Pokemon GO Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event date, bonuses & Shiny details

Pokemon GO Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event date, bonuses & Shiny details
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Written by 

Ben Williams


28th Nov 2023 17:36


The first major event of the Timeless Travels season in Pokemon GO will be the Hisuain Samurott Raid Day, so Trainers will likely be wondering when it takes place and how to take part.

After all, this will not only be the debut of Oshawott's Hisuian final evolution in the game, but it will only be around for a very limited time with no indication as to when it'll return. So, let's jump into the Hisuian Samurott Raid Day's event date, along with any bonuses and if it can be Shiny in Pokemon GO. 

Hisuian Samurott Raid Day date & time

The date and time of the Hisuian Samurott Samurott Raid Day will be Sunday, December 3, 2023 from 2PM to 5PM local time in Pokemon GO.

As confirmed on the event's blog post, you'll be able to take on the formidable boss in 3-Star Raids you find on the map.

Key art of Hisuian Samurott in Pokemon GO for the Timeless Travels Raid Day
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Can Hisuian Samurott be Shiny in Pokemon GO?

Yes, Hisuian Samurott can be Shiny in Pokemon GO. Not only that, but the Raid Day event will offer you an increased chance of encountering a Shiny variation as well, so now's a perfect time to go hunting for one!

Other bonuses in the Samurott Raid Day

In addition to the increased odds of finding a Shiny, taking part in the Hisuian Samurott Raid will earn you the following Pokemon GO bonuses: 

  • You'll find Hisuian Samurott appearing more frequently in 3-Star Raids
  • You can get up to five extra free Raid Passes when spinning Gym Photo Discs
  • The Remote Raid Limit will be raised to 20 from Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 4PM until Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 7PM PST.

Event ticket bonuses

The Hisuian Samurott Raid Day will also have an event ticket for sale at the price of $5 (or the equivalent in your local currency) in the Pokemon GO shop.

Buying this ticket will give you the following additional bonuses from 2PM to 10PM on December 3:

  • You can get eight additional Raid Passes when spinning Gym Photo Discs (14 in total)
  • You'll gain 50% extra XP from Raid Battles
  • There'll be increased odds of getting Rare Candy XL
  • You'll gain double Stardust from Raid Battles

That's everything you need to know about the Hisuian Samurott Raid Day! Good luck catching those Shinies.

For more of the latest from the game, check out the December Community Day headliners or the Timeless Travels season's start date and changes to Pokemon spawns. Otherwise, have a look at our Pokemon GO guides homepage for even more essentials right here at GGRecon. 

Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. Alongside his BA (Hons) in Business Management is a wealth of gaming and entertainment writing experience, having previously occupied roles as a Copywriter in e-commerce at Overclockers and Guides & SEO Writer at GameByte and FragHero. When not whipping up guides and reviews, Ben’ll be off playing the latest Pokemon games, Overwatch 2, Spider-Man, The Witcher, and Final Fantasy - all before reading manga and listening to Ice Nine Kills.

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