Pokémon GO January 2023 Raid Calendar

Niantic Labs, The Pokémon Company

A new year is about to start and Pokémon GO is all set to kick off 2023 with a steady output of content. The ninth season, Mythical Wishes, will continue throughout the first few months of the year, but players can expect more raids and spotlight hours throughout January. Niantic Labs has just revealed which Pokémon will show up in Raids for the first month of 2023. Here is the January 2023 Pokémon GO Raid Calendar.

Raid Hours

These Pokémon will appear frequently in Raids from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. local time:

  • Jan. 4 - Reshiram
  • Jan 11. Zekrom
  • Jan. 18 Regice
  • Jan. 25 Tapu Koko

Five-Star Raids

From 10 a.m. local to 10 a.m. these Pokémon will appear in Five-Star Raids:

  • Jan. 1 to Jan. 10 - Reshiram that knows Fusion Flare
  • Jan. 10 to Jan. 18 - Zekrom that knows Fusion Bolt
  • Jan. 18 to Jan. 25 - Regice
  • Jan. 25 to Feb. 1 - Tapu Koko


These Mega-Raids will occur during the same time as the Five-Star Raids so they will update as the other raids change. From 10 a.m. local to 10 a.m. on the last day, these will be the Pokémon appearing in Mega-Raids:

  • Jan. 1 to Jan. 10 - Mega Steelix
  • Jan. 10 to Jan. 18 - Mystery Pokémon TBA
  • Jan. 18 to Jan. 25 - Mega Lopunny
  • Jan. 25 to Feb. 1 - Mega Aerodactyl

Pokémon GO Raids are some of the easiest methods to capturing specific Pokémon so it is essential to know who is featured and when the Raids will occur.