'Pokémon Go' Larvitar Community Day Announced; Smackdown Exclusive Move

Following the end of the Charmander Community Day, Niantic announced the next Pokémon Go event in June. Larvitar, the Ground and Rock-type Pokémon, will get the spotlight in the upcoming Pokémon Go Community Day event.

On June 16, Pokémon Go players will have three hours to catch as many Larvitar as they can. The increased spawn of Larvitar will definitely help trainers fill up their Pokedexes and evolve them into one of the more powerful Pokémon in the game, Tyranitar.

Larvitar needs 125 candy in total to evolve into Pupitar and then to Tyranitar. Larvitar are not common in the wild, and only hatch from 10km eggs, so the next Community Day event is a blessing for trainers who have trouble finding and catching these rare Pokémon.

During the event, catch experience will be tripled and Lures will last for three hours. With past Community Day events, Larvitar that evolve into Tyranitar during the three-hour window on June 16 will gain an exclusive move. Niantic hasn't confirmed what the move will be but the Japanese in-game notification reveals that Tyranitar will learn Smackdown.

The Larvitar you evolve doesn't need to be caught during the three-hour window to learn Smackdown. So if you are saving your perfect IV Larvitar for this event, you'll be able to get Smackdown on your Tyranitar.

The Larvitar Pokémon Go Community Day will also introduce the Pokémon's Shiny form. Again, Shiny Larvitar hasn't been confirmed by Niantic (and probably won't be confirmed), but every past Community Day event has introduced the spotlight Pokémon's Shiny form.

So are you looking forward to the next Pokémon Go Community Day? Do you think Tyranitar with Smackdown will make it more viable in battles? Let us know in the comments section below.

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