Pokemon Go: September Community Day Is Today, Here Are All The Details

Here's everything you need to know about this month's Community Day event.

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The next Pokemon Go Community Day is here. This month's event takes place today, September 22, and as usual, it'll give players a chance to capture rare Pokemon and take advantage of other in-game rewards for a brief window of time.

Live previous Community Days, this month's event will be held around the globe, but it will only run for three hours, and its timing will vary depending on which part of the world you live in. You can find the full schedule for each major region, as taken from the official Pokemon website, below.

Every Community Day stars a special "featured Pokemon" that will spawn much more frequently in the wild than it typically does for the duration of the event. This month, the featured Pokemon is the Gold and Silver starter Chikorita. On top of appearing in greater numbers than usual, you'll also have your first chance of encountering a Shiny Chikorita during the event.

Each Community Day also provides an opportunity to get a Pokemon with a special move that it cannot typically learn in the game. This time around, any Bayleef that you manage to evolve into Meganium before the Community Day ends will learn the powerful Grass-type attack Frenzy Plant, even if they were caught outside of the event.

Niantic will also provide a few other bonuses as an incentive to take part in this month's Community Day. First, you'll earn triple the usual amount of XP for capturing Pokemon. Lure Modules will also last longer than they normally do; any that are used during the event will remain active for three hours, rather than their typical 30-minute duration.

While you're out participating in the latest Community Day, you may also have a chance of encountering a Mewtwo. As part of the Ultra Bonus Event, the Legendary Psychic-type will appear in regular Raid Battles for the first time from September 20 - October 23. Previously, Mewtwo could only be found through the invite-only EX Raids.

Pokemon Go September Community Day Hours

North America

  • 11 AM - 2 PM PT
  • 2 PM - 5 PM ET

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

  • 10 AM - 1 PM BST
  • 9 AM - 12 PM UTC


  • 12 PM - 3 PM JST

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Got a herd of Shiny Chikorita. No other shinies. Snorlax Raid, 4 Mewtwo Raids.

That weird little wannabe ditto lugnut popped up once the Chikorita left, that turn into dittos. The Number 891 Kecleon datamined thing. Wasn't expecting it to appear and everyone is still completely confused by it.

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I wonder if any other Pokemon will have better shiny chance while the event occurs. At Eevee Community day I found a Shiny Poochyena along with a couple Eevee. Have a fun 3 hours everybody! Good shiny luck!