Niantic has decided to meet the needs of the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus. From today April 28, in fact, it is possible to perform Raid on Pokemon Go from home, thanks to the remote Raid function.

The Raids they are a fundamental part of the game, and this new feature will allow app users to continue playing as if the situation were almost normal. To participate in the Raids, it will no longer be necessary to be near the gym where they take place, but just having a ticket Remote raid.

To this Niantic has also added an event to celebrate this new feature. During the Remote Raid Ticket Festival three Pokemon will appear in the five star Raids: Darkai, Giratina in Altered Form and Virizion.

Here are the exact dates during which they will be available:

  • Darkrai will be available from 22:00 CEST on Tuesday 28 April 2020 to 22:00 CEST on Tuesday 5 May 2020.
  • Altered Giratina from 22:00 CEST on Tuesday 5 May 2020 to 22:00 CEST on Tuesday 12 May 2020.
  • Virizion will be available from 22:00 CEST on Tuesday 12 May 2020 to 22:00 CEST on Tuesday 19 May 2020.