Shiny Tepig, Shiny Pignite and Shiny Emboar now available in Pokémon GO for the first time to coincide with July Pokémon GO Community Day

Niantic has announced a new event for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

Get fired up for Tepig Community Day!

Trainers,

We’re excited to announce that Tepig, the Fire Pig Pokémon, will be featured during July’s Community Day event!

Date + Time

Saturday, July 3, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

Features

  • Tepig will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
  • Evolve Pignite (Tepig’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get an Emboar that knows the Charged Attack Blast Burn.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Community Day Box available for 1,280 PokéCoins, featuring 50 Ultra Balls, five Incense, five Star Pieces, and an Elite Charged TM.
  • For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Tepig Community Day-exclusive Special Research story, Roasted Berries.
  • Stay tuned for when tickets for the Roasted Berries Special Research story go live! Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal.

Bonuses

  • 3× Catch Stardust
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated. For the latest on in-game events and feature updates, be sure to check this help center article.

—The Pokémon GO team

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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