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Halloween in 2021 was the sixth Halloween event in Pokémon GO.[1]

Pokémon Spotlight Hours featuring Gothita and Murkrow were available during this event.

Whole event

Avatar items

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

Pumpkaboo Top
Pumpkaboo Top
PokeCoin.png 250
(male)
Pumpkaboo Top
Pumpkaboo Top
PokeCoin.png 250
(female)
Pumpkaboo Pants
Pumpkaboo Pants
PokeCoin.png 150
(male)
Pumpkaboo Pants
Pumpkaboo Pants
PokeCoin.png 150
(female)
Hoopa Headband
Hoopa Headband
PokeCoin.png 200
(male)
Hoopa Headband
Hoopa Headband
PokeCoin.png 200
(female)
Halloween Face Sticker
Halloween Face Sticker
PokeCoin.png 50
(male and female)

Stickers

These stickers were released with the beginning of the event:

List of Stickers
List of Stickers
List of Stickers
List of Stickers

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

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

Creepy Crate
Creepy Crate
PokeCoin.png 480
Boo Bundle
Boo Bundle
PokeCoin.png 1,480
Pumpkin Pack
Pumpkin Pack
PokeCoin.png 1,480

Part 1: Creepy Companions

Featured Pokémon

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

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Slowking
#199
Galarian
Poison   Psychic
Piplup
#393
Water
Drifblim
#426
Ghost   Flying

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

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Spinarak
#167
Bug   Poison
Ariados
#168
Bug   Poison
Piplup
#393
Water
Drifblim
#426
Ghost   Flying
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

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

Shiny Pokémon.png
Pikachu
Pikachu
#025
Electric
Shiny Pokémon.png
Zubat
Zubat
#041
Poison   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Drowzee
Drowzee
#096
Psychic
Shiny Pokémon.png
Gastly
Gastly
#092
Ghost   Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Spinarak
Spinarak
#167
Bug   Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
Ghost
Shiny Pokémon.png
Piplup
Piplup
#393
Water
Stunky
#434
Poison   Dark
Shiny Pokémon.png
Woobat
Woobat
#527
Psychic   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yamask
Yamask
#562
Ghost
Gothita
#574
Psychic
Egg 7k.png 7-km Eggs

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

Shiny Pokémon.png
Spinarak
Spinarak
#167
466 / 426
Likability to hatch
Shiny Pokémon.png
Misdreavus
Misdreavus
#200
1,100 / 1,039
Likability to hatch
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
581 / 535
Likability to hatch
Chingling
#433
574 / 530
Likability to hatch
Yamask
#562
561 / 516
Likability to hatchLikability to hatch
Litwick
#607
575 / 530
Likability to hatch
Golett
#622
679 / 630
Likability to hatchLikability to hatch

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

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Slowpoke
Psychic
Boss CP 3,228 CP
Max capture CP 700 CP 876 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Murkrow
Murkrow
#198 Murkrow
Dark Flying
Boss CP 4,700 CP
Max capture CP 892 CP 1,116 CP
Scraggy
#559 Scraggy
Dark Fighting
Boss CP 4,365 CP
Max capture CP 784 CP 980 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yamask
Yamask
#562 Yamask
Ghost
Boss CP 3,365 CP
Max capture CP 561 CP 701 CP
Espurr
#677 Espurr
Psychic
Boss CP 3,755 CP
Max capture CP 719 CP 899 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Raichu
Raichu
Electric Psychic
Boss CP 16,848 CP
Max capture CP 1,306 CP 1,633 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sableye
Sableye
#302 Sableye
Dark Ghost
Boss CP 11,501 CP
Max capture CP 843 CP 1,054 CP
Banette
#354 Banette
Ghost
Boss CP 16,600 CP
Max capture CP 1,313 CP 1,642 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Drifblim
Drifblim
#426 Drifblim
Ghost Flying
Boss CP 12,655 CP
Max capture CP 1,361 CP 1,701 CP
Egg Raid Legendary.png 5th Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Giratina
Giratina
Ghost Dragon
Boss CP 38,326 CP
Max capture CP 1,931 CP 2,414 CP
Egg Raid Mega.png Mega Raids
Shiny Pokémon.png
Gengar
Gengar
Ghost Poison
Boss CP 50,516 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 5 Ghost-type Pokémon
Catch 15 Ghost-type Pokémon
Catch 25 Ghost-type Pokémon
Make 3 Curveball Throws
Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms
Spin 7 PokéStops or Gyms
Send 3 Gifts to friends

Special Research

The ninth part of the Misunderstood Mischief Special Research was released in this event.

Main article: Misunderstood Mischief

What Lies beneath the Mask? also became available.

Main article: What Lies beneath the Mask?

Timed Research

TodayView Icon Research.png Halloween Cup Research

During this event there was a Timed Research series that was titled Halloween Cup Research in game.

Battle in the GO Battle League
Battle in the GO Battle League 5 times
Win a Trainer Battle in the GO Battle League
Win 4 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
Win 7 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
Rewards for whole set
TodayView Icon Research.png Limited Research

A Timed Research series titled Limited Research was made available as an apology for an issue with Galarian Slowpoke's evolution. It was available from October 20th to October 28th, 2021.

Catch 3 Pokémon
Catch 5 Pokémon
Rewards for whole set

Part 2: Ghoulish Pals

Featured Pokémon

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

Phantump
#708
Ghost   Grass
Trevenant
#709
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Small Size
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Average Size
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Large Size
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Super Size
Ghost   Grass
Gourgeist
#711
Small Size
Ghost   Grass
Gourgeist
#711
Average Size
Ghost   Grass
Gourgeist
#711
Large Size
Ghost   Grass
Gourgeist
#711
Super Size
Ghost   Grass

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

TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

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

Shiny Pokémon.png
Pikachu
Pikachu
#025
Electric
Shiny Pokémon.png
Gastly
Gastly
#092
Ghost   Poison
Haunter
#093
Ghost   Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Murkrow
Murkrow
#198
Dark   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
Ghost
Shiny Pokémon.png
Piplup
Piplup
#393
Water
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yamask
Yamask
#562
Ghost
Litwick
#607
Ghost   Fire
Phantump
#708
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Small Size
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Average Size
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Large Size
Ghost   Grass
Pumpkaboo
#710
Super Size
Ghost   Grass
Egg 7k.png 7-km Eggs

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

Shiny Pokémon.png
Misdreavus
Misdreavus
#200
1,100 / 1,039
Likability to hatch
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
581 / 535
Likability to hatch
Yamask
#562
561 / 516
Likability to hatchLikability to hatch
Litwick
#607
575 / 530
Likability to hatch
Golett
#622
679 / 630
Likability to hatchLikability to hatch
Phantump
#708
642 / 595
Likability to hatch
Pumpkaboo
#710
698 / 649
Likability to hatch

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

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Murkrow
Murkrow
#198 Murkrow
Dark Flying
Boss CP 4,700 CP
Max capture CP 892 CP 1,116 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yamask
Yamask
#562 Yamask
Ghost
Boss CP 3,365 CP
Max capture CP 561 CP 701 CP
Yamask
Ground Ghost
Boss CP 3,365 CP
Max capture CP 561 CP 701 CP
Phantump
#708 Phantump
Ghost Grass
Boss CP 3,725 CP
Max capture CP 642 CP 802 CP
Pumpkaboo
Ghost Grass
Boss CP 3,913 CP
Max capture CP 698 CP 872 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
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
Drifblim
Drifblim
#426 Drifblim
Ghost Flying
Boss CP 12,655 CP
Max capture CP 1,361 CP 1,701 CP
Lampent
#608 Lampent
Ghost Fire
Boss CP 12,587 CP
Max capture CP 976 CP 1,220 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
Absol
Absol
Dark
Boss CP 37,583 CP
Max capture CP 1,443 CP 1,805 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 5 Ghost-type Pokémon
Catch 25 Ghost-type Pokémon
Make 3 Curveball Throws
Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms
Spin 7 PokéStops or Gyms
Transfer 5 Pokémon

Special Research

The eleventh part of the Misunderstood Mischief Special Research was released in this event.

Main article: Misunderstood Mischief

Collection Challenge

To complete the Collection Challenge, Trainer must catch all of the following Pokémon during the event.

Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo

Trivia

References

Winter

HatchathonLunar New YearTaiwan Lantern FestivalSinnoh CelebrationValentine's DayFriendship EventFebruary CDPokémon DayTeam GO Rocket Global Take-overGO Battle League Season 1 Launch Celebration

Spring

A Drive to InvestigatePsychic SpectacularSafari Zone St. LouisTricky PokémonSpring EventGO Battle Day: MarillSafari Zone LiverpoolIncense Day: Type ShuffleBuddy UpApril CDThrowback Challenge 2020 (KantoJohtoHoennSinnohChampion) • Safari Zone PhiladelphiaSnubbull Limited ResearchMay CD

Summer

Galarian Farfetch'd EventSummer SolsticeJune CDBug Out4th AnniversaryTeam GO Rocket EventSummer EventJuly CDGO FestDragon WeekEnigma WeekAugust CDUnova WeekMega September (Mega Raid ChallengeMega Battle ChallengeMega Buddy Challenge) • September CD

Fall

Fashion WeekNiantic Birthday EventAutumn Event (Part 1Part 2) • Meowth Limited ResearchOctober CDThe Crown Tundra EventHalloweenDay of the DeadAnimation WeekSpecial WeekendNovember CD - ElectabuzzPokémon HOME Event12 Days of FriendshipNovember CD - MagmarPokémon GO City SpotlightLake Legends EventNidoran♀ and Nidoran♂ Limited Research

Kalos Celebration EventWooper WatchDecember CDSecrets of the Jungle EventGalarian Mr. Mime EventHoliday

New Year'sUnova Celebration EventSinnoh Celebration EventJanuary CDHoenn Celebration EventIncense Day: Electric and Dragon TypeJohto Celebration EventSneasel Limited ResearchTeam GO Rocket CelebrationFebruary CDLunar New YearValentine's DayCelebrate CarnivalPokémon GO Tour: KantoKanto Celebration Event

March CDSearching for LegendsIncense Day: Psychic and Steel TypeCharge UpWeather WeekFestival of ColorsTricky PokémonSpring into SpringApril CDSummer Hat Pikachu EventRivals' WeekSustainability WeekFriendship Day GrassNew Pokémon Snap CelebrationLuminous Legends XMarill Limited ResearchMay CDLuminous Legends YSpecial Weekend May

June CDA Very Slow DiscoverySummer SolsticeBidoof BreakoutJuly CD5th AnniversaryGO FestPart 1: TimePart 2: SpaceAugust CDPart 3: Sword and Shield

Hoopa's ArrivalPsychic SpectacularSeptember CDFashion WeekTaiwan Candy ChallengeSecrets of the Jungle EventOctober CDSafari Zone LiverpoolHalloweenSafari Zone PhiladelphiaDía de MuertosFestival of LightsSafari Zone St. LouisPokémon BD & SP EventNovember CDEd Sheeran Collaboration EventMischief Unbound

Land of Smiles ChallengeIncense Day: SwinubDragonspiral DescentSpecial Weekend DecemberChansey in FukushimaHolidayDecember CD

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