Upcoming PoGO Community Day

October 2018 marks the tenth Pokemon GO Community Day!

During specific hours during one weekend every month, players will be able to catch an exclusive Pokemon with a special move outside their move pool. Players will also gain bonuses "such as increased XP or Stardust, and Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours."

Times are as follows:

  • Asia-Pacific region: October 21, 2018, from 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. JST (GMT +9)
  • Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: October 21, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. UTC (GMT +0)
  • The Americas and Greenland: October 21, 2018, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. PDT (GMT -7)
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Community Day Info - October 2018

  • 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance

    • 10km Egg = 2.5km

    • 5km Egg = 1.25km

    • 2km Egg = 0.5km

  • The exclusive move is likely to be Meteor Mash, a move that is currently referenced in the code, but move properties are unknown.

  • Shiny Beldum likely available both wild and as an egg hatch.
  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Beldum', with four different rewards:
    • 500 stardust.
    • 2 Ultra balls.
    • 5 Great balls.
    • 2 Pinap berries.
  • You do NOT receive a new quest from any Pokestops whose quests you completed during Community Day.

    Past Community Days

    Community Day Info - September 2018

    • 3x Catch XP.

    • The exclusive move is Frenzy Plant.

    • Shiny Chikorita likely available both wild and as an egg hatch.
    • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Chikorita', with four different rewards:
      • 500 stardust.
      • 2 Ultra balls.
      • 5 Great balls.
      • 2 Pinap berries.
    • You do NOT receive a new quest from any Pokestops whose quests you completed during Community Day.

    Community Day Info - August 2018

    • 3x Catch Stardust.

    • The exclusive move is Normal-type move Last Resort; move information unknown
    • Shiny Eevee likely available both wild and as an egg hatch.
    • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Eevee', with four different rewards:
      • 500 stardust.
      • 2 Ultra balls.
      • 5 Great balls.
      • 2 Pinap berries.
    • You do NOT receive a new quest from any Pokestops whose quests you completed during Community Day.

    Community Day Info - July 2018

    • 3-Hour Lures.
    • 1/4 Egg Distance
      • 10km Egg = 2.5km
      • 5km Egg = 1.25km
      • 2km Egg = 0.5km
    • Squirtle's exclusive move is Hydro cannon, which is not officially confirmed but has been found in the in-game data files. 
      • Cannot be TM'd.
    • Shiny Squirtle likely available both wild and as an egg hatch.
    • Sunglass Squirtle is also available via Research. All research rewards Sunglass Squirtle, and Shiny Sunglass Squirtle is also availble. 
    • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 5 Squirtle'
    • You do NOT receive a new quest from any Pokestops whose quests you completed during Community Day.

    Community Day Info - June 2018

    • 3-Hour Lures.
    • 3x Catch XP
    • Larvitar's exclusive move is Smack Down, as confirmed by the Chinese in-game announcement
      • Cannot be TM'd.
    • Shiny Larvitar likely available both wild and as an egg hatch.
    • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Larvitar', with four different rewards:
      • 500 stardust.
      • 2 Ultra balls.
      • 5 Great balls.
      • 2 Pinap berries.
    • You do NOT receive a new quest from any Pokestops whose quests you completed during Community Day.

    Community Day Info - May 2018

    • 3x Bonus Stardust
    • Charmander's exclusive move is Blast Burn
      • Cannot be TM'd.
      • All Charmeleon, new and old, are guaranteed to learn Blast Burn on evolution.
    • Shiny Charmander available both wild and as an egg hatch.
    • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Charmander', with four different rewards:
      • 500 stardust.
      • 2 Ultra balls.
      • 5 Great balls.
      • 2 Pinap berries.
    • You do NOT receive a new quest from any Pokestops whose quests you completed during Community Day.

    Community Day Info - Apr 2018

    • 1/4th Egg distance bonus
    • Mareep's exclusive move is Dragon Pulse.
      • Cannot be TM'd
      • All Flaafy, new and old, are guaranteed to learn Dragon Pulse on evolution.
    • Shiny Mareep available both in wild and as an egg hatch. 

    Community Day Info - Mar 2018

    • 3x XP bonus.
    • Bulbasaur's exclusive move is Frenzy Plant.
      • Cannot be TM'd.
      • All Ivysaur, new and old, are guaranteed to learn Frenzy Plant on evolution.
    • Shiny Bulbasaur available both wild and as an egg hatch.

    Community Day Info - Feb 2018

    • 3x Stardust bonus.  
    • Dratini's exclusive move is Draco Meteor.
      • Cannot be TM'd.
      • All Dragonairs, new and old, have a chance to learn Draco Meteor on evolution.
    • Shiny Dratini available both wild and as an egg hatch.

    Community Day Info - Jan 2018

    • 2x XP bonus.
    • Pikachu can be TM'd to learn Surf, making a Pikachu that knows Surf and Present possible.  Does not work for Pichu nor Raichu, or after the event ends.
    • All Pikachus encountered know the move Surf.
    • Evolved Raichus on Community Day will not learn Surf.
    • Evolved Pichus can learn Surf.

    Community Day History

    Release Date Pokemon Exclusive Move
    January 2018 Pikachu Surf
    February 2018 Dratini Draco Meteor (when evolved into Dragonite)
    March 2018 Bulbasaur Frenzy Plant (when evolved into Venusaur)
    April 2018 Mareep Dragon Pulse (when evolved into Ampharos)
    May 2018 Charmander Blast Burn
    June 2018 Larvitar Smack Down
    July 2018 Squirtle Hydro Cannon
    August 2018 Eevee Last Resort
    September 2018 Chikorita Frenzy Plant
    October 2018 Beldum ???
    November 2018 ??? ???
    December 2018 ??? ???

    You can find more information about Community Day on Niantic's official announcement page and the Community Day event page.