Pokémon GO news (Dec. 21): Community Day / Software update / Holidays 2018 event

Today’s Pokémon GO news: details on next Community Day, new Software udpate available, and additional details about the Holidays 2018 event!

Community Day

The next Community Day will take place on January 12th in Europe and North America, and January 13th in Asia-Pacific region. This time around, players will be able to catch a special Totodile, who will known a special move when evolved to a Feraligatr during the event. The bonuses will be 4x Incubator and 3 Hour Lure!

Here’s when the next Community Day will take place

  • Asia-Pacific region: January 13th, from 12.00 PM to 3PM
  • Europe, Middle East, Africa, India: January 12th 10AM to 1PM GMT / 11AM to 2PM CET
  • Americas, Greenland: January 12th 11AM to 2PM PT / 2PM to 5PM ET

Source: Niantic

Pokémon GO: Software update

Yesterday, a brand new Software update was released. It brings the game to Ver. 0.131.3 on Android and Ver. 1.99.3 on iOS, and provides various bug fixes such as:

  • types of Alola Forms not appearing correctly in Trainer Battles
  • both moves being highlighted when trying to use a Charge TM on Pokémon with two Charge Moves
  • various bug fixes

As usual, you can find more details about the various Software udpates for Pokémon GO on this page!

Source: Serebii

Holiday event

As part of the holiday event, which went live earlier this week (and runs until January 2nd), the following Pokémon have started appearing:

  • Bronzor
  • Bronzong
  • Skorupi
  • Drapion
  • Croagunk
  • Toxicroak
  • Finneon
  • Lumineon
  • Snover
  • Abomasnow

Also, the following can now be found in 7km Eggs:

  • Chingling
  • Munchlax
  • Mantyke

Finally, the following Shiny Pokémon are spawning:

  • Santa Hat Pikachu
  • Shiny Azurill

Source: Serebii



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