Halloween in 2020 was the fifth Halloween event in Pokémon GO.[1]

Pokémon Spotlight Hour featuring Duskull was available during this event.

Features

Featured Pokémon

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

Gengar
#094
Ghost   Poison
Gengar
#094
Ghost   Poison
Sableye
#302
Dark   Ghost
Yamask
#562
Ground   Ghost
Runerigus
#867
Ground   Ghost
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Ghost-type and Dark-type Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:

Shiny Pokémon.png
Rattata
Rattata
#019
Alolan
Dark   Normal
Shiny Pokémon.png
Pikachu
Pikachu
#025
Electric
Shiny Pokémon.png
Grimer
Grimer
#088
Alolan
Poison   Dark
Shiny Pokémon.png
Gastly
Gastly
#092
Ghost   Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Cubone
Cubone
#104
Ground
Shiny Pokémon.png
Murkrow
Murkrow
#198
Dark   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sableye
Sableye
#302
Dark   Ghost
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
Ghost
Shiny Pokémon.png
Duskull
Duskull
#355
Ghost
Shiny Pokémon.png
Drifloon
Drifloon
#425
Ghost   Flying
Stunky
#434
Poison   Dark
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yamask
Yamask
#562
Ghost
Litwick
#607
Ghost   Fire
Golett
#622
Ground   Ghost

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

Gengar
#094
Ghost   Poison
Gengar
#094
Ghost   Poison
Sableye
#302
Dark   Ghost
Spiritomb
#442
Ghost   Dark

There were also three chances per day to be photobombed by these Pokémon:

Egg 5k.png 5-km Eggs

5-km Eggs obtained during the event would hatch Halloween-themed Pokémon:

Shiny Pokémon.png
Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur
#001
637 / 590
Shiny Pokémon.png
Charmander
Charmander
#004
560 / 516
Shiny Pokémon.png
Squirtle
Squirtle
#007
540 / 497
Shiny Pokémon.png
Murkrow
Murkrow
#198
892 / 835
Shiny Pokémon.png
Misdreavus
Misdreavus
#200
1,100 / 1,039
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sneasel
Sneasel
#215
1,172 / 1,107
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sableye
Sableye
#302
843 / 789
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
581 / 535
Shiny Pokémon.png
Absol
Absol
#359
1,443 / 1,370
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yamask
Yamask
#562
561 / 516
Litwick
#607
575 / 530

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event:

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur
#001 Bulbasaur
Grass Poison
Boss CP 3,656 CP
Max capture CP 637 CP 796 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Charmander
Charmander
Fire
Boss CP 3,334 CP
Max capture CP 560 CP 700 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Squirtle
Squirtle
#007 Squirtle
Water
Boss CP 3,113 CP
Max capture CP 540 CP 675 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Misdreavus
Misdreavus
Ghost
Boss CP 5,795 CP
Max capture CP 1,100 CP 1,376 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sableye
Sableye
#302 Sableye
Dark Ghost
Boss CP 4,695 CP
Max capture CP 843 CP 1,054 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Steel Fairy
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Duskull
Duskull
#355 Duskull
Ghost
Boss CP 2,770 CP
Max capture CP 403 CP 504 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Timburr
Timburr
#532 Timburr
Fighting
Boss CP 3,686 CP
Max capture CP 751 CP 939 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Raichu
#026 Raichu
Electric
Boss CP 16,079 CP
Max capture CP 1,247 CP 1,558 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Gengar
Gengar
#094 Gengar
Ghost Poison
Boss CP 21,207 CP
Max capture CP 1,644 CP 2,055 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Marowak
Marowak
Fire Ghost
Boss CP 13,525 CP
Max capture CP 1,048 CP 1,311 CP
Banette
#354 Banette
Ghost
Boss CP 16,600 CP
Max capture CP 1,313 CP 1,642 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Absol
Absol
#359 Absol
Dark
Boss CP 18,195 CP
Max capture CP 1,443 CP 1,805 CP
Egg Raid Legendary.png 5th Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Darkrai
Darkrai
#491 Darkrai
Dark
Boss CP 53,623 CP
Max capture CP 2,136 CP 2,671 CP
Egg Raid Mega.png Mega Raids
Shiny Pokémon.png
Gengar
Gengar
Ghost Poison
Boss CP 65,215 CP
Max capture CP 1,644 CP 2,055 CP

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event.

Catch 18 Ghost-type Pokémon
Power up Pokémon 5 times

Special Research

Main article: A Spooky Message Unmasked

Spiritomb and Galarian Yamask were available in this year Special Research.

Timed Research

TodayView Icon Research.png Mega Gengar

During this event there was a Timed Research series that was titled Mega Gengar in game. Only Trainers who completed Timed Research during Mega Buddy Challenge would access this. A total of 260 Gengar Mega Energy could be obtained for completing it.

1st Part
Transfer 13 Pokémon
Catch 13 Ghost-type Pokémon
Catch 13 Dark-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
2nd Part
Make 9 Nice Throws in a row
Evolve 4 Pokémon
Catch 94 Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
3rd Part
Claim Reward!
Claim Reward!
Claim Reward!
Rewards for whole set

Avatar items

These avatar items and poses were released with the beginning of the event.

Pikachu Mask
Pikachu Mask
PokeCoin.png 15
(male)
Pikachu Mask
Pikachu Mask
PokeCoin.png 150
(female)
Sableye Mask
Sableye Mask
PokeCoin.png 150
(male)
Sableye Mask
Sableye Mask
PokeCoin.png 150
(female)
Banette Mask
Banette Mask
PokeCoin.png 150
(male)
Banette Mask
Banette Mask
PokeCoin.png 150
(female)
Gengar Onesie
Gengar Onesie
PokeCoin.png 400
(male)
Gengar Onesie
Gengar Onesie
PokeCoin.png 400
(female)
Sableye Goggles
Sableye Goggles
PokeCoin.png 150
(male)
Sableye Goggles
Sableye Goggles
PokeCoin.png 150
(female)
Yamask Top Hat
Yamask Top Hat
PokeCoin.png 150
(male)
Yamask Top Hat
Yamask Top Hat
PokeCoin.png 150
(female)
Spooky Pose
Spooky Pose
PokeCoin.png 500
(male)
Spooky Pose
Spooky Pose
PokeCoin.png 500
(female)

Stickers

These stickers were available during the event:

List of Stickers
Source: Purchase
x10 PokeCoin.png 35
x30 PokeCoin.png 80
List of Stickers
Source: Purchase
x10 PokeCoin.png 35
x30 PokeCoin.png 80
List of Stickers
Source: Purchase
x10 PokeCoin.png 35
x30 PokeCoin.png 80
List of Stickers
Source: Purchase
x10 PokeCoin.png 35
x30 PokeCoin.png 80
List of Stickers
Source: Gifts
List of Stickers
Source: Pokéstops & Gifts
List of Stickers
Source: Pokéstops & Gifts

Catch Mastery: Ghost

Main article: Catch Mastery: Ghost

On October 25th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time, event-exclusive Timed Research was available.[2]

Alolan Marowak Raid Day

This event included a Raid Day on October 31st from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, featuring Alolan Marowak with exclusive move Shadow Bone.[3] Five Raid Passes were available during this event when spinning Gyms.

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

An event box was available during this mini-event.[4]

3 Remote Raid Passes
3 Remote Raid Passes
PokeCoin.png FREE

Day of the Dead

Main article: Day of the Dead

On November 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 2nd 11:59 p.m. local time, the game will be celebrating the Day of the Dead for the first time with a special event for Trainers in Latin America.[5]

Trivia

References

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