Bagon Community Day Classic

Article by Brian Tein

Here we go! Going back to 2019, it's time for Bagon to retake the spotlight, as one of the old-guards of the Dragon Type Meta is making its return. With another shot to score Outrage, now is a great time to check your Pokemon storage and get your own Bagon/Shadow Bagon ready to go!

April 7, 2024
Event Start Event End
2:00 p.m. local time 5:00 p.m. local time
  • Bagon will spawn en-masse, and with a greatly improved Shiny rate
  • 3x Catch XP and 3 hour Incense and Lure Module duration
  • Any Shelgon evolved into Incineroar during event hours and up to 5 hours after will know the Elite Move Outrage.
  • Event Bundles will be available in the shop 
  • A $1 Event Ticket will be available in the shop to grant additional bonuses and Bagon encounters
  • Bagon Pokestop Showcases will be available
  • Field Research focused on catching Bagon will be available

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April 2024 Community Day Classic: Bagon

Sunday, April 7, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

Featured Pokémon

Bagon will appear more frequently in the wild.

*If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Featured attack

Evolve Shelgon (Bagon’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Salamence that knows the Charged Attack Outrage.


  • Trainer Battles: 110 power
  • Gyms and raids: 110 power

Community Day Special Research story

  • For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Bagon Community Day Classic–exclusive Special Research story.
  • Stay tuned for when tickets for the Special Research story go live.
  • Don’t forget: you’re now able to purchase and gift tickets to any of your friends that you’ve achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with.* To gift a ticket, tap the Special Research ticket in the in-game shop, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button.

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.

*Certain restrictions apply. Gifting cannot be completed if the recipient has purchased a Special Research ticket or has been gifted one already.

Event Bonuses

  • 3× XP for catching Pokémon.
  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!

Field Research

Community Day Classic–themed Field Research will be available! Catch Bagon to earn rewards, such as additional encounters with Bagon, Stardust, Great Balls, and more!

PokéStop Showcases

Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokéStops during Bagon Community Day Classic!

Pokémon GO Web Store Community Day Bundle

A Community Day Classic Box featuring 120 Ultra Balls, 15 Silver Pinap Berries, six Incubators, and one Incense will be available on the Pokémon GO Web Store during the event for US$9.99.

Event Bundles

Two bundles will be available during this event.

For 1,350 PokéCoins, you will get 50 Ultra Balls, five Super Incubators, one Elite Charged TM, and five Lucky Eggs.

For 480 PokéCoins, you will get 30 Ultra Balls, one Incense, three Super Incubators, and one Lure Module.

Check out the in-game shop to snag one of these bundles!

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