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Rayquaza makes a surprise return to Pokémon Go

Pokemon Go Rayquaza
Pokemon Go Rayquaza (Image credit: Niantic)

What you need to know

  • Rayquaza will be featured in a Raid Weekend during Weather Week in Pokémon Go.
  • Rayquaza will appear alongside Therian forme Thundurus on Saturday and Sunday, March 27 and 28, 2021.
  • Any Rayquaza caught during this event will know the Legacy move Hurricane.

Rayquaza, the Sky High Pokémon and one of the best Dragon type Pokémon around, will be back for a special Raid Weekend during the previously announced Weather Week event. On Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28, 2021, Rayquaza will be featured in Legendary Raids alongside Therian forme Thundurus. Any Rayquaza caught during this period will know the Legacy move Hurricane.

Whether you missed out on Rayquaza before, are seeking a Shiny version, or just want to get more Rayquaza Candy to power up your existing Rayquaza, you will definitely not want to miss out on this limited window. Check back soon for our updated Rayquaza Raid Guide to prep your team.

Are you excited for another chance to catch the Legendary Dragon type, Rayquaza? Will you be Shiny hunting this weekend? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.