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And the Winner Is…

Trainers around the world headed to the Research Tasks to cast their votes for their favorite candidate for February 2020’s Community Day featured Pokémon! Who was the Winner?

Shiny Vulpix

Was it Vulpix, the fiery Fox Pokémon (and it’s icy counterpart Alolan Vulpix), with its adorable face and fluffy tail who breathes fire as hot as the sun?

PokémonPets Shiny Rhyhorn artwork

Or, was it Rhyhorn, the Spikes Pokémon? Rock-solid not only from its outer rocky plates but to its coveted exclusive move for Rhyperior.

Machop by PokémonPets

Perhaps it is time for Machop, the Superpower Pokémon, to receive its official day in the spotlight, although it’s shiny variant has already been released and caught by several Trainers all over.

Dratini by PokémonPets

Last, but not least, there’s Dratini, the Dragon Pokémon. Having already had its own Community Day in February 2018, this little dragon is peaking the interests of many in the PvP Community as well as newcomers.

Who did the world choose as their winner?! 

And your winner is...

With an overwhelming number of votes, the winner is…

RHYHORN

Rhyhorn will be featured on Saturday, February 22, 2020!

11:00am – 2:00pm (local time) Northern Hemisphere

&

3:00pm – 6:00pm (local time) Southern Hemisphere

Exclusive Move: Rock Wrecker • Community Day Bonus: 3x Stardust

Trainers,

Thank you for all your efforts campaigning and voting for the Pokémon you wanted featured on February Community Day. We are pleased to announce that the winner is…

Rhyhorn!

Don’t forget! During Community Day, you can evolve Rhyhorn into Rhyperior for the exclusive attack Rock Wrecker. And if you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Rhyhorn!

Congrats to everyone who voted for this Pokémon! The Community Day featuring the winning Pokémon will take place on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The featured bonus will be 3× Catch Stardust. Per an earlier update, Community Day for Trainers in the northern hemisphere will run from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time, while in the southern hemisphere, it will run from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time.

Thank you for taking part in this new kind of event. We’ll be evaluating this ongoing experiment and taking any insights into account for the next Community Day.

Have fun during Community Day!

—The Pokémon GO team

Be on the lookout for our exclusive Rhyhorn Community Day Infopedia closer to the event, and congratulations to all who voted for the Rhyhorn family for Community Day!! Your voices were loud and heard!

P.S. Huge thanks to Niantic for the shakeup and giving us something fun and different for this selection! 

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Motha of 3 | G2G Media Co-Founder | Designer | Creator | Lvl40 PoGo Player

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