Pokemon Go Halloween 2021 event

This year’s Pokemon Go Halloween event will take place from Friday, October 15, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, October 31, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. It will be divided in two parts.

The following is available during the entire event:

  • A new part of the Season-long Special Research will unlock during each part of the Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief event
  • The Halloween Cup will be available in the GO Battle League
    • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
    • Only Poison-, Bug-, Ghost-, Dark-, and Fairy-type Pokémon are permitted.
  • A Special Research story—What Lies beneath the Mask?—will be available, focusing on Ghost-type Pokemon
  • Timed Research will be available with tasks focused on participating in the Halloween Cup in the GO Battle League.
  • 2× Transfer Candy
  • 2× Catch Candy
  • 2× Hatch Candy
  • Guaranteed Candy XL when walking with your buddy
  • A remix of the iconic Lavender Town music will be playing nightly during the event
  • Costumed Pokemon including Pikachu, Piplup and Drifblim
  • New avatar items
    • Pikachu Pumpkin Head
    • Pumpkaboo Top
    • Pumpkaboo Pants
    • Hoopa Headband
    • Halloween Face Sticker
  • New Halloween-themed stickers
  • New item bundles for purchase
    • Creepy Crate (480 PokéCoins): 50 Poké Balls, one Remote Raid Pass, two Super Incubators, four Incense
    • Boo Bundle (1,480 PokéCoins): 16 Premium Raid Passes, eight Super Incubators, four Incense, four Star Pieces
    • Pumpkin Pack (1,480 PokéCoins): 18 Super Incubators, two Incubators, four Incense, four Star Pieces

Halloween Mischief Part 1: Creepy Companions

Friday, October 15, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, October 22, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time

  • The next part of the Season of Mischief Special Research story, Misunderstood Mischief, will unlock
  • Galarian Slowpoke will now be able to evolve into Galarian Slowking!
    • To evolve it, set a Galarian Slowpoke as your buddy, and catch 30 Psychic-type Pokémon
    • You’ll also be able to evolve Galarian Slowpoke into Galarian Slowking after the event ends.
Galarian Slowking
  • Ghost-type Pokemon in the wild, in Raids, in Eggs and in Field Research Task Encounters
  • For the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter a Shiny Spinarak, if you’re lucky!

Halloween Mishief Part 2: Ghoulish Pals

Friday, October 22, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, October 31, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

  • The next part of the Season of Mischief Special Research story, Misunderstood Mischief, will unlock
  • Phantump, Trevenant, Pumpkaboo, and Gourgeist make their debuts in Pokémon GO!
  • With the introduction of Pumpkaboo comes a new mechanic to Pokémon GO: Pumpkaboo that are larger will actually look larger in the game!
  • The next part of the Season of Mischief Special Research story, Misunderstood Mischief, will unlock
  • Phantump, Trevenant, Pumpkaboo, and Gourgeist make their debuts in Pokémon GO!
  • With the introduction of Pumpkaboo comes a new mechanic to Pokémon GO: Pumpkaboo that are larger will actually look larger in the game!
  • In celebration of Pumpkaboo’s debut and the mechanic it introduces, a Collection Challenge will be available that requires you to collect Pumpkaboo of various sizes.
  • Ghost-type Pokemon in the wild, in Raids, in Eggs and in Field Research Task Encounters
    • Mega Absol makes its Pokemon Go debut
Mega Absol
  • Special Raid Weekend
    • Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, October 31, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time
    • Mega Absol in Mega Raids, Mega Absol and Darkrai will appear more frequently in raids!

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