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Pokemon Go: Community Day August 2020

Trainers, the August Community Day Pokemon is know for:

  • Leaping over mountains after living for many years
  • Surviving in any body of water no matter how polluted it is
  • Being an easy target for predators
  • Bonus hint: flopping around (LOL)

If you guessed Magikarp, you are right! Yaaay!

Date & Time

Saturday Aug 8, 2020 from 11am to 5pm local time.


  • Magikarp appear more often in the wild. If lucky you might encounter a shiny one
  • If you evolve magikarp during event or up to 2 hours aftewards you’ll get a Gyarados that knows “Aqua Tail”
  • Take snapshots during Community Day for a surprise
  • It’ll take quite a bit of candy to evolve Margikarp into Gyarados, so complete event exclusive Field Research tasks to earn more Magikarp candies
  • There will be a special one-time purchase August Community Day box which will feature 30 Ultra Balls, an Elite charged TM, 6 star pieces, and an incense
  • For 1$ USD (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency) you will be able to access the Community Day exclusive special research story “Making a Splash”, follow Professor Willow as he learns about Magikarp and its evolution journey


  • 3 times the catch Stardust
  • Incense activated during the event will last for 3 hours

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