November Community Day 2021

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November Community Day 2021 features Shinx. Shinx will be taking centre stage along with a great deal of bonus incentives on this special day including Luxray (Shinx’s final Evolution), learning a never before seen Charge Move as its exclusive move.

Shinx has only been available in Tier-1 raids in the past which has made it a considerably rare shiny. Trainers will now be able to catch Shinx in the wild for the first time on this Community Day.

Check out our full Pokémon GO November 2021 Events guide for more events taking place this month.

Event overview

Date and Time 📅

Shinx Community Day will run on Sunday, November 21, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.

Featured Pokémon 🌟



Evolve Luxio (Shinx’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Luxray that knows the Charged Attack Psychic Fangs Psychic

Bonuses 🎁

  • 1/4 Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during the event period.
  • 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!

Special Bonuses 🍬

To celebrate the last Community Day event of the year before the annual big December Community Day 2021 event, two additional bonuses will be available during November Community Day 2021:

  • 3× Transfer Candy and
  • 4× chance of earning Candy XL when transferring Pokémon.

Mini guide

The best way to take advantage of these bonuses would be to start stocking up on 10 and 12km Eggs prior to this event in order to be able to hatch them quickly on the day (don’t forget your Star Piece!).

These are some amazing special bonuses that you will NOT want to miss out on. 3x Transfer Candy and 4x chance of earning Candy XL for transferring is an unmissable opportunity for each type of player. Many Trainers will be salivating over the chance to stock up on Candy XL which can normally be difficult to obtain.

Mass transferring Legendary Pokémon on this Community Day will be a great way to finally power up and potentially max out their favourite Legendaries for any sort of situation whether it be for Raids, Rocket Grunts/Leaders and PvP.

Exclusive move: Psychic Fangs

Evolve Luxio (Shinx’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Luxray that knows the Charged Attack Psychic Fangs Psychic.

Making its Pokémon GO debut, this Charged Attack will allow Luxray to lower the Defense of opposing Pokémon and inflict supereffective damage on Fighting and Poison type Pokémon.

  • Trainer Battles: 40 Power and guaranteed to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Defense.
  • Gyms and raids: 30 Power

This brand new move will give Luxray more versatility in PvP. It’s currently more of a spice pick rather than a meta Pokémon in the Great League, this won’t change that fact, however, having access to this new Charge Move will give it more play in a predominantly Poison type meta.

You can read our detailed analysis here: Under The Lights: Luxray (and Psychic Fangs) In PvP.

Flash, Spark, and Gleam Special Research Story

Flash, Spark, and Gleam will be the name of the Special Research Story. This Research Story will grant you access to the exclusive questline, a chance at higher IV Shinx, bonus items and more! This Special Research Story will go for US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency).

Stay tuned for when tickets for the Flash, Spark, and Gleam Special Research story go live!
Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal.

Flash, Spark, and Gleam Research Step 1/4

  • Power up Pokemon 10 times: x15 Poke Ball
  • Catch 15 Shinx: Shinx
  • Make 5 Nice Throws: x20 Shinx Candy
  • Rewards: x2,000 Stardust, Shinx, and x1 Incense

Flash, Spark, and Gleam Research Step 2/4

  • Catch 15 Shinx: x30 Shinx Candy
  • Transfer 10 Pokemon: Luxio
  • Evolve 3 Shinx: x15 Pinap Berry
  • Rewards: 1,500 XP, Shinx, and x1 Incense

Flash, Spark, and Gleam Research Step 3/4

  • Make 3 Great Curveball Throws: x50 Shinx Candy
  • Evolve 1 Luxio: x1 Star Piece
  • Transfer 10 Pokemon: x15 Great Ball
  • Rewards: 2,500 XP, x1 Rocket Radar, and x15 Ultra Ball

Flash, Spark, and Gleam Research Step 4/4

  • Claim Reward: x2 Silver Pinap Berry
  • Claim Reward: Shinx
  • Claim Reward: 3,500 XP
  • Rewards: 3,000 Stardust, Luxray, and x2 Rare Candy

Event Bundles

There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Community Day Box available for 1,280 PokéCoins, featuring 50 Ultra Balls, four Incense, four 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!

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Shinx Community Day

Shinx IV chart

Shinx Perfect IV CP Chart
1 12 2 38 3 65 4 91
5 118 6 144 7 171 8 197
9 223 10 250 11 275 12 300
13 325 14 350 15 375 16 400
17 425 18 450 19 475 20 500
21 525 22 550 23 575 24 600
25 625 26 650 27 676 28 701
29 726 30 751 31 763 32 776
33 788 34 801 35 813

Parting Words

All and all, this Community Day is looking to be a big one! with honourable mentions being the new exclusive move Psychic Fangs on Luxray, 1/4 hatch distance for Eggs, 3x Transfer Candy, 4x chance for earning Candy XL for transferring Pokémon and being able to catch an amazing looking shiny!

This is surely an event not to be missed. Preparing for this event will be key. Before Community Day starts, every trainer should do some preparation. The two most important, in-game preparations are: Clearing Box Space and Having Ample Items. First, it is important to clear up some space in your Pokébox. The more space cleared out, the less transferring that has to be done on the spot during the event.

Until next time, Trainers.
Stay safe and happy hunting!

Adam ‘Avrip’

Cover photo by @shinyshinx_sc

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Writer/Editor for the Pokémon GO Hub. PvP enthusiast. 2023 Perth Regional Champion. 9th at Yokohama World Championship. Collector and enthusiast of rare Pokémon retro memorabilia. GBL Legend Multiple Seasons. Sold my soul to Niantic on 07/07/2016.

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