Cresselia Announced as Tier 5 Raid Boss Starting Today

Giratina Gone: Cresselia is Here!

On November 20th, 2018, Niantic announced that Pokemon GO's latest Tier 5 Raid Boss would be Cresselia. See the full announcement below.

Full Announcement Text


As Pokémon’s legendary year is coming to a close, there will be an exciting appearance of a Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region. The Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon Cresselia will join Raid Battles on November 20 at 1:00 p.m. PST! Details below:

Date + Time

  • Nov. 20, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) to Dec. 18, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)


  • Cresselia will appear in Raid Battles!

Don’t miss this chance to catch this Legendary Pokémon before it returns to its shrine! Stay safe, and happy exploring!
—The Pokémon GO team