April 25, 2022

May 2022 Community Day: Alolan Geodude

May 2022 Community Day: Alolan Geodude

May Community Day

Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time


We’re excited to announce that Alolan Geodude, the Rock Pokémon, will be featured during May Community Day!

Featured Pokémon

Alolan Geodude will appear more frequently in the wild.

Alolan Geodude - Shiny On
Alolan Geodude
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

CD Special Research Ticket Icon 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 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.

New ticket gifting!

We’re excited to announce that you can now give a ticket to this Community Day’s Special Research to a friend!* To give, tap the Special Research ticket, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button.

Stay tuned for more details on how to use this new feature!

* Certain restrictions apply. Gifting cannot be completed if the recipient has purchased a Special Research ticket or has been gifted one already.

Event Bonuses

Stardust Icon
3× Stardust for catching Pokémon
Candy Icon
2× Candy for catching Pokémon
XL Candy Icon
2× chance to receive Geodude XL Candy from catching Alolan Geodude
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!
Trade Icon
One additional special trade can be made during the event and up to two hours afterward for a maximum of two for the day
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Trades made during the event and up to two hours afterward will require 50% less Stardust

Bonuses for groups

Work together with other Trainers to unlock additional bonuses!

  • If enough Pokémon are caught with help from a single Lure Module, the 3× Catch Stardust bonus for Trainers near the Lured PokéStop will become a 4× bonus for 30 minutes.*
* This bonus will not stack with the 3× Catch Stardust bonus and will instead replace it.

Event Bundles

  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Community Day Box available for 975 PokéCoins, featuring one Super Incubator, one Lucky Egg, one Elite Fast TM, and one Star Piece.
  • A bundle containing 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop at no cost. Be sure to pick it 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.

—The Pokémon GO team