The Pokemon Go Community Day for February is here and it features Swinub! Check out this guide for the duration, unlockable special move, item effects, detailed comparison and more!
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February Community Day Features Swinub!
Swinub Will Spawn More Often
|Feb 16, 2019, 11:00AM - 2:00PM PST|
|Europe, Middle East|
|Feb 16, 2019, 10:00AM - 1:00PM UTC|
|Asia-Pacific||Feb 17, 2019, 12:00PM - 3:00PM JST|
|Special Move||Ancient Power|
|Item Bonus||- Lure Modules last for 3 hours|
- 3x Catch Stardust
- Earn 5 Sinnoh Stones from Trainer Battles during Community Day weekend
On the 3rd week of February, Pokemon GO's Community Weekend will feature Swinub! Evolve Swinub using the Sinnoh Stone into its last evolution, the 4th gen Mamoswine, to get a special technique.Check Out How to Catch Pokemon Easily
Community Day Boosted Item Effects & Rewards
Evolve Piloswine With Sinnoh Stone For Mamoswine
Pokemon GO is implementing Swinub's final evolution - Mamoswine! All Piloswine, Swinub's evolution, evolved to Mamoswine during the event will have the special charged move - Ancient Power!
Sinnoh Stone Needed To Evolve
Players need to use a Sinnoh Stone to evolve their Piloswine into a Mamoswine during Community Day and up to one hour after. These can be received as rewards from research breakthroughs or Trainer Battles.Check Out How To Get & Use Sinnoh Stones!
Mamoswine May Be Used In Trainer Battles
Mamoswine is a unique Pokemon of Ice & Ground Types. It has good stats so it is possible to be used actively in Trainer Battles, depending on its moves.Check Out How To Do PVP Trainer Battles!
Use Against Dragons In Gym Battles & Raids
Since Mamoswine is an Ice Type, it is possible that it'll be an effective Pokemon to use against Dragon Pokemon in gym battles or raids.
Get 3x More Stardust When Catching Pokemon
During Community Day, players will receive 3x more Stardust when catching Pokemon. However, Stardust earned from hatching eggs or from feeding berries won't change.Check Out Best Ways To Earn Stardust!
Use A Star Piece To Earn Up To 4.5x Stardust!
You can use a Star Piece to double the amount of Stardust you earn during Community Day. If you use a Star Piece in conjunction with the Stardust bonus, you can earn up to 4.5x Stardust!
Receive Up To 5 Sinnoh Stones With Trainer Battles
Players can earn up to 5 rewards when they battle with other trainers during Community Day weekend. These rewards also include getting up to 5 Sinnoh Stones on the day itself!
Lure Modules Will Last For 3 Hours
Lures will be active for 3 hours during Community Day, saving you the need to activate one every 30 minutes. Locate a spot near you with many Poke Stops with active lure modules to catch many Swinub.
Possible Shiny Swinub Appearance
There's no news about a shiny Swinub from Pokemon GO but there is a high chance players will encounter Swinub's shiny counterpart during Community Day.
Description Of Shiny Pokemon
|Pokemon||Shiny Pokemon Description|
|Swinub||The overall body color will be yellow instead of brown.|
|Piloswine||The overall body color will be yellow instead of brown.|
|Mamoswine||The overall body color will be yellow instead of brown.|
Learn A Special Move
Get a Mamoswine with Ancient Power
All Mamoswines evolved during or up to an hour after Community Day will have the Rock-Type special charged move - Ancient Power! This move is especially strong against fire, flying, ice & bug types.
Special Move Can't Be Learned By TM
Special moves cannot be learned by using TMs in Pokemon GO. It's best to evolve the featured Pokemon, completing all criteria, during the Community Day to get the featured special move.Check Out How To Get & Use TMs!
Cannot Be Learned When Unlocking 2nd Charge Move
You won't be able to learn the special move even if you "unlock a new move" for your Pokemon. The special move will only be available for the featured Pokemon for the duration of Community Day.Check Out Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Move!
GPS Error Can Stop You From Learning Special Move
Don't evolve the featured Pokemon when you are receiving the "GPS Signal Not Found" error. This may lead to an error and not learn the special move even when it is still Community Day.
Preparations For Community Day
Collect As Many Sinnoh Stones
Be sure to collect as many Sinnoh Stones as you can before the Community Day. The more you have, the more Piloswine you can evolve into Mamoswine!Check Out How To Get & Use Sinnoh Stones!
Earn Sinnoh Stones During Community Day
You can earn up to 5 Sinnoh Stones in Trainer Battles during Community Day. You'll also get up to 5 rewards per day during Community Day weekend.
Choose High Stats Swinub To Evolve
If you already have a high IV or high stat Swinub in your inventory, you can also evolve it during Community Day. Be sure to mark & favorite this Swinub so you won't forget it.
Capture Low CP Swinub For Great League
If you want to focus on battling and using Mamoswine for the Great League, be sure to catch low CP Swinub. When you evolve them, their CP will be around 1500, allowing you to use them for the Great League.
Collect & Save Many Ultra Balls
|How To Unlock||Reach Trainer Level 20|
Save as many Ultra Balls as you can to increase your chances of catching Totodile. Keep turning Poke Stops & Gyms to receive as many items as you can before Community Day.Check Out How To Level Up Fast!
Using Pokemon GO Plus May Let Swinub Escape
Using a Pokemon GO Plus or Poke Ball Plus during Community Day isn't highly recommended. These devices only use regular Poke Balls and normal throws, giving Swinub the chance to break free & run away.Check Out How To Use Pokemon Go Plus!
Collect As Many Pinap Berries As You Can
|How To Unlock||Reach Trainer Level 18|
It's recommended to also collect as many Pinap Berries as you can before the start of Community Day. Using Pinap Berries on Totodile will increase the candy you receive when you capture it, allowing you to evolve it faster!
What Is Community Day?
Event To Play With Other Trainers
Get out and play together in your local community parks on Pokémon GO Community Day. For just a few hours each month, you can encounter a special Pokémon in the wild. During these hours, there’s a chance to learn a previously unavailable move for that Pokémon or its Evolution, as well as earn some Community Day bonuses. Celebrate what it means to be a part of the Pokémon GO community and make new friends along the way.From: Pokemon GO Official Website