Pokemon GO: August Magikarp Community Day 2020: Dates, Times, Tickets, Schedule, Rewards, Bonuses And More!
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Pokemon GO: August Magikarp Community Day 2020: Dates, Times, Tickets, Schedule, Rewards, Bonuses And More!

Chris Trout
7 August 2020

Kanto believe it?

Pokemon GO's July Community Day featured Gastly after the Pokemon was voted as one of the most popular in a recent community poll.

Now it looks like August's featured Pokemon is in fact Magikarp!

Here's what we know about Pokemon GO's August Community Day.

August Community Day 2020 Dates And Times

The August community day event will take place on the 8th of August, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm local time.

August Community Day 2020 Features And Content

  • Magikarp will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny version.
  • Evolve Magikarp into Gyarados during the event or up to two hours afterwards to get a Pokemon that knows Aqua Tail.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
  • There’ll likely be a special one-time-purchase August Community Day Box.
  • For US$1 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Community Day–exclusive Special Research story.

The 'Making A Splash' Special Research story is now available in the shop for £0.79!

SPLASH: It's super effective

August Community Day Bonuses

  • 3 x Catch XP
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
  • Buddy Pokemon with a Buddy level of "Great Buddy" or higher will bring you helpful items, such as Poke Balls, through the event.
  • Eggs will require 1/4 Hatch Distance when placed in Incubators during the event period.

Pokemon Spotlight Hours

  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020: Horsea will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Candy for catching Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020: Sableye will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Candy for transferring Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020: Venipede will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the XP for evolving Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020: Geodude will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Stardust for catching Pokémon.

August Breakthrough Encounter

From Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Scraggy, the Shedding Pokémon, will be available as a Research Breakthrough encounter.