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Today Is Porygon Community Day Classic In Pokémon GO

Porygon features with a highly boosted Shiny rate in today's throwback event, January 2024 Community Day Classic, in Pokémon GO.

Article Summary

  • Porygon stars in January 2024's Pokémon GO Community Day Classic event today.
  • Enhanced Shiny rates with exclusive move Tri Attack for evolved Porygon-Z.
  • Special Research for $1, event bonuses, and themed Field and Timed Research tasks.
  • Event-exclusive bundles available in the Pokémon GO shop and web store.

Today is Porygon Community Day Classic in Pokémon GO. Let's get into the details.

Porygon Community Day Classic graphic in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic
Porygon Community Day Classic graphic in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic

Here are the full details for today's Pokémon GO Community Day Classic for January 2024, which will feature Mareep:

  • Date and time: Saturday, January 20, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time
  • Featured Pokémon: Porygon will feature more frequently in the wild. Porygon initially won a poll that Niantic hosted to pick a Pokémon to feature during Community Day on 2020. Now, over three years later, it's back. It will feature its returning Community Day move. The evolution and attack details are…
    • Evolve Porygon2 (Porygon's Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Porygon-Z that knows the Charged Attack Tri Attack.
      • Tri Attack details:
        • Trainer Battles: 65 power and has a chance of lowering the opposing Pokémon's Attack and Defense
        • Gym and raids: 75 power
  • Community Day Special Research Storyline: This $1 Timed Research will be available in the shop. Here is what Niantic has to say about this questline:
    • "For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you'll be able to access the Porygon Community Day Classic–exclusive Special Research story. Stay tuned for when tickets for the Special Research story go live. Don't forget: you're now able to purchase and gift tickets to any of your friends that you've achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with.* To gift a ticket, tap the Special Research ticket in the in-game shop, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button. Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal."
  • Community Day Field Research: Niantic writes: "Community Day Classic–themed Field Research will be available! Catch Porygon to earn rewards, such as additional encounters with Porygon, Stardust, Great Balls, and more!"
  • Timed Research: This will award Upgrades and Sinnoh Stones so you can get your evolutions in.
  • Event bonuses:
    • 3x XP for catching Pokémon
    • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
    • Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last for three hours.
    • GO Snapshot photobombs
    • PokéStop Showcases
    • $9.99 Ultra Community Day Box on the Pokémon GO Web Store
    • Event Bundles:
      • For 1,350 PokéCoins, you will get 50 Ultra Balls, five Super Incubators, one Elite Charged TM, and five Lucky Eggs.
      • For 480 PokéCoins, you will get 30 Ultra Balls, one Incense, three Super Incubators, and one Lure Module.

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