Pokémon GO Halloween 2022 Event Part 2

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Hello trainers! Part 2 of the Pokémon GO Halloween 2022 event is here, and if any trainers were wondering ‘where are the inevitable Halloween costume Pokémon?’, part 2 is the answer! We have adorable new costume Pokémon, new shiny Pokémon, special research and more.

Part 1: Halloween 2022 (Part 1) – Mega Banette and bucketfuls of Candy

Time & Date

  • Event icon Thursday, October 27, 2022 10:00 am local time to Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 10:00 am local time.

Bonuses

  • New bonuses
  • General icon Brand new costume Pokémon will be making an appearance
  • Shiny icon Release of Shiny Pumpkaboo & Gourgeist
  • Continuing bonuses
  • Candy icon 2× Candy for catching, hatching and transferring Pokémon.
  • Candy icon Guaranteed Buddy Candy XL for trainers level 31+
  • Raid icon Debut of Mega Banette
  • Raid icon Altered Forme Giratina available from raids with the featured move Shadow Force
  • Research icon Special Research available for all Trainers
  • Research icon Two Timed Research lines available to purchase
  • Shop icon Halloween-themed pose and avatar items in the shop
  • General icon Lavender Town remix playing nightly
  • Stardust icon Increased Stardust in Gifts (unannounced)

Pokémon Debuts

Brand new costume Pokémon will be making an appearance for the second part of the Halloween event, and shiny Pumpkaboo is making their first ever appearance in Pokémon GO as a costume Pokémon!

Gengar will only be appearing in raid battles, whereas Vulpix and Pumpkaboo will be spawning in the wild. Gourgeist and Ninetales will be available via evolution.

Shiny Pumpkaboo & Gourgeist

These are an amazing shiny family, with Pumpkaboo switching orange to purple for the pumpkin, with the brown top half becoming black, and Gourgeist’s hair(?) becoming purple with a black pumpkin.

Shiny Pumpkaboo Shiny Gourgeist

A Tricky Fox this way comes: Zorua appears in Pokémon GO

Are we seeing double? Has your Buddy Pokémon multiplied? No, it’s just one of Zorua’s tricks! That’s right—Zorua is now appearing worldwide in Pokémon GO!

Zorua Appears

Zorua, the Tricky Fox Pokémon, and Zoroark, the Illusion Fox Pokémon, will make their Pokémon GO debuts! Zorua will appear in the wild…but will you be able to see through its illusions?

Zorua is now appearing in Pokémon GO worldwide.

Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild. 


Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 7km eggs collected during the event. 


Raids

1 Star Raids

Related Raid Guides: Sableye, Purrloin, Yamask, Galarian Yamask & Phantump.

3 Star Raids

Related Raid Guides: Gengar, Umbreon, Drifblim & Drapion.

5 Star Raids – Giratina with Shadow Force

Giratina will appear in 5 Star raids from October 20, 2022, 10:00 am local time to November 1, 2022, 10:00 am local time, and any Giratina caught during that time will know the Charge move Shadow Force Ghost

Shadow Force will have the following stats:

  • 120 power for Trainer Battles
  • 140 power for Gym & Raid battles

Mega Raids – Mega Banette

Banette (Mega)

Mega Banette will make its Pokémon GO debut, if you’re lucky you’ll encounter a shiny one!

Field Research

The following Pokémon will be available in Field Research Tasks

Complete certain field research tasks to get Mega Energy for the following Pokémon

Mega Energy icon 25x Gengar Mega Energy Mega Energy icon 25x Absol Mega Energy

Halloween 2022 Special Research: Mysterious Masks

Willow and Rhi need your help with some Halloween-themed Special Research during this event! Along the way, you’ll learn more about Yamask and Galarian Yamask

Mysterious Masks Special Research will be available to claim from Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 10:00 am local time until Thursday, November 1, 2022, at 10:00 am local time.

Mysterious Masks Stage 1/4

  • Catch 40 Ghost-type Pokemon – 1313 stardust
  • Make 9 Curveball throws – Yamask (s)
  • Make 49 Nice throws – 9x Ultra balls

Rewards:

Mysterious Masks Stage 2/4

  • Catch 40 Ghost-type Pokémon – 1313 stardust
  • Earn 9 Hearts with your buddy – Yamask (s)
  • Send 13 Gifts to friends – 40 Great Balls

Rewards:

Mysterious Masks Stage 3/4

  • Catch 40 Ghost-type Pokémon – 1313 stardust
  • Catch 9 different species of Ghost-type Pokémon – Yamask (s)
  • Use 49 Berries to help catch Pokémon – 49 Poké Balls

Rewards:

Mysterious Masks Stage 4/4

  • Claim Reward – 49 XP
  • Claim Reward – 490 XP
  • Claim Reward – 4900 XP

Rewards:


Halloween Timed Research

In addition to the freely available Halloween-themed Mysterious Masks Special Research, there will be two separate paid tickets available for the event as well.

  • For $1 US (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency, plus any applicable taxes and fees) you can purchase a ticket that will grant access to Timed Research featuring encounters with Yamask and Galarian Yamask.
  • For $5 US (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency, plus any applicable taxes and fees) you can purchase a ticket that will grant access to Timed Research featuring increased candy bonuses, additional Halloween-themed tasks, an avatar pose, and Spiritomb.

Bonuses for $5 Event Ticket

Trainers who purchase the $5 Event Ticket for the Halloween Timed Research have these bonuses instead.

  • Candy icon 3× Candy for catching Pokémon
  • Candy icon 3× Candy for hatching Pokémon
  • Candy icon 3× Candy for transferring Pokémon

Trainers can purchase either ticket, or both tickets as each ticket features unique Timed Research tasks.

Yamask-themed Timed Research

For $1 US (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency, plus any applicable taxes and fees) you can purchase a ticket that will grant access to Timed Research featuring encounters with Yamask and Galarian Yamask.

Stage 1

  • Catch 1 Ghost-type Pokemon – Yamask (s)
  • Catch 5 Ghost-type Pokemon – Yamask (s)
  • Catch 10 Ghost-type Pokemon – Yamask (s)
  • Catch 15 Ghost-type Pokemon – Yamask (s)
  • Catch 20 Ghost-type Pokemon – Yamask (s)
  • Catch 25 Ghost-type Pokemon – Yamask (s)
  • Catch 30 Ghost-type Pokemon – Yamask (s)

Rewards:

Yamask

Stage 2

  • Catch 1 Ghost-type Pokemon – Galar Yamask (s)
  • Catch 5 Ghost-type Pokemon – Galar Yamask (s)
  • Catch 10 Ghost-type Pokemon – Galar Yamask (s)
  • Catch 15 Ghost-type Pokemon – Galar Yamask (s)
  • Catch 20 Ghost-type Pokemon – Galar Yamask (s)
  • Catch 25 Ghost-type Pokemon – Galar Yamask (s)
  • Catch 30 Ghost-type Pokemon – Galar Yamask (s)

Rewards:

Yamask (Galarian)

Halloween-themed Timed Research

For $5 US (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency, plus any applicable taxes and fees) you can purchase a ticket that will grant access to Timed Research featuring increased candy bonuses, additional Halloween-themed tasks, an avatar pose, and Spiritomb.

Stage 1

  • Walk 2km – Spinarak
  • Catch 10 Pokemon – Joltik
  • Catch 7 Ghost-type Pokemon – Dewpider

Rewards: 

Stage 2

  • Walk 2 km – Zubat
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon – Woobat
  • Catch 10 Ghost-type Pokémon – Gligar (s)

Rewards: 

Stage 3

  • Walk 2km – Purrloin
  • Send 7 Gifts to Friends – Litten
  • Catch 10 Ghost-type Pokémon – Sneasel (s)

Rewards: 

Stage 4

  • Hatch an Egg – Yamask (s)
  • Make 9 Curveball Throws – Duskull (s)
  • Catch 15 Ghost-type Pokémon – Galarian Yamask (s)

Rewards:

 

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