Pokemon Go Community Day 2023

Pokemon Go: Everything You Need To Know About The Two-Day Community Day Event in December

Pokemon Go is currently holding a two-day community day event on December 16 and December 17, and here are all the details you need to know.

Pokemon featured in Community Day events throughout 2023 will appear more frequently in the wild and as Timed Research reward encounters. Pokemon featured in Community Day events throughout 2022 will hatch from Eggs and appear in raids. They will also be reward encounters for Timed Research. Here is everything you need to know.

When is the December Community Day 2023?

The Pokemon Go December Community Day takes place on Saturday, December 16, 2023, and Sunday, December 17, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm local time.

This means people from New Zealand will have access to the event almost a whole day before those in the United States.

Event Bonuses

The Event Bonuses will boost most elements in the game, so make sure you tune in fro both days to maximize your output. Here are all the Bonuses:

  • 2× XP for catching Pokémon.
  • 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon.
  • 1/2 Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed into Incubators during the event period.
  • 2× Candy for catching Pokémon.
  • 2× chance for Trainers level 31 and up to receive XL Candy from catching Pokemon.
  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • One additional Special Trade can be made, for a maximum of two per day.
  • Trades made during the event will require 50% less Stardust.

While most bonuses are only active on December 16 and 17 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm local time, the trading bonuses will be active from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm local time on those days.

A different set of Pokemon will feature on each event day—Saturday, December 16, 2023, and Sunday, December 17, 2023—from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm local time. All featured Pokemon have increased chances of appearing as Shiny.

The following Pokemon will be featured on Saturday, December 16, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm local time. All Pokemon can be caught as Shiny.

  • Slowpoke
  • Galarian Slowpoke
  • Togetic
  • Chespin
  • Fennekin
  • Noibat

The following Pokemon will be featured on Sunday, December 17, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm local time. All Pokemon can be caught as Shiny.

  • Poliwag
  • Wooper
  • Paldean Wooper
  • Timburr
  • Axew
  • Froakie
  • Grubbin

The following Pokemon will be featured on both days, and for the last 10 minutes of each hour, Trainers can look for these Pokemon. All Pokemon can be caught as Shiny.

  • Charmander
  • Squirtle
  • Mareep
  • Swinub
  • Larvitar

Raids

With any big Pokemon Go event, unique Pokemon will appear in Raids, and the December Community Day event is no different. The following Pokemon will be appearing in raids:

One-Star Raids

  • Sandshrew
  • Alolan Sandshrew
  • Alolan Geodude
  • Hoppip
  • Teddiursa
  • Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Spheal
  • Starly
  • Roggenrola
  • Litwick
  • Deino
  • Stufful

All Pokemon will be available to catch as Shiny.

One-Star Raids Pokemon Go December 2023 Community Day
One-Star Raids Pokemon Go December 2023 Community Day

Eggs

Pokemon from Community Day events in 2022 will hatch from 2km eggs, so you better get moving. Here is what you can expect to find:

  • Sandshrew
  • Alolan Sandshrew
  • Alolan Geodude
  • Hoppip
  • Teddiursa
  • Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Spheal
  • Starly
  • Roggenrola
  • Litwick
  • Deino
  • Stufful

All Pokemon will be available to catch as Shiny.

If you evolve Pokemon during the event from Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 9:00 am to Sunday, December 17, 2023, at 9:00 pm local time, you will receive featured attacks. Here is what you can expect according to the Pokemon Go Blog:

Charizard

Evolve Charmeleon to get a Charizard that knows the Fast Attack Dragon Breath and the Charged Attack Blast Burn.

Blastoise

Evolve Wartortle (Squirtle’s Evolution) to get a Blastoise that knows the Charged Attack Hydro Cannon.

Sandslash

Evolve Sandshrew during the event to get a Sandslash that knows the Charged Attack Night Slash.

Alolan Sandslash

Evolve Alolan Sandshrew during the event to get an Alolan Sandslash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.

Alolan Golem

Evolve Alolan Graveler (Alolan Geodude’s Evolution) during the event to get an Alolan Golem that knows the Fast Attack Rollout.

Poliwrath

Evolve Poliwhirl (Poliwag’s Evolution) to get a Poliwrath that knows the Fast Attack Counter.

Slowbro, Galarian Slowbro, Slowking, and Galarian Slowking

Evolve Slowpoke or Galarian Slowpoke to get a Slowbro, Galarian Slowbro, Slowking, or Galarian Slowking that knows the Charged Attack Surf.

Ampharos

Evolve Flaaffy (Mareep’s Evolution) to get an Ampharos that knows the Charged Attack Dragon Pulse.

Politoed

Evolve Poliwhirl (Poliwag’s Evolution) with a King’s Rock to get a Politoed that knows the Charged Attack Ice Beam.

Jumpluff

Evolve Skiploom (Hoppip’s Evolution) during the event to get a Jumpluff that knows the Charged Attack Acrobatics.

Quagsire

Evolve Wooper to get a Quagsire that knows the Charged Attack Aqua Tail.

Tyranitar

Evolve Pupitar (Larvitar’s Evolution) to get a Tyranitar that knows the Fast Attack Smack Down.

Walrein

Evolve Sealeo (Spheal’s Evolution) during the event to get a Walrein that knows the Fast Attack Powder Snow and the Charged Attack Icicle Spear.

Staraptor

Evolve Staravia (Starly’s Evolution) during the event to get a Staraptor that knows the Fast Attack Gust.

Togekiss

Evolve Togetic (Togepi’s Evolution) to get a Togekiss that knows the Charged Attack Aura Sphere.

Mamoswine

Evolve Piloswine (Swinub’s Evolution) to get a Mamoswine that knows the Charged Attack Ancient Power.

Gigalith

Evolve Boldore (Roggenrola’s Evolution) during the event to get a Gigalith that knows the Charged Attack Meteor Beam.

Conkeldurr

Evolve Gurdurr (Timburr’s Evolution) to get a Conkeldurr that knows the Charged Attack Brutal Swing.

Timburr Community Day
Timburr Pokemon Go Community Day October 2023

Chandelure

Evolve Lampent (Litwick’s Evolution) during the event to get a Chandelure that knows the Charged Attack Poltergeist.

Haxorus

Evolve Fraxure (Axew’s Evolution) to get a Haxorus that knows the Charged Attack Breaking Swipe.

Hydreigon

Evolve Zweilous (Deino’s Evolution) during the event to get a Hydreigon that knows the Charged Attack Brutal Swing.

Chesnaught

Evolve Quilladin (Chespin’s Evolution) to get a Chesnaught that knows the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant.

Delphox

Evolve Braixen (Fennekin’s Evolution) to get a Delphox that knows the Charged Attack Blast Burn.

Greninja

Evolve Frogadier (Froakie’s Evolution) to get a Greninja that knows the Charged Attack Hydro Cannon.

Noivern

Evolve Noibat to get a Noivern that knows the Charged Attack Boomburst.

Vikavolt

Evolve Charjabug (Grubbin’s Evolution) while near a Magnetic Lure to get a Vikavolt that knows the Fast Attack Volt Switch. Grubbin that evolve into Charjabug during that period will also know Volt Switch!

Bewear

Evolve Stufful during the event to get a Bewear that knows the Charged Attack Drain Punch.

Obstagoon

Evolve Galarian Linoone (Galarian Zigzagoon’s Evolution) during the event to get an Obstagoon that knows the Charged Attack Obstruct.

Ursaluna

Evolve Ursaring (Teddiursa’s Evolution) during a special full moon to get an Ursaluna that knows the Charged Attack High Horsepower. The full moon will be in the sky from 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2023, to 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 17, 2023, and from 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 17, 2023, to 9:00 pm on Sunday, December 17, 2023.

Clodsire

Evolve Paldean Wooper to get a Clodsire that knows the Charged Attack Megahorn.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels Key Art
Pokemon Go – Timeless Travels

December 2023 Community Day Special Research Story

As with every Pokemon Go Community Day event, there will be an event ticket for US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency) that will grant you an exclusive Special Research story.

This ticket will give you additional encounters with Pokemon, and it is non-refundable.

Event Timed Research

The Pokemon Go December 2023 Community event will feature event-exclusive Timed Research tasks for players. It will be available for the duration of the weekend and finish at 5:00 pm on Sunday, December 17, 2023.

The Timed Research will award King’s Rocks, Magnetic Lures, and encounters with Pokemon previously featured in Community Days from 2022 and 2023.

Field Research, Stickers, and PokeStop Showcases

There will be additional bonuses for players with Field Research providing encounters with Pokemon featured in previous Community Days in 2023, Community Day 2023 Stickers, and PokeStop Showcases for players to participate in.

That’s everything you need to know for the Pokemon Go: Community Day December 2023 event. Make sure you check out our Game Hub for more articles on Pokemon Go.