Pokemon Go 2022 Community Day Event: Duration, Rewards, Featured Pokemon, and More

Pokemon Go 2022 Community Day Event
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Pokémon Go is a 2016 augmented reality mobile game, part of the Pokémon franchise, developed and published by Niantic in collaboration with Nintendo and The Pokémon Company for iOS and Android devices. It became one of the most exciting and unique games of its era.

The Pokemon Go community day is one of the biggest events of the game. The Game celebrates its whole year journey and gives back to the players in form of in-game gifts and more frequent special Pokemon sightings. It is one of the biggest events for all the players of Pokemon Go around the globe.

In this article, we will write about all that we know about the event for now. So give it a proper read to understand everything about it.

The Time of Community Day

The community day event will be available from Saturday, December 17, 2022, and Sunday, December 18, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.

Community Day Bonuses

These bonuses will be active throughout the whole duration of The Community Day event.

  • 2× XP for catching Pokémon.
  • 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon.
  • 1/2 Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed into Incubators during the event period.
  • 2× Candy for catching Pokémon.
  • 2× chance for Trainers level 31 and up to receive XL Candy from catching Pokemon.
  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • One additional Special Trade can be made for a maximum of two per day.
  • Trades made during the event will require 50% less Stardust.

A different set of Pokémon will be featured on each event day. The Pokémon that appear during this time will have the same chance of appearing as a Shiny Pokémon as those that appeared during their original Community Days.

The following Pokémon will be featured on Saturday, December 17, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
Alolan Geodude
Hoppip
Spheal
Stufful

The following Pokémon will be featured on Sunday, December 18, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.

Teddiursa
Galarian Zigzagoon
Starly
Roggenrola
Litwick
Deino

Lucky Trainers might encounter Bulbusaur, Dratini, or Mudkip on either day.

Special Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in raids in the Community Days.

Machop
Eevee
Roselia
Swablu
Duskull
Shinx
Gible
Snivy
Tepig
Oshawott
Fletchling

Community Day Special Eggs

The following Pokémon featured during Community Day events in 2021 will hatch from 2 km Eggs.

Machop
Eevee
Swablu
Duskull
Shinx
Budew
Gible
Snivy
Tepig
Oshawott
Fletchling

The following featured attacks will be available when evolving to the following Pokémon except for Ursaluna on Saturday, December 17, 2022, and Sunday, December 18, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. local time.

Venusaur

Evolve Ivysaur (Bulbasaur’s Evolution) during the event to get a Venusaur that knows the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant.

Sandslash

Evolve Sandshrew during the event to get a Sandslash that knows the Charged Attack Night Slash.

Alolan Sandslash

Evolve Alolan Sandshrew during the event to get an Alolan Sandslash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.

Machamp

Evolve Machoke (Machop’s evolution) during the event to get a Machamp that knows the Charged Attack Payback.

Alolan Golem

Evolve Alolan Graveler (Alolan Geodude’s Evolution) during the event to get an Alolan Golem that knows the Fast Attack Rollout.

Community Day Special Research story

  • For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the December Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, December Community Day 2022.
  • Stay tuned for when tickets for the Special Research story go live.
  • Don’t forget: you’re now able to purchase and gift tickets to any of your friends that you’ve achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher. To gift a ticket, tap the Special Research ticket in the in-game shop, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button.

Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal.

Timed Research on Community Day 2022

Timed Research leading to encounters with Pokémon featured in previous Community Days in 2021 and 2022 will be available.

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