Pokémon GO: Community Day in August 2022 Brings Galar Zigzachs – All Bonuses

Pokémon GO Shiny Galar Zigzach's Geradak's Barricadex

Naintic introduced the Pokémon for Community Day in Pokémon GO in August 2022. MeinMMO tells you which monster awaits you and which bonuses you can use during the Community Day.

This is now known: For Community Day in August 2022, Galarian Zigzachs will be the focus. The Dark and Normal-type Pokémon will be more common in the wild, and you can even find it in its Shiny form (as “Shiny”).

Unlike the traditional Zigzachs, the Galar form has some peculiarities. You can read more about this in our special: The Galar monsters in Pokémon GO: They can, that’s how you get them

If you evolve the Pokémon into Barrikadax, it can learn the exclusive Charged Attack Blocker. To do this, you must evolve a Galar Geradaks into Barrikadax within the event period or up to 5 hours after. The Community Day also has other bonuses in store for you.

The Zigzachs family (left) and their dazzling form (right).

August 2022 Community Day with Galarian Zigzachs – Launch and Bonuses

When does the event take place? C-Day runs Saturday, August 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time.

What are the bonuses? In addition to the increased chance of Galar Zigzachs, the day also offers other bonuses for Trainers:

  • 3x Stardust
  • double catch candies
  • smoke lasts for 3 hours during the event
  • 1 additional special exchange (maximum 3 per day) – This bonus is valid until 19:00
  • double chance of XL candies on catch for trainers from level 31
  • Lure Modules last for 3 hours if you activate them during the event period
  • each exchange costs half as much Stardust – This bonus is valid until 19:00
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The developers also suggest that you take snapshots. A special surprise awaits you there.

Bonuses for groups: If you catch enough Pokémon at a PokéStop with a Lure Module, wild Galarian Geradak will appear near the stop.

Bonuses in the shop: For 1 Euro you can buy the exclusive special research “Field Notes: Galar Zigzachs”. You can also gift these tickets to your super friends. There are also special stickers in the shop, which you can also get by spinning PokéStops or opening gifts.

pokemon go zigzags sticker
The stickers are available in the shop and through gifts.

Special post-Community Day raid bonus with Galar Zigzachs

As in the Community Day with Staralili in June, there will be a raid bonus immediately after the event period. This applies on Saturday, August 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time.

If you defeat the Galar Geradaks that appear there in the special level 4 raids, wild Galar Zigzachs will appear in a radius of 300 meters for 30 minutes. These also have a chance to spawn as Shiny.

You need a Raid Pass or a Premium Battle Pass to join. Joining with remote raid passes is not possible.

Limited research for Community Day

From 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., in addition to the Community Day bonuses, you will have access to a limited-time research that requires you to catch 100 Galar Zigzachs. You will receive the following items as a reward:

  • Barrikadax hat
  • Barrikadax goggles
  • Barrikadax gloves
  • Barricadex pose

If you cannot solve the tasks on C-Day, the cosmetics will also be available for purchase in the shop afterwards.

Pokemon Go Zigzach's COsmetics
You can earn these cosmetics.

Are you already looking forward to Community Day in August, or is the weather just too hot for you to tour the area at the moment? Already in July, the heat is causing problems for many coaches – so much so that they are now demanding that the developers adapt the game to protect the players:

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