Get ready, Trainers! The highly anticipated Pokémon GO July 2023 Community Day is just around the corner, scheduled for Sunday, July 30, 2023. It’s time to join forces with fellow trainers in your area and embark on an exciting adventure to catch the adorable Tadpole Pokémon, Poliwag. This special Community Day event promises a day filled with fun activities, exclusive rewards, and the chance to encounter rare Shiny Pokémon. In this article, we’ll dive into all the details you need to know about this thrilling event.
Explore, Raid, and Trade during Community Day
On July 30, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time (IST in India), Pokémon GO trainers all over the world will come together to celebrate the July 2023 Community Day. In India, virtual trainer meetups will be held in fourteen exciting cities, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and more. Prepare to explore iconic locations and iconic parks as you join forces with fellow trainers to catch as many Poliwag as possible.
Featured Pokémon: Poliwag
During the Community Day event, Poliwag will be more abundant in the wild. Keep your eyes peeled, as you might just encounter a Shiny Poliwag if luck is on your side. Shiny Pokémon are rare variants with different colors than their standard counterparts, making them highly sought after by collectors and trainers alike.
Special Attack Evolutions: Poliwrath and Politoed
The Community Day brings not only increased Poliwag encounters but also exciting evolutions for Poliwhirl, the evolution of Poliwag. Evolve Poliwhirl during the event or up to five hours afterward to obtain a Poliwrath that knows the powerful Fast Attack, Counter. Additionally, if you use a King’s Rock to evolve Poliwhirl during the event or within the specified timeframe, you’ll get a Politoed that knows the Charged Attack Ice Beam. These special moves will make your Poliwrath and Politoed formidable contenders in battles!
Exclusive Community Day Special Research Story: Slippery Swirls
For just US$1.00 (or the equivalent in your local currency), you can access the exclusive Special Research story called “Slippery Swirls.” Dive into this captivating story that unfolds during the Community Day event, filled with exciting tasks and rewards. Keep an eye out for when tickets for this Special Research become available and don’t forget that you can now gift tickets to your friends who have achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher. Share the Community Day joy with your Pokémon GO buddies!
Event Bonuses and Features
The July 2023 Community Day offers a plethora of bonuses and features to make your gameplay experience even more rewarding:
- 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance: Eggs placed in an Incubator during the event will hatch four times faster, making it easier to hatch rare and powerful Pokémon.
- 2× Candy for Catching Pokémon: Stock up on candy as you catch Pokémon during the event, allowing you to power up and evolve your favorites.
- 2× Chance for Candy XL: Trainers level 31 and above have double the chance to receive Candy XL when catching Pokémon. Candy XL is essential for leveling up certain Pokémon beyond their standard limits, making them even stronger.
- Extended Lure Module and Incense Duration: Lure Modules and Incense activated during the event will last for an extended three hours, attracting even more Pokémon to your location.
- Snapshots Surprise: Taking snapshots during Community Day might lead to an exciting surprise! Keep your camera ready to capture unique moments.
- Stardust-Saving Trades: During the event, trades will require 50% less Stardust, making it a perfect opportunity to exchange Pokémon with your friends.
- Special Trade Bonus: You can make one additional Special Trade during the day, for a total of three, to expand your Pokémon collection further.
These bonuses will be active from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time (IST in India) on the day of the Community Day.
Bonus Raid Battles after Community Day
Following the three-hour Community Day event, a special bonus awaits trainers. From 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time (IST in India), unique four-star Raid Battles will be available for trainers to take on. Participating in these raids will cause more Axew, a rare and coveted Pokémon, to appear around the Gym that hosted the raid for 30 minutes!
Get ready for an unforgettable day of Pokémon catching, battles, and camaraderie during the July 2023 Community Day in Pokémon GO. Join trainers from around the world and embrace the excitement of catching Poliwag, evolving Poliwhirl, and encountering rare Shiny Pokémon. Take advantage of the exclusive bonuses, features, and special research to make the most out of this spectacular event. Don’t forget to follow safety guidelines and stay updated with the latest news from Pokémon GO. Get your Poké Balls ready and let the