Hours for raiding need some tweaks

I’m with @GhettoKapitany on the idea of late raids. Even affirming Niantic’s desire to avoid being the means of putting people at unnecessary risk (hence not luring groups into dark places to encounter trouble), I think raids that can be done by 1 to 3 trainers should be extended until at least 10 or 11pm (maybe even featuring an abbreviated lobby countdown to reduce the time people are just standing around to attract attention).

How about this approach to raid schedules:

  • Tiers 1 and 2 all day (mostly solo-able)
  • Tier 3 from 6am to 10pm (rarely more than 2 trainers needed)
  • Tier 4 from 7am to 9pm (2 to 4 trainers in most cases)
  • Tier 5 from 8am to 8pm (3 to 7 trainers, generally)
  • keeping EX raids from 9am to 6pm

Just trying to stimulate discussion about sensible raid-schedule reform…


*EX Raids after at least 17:00


Yeah I can’t raid at all on days I work because of 12 hour shifts.


Since one month ago, the local park (6 gyms in less than 1km area) got raids between 6:45 to 7:45 AM. It´s a bit weired but it´s spring time. On the Summer i could understand that time, when people wake up earlier, some to work and others to go to the beach at 8AM. Still a bit strange, since the lunch raids start at 1PM.


I think it’s fine the way it is no matter what time I wake up I always have a chance to go do a raid finding people that’s a different story but I think the raids happened to just the right times

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