Pokémon GO Community Day January 2022 will feature Spheal

Pokémon GO Community Day January 2022 will feature Spheal Sealeo Walrein

Niantic and The Pokémon Company have revealed that Spheal will be the featured Pokémon in the January 2022 Pokémon GO Community Day. The event will kick off on Saturday, January 16, 2022 at 11 a.m. local time and conclude at 5 p.m. local time. Just like with previous Pokémon GO Community Day events, Spheal will be appearing more frequently in the wild, with an increased chance of being shiny. If players evolve Sealeo, the evolved form of Spheal, during this event, the Walrein you receive will learn Icicle Spear and Powder Snow.

During the event’s hours, passive buffs will be implemented, such as 3-hour incense, 3-hour lure modules, and 3x catch XP. For those of you who want more rewards, a limited-time special research story called “The Spheal Deal” will be available in the Pokémon GO Shop for $1 USD / £0.79. If you’ve never done a Special Research story before, they allow you to receive bonus items, additional stardust, featured Pokémon-specific candy, and more.

Not only will you be able to receive the Special Research, but there will be an event box available to purchase during the event for 1,280 PokéCoins. The box will include 50 Ultra Balls, five super incubators, five lucky eggs, and an Elite Fast TM. Additionally, 30 Ultra Balls will be available for free in the shop, so make sure to redeem those when the event goes live next month.

Pokémon GO Community Day January 2022 featuring Spheal will be made available on January 16. Are you excited to capture a wild amount of Spheal in Pokémon GO? Let us know down in the comments!


Jaimie Ditchfield
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