Pokemon Go Community Day January 2022 Is All About Spheal

The seal Pokemon not named Seel gets the spotlight for 2022's first Community Day.

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The January 2022 Pokemon Go Community Day has been unveiled, and a cold wintry month will fittingly highlight an Ice-type Pokemon.

Spheal--the Clap Pokemon that debuted in the Hoenn region from Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire--will be the featured Pokemon for the next Pokemon Go Community Day, currently scheduled for January 16 from 11 AM to 5 PM local time. As with previous Community Days, the featured Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild and see an increased chance of a shiny version.

Players who evolve Sealeo--Spheal's first evolution--to Walrein during the designated event time will see the new Pokemon learn a new Charged move making its Pokemon Go debut, Icicle Spear. The Walrein will also know the Fast move Powder Snow.

The January Community Day will also include the following perks:

  • Event Bonuses including triple XP for catching a Pokemon and Incense/Lure Modules lasting 3 hours
  • Tickets for a Special Research called "The Spheal Deal" will be available for $1.00 USD
  • A free Community Day box featuring 30 Ultra Balls
  • A one-time Community Day Box available for 1,280 PokéCoins featuring:
    • 50 Ultra Balls
    • 5 Super Incubators
    • 5 Lucky Eggs
    • Elite Fast TM

Pokemon Go is currently running Part 1 of another winter-themed event, the Winter Holiday, which introduces the new Postcard Book for sharing postcards when giving in-game Gifts to friends. Special holiday-themed Pokemon are also available to catch, including Delibird, Cubchoo, Pikachu, and Spheal.

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