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Pokémon GO March Community Day 2022 - Start date, time, featured Pokémon

Pokémon GO begins its Alolan season with the March 2022 Community Day. Here's the start date, time, featured Pokémon and more.
Pokémon GO March Community Day 2022 - Start date, time, featured Pokémon
A new month means a new Community Day event for Pokémon GO. And this March, players all around the world will get to see the season of Alola arriving for the game which will run starting today until June of this year. Let’s dive in on what are the things we can expect for this month’s Community Day.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Alolan extravaganza coming in Pokémon GO’s Community Day this March of 2022, from the exact start date and time, to the featured Pokémon, bundles and more.

Pokémon GO March Community Day 2022 Date & Start Time

Pokémon GO Community Day March 2022 date time featured Pokémon bundles raids
The Pokémon GO Community Day has been an integral part of the game since its release. (Picture: Niantic)

The Pokémon GO Community Day this month is set this 13th March from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.

As usual, there will be lots of bundles and surprises in store for players globally, so don’t forget to set a reminder to take part in all the activities during that day.

Pokémon GO March Community Day 2022 Featured Pokémon

For this month’s Community Day, the featured Pokémon that can appear more frequently will be Sandshrew and its Alolan counterpart, the bluish Alolan Sandshrew.

Pokémon GO Community Day March 2022 date time featured Pokémon bundles raids
More Alolan Pokémon will be featured in the coming Community Days in Pokémon GO. (Picture: Niantic)

You can then evolve these into either Sandslash (with Night Slash attack) or Alolan Sandslash (with Shadow Claw attack) during the event or up to two hours afterwards.

The mentioned attacks can give you the following:

  • Night Slash – 50 power from Trainer Battles, Gyms and Raids.
  • Shadow Claw – 6 power from Trainer Battles, 9 power from Gyms and Raids.

Explore the wild during the mentioned time of the event for more chances of securing and catching, as well as evolving these Pokémon. And if lucky enough, players can also catch the Shiny versions of Sandshrew. So, watch out for all of these trainers.

Pokémon GO March Community Day 2022 Bonuses & Bundles

Of course, the whole Community Day experience wouldn’t be complete without the bonuses and bundles everyone can get for participating.

This includes the 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator at the duration of the event. Also, Lure Modules and Incense which will last for three hours when activated.
There will also be bundles available for purchase this March 2022 Community Day.

Pokémon GO Community Day March 2022 date time featured Pokémon bundles raids
Sandshrew will be the star of this month’s Pokémon GO Community Day. (Picture: Niantic)

One of those is the special one-time-purchase Community Day Box priced at 1,280 PokéCoins. It’ll give players 30 Ultra Balls, three Super Incubators, five Lucky Eggs, 1 Elite Charged TM. A free bundle on the other hand will also be up for grabs in the store which will contain 30 Ultra Balls.

As for stickers, there will be event-themed Sandshrew-designed ones which players can get through spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, or by directly purchasing them from the in-game shop.

Community Day Special Research Story: Gritty & Glacial

And lastly, Pokémon GO’s March Community Day 2022 Special Research Story called Gritty and Glacial. Players can get this for $1.00.

Tickets for this will be live soon, so make sure to follow us for more Pokémon news and updates as it happens via our dedicated section.

Best of luck, trainers!