PokéNews (May 5): Pokémon GO / Pokémon Championships

Today’s Pokémon news: latest Pokémon GO news, but also…

  • Pokémon Championships
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?

Pokémon GO

Altered Forme Giratania

Niantic have announced that the Raid Hour is making a comeback this week, now that the Remote Raid Passes are available. On May 6th, from 6PM to 7PM local time, Raid Battles featuring Altered Forme Giratina will be happening more frequently.

If you don’t know how to get a Remote Raid Pass, here’s what you have to do:

  • Open the Pokémon GO app.
  • Tap the Poké Ball icon, and then tap Shop.
  • Scroll down to the Items section.
  • From there, you can get one Remote Raid Pass for 100 PokéCoins. Please note that if you have three or more Remote Raid Passes in your Item Bag, you won’t be able to acquire more.

You can find more details about Remote Raids on this page!


The latest special pack is now available for purchase in the Store, until May 11th. For just 1 PokéCoin, you can get the following:

  • Incense × 3
  • Poké Balls × 20
  • Razz Berries × 15
  • Pinap Berries × 10

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon Championships

Here’s various livestream recordings for the 2020 Pokémon Collinsville Regional Championships:

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?

Here’s the preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?, which airs on Sunday (May 10th) in Japan:


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