The Pokemon Go Community Day for March is here and it features Grass-Type Pokemon Treecko! Check out this guide for the duration, unlockable special move, item effects, detailed comparison & more!
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March Community Day Focuses On Treecko!
Encounter More Treecko In The Wild
|Global Time||March 23, 2019, 3:00PM - 6:00PM|
|Special Move||To Be Announced|
|Item Bonus||- Lure Modules last for 3 hours|
- 4x Incubator Effectiveness
Globally this March 23, 2019, the Grass Type Pokemon Treecko will be featured for Pokemon GO's March 2019 Community Day! Evolve Treecko to Sceptile to get an exclusive move and hatch more eggs with 1/4th hatching distance needed during the event!Check Out How to Catch Pokemon Easily
Community Day Boosted Item Effects & Rewards
Lure Modules Will Last For 3 Hours
During Community Day, lure modules will be active for 3 hours - lasting throughout the entire event. Look for a spot in between many active lures to catch as many Treecko during the event.Check Out How To Use Lure Modules!
4x Incubator Effectiveness
Hatching Eggs will take less distance during the Community Day as Incubators will be 4x more effective! This is the perfect time to hatch long distance eggs such as 10 km or 7 km ones.
Egg Hatching Distance Table
|2 km||0.5 km||0.35km|
|5 km||1.25 km||0.825 km|
|10 km||2.5 km||1.65 km|
Possible Shiny Treecko Appearance
Though it hasn't been officially announced by Pokemon GO, it is highly likely that Shiny Treecko will be encountered by Trainers in the wild.
Description Of Shiny Pokemon
|Pokemon||Shiny Pokemon Description|
|Treecko||Treecko's body will be light blue instead of green, it's tail will be red.|
|Grovyle||Grovyle's hair is red and it's body is light blue in color.|
|Sceptile||The body will be light blue and Sceptile's eyes will be red.|
Learn A Special Move
Special Move To Be Announced
When Trainers evolve their Treeckos to Sceptile, up to 1 hour after Community Day, the Sceptile will have a special exclusive move. Further details have yet to be announced by Pokemon GO.
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 & 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 Treecko. 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 Treecko 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 Treecko 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