Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 31st October, we have Zorua in the wild, the spooky Halloween 2022 Event Part II, Dia de Muertos Event, GO Battle Day: Miltank, Dratini Community Day Classic, and the start of a new month! What a busy week!
A Tricky Fox this way comes: Zorua appears in Pokémon GO
Zorua and Zoroark have been released in Pokémon GO, and you can learn more about them in our Zorua and Zoroark: Everything you wanted to know article.
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, 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?
Halloween Event – Part 2
Part 2 of the Halloween event is all about costume Pokémon, with shiny costume Pumpkaboo making their shiny debut!
- Thursday, October 27, 2022 10:00 am local time to Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 10:00 am local time.
- 2× Candy for catching Pokémon.
- 2× Candy for hatching Pokémon.
- 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon.
- Trainers level 31 and above will receive one guaranteed Candy XL when walking with their buddy.
Día de MuertosDuskull
- Tuesday, November 1, 2022 10:00 am local time to Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 10:00 am local time.
- Lure Modules activated during the event will last for 90 minutes
- Incense (Excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last for 90 minutes.
- 2× Candy for catching Pokémon.
During the event, new costumed Pokémon will appear, Duskull, Dusclops, and Dusknoir are all wearing Cempazúchitl Flower crowns!
Dratini Community Day Classic
Dratini Community Day Classic will take place on Saturday November 5, 2022, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time.Dratini
- 3× Catch Stardust
- Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.
- Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
- Take a few snapshots during Community Day Classic for a surprise!
GO Battle Day: MiltankMiltank
Sunday, November 6, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time A GO Battle Day featuring Miltank, the Milk Cow Pokémon!
- 4x Stardust from win rewards.
- The maximum number of sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 20—for a total of 100 battles- from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time.
Featured Pokémon – Miltank
Available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time
- Miltank will be guaranteed to appear as a reward encounter.
- In each set, the first win reward from the Basic track will be a reward encounter. The second through fifth win rewards will remain unchanged.
- All win rewards from the Premium track will be reward encounters.
- You’ll have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Miltank.
Timed Research focused on battling will be available for the whole day! Complete the research to earn:
- Rare Candy
- Miltank encounter
- An Elite Charge TM
The following leagues will be active.
- Ultra League
- Willpower Cup
Miltank will be taking the spotlight for the second GO Battle Day for season 12. Be sure to take advantage of this event as you can earn a whopping 4x stardust from win rewards along with having the chance to encounter a shiny Miltank. Who wouldn’t want a blue cow?
GO Battle League Season 12
- GO Battle League: Season of Light will start on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7)
- End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
- Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
- Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.
Oct 27-Nov 3
Nov 3-Nov 10
- 🟡 Ultra League
- 🧠 Willpower Cup
Tuesday 1st November 6pm till 7pm local time we have ??? as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a currently unknown reward.
Wednesday 2nd November 6pm till 7pm local time Giratina Origin Forme will be appearing in raids for raid hour.
October 2022 Research Breakthrough
From October 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to November 1, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.
PDT (GMT -7) Shedinja will be the weekly research breakthrough box reward. For the first time in Pokémon GO, it can be shiny!
November 2022 Research Breakthrough
From November 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT -8) Starmie will be featured in the research breakthrough box, and you will also be rewarded with a Star Piece.
From October 20, 2022 to November 8, 2022 Mega Banette will be appearing in Mega Raids.
Five Star Raids
From October 27 to November 8, 2022, Giratina Origin Forme will be appearing in Five-Star Raids.
October Research Tasks
For a full list of October 2022 research tasks and rewards check out our article here.
November Research Tasks
A list of November field research tasks will be coming ASAP!
Season of Light Special Research
Full guide here: A Cosmic Companion Special Research (Season of Light)
Season of Light Special Research is available to claim from Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 9:59 a.m. local time. New parts of the Special Research will unlock over the course of the Season, so be sure to follow along!
Save Shadow Latios!
Giovanni doesn’t do anything half way! After trainers around the world saved Shadow Latias, the Team GO Rocket Boss has managed to get his hands on a Shadow Latios. It needs your help! Get ready to face off against Giovanni and save Shadow Latios.
Season of Light
Season of Light Bonuses
- From September 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - December 1, 2022, 10:00 AM
- Cosmog, the Legendary Nebula Pokémon, debuts in Pokémon GO
- Season long Special Research featuring Cosmog, with a new chapter releasing every month
- Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
- Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
- Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
- Up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs
- Additional items from Research Breakthroughs
- Increased Stardust reward for Research Breakthroughs
- Increased Stardust from Gifts
- Cosmog Hat avatar item available in the in-game shop
- Season-themed stickers available from Gifts, PokéStops and the in-game shop
Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild during the Season, including iconic Pokémon from all generations. As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world.
Beach & Water
Season of Light Eggs
The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season.