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Niantic announces details for December 2020 Pokémon Go Community Day

Pokemon Go Community Day December 2020
Pokemon Go Community Day December 2020 (Image credit: Niantic)

What you need to know

  • Niantic has announced the details for the final Community Day of 2020.
  • December's Community Day will run both Saturday and Sunday, December 12 and 13 from 6AM to 10PM local time.
  • Every Pokémon from 2019 and 2020's Community Days will return over the weekend.

Today Niantic announced the details for Pokémon Go's final Community Day of 2020, celebrating over 20 different species of Pokémon. It will run the weekend of December 12 and 13 from 6AM to 10PM local time, with six hour windows on both days with additional boosted Shiny rates and bonuses.

The following Pokémon will take over wild Spawns:

  • Charmander
  • Weedle
  • Abra
  • Gastly
  • Rhyhorn
  • Electabuzz
  • Magmar
  • Magikarp
  • Porygon
  • Seedot
  • Piplup

The following Pokémon will be taking over Raids:

  • Totodile
  • Swinub
  • Treecko
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip
  • Ralts
  • Slakoth
  • Trapinch
  • Bagon
  • Turtwig
  • Chimchar

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 2KM Eggs:

  • Totodile
  • Swinub
  • Treecko
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip
  • Ralts
  • Slakoth
  • Trapinch
  • Bagon
  • Turtwig
  • Chimchar.

The following Community Day Exclusive moves will be available:

  • Charizard: Dragon Breath.
  • Beedrill: Drill Run.
  • Alakazam: Counter.
  • Gengar: Shadow Punch.
  • Rhyperior: Rock Wrecker.
  • Electivire: Flamethrower.
  • Magmortar: Thunderbolt.
  • Gyarados: Aqua Tail.
  • Porygon-Z: Tri Attack.
  • Feraligatr: Hydro Cannon.
  • Mamoswine: Ancient Power.
  • Sceptile: Frenzy Plant.
  • Blaziken: Blast Burn.
  • Shiftry: Bullet Seed.
  • Gardevoir: Synchronoise
  • Gallade: Synchronoise.
  • Slaking: Body Slam.
  • Swampert: Hydro Cannon.
  • Flygon: Earth Power.
  • Salamence: Outrage
  • Torterra: Frenzy Plant.
  • Infernape: Blast Burn.
  • Empoleon: Hydro Cannon.

On Saturday, from 11AM to 5PM local time, Trainers will enjoy double Catch Stardust and half Egg Hatch Distance. Mega Gengar will be appearing more often in Raids and the following Pokémon will have increased Shiny rates:

  • Weedle
  • Abra
  • Gastly
  • Rhyhorn
  • Seedot
  • Piplup

On Sunday, from 11AM to 5PM local time, Trainers will enjoy double Catch Stardust and half Egg Hatch Distance. Mega Charizard X will be appearing more often in Raids and the following Pokémon will have increased Shiny rates:

  • Charmander
  • Electabuzz
  • Magmar
  • Magikarp
  • Porygon

Additionally, there will be limited Community Day boxes and a $1 USD or local equivalent Special Research Story available in the PokéShop. Timed Research will be available to all players for the duration of Community Day which can earn players an Elite Charge TM.

Which of these many Pokémon are you most excited for another chance to catch? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out our Best Pokémon Go Accessories so you can be fully equipped for your Pokémon Journeuy!

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.