Pokemon Go’s next Community Day is quickly approaching. The event is scheduled to take place around the world this Saturday, February 16, and developer Niantic has now shared a few more details about it, including what special event-exclusive move players will be able to learn this time.
As previously revealed, the featured Pokemon for this month’s Community Day will be Swinub, a Ground/Ice-type originally from Gold and Silver. If you manage to evolve it into its final form, Mamoswine, up to an hour after the event ends, the Pokemon will know the Rock-type attack Ancient Power. You don’t need to catch a Swinub during the Community Day in order for it to learn Ancient Power, but it does need to evolve by the end of the event.
While Swinub and its first evolution, Piloswine, were introduced in the series’ second-generation games, Mamoswine wasn’t added until the Gen 4 installments Diamond and Pearl. In those titles, Piloswine would only evolve into Mamoswine after learning Ancient Power; in Go, however, the Pokemon evolves with a new evolutionary item called the Sinnoh Stone, which can be earned through Trainer Battles.
To make it easier to get a Mamoswine, Niantic is giving players a chance to earn up to five Sinnoh Stones by battling other trainers during the Community Day, as well as an additional five by battling the Team Leaders. As an added bonus, you’ll also get triple the normal amount of Stardust for capturing Pokemon during the event.
In addition to the upcoming Community Day, a special Meltan event is currently underway in Pokemon Go. Through March 4, players will have a chance of encountering Shiny Meltan each time they open the Mystery Box in Go. Moreover, the time you need to wait to open the Mystery Box has been reduced by three days, allowing you to find Meltan much more quickly than before.