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January Pokémon GO Community Day features Spheal, Shiny Spheal, Walrein that knows Icicle Spear and Powder Snow, 3x Catch XP, 3-hour Incense, 3-hour Lures, snapshot surprise, new event bundles and more
January 2022 Community Day: Spheal’s spear-tastic sojourn
We’re excited to announce that Spheal, the Clap Pokémon, will be featured during January’s Community Day event!
January Community Day
Sunday, January 16, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time
Spheal will be appearing more frequently in the wild!
: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Evolve Sealeo (Spheal’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Walrein that knows the Charged Attack Icicle Spear and Fast Attack Powder Snow.
Walrein will be able to learn the Charged Attack Icicle Spear.
Walrein will be able to learn the Fast Attack Powder Snow.
Making its Pokémon GO debut, this low-energy Charged Attack will be sure to make Walrein shine!
Trainer Battles: 60 damage
Gyms and raids: 60 damage
Community Day Special Research Story: The Spheal Deal
For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Spheal Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, The Spheal Deal!
Stay tuned for when tickets for the The Spheal Deal 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.
3× Catch XP
Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours
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 Super Incubators, five Lucky Eggs and an Elite Fast TM.
A bundle containing 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop at no cost. Be sure to pick them up during the event!
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