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Summer Solstice Pokémon GO: Everything You Need to Know

Summer Solstice Pokémon Go
Summer Solstice Pokémon Go / Photo courtesy by Niantic, Inc.

Summer Solstice in Pokémon Go is a brand new event.

Solrock and Lunatone will be available worldwide throughout the Solstice event in Pokémon Go on June 17. Player's can also encounter the legendary Regigigas in five-star raids. Regigigas is a Legendary Pokémon that is a normal type but with strong stats.

Summer Solstice Pokémon Go: How to Catch
Summer Solstice Pokémon Go: How to Catch / Photo courtesy by Niantic, Inc.

Summer Solstice Pokémon Go: How to Catch

Where to catch Solrock, Lunatone, and Regigigas can be found in five-star raids. Player's need to participate and complete many 5-star raids in battles to get a chance to capture a Solrock, Lunatone, or Regigiga. It is possible to also catch a shiny version of these Pokemon, but players won't know until they have obtained one successfully. make sure to bring your best Pokeballs and berries to get a higher chance of capture. Solrock, Lunatone, and Regigigas stats are:

Regigigas

  • MAX CP of 4346
  • ATK of 287
  • DEF of 210
  • STAM of 221

Solrock

  • MAX CP of 2245
  • ATK of 178
  • DEF of 163
  • HP of 180

Lunatone

  • MAX CP of 2245
  • ATK of 178
  • DEF of 163
  • HP of 180

Summer Solstice event will have your Pokemon Go buddies bring more Pokeball and gift items than normal. The event is from Thursday, June 17 at 10 a.m. (local time) to Sunday, June 20 at 8 p.m. (local time).