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It seems that the Bidoof train has no breaks, my friends. We not only have the standing Bidoof celebration, we also have official confirmation from the official Pokemon twitter that July 1st is Bidoof Day.

So what does this mean for us in Pokemon Go? even more Bidoof!

Bidoof Day

July 1, 2021
Event Start Event End
10:00 a.m. local time 8:00 p.m. local time
  • Bidoof is going to be everywhere
  • Bidoof is going to be in all raids, including Tier 5 raids
  • Bidoof will be featured in its own Go Battle League cup... where it will be the only viable Pokemon.
  • Bidoof caught during this event will know the Elite Move Superpower
  • Bidoof will be able to learn Ice Beam, Shadow Ball, or Thunderbolt via Charged TM during the event
  • Bidoof... or rather Shadow Bidoof will be encounterable via Team Rocket grunts at a higher than normal rate
  • Bidoof will be able as a reward during a special research line that is also the first branching-choice research line!
  • Bidoof avatar items will be available via research
  • Bidoof.. um.... 4x Catch XP?
  • Bidoof.

Full Bidoof

Click to Bidoof

Full Bidoof


Bidoof! Bidoof! Bidoof doof doof. Bidoof...Bidoof! Bidoof.

Bidoof doof.

Date + Time

Thursday, July 1, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time


  • Features that are available throughout the Bidoof Breakout event will be available on Bidoof Day.
  • Bidoof will be appearing in the wild at an incredibly high rate! Bidoof will also be the only Pokémon you can challenge in one-star, three-star, and even five-star Raid Battles! If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Bidoof! Mega Raids will not be available during this time.
  • Bidoof caught during this time will know Superpower, and you’ll be able to use a Charged TM during the event to teach Bidoof Ice Beam, Shadow Ball, or Thunderbolt. After the event, you can use an Elite Charged TM to teach Bidoof Ice Beam, Shadow Ball, Superpower, or Thunderbolt.
  • Team GO Rocket Grunts will have Shadow Bidoof on their teams more often. Get out there and save those Bidoof!
  • The Bidoof Cup will be available in the GO Battle League throughout the day! Only Bidoof will be eligible in this cup, and teams of only Bidoof will be allowed. The Master League, the Master League Classic, and the Element Cup will still be available during this time.
  • Complete a free event-exclusive Special Research story for special rewards! This will be the first Special Research in which you’ll make choices that’ll affect the research’s story and some parts of your event experience!
  • Complete the research to earn an exclusive Bidoof Hat avatar item.


  • 4× Catch XP

Bidoof! Bidoof...Bidoof...Bidoof...doof...let’s G— BIDOOF!

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