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Halloween 2020 Event Infopedia

Halloween is finally here! The spooky season is ready to defile your dreams and startle your senses! Oh, and there’s a Pokémon GO Halloween 2020 event too! From a shiny debut to new Pokémon to haunted Raid Bosses, this is event is sure the bring the spooky. 

EVENT DATE/TIME:Fri., Oct. 23, 2020, @ 6:00pm PDT
to
Tue., Nov. 3, 2020, @ 6:00pm PDT
FREAKY FEATURES:DEBUTS: Galarian Yamask, Shiny Spiritomb, Costumed Sableye and Gengar
WILD: Costumed Sableye and other various Ghost-types!
RAIDS: Darkrai, Costumed Gengar, and more!
EGGS: Costumed Sableye and other spooky ghosts.
SNAPSHOTScary Snapshot Surprise
AVATAR ITEMS: Gengar Onesie, Pikachu Mask, Sableye Goggles, Banette Mask, and new spooky pose.
BOO-NUSES:2x Transfer Candy
2x Catch Candy
HAIR RAISING RESEARCH: FIELD RESEARCH: Spiritomb and Halloween Themed Tasks
SPECIAL RESEARCH: Galarian Yamask & Spiritomb in A Spooky Message Unmasked
TIMED RESEARCH: Featuring Gengar Mega Energy*
SPOOKY
SUB-EVENTS
RAID DAY: Alolan Marowak
CATCH MASTERY: Ghost
GBL: Halloween Cup
OFFICIAL BLOG POST

WICKED WILD SPAWNS

Ghost-type Pokémon will be haunting the streets and parks during the Halloween 2020 event. Be sure to check back early and often as we will be updating this section as reports of spawns come in.

SPOOKY SPAWNS
Pikachu*Gastly*Drifloon*
Yamask*Alolan Grimer*Litwick
Cubone*StunkyMurkrow*
Duskull*Shuupet*Sableye*
GolettAlolan Ratatta*Misdreavus*
  
 Chimecho 
New Pokémon Debut
Galarian Yamask Sprite
Galarian Yamask
New Shiny Debut
Regular Spiritomb Sprite Shiny Spiritomb Sprite
Spiritomb
New Costume Debuts
Banette Costumed Gengar Litwick Costumed Sableye - Halloween 2020
Banette-Gengar^ Litwick-Sableye^
^These are only representations of what we expect the artwork to look like based on the imagery shared in the main image of the announcement and are not 100% sure at the moment.

RATTLING RAIDS

A Revolting round of Raid Bosses are here to wreak havoc and make you run away in terror. Mega Gengar is debuting in Mega Raids, and Gengar wearing a Banette costume is in 3-Star Raids. We will be updating the section as reports of more terrifying Raids come in!

t5
  
 Darkrai* 
t3
GengarBanetteAbsol*
 
Alolan Marowak* Raichu
t1
Bulbasaur*Charmander*Squirtle*
Cubone*Mawile*Sableye*
 
Misdreavus* Duskull*

EERIE EGGS

Enter at your own risk Trainers! Evil Eggs are going to be hatching during the Halloween 2020 event! So far, we know that Sableye wearing a costume will be making its dreadful debut in Eggs, but check back as we will be sure to add the rest of the Eerie Eggpool once reports start coming in!

EERIE EGGS
 
Sableye* Yamask*
Bulbasaur*Charmander*Squirtle*

SCARY SNAPSHOTS

Scary Snapshot surprises are sure to spookify your Halloween 2020 event. It is unknown as of now exactly what shocking surprise awaits us when we snap a shot of our scariest Pokémon, but we will update as soon as we know!

Misdreavus* Yamask*

ALARMING AVATAR ITEMS

What would a Halloween 2020 event be without dressing up for the occasion? New Avatar Items will be available for Trainers to wear! Included are a Gengar Onesie, Pikachu Mask, Sableye Goggles, Banette Mask, and a new spooky pose! We will update this section with sprites as soon as they are available!

   
   
   
   

CREEPY CANDY

Halloween 2020 would not be complete without a healthy dose of Candy, and this event is sure to provide it in bunches! 2x Catch and Transfer candy will be active during the entirety of the event, so get those Pinap Berries ready Trainers! Here is a Hatch Candy chart to show you how much Candy you can expect.

 Normal2x2x w/ Pinap
1st Evo3612
2nd Evo51020
3rd Evo102040

REPULSIVE RESEARCH

Ready to be repulsed by some rabid Research? The Halloween 2020 event will have no shortage of Research for you to complete. There will be a Timed Research, Special Research, and Field Research Tasks! Debuts will also be made! Galarian Yamask will be found in the Special Research and Spiritomb can be found in both the Special Research and Field Research tasks, oh, and it can be shiny!

Check back here as we will be updated all 3 Research tables with the Research Tasks and Rewards as soon as reports come in!

Stage 1
Transfer 10 Pokémonx10
Catch 13 Ghost-type PokémonGastly
Catch 13 Dark-type PokémonHoundour
STAGE 1 REWARDS
x50 Gengar Energy  °  x5  °  x500
Stage 2
Make 9 Nice throws in a rowGastly
Evolve 4 PokémonHaunter
Catch 94 Pokémon
STAGE 2 REWARDS
x50 Gengar Energy  °  x5  °  x1,000
Stage 3
Claim Reward!x20 Gengar Energy
Claim Reward!x20 Gengar Energy
Claim Reward!x20 Gengar Energy
Stage 3 Rewards
x100 Gengar Energy  °  x10  °  x1,500
STAGE 1
Catch 30 Ghost-type PokémonDuskull
Transfer 4 Pokémonx340
Catch 34 Pokémon340 XP
STAGE 1 REWARDS
Yamask  ° x3  °  x4
STAGE 2
Catch 10 Dark-type Pokémon
Make 8 Nice throwsx10
Catch 108 Pokémon1080 XP
STAGE 2 REWARDS
Spiritomb  ° x10  °  x8
STAGE 3
Catch 40 Ghost-type PokémonDuskull
Make 9 Great throwsx490
Catch 49 Pokémon490 XP
STAGE 3 REWARDS
Galarian Yamask  ° x4  °  x9
STAGE 4
Claim Reward!3400 XP
Claim Reward!1080 XP
Claim Reward!4900 XP
STAGE 4 REWARDS
x20  ° x20  °  x4900
Catch 18 Dark-type PokémonSpiritomb
Catch 18 Ghost-type PokémonSpiritomb
Purify 2 Shadow PokémonCubone
Win 2 RaidsSpiritomb
Yamask
Catch 3 Ghost-type PokémonDuskull
Power up Pokémon 5 times

HAUNTED 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!! Be on the lookout for our upcoming Halloween Cup PvP coverage.

Costumed Bulbasaur Halloween 2019 Costumed Charmander - Halloween 2019 Costumed Squirtle - Halloween 2019
Bulbasaur* Charmander* Squirtle*

TERRIFYING TRICKS AND TREATS

Whew! That’s a lot of Trick or Treating Trainers! But, that’s not all! Be on the lookout for Infopedias for the Catch Mastery: Ghost event and Alolan Marowak Raid Day coming to a pumpkin patch near you soon!

  • Catch Mastery: Ghost – Sunday, October 25, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time
  • Alolan Marowak Raid Day – Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

As always, obey your local guidelines for social distancing and stay safe out there!

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