Sandshrew Community Day

Community Day

Sunday, March 13, at 11:00 AM Local Time
Sunday, March 13, at 5:00 PM Local Time

Trainers, We’re excited to announce that Sandshrew and Alolan Sandshrew, the Mouse Pokémon, will be featured during March’s Community Day!


Increased Spawns
1/4 Egg Hatch Distance
3-hour Incense
3-hour Lures



Exclusive Attack - Evolve Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Sandslash that knows the Charged Attack Night Slash.

Night Slash

  • Trainer Battles: 50 power
  • Gyms and raids: 50 power

Alolan Sandslash

Exclusive Attack - Evolve Alolan Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get an Alolan Sandslash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.

Shadow Claw

  • Trainer Battles: 6 power
  • Gyms and raids: 9 power

You cannot use non-elite TMs to learn Exclusive Moves.

Photobomb During the event you can snap an AR Photo and get photobombed by Sandshrew and/or Alolan Sandshrew.


Sandshrew and Alolan Sandshrew will be appearing more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
  • shiny
    Alolan Sandshrew


Exclusive Special Research Story

For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Sandshrew Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, Gritty and Glacial.


Event Bundles

Community Day Box There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Community Day Box available for 1,280 PokéCoins, featuring 30 Ultra Balls, three Super Incubators, five Lucky Eggs, 1 Elite Charged TM.

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.





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