Bulbasaur Community Day Classic

Bulbasaur makes a return for the first ever Pokémon GO Community Day Classic.

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In order to celebrate the Season of Heritage, Pokémon GO is hosting its first ever Community Day Classic, featuring Bulbasaur, the Seed Pokémon!

Bulbasaur Community Day Classic happens on January 22nd, one week after Spheal Community Day takes place on January 16, 2022. Venusaur evolved during the event will know Frenzy Plant Grass.

You can read our Frenzy Plant Venusaur: A Comprehensive Meta Analysis article from 2018 in order to evoke nostalgia vibes prior to this event. If you’re looking for something more modern, read our Under The Lights (Again!): Frenzy Plant Venusaur article about the wondrous FP Venusaur in PvP.

Date and Time

Saturday, January 22, from 2PM to 5PM local time

Bonuses

  • Bulbasaur will be appearing more frequently in the wild!
  • If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
  • Evolve Ivysaur (Bulbasaur’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Venusaur that knows the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant.
  • Venusaur will be able to learn the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant.
  • 3× Catch XP
  • 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!

Exclusive Move

Evolve Ivysaur (Bulbasaur’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Venusaur that knows the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant Grass.

Frenzy Plant stats are as follows:

  • Trainer Battles: 100 Power
  • Gyms and raids: 100 Power

Frenzy Plant is Venusaur’s best move charged move, especially when paired with Vine Whip Grass. Frenzy Plant’s fast activation cycle, lower Energy requirement and total damage output make it superior to Solar Beam:

Venusaur Frenzy Plant
Venusaur Frenzy Plant

Frenzy Plant is also invaluable in Trainer Battles, where it outperforms every other move Venusaur can have by a mile. In order to successfully run a Venusaur in the Great League, Frenzy Plant is a must.

Shiny Sprites

Regular Shiny
Bulbasaur
Ivysaur
Venusaur

Shop Bundles

  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Community Day Box available for 1,280 PokéCoins, featuring 50 Ultra Balls, five Lucky Eggs, five Star Pieces, and an Elite Charged TM.
  • 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop at no cost. Be sure to pick them up during the event!

Combat Power

Levels 1 – 35 can be encountered in the wild. Levels 31 – 35 can only be encountered if the Pokémon is Weather Boosted. Bulbasaur is boosted by Sunny and Cloudy weather.

Bulbasaur Perfect IV CP Chart
1 15 2 49 3 83 4 116
5 150 6 184 7 217 8 251
9 285 10 318 11 350 12 382
13 414 14 446 15 477 16 509
17 541 18 573 19 605 20 637
21 669 22 700 23 732 24 764
25 796 26 828 27 860 28 892
29 923 30 955 31 971 32 987
33 1003 34 1019 35 1035 36 1051
37 1067 38 1083 39 1099 40 1115
41 1129 42 1143 43 1157 44 1172
45 1186 46 1201 47 1215 48 1230
49 1245 50 1260

 

Special Research Story

For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Bulbasaur Community Day Classic–exclusive Special Research story: Bulbasaur Community Day Classic.

Bulbasaur Community Day Classic (1/4)

  • Power up Pokémon 10 times – 15x PokéBall
  • Catch 15 Bulbasaur – Bulbasaur encounter
  • Make 5 Nice Throws – 20x Bulbasaur Candy
  • Rewards: 2000 Stardust, Bulbasaur, 1x Incense

Bulbasaur Community Day Classic (2/4)

  • Catch 15 Bulbasaur – 30x Bulbasaur Candy
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon – Ivysaur
  • Evolve 3 Bulbasaur – 10x Pinap Berry Candy
  • Rewards: 1500 XP, Bulbasaur, 1x Incense

Bulbasaur Community Day Classic (3/4)

  • Make 3 Great Curveball Throws – 50x Bulbasaur Candy
  • Evolve an Ivysaur – 1x Star Piece
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon – 15x Great Ball
  • Rewards: 2500 XP, 1x Rocket Radar, 15x Ultra Ball

Bulbasaur Community Day Classic (4/4)

  • Claim Reward! – 50 Venusaur Mega Energy
  • Claim Reward! – 50 Venusaur Mega Energy
  • Claim Reward! – 50 Venusaur Mega Energy
  • Rewards: 3000 Stardust, Venusaur, 150x Mega Energy

FAQ

What is the Pokémon GO Community Day Classic?

Pokémon GO Community Day Classic is a special event that celebrates a previously featured Community Day Pokémon. The event takes place in the same month as a regular Community Day and it allows Trainers another chance to get the Exclusive Move that was originally available.

How to get a Venusaur with Frenzy Plant?

You can get a Frenzy Plant Venusaur by evolving an Ivysaur during Classic Community Day hours, or by using an Elite Charged TM at any moment outside of the event.

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