Niantic has announced two brand new events for the ever popular mobile app!
Introducing Pokémon GO Community Day! Community Days are monthly events to encourage trainers to GO meet and interact with the Pokémon GO community in their area! During these days, at pre-announced and pre-scheduled times, a special Pokémon will appear more frequently around the world. When caught during the event, this special Pokémon will know an exclusive move, Lure Modules will last three hours, and other bonuses such as increased XP or Stardust will be in effect.
January 20th will mark the first Community Day, and it features everyone’s favorite mascot, Pikachu! Alongside the Double XP bonus, any Pikachu caught during the event timeframe will know the exclusive move Surf! Here are the specific times for each region:
- The Asia-Pacific region: January 20, 2018, from 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. JST (GMT +9)
- Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: January 20, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. UTC (GMT +0)
- The Americas and Greenland: January 20, 2018, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. PST (GMT -8)
In related news, Kyogre is now available as a Legendary Raid Boss across the globe until Valentine’s Day (February 14th) 2018! Along with the Legendary’s introduction, two special boxes are on sale in the in game shop: The Great Box for 780 Coins (9 Premium Raid Passes, 10 Pinap Berries, 10 Star Pieces) and the Ultra Box for 1480 Coins (6 Lucky Eggs, 6 Max Revives, 15 Premium Raid Passes, 20 Star Pieces)
Niantic sure have stepped their game up! Who else is still trying to catch ’em all in Pokémon GO?