Everything You Need to Know About The Biggest South African Pokémon GO Community Day This Weekend
South African Pokémon GO Community Day
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The Pokémon GO South African community are putting together the biggest Pokémon GO Community Day event of the year to celebrate the biggest community day yet in the game. It is the last Community Day of the year and why not go out with a bang? This Saturday, 1 December 2018, the Pretoria National Zoo will be the destination that all Pokémon GO fans will want to be at as Niantic releases all 11 past Community Day Pokémon at an increased shiny rate with Legacy Moves. You will also get double XP, double Stardust and increased egg hatching. 

  • Bulbasaur
  • Charmander
  • Squirtle
  • Pikachu
  • Eevee
  • Dratini
  • Chikorita
  • Cyndaquil
  • Mareep
  • Larvitar
  • Beldum

Join in on the action as the Joburg community and Pretoria community join forces for one big event. Tickets cost R45 and can be purchased via EFT through the Community Day WhatsApp and Telegram groups. Simply scan the QR code below or visit the below links to join the groups and request the EFT details. Ticket sales close today at 21:00 but can be purchased on Friday (see more below) 

If you buy a ticket you will get one Silph Road badge and an e-ticket which can be redeemed on the day. Tickets also include free parking. If you don’t get a ticket, you can join the action on the day but you will need to pay the full price of admission at the Zoo and parking. 

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Whatsapp Group Link:

Facebook Event Link:

South African Pokémon GO Community Day

If you don’t manage to get a ticket in time, you can purchase them from various Pokémon GO people around JHB and PTA on Friday at the following locations;

  • Fourways: Lupa @Design Quarter – 19:00 – 20:30 Veemal
  • Cresta:* Estoril Books – 17:00 – 19:00 Mayur/Kiaan
  • Boksburg/Benoni: Papa Boa – 19:00 – 20:30 Alwyn/Geneveive
  • Randburg: Nexus – 18:00 – 20:00 Carla
  • Edenvale: Horwoods – 12:00 – 15:00 Steve
  • Dooringkloof Mall Wimpy – 18:00-19:00 Steve M/ Danie/ Jan/ Jaco
  • Moot Waverley Mimmos – 16:30-17:30 MJ/Are
  • Pretoria East Capital Craft-Greenlyn – 18:00-19:00 Caryn/Baxteen/Alna
  • Pretoria North Dros Montana – 18:00-19:00 Jaco

Happenings on the day include the opportunity to be on an upcoming episode of Glitched, a Nintendo Pokémon pop-up store selling the coolest merch, prizes, stalls and a lot more surprises in store. The day kicks off at 11:00 sharp as the Pokemon will start spawning at 12:00 so make sure you are there on time. The schedule for the day is as follows;

  • 10:00 – Parking Opens
  • 10:30 – 11:55 – Badge Collection, Raffle Entering and Silph-road Check-ins available
  • 12:00 – 15:00 – Event starts – Bonuses Active
  • 15:00 – Prize Giving!

If you cannot make it to the Community Day then be sure to tune into the Glitched Twitter and Facebook page as we will be sharing all cool content from the day.






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