Halloween Event 2020

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Halloween is frighteningly close! Get ready for some spooky shenanigans this year! Galarian Yamask makes its Pokémon GO debut in new Halloween-themed Special Research, and completing certain Field Research tasks may lead to an encounter with Spiritomb—you might even encounter a Shiny one! Dress up in ghastly new avatar items, prepare face off against spine-chillingly cool Pokémon in raids, and take part in Halloween-themed mini events like Catch Mastery: Ghost Day and the Halloween Cup! Regardless of where your dark heart leads you, there’s plenty to enjoy this Halloween!

This year’s Halloween event will contain a number of ways to celebrate.

  • Alolan Marowak Raid Day — On Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, Alolan Marowak will be appearing more often in raids.
  • Catch Mastery: Ghost Day — On Sunday, October 25, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time, Ghost-type Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild and there will be event-exclusive Timed Research available to complete. More details here.
  • GO Battle League: Halloween Cup — From Monday, October 26, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8), the Halloween Cup will be live in the GO Battle League. In this format, only Poison-, Bug-, Ghost-, Dark-, and Fairy-type Pokémon with 1500 CP or less will be allowed to participate. You can also earn encounters with costumed Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle!!




Bonuses

2x Transfer Candy
2x Catch Candy

Features

  • Galarian Yamask will appear in Pokémon GO for the first time! Complete the new Halloween 2020 Special Research, A Spooky Message Unmasked, to help Professor Willow uncover the mysteries surrounding this Pokémon.
  • Spiritomb can be encountered by completing certain Field Research tasks and by completing the new Halloween 2020 Special Research story, A Spooky Message Unmasked. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
  • Trainers who completed the Mega Buddy Challenge Timed Research will be able to participate in exclusive Timed Research that will reward Gengar Mega Energy.
  • New avatar items will be available in the Style Shop! Get dressed for Halloween with a Pikachu Mask, Gengar Onesie, Sableye Goggles, Sableye Mask, or Banette Mask! You can also try out the new Spooky Pose!
  • Keep those eyes peeled for the Creepy Crate, Boo Bundle, and Pumpkin Pack boxes in the shop!
  • Take a snapshot for some spooky surprises!

Spawns

Ghost-type and Dark-type Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild.

In the Wild

  • shiny
    Pikachu
  • shiny
    Alolan Grimer
  • shiny
    Gastly
  • shiny
    Cubone
  • shiny
    Murkrow
  • shiny
    Misdreavus
  • shiny
    Sableye
  • shiny
    Sableye
  • shiny
    Shuppet
  • shiny
    Duskull
  • Chimecho
  • shiny
    Drifloon
  • Stunky
  • shiny
    Yamask
  • Litwick
  • Golett

Photobomb Encounters

  • shiny
    Misdreavus
  • shiny
    Yamask

Eggs

Ghost-type Pokémon and will be hatching more frequently from Eggs. (Other Pokémon can also hatch)

  • shiny
    Bulbasaur
  • shiny
    Charmander
  • shiny
    Squirtle
  • shiny
    Sableye
  • Litwick

Raids

Ghost-type Pokémon will be featured in raids.

Appearing in Raid Battles

  • shiny
    Gengar
  • shiny
    Darkrai

Shiny

These Pokémon will be released in their shiny variant with the start of the event.

  • Sableye
  • Spiritomb

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