Pokemon Go April 2019 Community Day - Bagon, Date, Exclusive Move, Bonuses

Here’s what you’ll begetting up to for the Pokemon Go April Community Day.

Surprise! Niantic is running another Pokemon Go Community Day in April 2019. It follows the same pattern as previous Community Day events, in that it shines a spotlight on a particular pokemon, and offers players a chance to enjoy exclusive bonuses. To help get you up to speed, we’ve collected all of the key info you need to know about Pokemon Go April Community Day. We’ll highlight the schedule for the event, and then go over some of the exclusive bonuses that will be available. As usual, there will be an exclusive move available on the day, so we’ll include details on what it is and how to get your hand on it.

For more on Pokemon Go, be sure to visit our Pokemon Go Guides Hub. It has all kinds of info on Pokemon Go, from a look at recent events, to breakdowns on the best ways to play.

Pokemon Go April 2019 Community Day

As in previous months, Niantic is running a Pokemon Go Community Day this month. It focuses on a specific pokemon, that will be appearing more frequently in the wild. The Community Day is a great opportunity for trainers to get out there and earn exclusive rewards, so be sure to study up below in preparation.

Pokemon Go April Community Day Start Date and Time

You won’t have to wait long to jump into the Pokemon Go April Community Day event, as it’s happening very soon indeed. It begins on April 13, 2019, and only runs for 3 hours. We’ve included some exact timings below:

  • GMT: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • PST: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • JST: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Pokemon Go April Community Day Shiny Bagon

As has been the case for previous Pokemon Go Community Day events, there will be a focus on a particular pokemon in April. This time it is Bagon, the gen 3 dragon-type pokemon. During the event, Bagon will appear much more frequently, which means that shinies will also be more common. This will be a great chance to get yourself a shiny Bagon, so get out there and get exploring. To read more about shiny pokemon in Pokemon Go, head on over to our Pokemon Go Shiny Pokemon Guide.

Pokemon Go April Community Day Exclusive Move

Each month, Niantic puts an exclusive move into Pokemon Go. It’s always related to the headline pokemon, so in this case it will be Bagon. It has not yet been revealed which move will be given away on the day, as Niantic usually waits until nearer the event to announce it.

Pokemon Go April Community Day Bonuses

One of the best reasons to get involved with the Pokemon Go April Community Day events is because of the exclusive bonuses that go live. The ones that you can take on in April are pretty worthwhile, and are no doubt intended to get players trying out the new PvP mechanics in Pokemon Go. We’ve listed the bonuses for the Pokemon Go April Community Day below:

  • 1/4 Hatch Distance
  • 3 hour lures
  • Double Catch XP
  • Exclusive Move

Pokemon Go Bagon - How Strong is Bagon in Pokemon Go?

Given that this month's Pokemon Go Community Day event focuses on the gen 3 dragon pokemon Bagon, it's worth taking a look at how it stacks up in battle. We've listed the key info and stats you need to know about Bagon below:

  • Max CP: 1156
  • Attack: 134
  • Defense: 93
  • Stamina: 128
  • Pokedex Entry - 'Bagon harbors a never-ending dream of one day soaring high among the clouds. As if trying to dispel its frustration over its inability to fly, this Pokémon slams its hard head against huge rocks and shatters them into pebbles.'

Pokemon Go Bagon Moves

You'll likely be chasing down as many Bagon as possible during the Pokemon Go April Community Day Event, so you'll need to know what moves to look out for. We've listed all of Bagon's moves in Pokemon Go below:

  • Bite
  • Ember
  • Flamethrower
  • Twister
  • Crunch

How to Make the Most of the Pokemon Go Community Day

Given the associated bonuses that will be live during Pokemon Go Community Day, you'll want to ensure you're making the most of your time. Make sure you hang around PokeStops with lures active, and equip a Star Piece if you've got one. This will lead to huge Stardust increases, and Pinap Berries will make sure you get more Candy with each catch. You'll also want to have as many Bagon Candies as possible going into the event, so that you can evolve as many Totodiles as you can.

Previous Pokemon Go Community Day Pokemon

The Pokemon Go Community Day is the latest in a long line of event days. Each one has focused on a specific pokemon, increasing spawn rates on the day. We've listed all of the Pokemon featured in Community Day events previously.

  • February - Dratini
  • March - Bulbasaur
  • April - Mareep
  • May - Charmander
  • June - Larvitar
  • July - Squirtle
  • August - Eevee
  • September - Chikorita
  • October - Beldum
  • November - Cyndaquil
  • Jan 2019 - Totodile
  • Feb 2019 - Swinub
  • March 2019 - Treecko

If you're playing Pokemon GO and want some help, we've got plenty of Pokemon Go Guides. Check out that hub or head straight to our individual guide pages. You'll find tips on Pokémon GO Eevee Evolutions , Pokemon GO Trading, and Pokémon GO Ditto List - How To Catch Ditto. There's also a look at the Pokemon GO Celebi Quest Guide. and the latest info on this month's Pokemon GO Community Day. Finally, Smeargle was just added to Pokemon Go, so check out our Pokemon Go Smeargle Guide.

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