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Community Day Info - September 2019

September 2019 marks the 21st celebration of Pokemon GO Community Day!

Date and times are as follows: 

Community Day Event

  • GLOBALLY September 15th, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM in whichever time zone you may be in.

Event Details

  • 3x Catch Stardust

  • 3-hour Lures

  • The exclusive move will be Frenzy Plant and ???

  • Shinies will be available for Turtwig, possibly at a boosted rate.

  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Turtwig', 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 - August 2019

Event Details

  • 1/4th Egg Hatch distance

  • 3-hour Lures

  • The exclusive move will be Synchronoise

  • Shinies will be available for Ralts, possibly at a boosted rate.

  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Ralts', 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 - June 2019

  • GLOBALLY July 21st, 2019 at 4:00PM to 7:00PM in whichever time zone you may be in.
  • 3x XP

  • 3-hour Lures

  • The exclusive move will be Hydro Cannon and Muddy Water(TMable)

  • Shinies will be available for Mudkip, possibly at a boosted rate.

  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Mudkip', 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 - June 2019

  • GLOBALLY June 8th, 2019 at 4:00PM to 7:00PM in whichever time zone you may be in.
  • 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance

  • 3-hour Lures

  • The exclusive move is Body Slam

  • Shinies will be available for Slakoth, possibly at a boosted rate.

  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Slakoth', 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 - May 2019

  • 3x Catch Stardust

  • 3-hour Lures

  • The exclusive move is Blast Burn, and Blaze Kick

  • Shinies will be available for Torchic, possibly at a boosted rate.

  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Torchic', 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 - April 2019

  • 3x Catch XP

  • 3-hour Lures

  • The exclusive move is Outrage

  • Shinies will be available for Bagon, possibly at a boosted rate.
  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Bagon', 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 - March 2019

  • 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance

  • 3-hour Lures

  • Up to 10 Sinnoh Stones available on Community Day: 5 from Trainer Battles and 5 from Team Leader Battles

  • The exclusive move is Frenzy Plant

  • Shinies will be available for Treecko, possibly at a boosted rate.
  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Treecko', 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 - February 2019

  • 3x Catch Stardust

  • 3-hour Lures

  • Up to 10 Sinnoh Stones available on Community Day: 5 from Trainer Battles and 5 from Team Leader Battles

  • The exclusive move is Ancient Power

  • Shinies will be available for Swinub, possibly at a boosted rate.
  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Swinub', 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 - January 2019

  • 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance

  • 3-hour Lures

  • The exclusive move is Hydro Cannon

  • Shinies will be available for Totodile, possibly at a boosted rate.
  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Totodile', 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 - December 2018

On November 30, 2018, Niantic is re-releasing all Community Day Pokemon at one time for a full weekend. All Community Day moves will also be available again. 

Date and times are as follows: 

Spawn Event

  • November 30, 2018, at 1 p.m. PST to December 2, 2018, at 11 p.m. PST

Special Bonus Event

  • Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: December 1, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. UTC (GMT +0)
  • The Americas and Greenland: December 1, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)
  • Asia-Pacific: December 2, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. JST (GMT +9)

Event Details

Community Day Info - November 2018

  • 2x Catch XP
  • 2x Catch Stardust
  • The exclusive move is Blast Burn
  • Shiny Cyndaquil likely available both wild and as an egg hatch.
  • All quests are likely to be 'Catch 3 Cyndaquil', 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 - October 2018

  • 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance
    • 10km Egg = 2.5km
    • 5km Egg = 1.25km
    • 2km Egg = 0.5km
  • The exclusive move is Meteor Mash.
  • 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.

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 Meteor Mash
November 2018 Cyndaquil Blast Burn
December 2018 Community Day Re-run All previous Community Day moves available
January 2019 Totodile Hydro Cannon
February 2019 Swinub Ancient Power
March 2019 Treecko Frenzy Plant
April 2019 Bagon Outrage
May 2019 Torchic Blast Burn
June 2019 Slakoth Body Slam
July 2019 Mudkip Hydro Cannon
August 2019 Ralts Synchronoise
September 2019 Turtwig Frenzy Plant

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

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