Halloween in 2017 is the second Halloween event in Pokémon GO.[1]

Features

Featured Pokémon

The following Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Raichu
#026
Electric
Pichu
#172
Electric
Sableye
#302
Dark   Ghost
Shuppet
#353
Ghost
Banette
#354
Ghost
Duskull
#355
Ghost
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Halloween-themed Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Gastly
#092
Ghost   Poison
Haunter
#093
Ghost   Poison
Gengar
#094
Ghost   Poison
Crobat
#169
Poison   Flying
Houndour
#228
Dark   Fire
Houndoom
#229
Dark   Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sableye
Sableye
#302
Dark   Ghost
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
Ghost
Banette
#354
Ghost
Shiny Pokémon.png
Duskull
Duskull
#355
Ghost

These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Sableye
#302
Dark   Ghost
Shuppet
#353
Ghost
Banette
#354
Ghost
Duskull
#355
Ghost
Dusclops
Egg 2k.png 2-km Eggs

2-km Pokémon Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of these Pokémon:

Pichu
#172
215 / 187

Avatar items

These avatar items were released with the beginning of the event:

Mimikyu Hat
Mimikyu Hat
Free
(male)
Mimikyu Hat
Mimikyu Hat
Free
(female)

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.[2]

Special Box
Special Box
PokeCoin.png 480
Great Box
Great Box
PokeCoin.png 780
Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480

Gallery

Promotional pictures

Following promotional pictures were published by creators of the game across their social media channels.

Promotional videos

Trivia

  • The Shiny Pokémon were released in parts:
    • On October 20th, 2017 - Shiny Sableye began appearing on the first day of the Halloween event.
    • On October 26th, 2017 - Shiny Duskull and Dusclops began appearing on the seventh day of the event. [3]
    • On October 31st, 2017 - Shiny Shuppet and Banette began appearing on the twelfth day of the event.[4]
  • During this event , there were shiny forms of Gastly family members added to game data, although they weren't released to be caught in gameplay. [5]
  • Shiny variants of family members of both Gastly and Misdreavus families were highly anticipated by players to appear during Halloween event in 2017 and later 2018, however neither of these Pokémon's shiny form were released then.
    • However, shiny variants of Gastly and its evolved forms were released on Gengar Day, and shiny forms of Misdreavus and Mismagius got released on December 1st, 2018 with new Field Research for that month.

References

  1. Halloween treats coming to Pokémon GO!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2017-10-19.
  2. HALLOWEEN EVENT BOXES IN POKEMON GO WHICH ONE SHOULD YOU BUY?. YouTube. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
  3. Just caught a shiny Duskull. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2017-10-31.
  4. Shiny Shuppet is out!. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2017-11-01.
  5. Gastly family shiny 3D assets. /r/TheSilphRoad.
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