A new month is around the corner, and all the Pokémon GO trainers are pretty excited about the upcoming events in Pokémon GO. The Pokémon GO schedule for September is already released, and we are already very excited about all the events that are planned for the month. In this post, we have discussed the Pokémon GO September 2020 schedule, including the September 2020 Research Breakthrough Pokémon, Legendary Raid Bosses, Spotlight Hours, Pokémon GO Battle Night Event, Victini Special Research, all the other stuff that is planned for trainers in September.
Pokémon GO September 2020 Research Breakthrough Pokémon
The very first thing that we all are excited about every new month is the new research breakthrough Pokémon. In the September 2020 Research Breakthrough, the featured Pokémon will be Alolan Raichu. Alolan Raichu will be available for trainers as the mysterious research breakthrough Pokémon from September 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to October 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT. The Electric and Psychic-type Pokémon is good against fighting, electric, steel, psychic, and flying type attacks, while weak against dark, ground, bug, and ghost type attacks. If you want to catch the Alolan Raichu, then this is a great opportunity to not only catch the Pokémon but its Shiny form as well.
Pokémon GO September 2020 Legendary Raid Bosses
September will be a great month to hunt down and catch some legendary Pokémon. The Pokémon GO September 2020 will be featuring as many as four legendary raid bosses that you can battle, defeat, and then catch the same. Although, the duration that is for how long the legendary raid bosses will stay in the raids varies. Currently, one out of the four legendary raid bosses, Heatran, is out in the raids and will be there until September 10, 2020. All the Pokémon GO September 2020 Legendary Raid Bosses are as follows.
|Legendary Raid Boss||Date/Time||Type|
|Heatran||Friday, August 21, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. to September 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. PDT||Fire/Steel|
|Cresselia||Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, September 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. PDT||Psychic|
|Articuno||Friday, September 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, September 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. PDT||Ice/Flying|
|Zapdos||Friday, September 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. PDT||Electric/Flying|
Every trainer must note that there will be timing to participate in these five-star legendary raids. If you want to battle in the September 2020 legendary raids, then you must watch for the Raid Hour that will be hosted each week in September on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. local time. So, whatever your plans are, be sure to have time for the raid hour to get a chance to catch these amazing legendary Pokémon.
Pokémon GO September 2020 Spotlight Hours
Spotlight hours in Pokémon GO is a great chance for the trainers to catch the spotlight Pokémon for one long hour. During the hour-long period, a specific Pokémon gets in the spotlight, the spawn rate of the spotlight Pokémon is increased. Also, not only you can catch the Pokémon and collect lots of candies, but also you get a special bonus for the same. All the September 2020 Spotlight Hours Pokémon are listed below.
|Spotlight Pokémon||Date||Special Bonus|
|Eevee||September 1, 2020||2x Catch XP Bonus|
|Houndour||September 8, 2020||2x Catch Candy Bonus|
|Tentacool||September 15, 2020||2x Transfer Candy Bonus|
|Spearow||September 22, 2020||2x Evolution XP Bonus|
|Skitty||September 29, 2020||2x Catch Stardust Bonus|
All the Pokémon discussed above will be in the spotlight at the given dates, for one hour, that is from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time.
Pokémon GO Battle Night Event
Great news for all the PvPers, the GO Battle Night Event will give you a chance to earn twice the amount of Stardust for winning battles in the Pokémon GO Battle League. The GO Battle Night will be a 6-hour event that will be live on September 24, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time. By winning any battle in the GO Battle league, trainers will earn twice the amount of stardust for winning and getting to a higher rank, and along with that, the number of battle sets will be increased from five to twenty.
Pokémon GO September 2020 Community Day
Community days are always great and provide an opportunity for the trainers to catch the featured Pokémon and evolve it during the event to make it learn a special move. This time, the featured Pokémon for the September Pokémon GO community day event will be Porygon. Porygon will be appearing in the wild more frequently on September 20, 2020, and players who will evolve Porygon into Porygon Z during the community day event it will learn a special move, the Tri Attack.
Goodbye to Team GO Rocket’s Jessie and James
Jessie and James, the stars of Team Rocket, will soon be leaving Pokémon GO, and the trainer will not be able to battle them anymore. Jessie and James are quite special as they have their own personalized Team GO Rocket balloon that is designed like a Meowth. If you have not encountered them yet, be sure to check out the timings when the Team GO Rocket balloons spawn on the map. Because September will be your last chance to battle them, and we are not sure when they will be back again.
September sure is going to be busy for all the trainers. So much excitement, fun, and events are coming to the trainers. As, we discussed the complete Pokémon GO September 2020 Schedule, including the Pokémon GO September Research Breakthrough Pokémon, Spotlight Pokémon, Community Day, Battle Night Event, Legendary Raid Bosses, and everything else that is there for the trainers in September.