Pokémon Go January Community Day Spheal, events move, bonuses and more

The new year is just about the corner, and one of the primary events Pokémon Go players have to look frontward to in 2022 is January’s Community Day. The event takes place on 16th Jan and features the ice Pokémon Spheal, along with a couple of in-game bonuses and a novel Special Research story. Here is everything your prerequisite to recognize around the forthcoming event.

When is January’s Community Day?

The January Pokémon Go’s Community Day takes place on 16th January Sunday. This special event will run for six hours, starting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time.

January’s featured Pokémon: Spheal

Spheal is the new star Pokémon of the January Community Day, this is an ice-type seal Pokémon. Through the event, Spheal will spawn in the wild more frequently than normal days, and you will have more opportunities to encounter a Shiny Spheal.

Community Day bundle and Research

As we all know, there will be a fresh paid special research story to overlap with January’s Community Day. The Research story is called the Spheal Deal which costs $1 to access. A distinct and special Community Day bundle will also be on sale in Pokémon Go’s item shop. The bundle costs around 1,280 PokeCoins and contains the following rewards.


  • 50 Ultra Balls
  • 5 Super Incubators
  • 5 Lucky Eggs
  • 1 Elite Fast TM

In the interim, Pokémon Go’s winter holiday event is happening until 31st Dec. Ans the legendary Pokémon Kyurem is back in five-star raids. You can catch up on the whole thing otherwise happening in the game right now in our December events roundup.

Community Day

January Community Day moves

If you are capable enough to power up Spheal’s advanced form, Sealeo, into Walrein on the day of the event, then it will acquire two event-exclusive moves upon growing: the Fast Attack Powder Snow and the Charged Attack Icicle Spear. You will have until 7 p.m. local time which is almost two hours after Community Day ends to evolve Sealeo and learn these special attacks.

Community Day bonuses

On top of increased Spheal spawns, a few other in-game bonuses will be lively during January’s Community Day. First, you will receive triple the normal amount of XP when you clasp Pokémon throughout the event. During the event, furthermore, any Lure Modules and Incenses that you use will last for three hours.

So, are you excited about this upcoming special January Community Day special event? How you are preparing? Let us know in the comment section and keep visiting our website for such amazing and updated news.


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