Trainers Level 5 and up can join any Raid Battle they see on the Nearby screen or that can be tapped on the map by using a Remote Raid Pass. Up to 10 players can join a raid with a Remote Raid Pass. You can Remote Raid on a Gym where you have a Pokemon defending it.
There is a special bundle containing 3 Remote Raid Passes for 1 PokeCoin. More Remote Raid Passes are available for purchase at 100 PokeCoins for one or 250 PokeCoins for 3. You may only carry 3 Remote Raid Passes in your bag.
The distance to access PokeStops has been doubled.
This week’s 1 PokeCoin bundle contains 20 Ultra Balls, 15 Pinap Berries and 15 Razz Berries. This box will be available until Monday, May 4, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT.
Your Buddy Pokemon will now bring you Gifts from nearby PokeStops for sending to your friends.
Special Bonuses (1 hour Inciense, carry and send more Gifts, no walking distance for Battle League sets, 1/2 Egg hatch distance) have been extended for 31 more days.
In celebration of the release of Remote Raid Passes and the ability to take part in nearby Raid Battles remotely, some familiar faces are coming to five-star raids! If you missed out on getting Darkrai, Altered Forme Giratina, or Virizion, now’s your chance. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one of any of these Pokémon!
- From Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT, Darkrai will be available in five-star raids.
- From Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT, Altered Forme Giratina will be available in five-star raids.
- From Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT, Virizion will be available in five-star raids.