February 4, 2023

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Pokemon Go Community Day in December will feature more than 15 Pokemon

Pokemon Go’s final Community Day of 2022 is upon us, and it’s going to be a big one. Niantic has announced that all Pokemon featured at Community Days in 2021 and 2022 will return for the upcoming event through wild encounters, field research, and raids.

Players have the opportunity to catch up on missed Community Days, with 15 Pokémon returning in Wild Encounters and even more available through Field Research, Eggs, and Raids. Players can also evolve a number of Pokémon with limited feature moves over the course of the weekend.

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The event will take place on December 17th and 18th, with most encounters taking place during the traditional Community Day hours of 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, with the chance of encountering a Shiny also being increased during this time . Featured Pokemon will also appear at a lower volume between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. both days.

The featured Pokémon for Saturday, December 17 are:

SandshrewAlolan SandshrewAlolan GeodudeHoppipSphealStuffful

The featured Pokémon for Sunday, December 18 are:

TeddiursaGalarian ZigzagoonStarlyRyerolaLitwickDeino

The following Community Day classic Pokémon also have a chance to appear on both days:

In addition to the traditional Community Day encounters, the weekend event will also feature previous Community Day Pokémon in one-star raids, including:


Other Community Day Pokémon can also be hatched from 2km Eggs and can be encountered through Timed Research.

If you’re missing an evolved Community Day Pokemon, here’s the full list of Pokemon that can be evolved to unlock a featured move during the event, between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Venusaur Evolve Ivysaur (Bulbasaur’s Evolution) during the event to get a Venusaur that knows the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant an Alolan Sand Bash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.Alolan Golem Evolve Alolan Graveler (Alolan Geodudes Evolution) during the event to get an Alolan Golem that knows the Rapid Attack rollout.Dragonite Evolve Dragonair (Dratini’s Evolution) during the event to get a Dragonite that knows the Draco Meteor charge attack.Jumpluff Evolve Skiploom (Hoppip’s Evolution) during the event, to get a Jumpluff that knows Charge Attack Acrobatics.Swampert Evolve Marshtomp (Mudkips Evolution) during the event to get a Swampert that knows Charge Attack Hydrocannon .Whale Evolve Sealeo (Spheal’s Evolution) during the event to get a Whale obtained that knows the Fast Attack Powder Snow and the Charge d Attack Icicle Spear.Staraptor Evolve Staravia (Starly’s Evolut ion) during the event to get a Staraptor that knows the Gust fast attack. Gigalith Evolve Boldore (Roggenrola’s Evolution) during the event to get a Gigalith that knows the Charged Attack Meteor Beam. Chandelier Evolve Lampt (Litwick’s Evolution) during the event to get a Chandelure that knows the Charged Attack Poltergeist.Hydreigon Evolve Zweilous (Deino’s Evolution) during the event to get a Hydreigon that knows the Charged Attack Brutal Swing Be careful you know the charged attack hit.Obstagoon Evolve Galarian Linoone (Galarian Zigzagoon’s Evolution) during the event to get a obstacle that knows the charged attack obstacle.

Teddiursa Evolution Ursaluna is a special case: players wishing to unlock the Charged Attack High Horsepower must register between 2pm and 6am Sunday, or between 2pm and 9pm Sunday during the “special full moon” of the Events develop an Ursaring to Ursaluna”.

Players who want more ways to encounter Community Day Pokemon can also purchase a special $1 research story or gift it to friends.

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