Duskull is the star of Pokemon Go’s Community Day event in October.
Pokemon Go Community Day in September has just ended, but Community Day in October is just around the corner. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 9th, and gives players the chance to catch another rare Pokémon and take advantage of other in-game bonuses. Here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Community Day in October 2021.
When is Pokemon Go Community Day in October?
Pokemon Go Community Day in October takes place on Saturday October 9th, from 11am to 5pm in your local time zone.
Pokémon in October: Duskull
The ghost Pokémon dusk is the star of the Community Day in October. Throughout the event, the wild Duskull spawns much more frequently than usual, so you have more chances of catching the Ghost Pokémon and stocking up on Duskull candy.
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In addition to the regular Duskull, you can Shiny twilight skull at Community Day in October. This variant will be pretty rare, but you can increase your chances of encountering one by using an incense.
Moving to Community Day in October: Shadow Ball
If you manage to evolve Dusclops (the evolved form of Duskull) to Dusknoir during Community Day in October, it will automatically learn the Ghost Charge Attack Shadow ball. Dusknoir usually can’t learn this move in Pokemon Go, which makes Community Day in October one of your only chances to get it. You have until 7 p.m. local time – two hours after the event ends – to get Dusclops to develop and learn Shadow Ball.
Community Day bonuses in October
In addition to the increased spawns of Duskull, several other bonuses will be active in the game during Community Day in October. Any smoking or bait modules that you use during the event will be stay active for three hours instead of their usual duration. Besides, you earn three times the normal amount of stardust to catch Pokémon.
October Community Day Package and Research Assignments
A special item bundle will be available in the Pokemon Go in-game shop during Community Day in October. The bundle costs 1,280 PokeCoins and includes the following items:
- 50 ultra balls
- 4 incense
- 4 star parts
- 1 charged Elite TM
In addition, Niantic will be offering a free pack of 30 ultra balls in the Pokemon Go item shop. There will also be free Timed Research assignments that can be completed during the event. These will reward you with Sinnoh stonesthat are required to evolve Dusclops to Dusknoir.