May 18, 2024

Pokémon GO recently announced that Sandshrew and Alolan Sandshrew, the Mouse Pokémon, will be featured during March’s Community Day!


Quick Info

  • Sandshrew Community Day will start from Sunday, March 13, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.
  • Sandshrew and Alolan Sandshrew will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
  • They have a boosted chance of encountering a shiny (1/25).
  • 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during the event period.
  • Lure Modules and Incense activated during the event will last for three hours. – Remember that with the new update, you must be walking for incense to be effective.
  • Take up to 5 snapshots to get photobombed by any form of Sandshrew.

Exclusive Attack

  • Evolve Normal Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Sandslash that knows the Charged Attack Night Slash.
    GBL- 50 power
    Raids- 50 power
  • Evolve Alolan Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get an Alolan Sandslash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.
    GBL- 6 power
    Raids- 9 power

Community Day 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

  • There will 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.
  • A bundle containing 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop at no cost.


You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

Get all the tips and tricks to be successful this community day on our Discord Server!

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