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Pokémon GO: Community Day in May with Wablu and Altaria officially confirmed

As leaked game files hinted a few days ago, Pokémon GO's Community Day in May 2021 will revolve around the Woolly Bird Pokémon Wablu. The developers at Niantic have officially confirmed the details of what you can expect at the event - including the special attack Altaria will learn.

Pokémon GO Community Day - special research, special attack, and Mega Raids.

Pokémon GO Community Day in May 2021 will take place on May 15, 2021 from 11am to 5pm local time. Here's what to expect during the event:

  • Wablu will appear more frequently in the wild, and you'll have a chance to catch it as a Shiny.
  • If you evolve Wablu to Altaria during the event or no later than 7pm on the day of the event, it will learn the Lunar Force attack.
  • Photobombing is also confirmed.
  • You can purchase a one-time Community Day box in the shop for 1280 Pokécoins. This box includes 50 Hyperballs, 5 Super Incubators, 5 pieces of smoke, and a Top Instant TM.
  • You can also unlock the Community Day special research called Cotton-Winged Bird for $0.99.
  • Mega-Altaria will show up in Mega-Raids after Community Day ends at 5pm.
  • Bonus #1: Smoke lasts for three hours during the event.
  • Eggs you place in an incubator during the event will hatch four times faster than normal.

There are no specific details on the special quest as of yet, other than the fact that it will likely be four individual quests that you can complete. As soon as we know more, we will update this article accordingly and provide you with a detailed guide.