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Gastly is the featured Pokemon for July Community Day

Published: 15:52, 03 July 2020
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Pokemon GO's July Community Day is behind the corner. The featured Pokemon for this month's Community Day is Gastly. Some lucky Trainers might even encounter a Shiny Gastly.

July’s featured Community Day Pokemon is Gastly. The Pokemon was the runner-up in the recent Community Day poll.

Date + Time

Sunday, July 19, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. 


  • Gastly will be appearing more frequently in the wild. The lucky Trainers might encounter a Shiny Gastly.
  • Evolve Haunter during the event or up to two hours afterwards to get a Gengar that knows Shadow Punch.
  • Be sure to take a few snapshots during the upcoming Community Day, just in case you'll need them for a special surprise.
  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase July Community Day Box, featuring 30 Ultra Balls, an Elite Fast TM, two Incense, and two Super Incubators.
  • For US $1 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Community Day–exclusive Special Research story: The Great Gastly! and follow Professor Willow as he investigates some spooky happenings in his mobile lab.

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The tickets for The Great Gastly Special Research story will go live soon. Tickets are nonrefundable so be sure your schedule for the day is open. This Special Research will not include an in-game medal.


  • Eggs will require 1/4 Hatch Distance when placed in Incubators during the event period. This bonus will not stack with other active Hatch Distance bonuses.
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.
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