Pokemon Go: First March Community Day Details Announced

Next month's Community Day is set for March 23.


Niantic has announced the first details for next month's Pokemon Go Community Day. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 23, and as usual it'll only run for three hours. This time, however, Niantic is doing things a little differently with the event hours.

Up until now, the time that each previous Community Day took place was designated for an entire region; for instance, North America's events would run from 11 AM - 2 PM PT. March's event, however, will run everywhere from 3-6 PM local time. This should make it much easier to remember when the event is happening, as you won't need to convert the event hours to your time zone as you previously had to.

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Niantic has also revealed the featured Pokemon for March's Community Day. This time, it'll be the Gen 3 Grass-type starter Treecko. Throughout the event, Treecko will spawn more frequently in the wild than it normally does. Based on past Community Days, players will presumably also have a chance of finding a Shiny Treecko.

Moreover, if you manage to fully evolve Treecko into its final form, Sceptile, up to an hour after the Community Day ends, it'll know a special event-exclusive move it wouldn't be able to learn in Go otherwise. Niantic hasn't confirmed what this move will be, but previous Grass Pokemon that have been featured during Community Days all learned Frenzy Plant.

In the meantime, Niantic has a lot of other events lined up for Pokemon Go. First, the Legendary Pokemon Latias has returned to the game for a special Raid event from February 22 to March 1. On top of that, the developer is hosting a new Limited Research event on February 23 that will give players their first chance to capture Clamperl. Niantic is also introducing a new Team Medallion item to the game next week that will let players switch teams--but only once a year.

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