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December Community Day Infopedia

It’s that time of the year, Trainers! The December Community Day weekend is right around the corner, and it’s packed with bonuses, spawns, exclusive moves, and so much more. Let’s dive right in, because we got a lot to look at!

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EVENT
DATE/
TIME:
Start: Sat., Dec. 12, 2020, at 6:00 am local time
End: Sun., Dec. 13, 2020, at 10:00 pm local time
FEATURES:
WILD: Charmander, Weedle, Abra, Gastly, Rhyhorn, Electabuzz, Magmar, Magikarp, Porygon, Seedot, and Piplup.
RAIDS: Totodile, Swinub, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Ralts, Slakoth, Trapinch, Bagon, Turtwig, and Chimchar
2KM EGGS: Totodile, Swinub, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Ralts, Slakoth, Trapinch, Bagon, Turtwig, and Chimchar.
MEGA RAIDS: Mega Gengar & Mega Charizard X
EXCLUSIVE MOVES: Exclusive attacks from  2019 and 2020 Community Day events
FIELD & TIMED RESEARCH: Themed Field & Timed Research tasks for encounters and rewards
BONUSES:
Special Community Day Box
1/2 Hatch Distance
2x Catch Stardust
3-Hour Incense

ALL WEEKEND

DECEMBER CD SPAWNS/RAIDS/EGGS

Spawns
Charmander Official ArtworkWeedle Official ArtworkAbra Official Artwork
Gastly Official ArtworkRhyhorn Official ArtworkElectabuzz Official Artwork
Magmar Official ArtworkMagikarp Official ArtworkPorygon Official Artwork
Seedot Official Artwork Piplup Official Artwork
Raids
Totodile Official ArtworkSwinub Official ArtworkTreecko Official Artwork
Torchic Official ArtworkMudkip Official ArtworkRalts Official Artwork
Slakoth Official ArtworkTrapinch Official ArtworkBagon Official Artwork
Turtwig Official Artwork Chimchar Official Artwork
2KM Eggs
Totodile Official ArtworkSwinub Official ArtworkTreecko Official Artwork
Torchic Official ArtworkMudkip Official ArtworkRalts Official Artwork
Slakoth Official ArtworkTrapinch Official ArtworkBagon Official Artwork
Turtwig Official Artwork Chimchar Official Artwork

DECEMBER CD SPECIAL/TIMED RESEARCH

Stage 1
Catch 15 PiplupRevivex10
Catch 15 RhyhornRevivex10
Catch 15 Abra1,500 XP
Stage 1 Rewards
Revivex10   • 1,500 XP  • Stardustx2,000
Stage 2
Catch 15 SeedotRevivex10
Catch 15 Weedle1,500 XP
Catch 15 GastlyStardustx1,500
Stage 2 Rewards
Revivex1  Incensex1  • Stardustx2,000
Stage 3
Catch 15 MagikarpRevivex10
Catch 15 PorygonIncensex1
Catch 15 CharmanderIncense x1
Stage 3 Rewards
Revivex1  Incensex1  • Stardustx2,000
Stage 4
Catch 15 ElectabuzzIncensex1
Catch 15 MagmarIncensex1
Catch 15 PokémonIncense x1
Stage 4 Rewards
Revivex3  1,500 XP  • Stardustx2,000
TIMED RESEARCH
Transfer 20 PokémonRevivex10
Catch 12 different species of PokémonRevivex15
Catch 40 PokémonRevivex10
REWARDS
2,000 XP   •  Incensex1  • Revivex25

December Community Day Bonuses

This Community Day, you will be able to enjoy:

12-Hours, 2x Stardust, & 1/2 Hatch Distance of Community Day Fun

Rather than the typical 3-hour event, you will get TWO days of 6-hours of 1/2 hatch distance fun, and double Catch Stardust to help load up to get some Pokémon to level 50! 
 
Below you can find our handy hatch and catch charts to help you on your December Community Day!

1/2 HATCH DISTANCE

REGULAR INCUBATOR
2 km5 km7 km10 km 
1 km2.5 km3.5 km5 km
SUPER INCUBATOR
2 km5 km7 km10 km
0.66 km1.67 km2.33 km3.33 km

Tips & Tricks

  • Incubate your Eggs AFTER CD started.
  • Try to collect as many 10km Eggs as possible before CD to maximize your Stardust gain.
  • Run a Lucky Egg + Star Piece for the full 12 hours if possible.

2X CATCH STARDUST

2X CATCH STARDUST​
Catches 2x Catch Stardust With Starpiece
Base Stage Evolution 200 (250*) 300 (375*)
Second Stage Evolution 600 (750*) 900 (1,125*)
Third Stage Evolution 1000 (1,250*) 1,500 (1,875*)
Daily Catch Bonus 1,200 1,800
7-Day Catch Bonus 6,000 9,000
* With Weather Boost
* With Weather Boost

Stardust Tips & Tricks

  • Stack your Field Research encounters and catch them during the CD window.
  • Try to CATCH EVERYTHING.
  • Run a Star Piece for the full 12 hours.

3-HOUR INCENSE

Instead of Lure Modules, Incense will last for three hours during this month’s Community Day hours.

Make sure to activate your Incense after the event starts; otherwise, it will last for the regular 1 hour instead of 3 hours.

SATURDAY ONLY

All info above still applies on this day, but the following info is for Saturday only. Note that the below mentioned Pokémon will be appearing even more frequently in the wild and will be more likely to be Shiny! 

Shiny Boosted
Weedle Official ArtworkAbra Official ArtworkGastly Official Artwork
Rhyhorn Official ArtworkSeedot Official ArtworkPiplup Official Artwork
Mega Raids
 Mega Gengar 
*Other Mega Pokémon may be found in Raids, but the above will be boosted from 11am – 5pm local time.*
Bonuses
2x Catch Stardust
1/2 Egg Hatch Distance
3-Hour Incense Duration

SUNDAY ONLY

All info above still applies on this day, but the following info is for Sunday only. Note that the below mentioned Pokémon will be appearing even more frequently in the wild and will be more likely to be Shiny! 

Shiny Boosted
Charmander Official ArtworkElectabuzz Official ArtworkMagmar Official Artwork
Magikarp Official Artwork Porygon Official Artwork
Mega Raids
 Mega Gengar 
*Other Mega Pokémon may be found in Raids, but the above will be boosted from 11am – 5pm local time.*
Bonuses
2x Catch Stardust
1/2 Egg Hatch Distance
3-Hour Incense Duration

December CD INFOGRAPHICS

EXCLUSIVE MOVES

All CD exclusive moves from 2019 and 2020 will be available on December Community Day! To obtain them, you have to evolve your Pokémon between Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 6:00 a.m. and Sunday, December 13, 2020, 10:00 p.m. (local time).

Be sure to check out our December Community Day Move Analysis to help you decide where to invest your time and resources!

Note: 2018 Community Day Pokémon Exclusive Moves will NOT be available. Niantic has stated that there will be a way to obtain these introduced in 2021.

2020
Pokémon EvolutionMove
Weedle>BeedrillDrill Run
Abra>AlakazamCounter
Gastly>GengarShadow Punch
Rhyhorn>RhyperiorRock Wrecker
Seedot>ShiftryBullet Seed
Piplup>EmpoleonHydro Cannon
Charmander>CharizardDragon Claw
Electabuzz>ElectivireFlamethrower
Magmar>MagmortarThunderbolt
Magikarp>GyradosAqua Tail
Porygon>PorygonZTri Attack
2019
Pokémon EvolutionMove
Chimchar>InfernapeBlast Burn
Trapinch>FlygonEarth Power
Turtwig>TorterraFrenzy Plant
Ralts>Gardevoir
Gallade
Synchronoise
Mudkip>SwampertHydro Cannon
Slakoth>SlakingBody Slam
Torchic>BlazikenBlast Burn
Bagon>SalamenceOutrage
Treecko>SceptileFrenzy Plant
Swinub>MamoswineAncient Power
Totodile>FeraligatrHydro Cannon

OTHER IMPORTANT CD INFO

Community Day Box

There’ll be a special one-time purchase December Community Day bundle on sale for 1,280 coins featuring 30 Ultra Balls, five Lucky Eggs, one Elite Fast TM, and one Elite Charged TM. That’s 2 Elite TM’s instead of the usual 1, Trainers!

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Steverzwijn

Steven // 22 years young // Belgian // PoGO Lover // Soccer Player // Social Work Student // Favorite expression: "If our cat was a cow, we could milk it at the stove."

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