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For other editions of this event, see Halloween.

Halloween in 2017 is the second Halloween event in Pokémon GO.

Features

Hat Mimikyu

Mimikyu's Disguise Hat

Similarly to the year-before event, double amount of candies was awarded for catching, hatching, and transfer of Pokémon. Buddy Pokémon found Candy twice as fast.

Moreover, a free Mimikyu’s Disguise Hat became accessible from the Wardrobe.[1]

Featured Pokémon

Five select Ghost-type Pokémon from the Hoenn region were released to be caught in wild and hatched from eggs: Sableye, Shuppet, Banette, Duskull, and Dusclops.

There was also Pikachu family members wearing a witch hat, temporally available to obtain through catching in wild (Pikachu and Raichu), hatching from eggs (Pichu) and evolution from one to another.

Following Pokémon had increased spawn rate in the wild:

Pikachu witch
#025
Pikachu
Icon Electric
Gastly
#092
Gastly
Icon Ghost
Icon Poison
Haunter
#093
Haunter
Icon Ghost
Icon Poison
Gengar
#094
Gengar
Icon Ghost
Icon Poison
Crobat
#169
Crobat
Icon Poison
Icon Flying
Misdreavus
#200
Misdreavus
Icon Ghost
Houndour
#228
Houndour
Icon Dark
Icon Fire
Houndoom
#229
Houndoom
Icon Dark
Icon Fire
Sableye
#302
Sableye
Icon Dark
Icon Ghost
Shuppet
#353
Shuppet
Icon Ghost
Banette
#354
Banette
Icon Ghost
Duskull
#355
Duskull
Icon Ghost
Dusclops
#356
Dusclops
Icon Ghost

Moreover, these Shiny Pokémon were released.

Sableye shiny
#302
Sableye
Icon Dark
Icon Ghost
Shuppet shiny
#353
Shuppet
Icon Ghost
Banette shiny
#354
Banette
Icon Ghost
Duskull shiny
#355
Duskull
Icon Ghost
Dusclops shiny
#356
Dusclops
Icon Ghost

Additionally, there was possibility to hatch Pichu wearing witch hat from 2-km Eggs.

2-km Eggs
Pichu witch
#172
Pichu
Icon Electric

Shop special offer

Special boxes, featuring items such as Raid Passes and Super Incubators, were available from the in-game shop.[2]

Box Cost Items
Bronze Box
Special Box
PokeCoin 480
Silver Box
Great Box
PokeCoin 780
Gold Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin 1,480

Gallery

Promotional pictures

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

Promotional videos

Pokémon GO - Spooky Pokémon Sableye, Banette, and Others Arrive in Pokémon GO!

Pokémon GO - Spooky Pokémon Sableye, Banette, and Others Arrive in Pokémon GO!

Spooky Pokémon Arrive

Trivia

  • During the Halloween event of 2017, there were several Shiny Pokémon released in parts:
    • On October 20th, 2017 - Shiny Sableye began appearing on the first day of the Halloween event of 2017.
    • On October 26th, 2017 - Shiny Duskull and its family Pokémon began to appear six days into the event. [3]
    • On October 31st, 2017 - Shiny Shuppet and its family Pokémon began to appear 11 days into 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 Tasks 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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