Pokemon Go developers have announced the details concerning the upcoming Gastly Community Day. This particular event was selected by the players of the game after the Gas Pokemon came in second place after a poll that decided which Pokemon would be featured. The winner, which was Weedle, who had its Community Day in June.
So now it's Gastly's turn and the Community Day is set to take place on Sunday 19th July between 11 am and 5 pm local time. During those hours you can expect to see the original ghost Pokemon more frequently in the wild with a chance that you'll run into a Shiny variation.
As with most Community Days, there will also be an opportunity to get a specific attack for the featured Pokemon. In this case, evolving a Haunter during the event or up to two hours after will result in the players getting a Gengar that knows Shadow Punch.
If you are happy to spend a bit of cash on this event there will also be a Community Day-Exclusive Special Research Story called the Great Gastly. This will give players several objectives to do relating the Gas Pokemon for the entry price of $1.
Niantic has also reminded players that it's worth taking a few Snapshots during the event to get a few extra encounters with a Gastly. Elsewhere, Eggs will require ¼ of Hatch Distance when placed in incubators during the event and Incense will last for three hours.