Pokemon GO Community Day

May 2018 marks the fifth 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: May 19, 2018, from 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. JST (GMT +9)
  • Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: May 19, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. UTC (GMT +0)
  • The Americas and Greenland: May 19, 2018, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. PDT (GMT -7)
Upcoming PoGO Community Day

Community Day Info - May 2018

  • 3-Hour Lures.
  • 3x Bonus Stardust
  • Charmander's exclusive move is TBD
    • Cannot be TM'd.
    • All Charmeleon, new and old, are guaranteed to learn TBD 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.
Past Community Days

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 ???
June 2018 ??? ???
July 2018 ??? ???
August 2018 ??? ???
September 2018 ??? ???
October 2018 ??? ???
November 2018 ??? ???
December 2018 ??? ???

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

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