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Featured Pokemon for July 2020 Pokemon GO Community Day is Gastly

The official Pokemon GO blog has recently announced July’s featured Community Day Pokemon and it is none other than the gas-filled Pokemon, Gastly. Gastly was the runner-up in the recent Pokemon GO Community Day poll. The Community Day takes place tomorrow Sunday, 19th July from 11am to 5:00pm local time. Here’s all the details direct from the blog:

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. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Gastly.
  • Evolve Haunter (the evolved form of Gastly) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Gengar that knows Shadow Punch.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a 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! Follow Professor Willow as he investigates some spooky happenings in his mobile lab!

Stay tuned for when tickets for the The Great Gastly Special Research story go live! Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that 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. Please note that this bonus will not stack with other active Hatch Distance bonuses.
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.

Ready your scary faces for July Community Day! Let’s GO, Gastly fans! Also, make sure to turn on Adventure Sync to take advantage of the 1/4 Hatch Distance bonus on Gastly Community Day.


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