December 20, 2021

January 2022 Community Day: Spheal’s spear-tastic sojourn

January 2022 Community Day: Spheal’s spear-tastic sojourn


We’re excited to announce that Spheal, the Clap Pokémon, will be featured during January’s Community Day event!

January Community Day

Sunday, January 16, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

Featured Pokémon

Spheal will be appearing more frequently in the wild!

Image of Spheal - Shiny Icon On
: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

CD Special Research Ticket Icon Community Day Special Research Story: The Spheal Deal

  • For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Spheal Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, The Spheal Deal!
  • Stay tuned for when tickets for the The Spheal Deal 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.

Event Bonuses

3× Catch XP
Incense Bonus Icon - Black
Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
Lure Module Bonus Icon - Black
Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours
Photobomb Bonus Icon - Black
Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!

Event Bundles

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


You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated. For the latest on in-game events and feature updates, be sure to check this help center article.

—The Pokémon GO team