Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day announced: Date, bonuses, Research & can it be shiny?

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Pokemon Go players can’t wait for the Riolu Hatch Day event to obtain this all-time favorite Pokemon. Players are looking forward to knowing all the details and the availability of shiny availability in Riolu Hatch Day. Here’s everything you need to know.

Riolu is one of the most popular Pokemon among fans of the franchise and players are eager to get this species in Pokemon Go. This adorable Baby Pokemon evolves into the iconic Lucario, one of the best Fighting-type Pokemon in the game. With Niantic announcing Riolu in its first-ever Hatch Day event, players are eagerly looking forward to it.

So, if you want to know all about the Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day event, here are the details and the availability of shiny Riolu in the game.

Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day date & time

Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 2 PM to 5 PM local time.

Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day bonuses

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Riolu is the rarest Baby Pokemon in the game.

The Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day event will have these bonuses:

  • Riolu will hatch more frequently from 2 km eggs
  • Increased frequency of 2km eggs from PokeStops
  • 2x Stardust from hatching eggs

Players are recommended to have their Incubators ready to hatch more Pokemon eggs. You can also use a Star Piece to earn bonus Stardust alongside the boosted Stardust during the event.

Is shiny Riolu available in Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day?

Yes, shiny Riolu can be hatched from 2 km eggs during the Pokemon Go Riolu Hatch Day event. Players would be glad to know that Riolu hatched during the event will have an increased chance of being shiny.

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Shiny Riolu is one of the rarest species in Pokemon Go and this event offers an excellent opportunity for players to obtain shiny Riolu.

Riolu Hatch Day Research

The Riolu Hatch Day event will have event-themed Field Research as well as event-exclusive Timed Research. Here are the details:

Field Research

The Field Research tasks will be available to all Pokemon Go players when they spin Photo Discs at PokeStops. Complete these tasks to earn Candy, Stardust, Berries, Great Balls, and XP.

Timed Research

A free Timed Research awarding a Super Incubator will be available during the event.

But Pokemon Go players need to complete the tasks and claim the rewards before Saturday, July 22, 2023, 5:00 PM local time.

That’s all you need to know about the Riolu Hatch Day event and the shiny availability. For more on Pokemon Go, check out all our guides:

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