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Niantic has announced that the Augyst 2022 Pokémon GO Community Day on Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time will feature Galarian Zigzagoon.

UPDATE: Congratulations, Trainers! Your hard work during Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo has earned Ultra Unlock bonuses for August Community Day! Play during Community Day to make the most of these extra bonuses!


Niantic has restricted Four-star Raid Battles to Raid Passes and Premium Battle Passes only. Players cannot access Four-star Raid Battles featuring Galarian Linoone with Remote Raid Passes. If there are dangerous storms, health restrictions or other reasons that would endanger you during the time period for this event in your area, please do not force yourself to venture out to participate in this event. Damage to devices may also occur in extreme heat and cold weather conditions.

August 2022 Community Day: Galarian Zigzagoon

Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time

We’re excited to announce that Galarian Zigzagoon, the Tiny Raccoon Pokémon, will be featured during August Community Day!

Featured Pokémon

Galarian Zigzagoon will appear more frequently in the wild.

Galarian Zigzagoon Shiny Icon

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Featured Attack

Obstagoon: Evolve Galarian Linoone (Galarian Zigzagoon’s Evolution) during the event or up to five hours afterward to get an Obstagoon that knows the Charged Attack Obstruct.


Trainer Battles: 15 power and guaranteed to increase the user’s Defense and lower the opponent’s Defense.
Gyms and raids: 20 power

Community Day Special Research story – Field Notes: Galarian Zigzagoon

  • For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Galarian Zigzagoon Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, Field Notes: Galarian Zigzagoon.
  • Stay tuned for when tickets for the Special Research story go live.
  • Don’t forget: you’re now able to purchase and gift tickets to any of your friends that you’ve achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with.* To gift a ticket, tap the Special Research ticket in the in-game shop, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button.

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.

*Certain restrictions apply. Gifting cannot be completed if the recipient has purchased a Special Research ticket or has been gifted one already.

Event Bonuses

Icon: 3× Catch Stardust.
Icon: 2× chance for Trainers level 31 and up to receive XL Candy from catching Pokemon.
Icon: 2× Candy for catching Pokémon.
Icon: Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
Icon: Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.
Icon: Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
Icon: One additional Special Trade can be made for a maximum of three for the day.*
Icon: Trades made during the event and up to five hours afterward will require 50% less Stardust.*

*While most bonuses are only active during the three hours of the event, these bonuses will be active from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time.

Ultra Unlock event bonuses

The following bonuses will be active from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time.
Icon: 2× XP for catching Pokémon
Icon: 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon.
Icon: Two additional Special Trades can be made during the event. This bonus stacks with the additional Special Trade bonus for the Season of GO, for a maximum of four Special Trades for the day.
Icon: Trades made during the event will require 75% less Stardust.*

*This bonus replaces the previous bonus that halves Stardust for trades. These bonuses will not stack.

Bonuses for groups

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time

Work together with other Trainers between 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time to unlock additional bonuses!

If enough Pokémon are caught by Trainers with help from a single Lure Module, wild Galarian Linoone will appear near the Lured PokéStop!

Bonus Raid Battles after Community Day

Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time

After the three-hour Community Day event ends, Trainers will be able to challenge unique four-star Raid Battles. Claiming victory in one of these raids will cause more Galarian Zigzagoon to appear around the Gym that hosted the raid for 30 minutes!

Four-star Raid Battles

Galarian Linoone will be appearing in four-star raids! You can only join these raids using Raid Passes and Premium Battle Passes. Remote Raid Passes cannot be used to join these raids.


Bonus for completing Four-star Raid Battles

Once you successfully complete a four-star Raid Battle against Galarian Linoone, Galarian Zigzagoon will begin to appear in a 300-meter radius around the Gym that hosted the raid for 30 minutes. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!*

*Galarian Zigzagoon that appear under these circumstances will have the same chance of appearing as a Shiny Pokémon as those that appear during August Community Day’s three-hour event period.

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on Galarian Zigzagoon will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. You will need to catch a total of one hundred Galarian Zigzagoon to complete this Timed Research in full. As you progress through and complete the research tasks, you will receive the following:

Obstagoon Hat
Obstagoon Glasses
Obstagoon Gloves
Obstagoon Pose

These items will also be available for purchase in the in-game shop after the event.



You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.


Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/communityday-august-2022-galarian-zigzagoon/
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