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Pokémon Go: Halloween Event 2020

From October 23 to November 3 the Pokémon GO Halloween event will be active.

players, you’ll be able to catch a Galarian Yamask, shiny spiritomb, costume gengar and sableye. You also be able to participate in ghost themed festivities along with collecting Genger mega energy.

For this year‘s Halloween event it all features three mini events throughout the course of overarching ghost theme.

Event Features

  • Players will earn 2x transfer candy and 2X catch candy
  • Ghost type Pokémon will appear more often, feature in raids and can hatch more often from eggs
  • The galarian Yamask Will appear for the first time
    • complete the new special research, “Spooky Message Unmasked” to help professor willow uncover the mysteries about this Pokémon
  • Spiritomb: players can encounter this Pokémon by completing certain field research along with completing the Halloween special research story “A Spooky Message Unmasked”
    • You may even encounter a shiny one, if you’re lucky
  • Gengar and Sableye will be wearing costumes
    • players can face off with the costume Gengar in raids
    • Costume Sableye will be in the wild or maybe even hatched from an egg
  • Complete the timed research “The Buddy Challenge” and be a part of the exclusive time to research
    • Reward: Gengar Mega Energy
  • Darkrai: feature in 5-star raids
  • There will be a new avatar items available in the style shop
    • Pikachu mask
    • Gengar onesie
    • sableye goggles
    • Sableye mask
    • Banette mask
  • New spooky pose
  • Players keep an eye out for the Creepy crate, Boo bubble, and the Pumpkin pack boxes in the shop
  • Players can also take snapshots for spooky surprises

Mini Events

  • On Oct 31 from 11am to 5pm (local time) the Alolan Marowak will appear more often in raids
  • On October 25 from 8 AM to 10 PM (local time) ghost Pokémon will appear more often in the wild
    • There will also be an exclusive timed research event available to complete
  • From October 26 at 1pm (PDT) to Nov 3 at 1pm (PST) The Halloween cup will be active in The Pokémon go battle league
  • NOTE: only poison, bug, ghost, dark, and fairy Pokémon with 1500 CP or less will be able to participate.
    • Earn encounters with costumed Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle

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