event needs to preregister on Niantic's official website, as spots are also limited.
As the world continues to slowly get back to some version of normalcy, events like Pokémon GO Fest are great to see. Even if it's a limited event when compared to most years, those who are ready to venture out of doors can enjoy the feeling of a crowd again as they hunt down shiny creatures and take in the majesty of the great outdoors. With PAX West also confirmed to return later this year, fans of various conventions could be booking travel just like in the pre-pandemic era before they know it.
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01 July, 2021 - 06:21pm
The Pokémon Company recently declared that July 1 would be Bidoof Day, and we detailed back then all the festivities that would be occurring in the Pokémon world, especially in Pokémon GO. However, today the official YouTube channel for the franchise released a Bidoof Day announcement video, and it contains the most important and shocking news in the entire universe. Your head will explode. Everyone in your vicinity will explode. This is just the ultimate earth-shattering revelation.
01 July, 2021 - 01:00pm
Niantic announced today that the following cities would have in-person events on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 10am to 6pm local time:
Niantic has said that these events will be outdoors and socially distanced, and will be open on a first-come-first-serve basis to those who register here, with limited capacity at each event. Niantic has noted that Pokémon Go Fest 2021 in-game tickets will not grant admission to these events, and asks that those without in-game tickets not register in order to keep crowd sizes reasonable.
The company has additionally informed IGN that the celebrations will be "fairly light-touch" and may include, for example, photo opportuntiies throughout the city. There will be no additional in-game rewards for attending, and the Pokémon Go Fest experience will be the same for everyone with an in-game ticket. Niantic also confirmed it would be adhering to local health authority guidelines and recommendations, including mask mandates where applicable.
Pokemon Go Fest takes place from July 17-18 and is a fully digital event, playable globally regardless of in-person event attendance. Pokemon Go Fest tickets cost $5 in-game and will include special research activities, a mythical Pokémon encounter, avatar items, and more events throughout the weekend. Niantic has recently announced it will begin rolling back certain pandemic-related changes following the event, a decision that has sparked criticism from the community.