Pokemon Go May 2022 Community Day: Alolan Geodude


Date + Time

Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time

Featured Pokémon

Alolan Geodude will appear more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Featured attack

Evolve Alolan Graveler (Geodude’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get an Alolan Golem that knows the Fast Attack Rollout.

Making its Pokémon GO debut, this Fast Attack generates energy quickly!

  • Trainer Battles: 4 power
  • Gyms and raids: 14 power

Community Day Special Research story: A Rocky Road

  • For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Alolan Geodude Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, A Rocky Road
  • Stay tuned for when tickets for the Special Research story go live.

New ticket gifting!

We’re excited to announce that you can now give a ticket to this Community Day’s Special Research to a friend! To give, tap the Special Research ticket, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button.

Stay tuned for more details on how to use this new feature!

Certain restrictions apply. Gifting cannot be completed if the recipient has purchased a Special Research ticket or has been gifted one already.

Event Bonuses

  • 3× Stardust for catching Pokémon
  • 2× Candy for catching Pokémon
  • 2× chance to receive Geodude XL Candy from catching Alolan Geodude
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
  • One additional special trade can be made during the event and up to two hours afterward for a maximum of two for the day
  • Trades made during the event and up to two hours afterward will require 50% less Stardust

Bonuses for groups

Work together with other Trainers to unlock additional bonuses!

  • If enough Pokémon are caught with help from a single Lure Module, the 3× Catch Stardust bonus for Trainers near the Lured PokéStop will become a 4× bonus for 30 minutes.

This bonus will not stack with the 3× Catch Stardust bonus and will instead replace it.

Event Bundles

  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Community Day Box available for 975 PokéCoins, featuring one Super Incubator, one Lucky Egg, one Elite Fast TM, and one Star Piece.
  • A bundle containing 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop at no cost. Be sure to pick it up during the event!


You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

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