Pokémon GO May Community Day 2022 features Alolan Geodude, the iconic Rock / Electric Pokémon from the Alola Region. With the Season of Alola in full swing, it honestly isn’t too surprising to see this electrical rocky dude take the stage!
Alola Geodude Community Day features the long awaited triple Stardust bonus from catching Pokémon, Alolan Golem with Rollout, a new high-energy generation Rock-type move.
Key locations around the globe will feature IRL meetups with Niantic brand ambassadors, and even more locations will receive a virtual activation boost.
Date & Time
- 3× Catch Stardust
- Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.
- Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
- Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
- One additional Special Trade during the Community Day hours.
- Trades will require 50% less Stardust during the Community Day Hours.
- 2x Catch Candy.
- 2x chance to get Geodude XL Candy from catching Alolan Geodude.
Alolan Geodude will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
The Alolan Geodude family has very striking shinies, with moderate to deep hues of orange and brown. Alolan Geodude is, umm, just Cheetos balls.
|Regular Sprite||Shiny Sprite|
Exclusive Attack: Rollout
Evolve Alolan Graveler during the event or up to two hours afterwards to get an Alolan Golem that knows the Fast Attack Rollout. Rollout is a Rock type move. Take a look at our Speculative) Peek at Rollout in PvP for a speculative, yet in-depth, analysis of this move.
Rollout will have the following details in Pokémon GO:
|Trainer Battles||Gyms and Raids|
We’ll have a real, non-speculative, PvP analysis of this move available soon. With Rollout being a move with high energy generation, things are bound to get electrifying for the bearded Golem from Alola!
Community Day Special Research Story: A Rocky Road
For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Alolan Geodude Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, A Rocky Road!
Stay tuned for when tickets for the A Rocky Road Special Research story go live.
- There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Community Day Box available for 975 PokéCoins, featuring 1 Lucky Egg, one Super Incubator, one Star Piece, and an Elite Fast TM.
- A bundle containing 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop at no cost. Be sure to pick it up during the event!
A tabular comparison of Alola Geodude bundles is available below:
|Free Bundle||Community Day Box|
|0 Coin||975 Coin|
If enough Pokémon are caught with help from a single Lure Module, the 3x catch Stardust bonus for trainers near the Lure Module will turn into a 4x Stardust bonus for 30 minutes! All the best, Trainers!