Pokemon Go’s September Community Day is here. The event takes place today, September 19, and offers players the chance to catch a rare Pokémon, learn an event-exclusive move, and enjoy other special in-game bonuses, including triple catch XP and increased incense duration. Here’s a rundown of everything you need to know about Pokemon Go’s September 2021 Community Day event.
When is Pokemon Go September Community Day?
Pokemon Go’s September Community Day takes place on Sunday September 19, of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in your local time zone.
September Featured Pokemon: Oshawott
The star of the September Community Day is Oshawot, the water-type starter from Pokemon Black / White and Pokemon Legends: Arceus. As the featured Pokémon, Savage Oshawott will spawn more frequently than normal throughout the event, and you’ll have a much better chance of encountering a rare Shiny oshawott.
September Community Day Relocation: Hydro Cannon
If you evolve Oshawott’s evolved form, Dewott, into Samurott during Community Day in September, the Pokémon will know the movement. Hydraulic cannon, a powerful charged water-type attack that he normally can’t learn in Pokemon Go. You’ll have until 7:00 p.m. local time, two hours after the end of Community Day in September, to transform Dewott into a Samurott who knows Hydro Cannon.
This isn’t the only special move Samurott will be able to learn during the event. Starting on Community Day in September, you can teach Samurott the Charged Attack Razor shell. Unlike Hydro Cannon, Samurott will be able to learn Razor Shell even after Community Day in September ends.
September Community Day Bonus
In addition to the increased spawns of Oshawott, a few other in-game bonuses will be active on Community Day in September. Any incense or decoy mod you use during the event will be stay active for three hours rather than their normal duration. You will also win three times the usual amount of XP to catch Pokémon.
September Community Day Package and Special Research
Niantic is selling a new set of items in the Pokemon Go in-game store during Community Day in September. The pack costs 1,280 PokeCoins and includes the following:
- 50 ultra balls
- Five lucky eggs
- Five rainy decoy modules
- One Elite FastTM
On top of that, Niantic offers an event-exclusive special research task line called From escalopes to Seamitars during the community day in September. Completing the tasks will earn you additional rewards, including a Rainy Lure mod and more chances of catching Oshawott. To access Special Research, you will need to purchase an in-game ticket from the Pokemon Go Item Shop for a dollar.