Pokemon Go Primal Rumblings – How to Catch Rayquaza?



The Pokemon Go Primal Rumblings event has been announced. Check our guide to know everything about the event and the best tips to catch a Rayquaza in Pokemon GO.

Pokemon Go has come up with a new exclusive event before its Hoenn Global Tour in Las Vegas. The new Pokemon Go Primal Rumblings will allow the trainers to catch the legendary and dragon-type Rayquaza Pokemon in this event. Rayquaza will be available with a special new featured attack and trainers can catch a Rayquaza in the five-star raids. The Primal Rumblings event on Pokemon Go will begin on February 22, 2023, and will end on February 24, 2023. During this time, you can catch a Rayquaza with its new featured dragon-type charged attack named “Breaking Swipe”.

You can also take part in the other raids and field research tasks to get more Pokemon and other rewards along with some Xp rewards. The Primal Rumblings event has included many new raids, tasks, and challenges. Niantic has also confirmed Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon will be added from the Hoenn Region. Here’s everything about Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn Global, Rumblings event and the best tips to catch a Rayquaza in Pokemon Go.

How to Catch Rayquaza in Pokemon Go?

Rayquaza, the legendary Dragon-type creature is added to the upcoming Pokemon Go Primal Rumblings event. To catch a Rayquaza along with its powerful Dragon Charged attack, Breaking Swipe, trainers need to encounter it in a five-star raid. You can take part in the five-star raids in the Primal Rumblings event in Pokemon Go between February 22, 2023, to February 24, 20230 to get yours.

The stats for Rayquaza’s Breaking Swipe charged attack are here,

  • Trainer Battles: 50 power. This move decreases your opponent’s Attack stat when used.
  • Gyms and raids: 35 power

That’s how you can get Rayquaza with its new Dragon Charged attack during the Primal Rumblings event in Pokemon Go between February 22 – 24 February 2023.

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Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event

Apart from Rayquaza, trainers can catch various Pokemon and also get double XP for evolving Pokemon, here are the other major additions in the Primal Rumblings event 2023 in Pokemon Go.

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Primal Rumblings Event

Wild Encounters

You can catch these Pokemon in the wild raids.

  • Barboach
  • Numel
  • Whismur
  • Wurmple
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip
  • Treecko
  • Combusken
  • Marshtomp
  • Absol
  • Grovyle

Primal Rumblings Event Bonuses

2x XP for evolving Pokémon

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Pokemon GO Rayquaza

Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Raids

One-Star Raids

  • Treecko
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip

Three-Star Raids

  • Combusken
  • Grovyle
  • Marshtomp 

Five-Star Raids

  • Rayquaza

Mega Raids

  • Latios (Mega)
  • Latias (Mega)

Field Research Tasks

Trainers can participate in the New Hoenn-themed Field Research tasks. Complete these tasks to earn items that will also help you prepare for Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn Global in Las Vegas.

Collection Challenge

A Primal Rumblings Collection Challenge will be available. Complete all the Evolution-themed Collection Challenges to get Ultra Balls and a Rocket Radar.

Event stickers

Every trainer can get Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn–themed stickers by spinning PokéStops and opening Gifts.

That’s everything you need to know about the Pokemon Go Primal Rumblings event 2023 from our guide. If you are looking to catch a Rayquaza, take part in the five-star raid to get one. We will come back with more Pokemon Go updates soon.

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