The Pokemon GO Larvitar Community Day Classic will be taking place from 2 PM to 5 PM local time on Saturday, January 21, 2023.

For the duration of this event, Larvitar will be spawning much more often in the wild. Plus, there are event bonuses, an exclusive Tyranitar attack, and a ticketed Special Research Story for players to complete!

But can you catch a shiny Larvitar in Pokemon GO?

Larvitar Community Day Classic Bonuses

The following in-game bonuses will be active for all Pokemon GO players during the Larvitar Community Day Classic:

  • 3x XP for catching Pokemon
  • Lure Modules will last for 3 hours if activated during the event
  • Incense will last for 3 hours if activated during the event
  • Surprise snapshot encounters during the Community Day Classic!
Evolve Tyranitar Community Day Pokemon GO

Evolving Pupitar from 2 PM to 7 PM local time on January 21 will give players a Tyranitar that knows the exclusive attack Smack Down.

This Rock-type fast attack has 12 power in battles against other trainers and 16 power in Gyms and Raids. This powerful attack makes Tyranitar one of the best Rock-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO!

Find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can evolve your Larvitar into Pupitar and Tyranitar!

Tyranitar Attacks Pokemon GO

Larvitar Community Day Classic Special Research Ticket

Pokemon GO players can purchase the Larvitar Community Day Classic Ticket for $1 (or local currency equivalent) to get access to a Special Research Story.

This Research Story must be completed on the Community Day and will reward players with Larvitar Candy as well as encounters with Pokemon within the Larvitar family.

There is plenty more coming to Pokemon GO later in the month too. Check out the January 2023 Pokemon GO events schedule for more details on what to expect in the next couple of weeks!

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