Pokemon Go Hisuian Samurott Raid Day: Date & time, bonuses, can it be shiny?

Ezequiel Leis
Hisuian Samurott in Pokemon GoNiantic/The Pokemon Company

A new season of Pokemon Go is starting, and Niantic is kicking Timeless Travels off with a new Raid Day event. We’ll cover everything you need to know about the Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event, including its schedule, bonuses, and more.

Regional variants are very sought-after Pokemon in any game, and Pokemon Go is celebrating the Hisui region with its new season, Timeless Travels. Niantic revealed what’s coming next in the hit mobile game, and players can expect many debuts alongside events full of rewards.

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Hisuian Samurott will get its own Raid Day event in December, so here’s everything you need to know about it, including date, time, bonuses, and more.

Pokemon Go Hisuian Samurott Raid Day date & time

The Pokemon Go Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event will take place on Sunday, December 3, 2023, from 2 PM to 5 PM (local time). The Formidable Pokemon will headline 3-Star Raids, meaning it could be defeated by one high-leveled trainer alone.

Niantic have already teased that Hisuian Samurott and other Hisuian Pokemon will be back for more Raids later on, so keep an eye out.

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Hisuian Samurott in Pokemon Legends ArceusThe Pokemon Company
Hisuian Samurott debuted in Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

Can Hisuian Samurott be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, Hisuian Samurott can be shiny in Pokemon Go, so players can get it after defeating it on its Raid Day. The Pokemon is debuting in the mobile game alongside its shiny form.

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Lucky trainers who encounter shiny Hisuian Samurott after the Raid will have a 100% catch rate, so keep that in mind.

Pokemon Go Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event bonuses

You can enjoy the following event bonuses during Hisuian Samurott Raid Day in Pokemon Go:

  • Receive up to five additional free Raid Passes from spinning Gym Photo Discs.
  • The Remote Raid limit will be increased to 20 from Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET / 12 AM GMT (December 3) to Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 7 PM PT / 10 PM ET / 3 AM GMT (December 4).
  • Increased chance to encounter Shiny Hisuian Samurott.
  • Hisuian Samurott will appear more frequently in Raids!
Hisuian Samurott in a Pokemon gameThe Pokemon Company
Hisuian Samurott is a Water and Dark-type Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Hisuian Samurott Raid Day ticket bonuses

Pokemon Go players will be able to purchase an event-exclusive ticket for $5 (or the equivalent pricing in your local currency) from the in-game shop during the Hisuian Samurott Raid Day.

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Those who purchase the ticket will get these additional bonuses:

  • Eight additional Raid Passes from spinning Gym Photo Discs (for a daily total of 14).
  • Increased chance to get Rare Candy XL.
  • 50% more XP from Raid Battles.
  • 2x Stardust from Raid Battles.

These bonuses will be active on Sunday, December 3, 2023, from 2 PM to 10 PM (local time).

And there you have it! That’s everything you need to know about the Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event in Pokemon Go. For more on the AR game, check some of our other guides:

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About The Author

Ezequiel is a Writer at CharlieIntel. With a great knowledge on gaming, movies and TV, he's focused on Pokemon and Games stories in general. With a journalism degree, Ezequiel has worked on La Cosa and Infobae, two of the most prestigious outlets in Argentina. He joined CharlieIntel in 2023. You can reach Ezequiel at [email protected], or via his Twitter @ExoPLeis.