All September 2020 Legendary Raid Pokémon dates and times in Pokémon Go

September is full of legendary Pokémon.


Trainers who can’t capture enough legendary Pokémon in Pokémon Go to add to their collection, you will love September. Each week, a new five-star raid Pokémon will be available for trainers to team up with their friends to try and capture. These Pokémon are pretty tough, so you need to plan your strategies accordingly. Make sure to invite other trainers to help you increase your chances of capturing these Pokémon while you can fight them.

All September 2020 Legendary Raid Pokémon

There will be four Legendary Pokémon trainers that can capture throughout the month. The start and end times will remain the same for each date at 1 PM PT, regardless of your timezone.

  • August 21 to September 10 – Heatran: Heatran will be the first on the list, and should already be available. It will remain in the five-star raid rotation until after the first week of September.
  • September 11 to September 18 – Cresselia: Cresselia is a Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon, previously available as one of the exclusive legendaries trainers could capture during the Throwback Challenges for the Sinnoh region.
  • September 18 to September 25 – Articuno: The legendary Ice-type bird, Articuno, will be available in five-star raids during the last part of the month. Trainers had the chance to catch it during the Pokémon Go Fest 2020 event but as the shadow version. The five-star raid Articuno will be normal.September 25 to October 2 – Zapdos: The legendary Electric-type bird, Zapdos, will be available as a five-star raid for the last week of September and leading into October. Similar to Articuno, trainers previously had the chance to catch it during Pokémon Go Fest 2020 in its shadow form.

You should be able to find these legendary Pokémon available as five-star raids starting on the day they release. No one should have to go out of their way for them. Merely look for the five-star raid egg above any Gym, and wait for it to hatch. Make sure to bring as many available trainers as you can, or reach out to others and send them an invite if they have a remote raid pass in their bag.