Litwick community day October 2022

litwick community day

The community day for October 2022 is the highly anticipated Litwick

This is a Pokemon many within the community have been requesting since its inclusion in the game last year

The community day is another 3 hour event and takes place on Saturday 15th October 2022 between 2pm-5pm local time

Everything in the Litwick Community day

Here is a breakdown of everything that will be taking place in the Litwick community day

Featured Pokemon

As mentioned above, the featured Pokemon is Litwick, it will be spawning much more frequently in the wild, the shiny IS available

Featured Attack

Evolving Lampent (Litwick’s evolution) into Chandelure during the event or up to 5 hours after to get the charged move Poltergeist. This move has

  • Trainer battles (PvP) – 140 power
  • Gyms and Raids – 140 power

Special research story

As always there is a special research story available to buy for $1 or equivalent currency value. This research story is called field notes: Trick of the light

Tickets can be gifted to friends on your friend list if they don’t have it

Event Bonuses

The bonuses for this event are

  • 3x Catch XP
  • 2x Catch candy
  • 2x chance to receive XL candy for trainers level 31 and over
  • Lure modules activated during the event last 3 hours
  • Incense activated during the event lasts 3 hours
  • One additional specia trade during the event and up to 5 hours after for a maximum of two in the day
  • Trades made will require 50% less stardust
  • Take a few snapshots for a surprise (encounters with Litwick)


As always event themed stickers will be available from gifts, spinning Poke stops and to purchase from the in-game store


Bonus raid battles

As is now the theme for 5 hour after the event ends between 5-10pm local time Four star raid battles featuring Lampent will spawn. Completing these will spawn Litwick within a 300 metre rdius around the gym where the raid has taken place for 30 minutes

The same spawn rates and shiny chance as during the event will be active. Trainers can only take part via in-person raiding so remote raiding isn’t allowed

Thoughts on the Litwick community day

Litwick has been a requested community day since it debuted last year so its nice to see Niantic listen and give players what they wanted for once

The boosts on the Com day are excellent with 3x catch XP probably the best boost we could ask for

Litwick and its evolution Chandelure is an excellent Pokemon for raiding and an option for PvP too  Its community day move looks to be incredibly powerful but its energy requirement will affect how viable it is given Chandelure’s already viable moveset of Shadow Ball and Flame Charge

The Shiny for the Litwick family is one of the most desired by the community

How excited are you for the October Community day?

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