Pokemon GO's December Community Day Is An Amazing Opportunity For Fans

Pokemon Go December 2018 Community Day

It's safe to say that there's no other brand quite like Pokemon. The franchise that was once written off as a passing fad when it first appeared in the mid-90s has since gone on to become a powerhouse across the gaming and entertainment landscape. A lot of the brand's recent success can be attributed to the popularity of the Pokemon GO mobile app, which continues to remain relevant thanks to the constant support from the game's developer, Niantic.

One of the biggest ways that the studio keeps consumers invested in Pokemon GO is through monthly Community Days, in which players are able to go out and capture one very specific type of rare Pokemon in abundance. This will remain the case in December, but this event will be unlike any before it.

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In a move that's both shocked and thrilled the community surrounding the mobile game, all of the Pokemon that have appeared as the focus for a Community Day in the past will be present and accounted for during an event that will span an entire weekend lasting from November 30 at 1pm PST to December 2 at 11pm PST. During this time, the following Pokemon will be appearing more frequently:

  • Pikachu
  • Dratini
  • Bulbasaur
  • Mareep
  • Charmander
  • Larivitar
  • Squirtle
  • Eevee
  • Chikorita
  • Beldum
  • Cyndaquil

It's great to see the Pokemon GO community honored with this look back on the year they've had. Additionally, it's very exciting for collectors as it's often much more likely to encounter shiny versions to the above mentioned creatures during these Community Days. Not content on allowing players to simply have a shot at adding new monsters to their Pokedex, Niantic also enables double XP for catches, double Stardust for catches, half-distance incubators to allow for more hatching with less hassle, and exclusive moves for each critter or corresponding evolution.

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All of these come together to create one of the more memorable opportunities for players to flesh out their collections, which should prove especially useful given that users can transfer their Pokemon GO creatures to their Pokemon Let's Go game on Nintendo Switch.

Transferring over shiny Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle to Pokemon Let's Go Eevee and Pikachu are sure to be goals for fans of the series. Additionally, a smart move for completionists will be to round up as many shiny Eevee as possible since the creature has several evolutions yet to be released in the mobile game.

Whatever the intent is for players on December's Community Day, it will no doubt be a memorable event.

More: Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee Set Nintendo Switch Sales Record

Pokemon GO is currently available across Android and iOS platforms.

Source: Pokemon GO

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