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Halloween Mischief 2021 Event

As the Season of Mischief continues, it is time for another event in Pokémon GO during this Season: Halloween Mischief. This event will take place from Friday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. → Sunday, October 31, 8:00 p.m. (local time). Halloween Mischief is devided into two parts, and some features will be available during the whole event, and some only during one of the parts.


Table of Content:

Available during the Entire Event

📅 Friday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. → Sunday, October 31, 8:00 p.m. (local time)


The Season of Mischief Story Continues!

The Season of Mischief is still going on; for more information on the Season of Mischief, click here. If you complete this Season’s Special Research story, you’ll gain access to a special event at the end of the Season that might have something to do with Hoopa!


A new part of the Season-long Special Research will unlock during each part of the Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief event. With more Psychic-, Ghost-, and Dark-type Pokémon appearing in the wild – along with new ones being discovered for the first time ever in Pokémon GO – this is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Mischief Pokémon!


Halloween Cup

📅 October 15 → November 2

The Halloween Cup will be available in GO Battle League from October 15 until November 2, following the same format as during Halloween 2020. This Cup is played in Great League, meaning there is a CP limit of 1500 CP. In the Halloween Cup, only Poison-, Bug-, Ghost-, Dark-, and Fairy-type Pokémon are permitted. For more information on GO Battle League Season 9, click here.


Special and Timed Research

Special Research Story: What Lies beneath the Mask?

A new Special Research Story will be available, called What Lies beneath the Mask? Learn more about Ghost-type Pokémon, as Professor Willow guides you. With Yamask spawning in the wild, Professor Willow is interested in Ghost-type Pokémon related to masks. What will we discover during this research?


Timed Research

Aside from the new Special Research a Timed Research will be available. This research will be focused on participation in the Halloween Cup in the GO Battle League.


Event Bonuses

  • 2x Transfer Candy

  • 2x Catch Candy

  • 2x Hatch Candy

  • Guaranteed Candy XL when walking with your buddy


Lavender Town Music

Turn on your in-game music during the nighttime to enjoy a remix of the Lavender Town music to get into the ultimate spooky season vibes! ♫


Costumed Pokémon

More Costumed Pokémon to be encountered:

  • Halloween Mischief Pikachu ✨

  • Halloween Mischief Piplup ✨

  • Halloween Mischief Drifblim ✨

  • Can also be encountered in GO Battle League reward encounters

(✨ = Shiny available)


New Avatar Items, Stickers, and Bundles

Avatar Items

Starting October 14, 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT-7), the following items will be available to buy in the style shop:

  • Pikachu Pumpkin Head

  • Pumpkaboo Top

  • Pumpkaboo Pants

  • Hoopa Headband

  • Halloween Face Sticker


These items will also be available for purchase after the event ends.


Stickers

During the event, you can get in-game Halloween-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts or by buying them in the shop.


Bundles

The following spooky bundles can be bought in-game during the event:

  • Creepy Crate (480 PokéCoins): 50 Poké Balls, 1 Remote Raid Pass, 2 Super Incubators, 4 Incense

  • Boo Bundle (1480 PokéCoins): 16 Premium Raid Passes, 8 Super Incubators, 4 Incense, 4 Star Pieces

  • Pumpkin Pack (1480 PokéCoins): 18 Super Incubators, 2 Incubators, 4 Incense, 4 Star Pieces


Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief Part 1: Creepy Companions

📅 Friday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. → Friday, October 22, 10:00 a.m. (local time)


The first part of the Halloween event, has a central role for “creepy companions”: Psychic- and Poison-type Pokémon that can’t wait to be encountered and befriended, as well as other friendly, creepy Pokémon. On top of that, the Hexpert Pokémon, Galarian Slowking, will make its debut in Pokémon Go and for the first time, Spinarak can be shiny ✨.


Season of Mischief Special Research Story Unlock

With the start of this event, the next part of the Misunderstood Mischief Special Research will unlock. After completing this Special Research story, you’ll unlock access to a special event at the end of the Season. Is the appearance of strange Pokémon in GO related to Hoopa’s rings? For more information about the Season of Mischief, click here.


Galarian Slowking


Galarian Slowpoke has been able to evolve into Galarian Slowbro in Pokémon GO, but with the start of this event, Galarian Slowpoke can also evolve into Galarian Slowking! To evolve Galarian Slowbro into Galarian Slowking, set the Galarian Slowpoke you want to evolve as your buddy in the game, and catch 30 Psychic-type Pokémon.


Wild encounters

  • Halloween Mischief Pikachu ✨

  • Zubat ✨

  • Gastly ✨

  • Drowzee ✨

  • Spinarak ✨

  • Misdreavus ✨

  • Halloween Mischief Piplup ✨

  • Stunky

  • Woobat ✨

  • Gothita

  • Yamask ✨ (if you’re lucky)

(✨ = Shiny available)


Raids

(✨ = Shiny available)


One-Star Raids

  • Galarian Slowpoke

  • Murkrow ✨

  • Scraggy

  • Yamask ✨

  • Espurr


Three-Star Raids

  • Alolan Raichu ✨

  • Sableye ✨

  • Banette

  • Halloween Mischief Drifblim ✨


Five-Star Raids

  • Altered Forme Giratina ✨


Mega Raids

  • Mega Gengar ✨


Eggs

The following event-related Pokémon can hatch from Eggs obtained during the event:


7km eggs

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  • Spinarak ✨

  • Misdreavus ✨

  • Shuppet ✨

  • Chingling

  • Litwick

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  • Galarian Yamask

  • Golett


Field Research Task Encounters

When completing Field Research Tasks, you can expect the following Pokémon as rewards:

  • Halloween Mischief Pikachu ✨

  • Zubat ✨

  • Drowzee ✨

  • Spinarak ✨

  • Halloween Mischief Piplup ✨

  • Woobat ✨

  • Gothita

  • Halloween Mischief Drifblim ✨

  • Galarian Yamask


Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief Part 2: Ghoulish pals

📅 Friday, October 22, 10:00 a.m. → Sunday, October 31, 8:00 p.m. (local time)

As Halloween comes closer, more Ghost-type Pokémon will appear in Pokémon GO. Pumpkaboo, Phantump, and their evolutions will have their Pokémon GO debuts.

During this part of the event, there will also be a Collection Challenge, to chase these

Ghost-type Pokémon.


Season of Mischief Special Research Story Unlock

With the start of this event, the next part of the Misunderstood Mischief Special Research will unlock. After completing this Special Research story, you’ll unlock access to a special event at the end of the Season. For more information about the Season of Mischief, click here.


Pokémon Debuts

Phantump, Trevenant, Pumpkaboo, and Gourgeist make their debuts in Pokémon GO!


New Size Mechanic

With the arrival of Pumpkaboo comes a new mechanic to Pokémon GO, with which the Pumpkaboo that are larger also look larger in GO.


Collection Challenge

Following up on Pumpkaboo’s debut and the new size mechanic, the Collection Challenge during this event will require you to collect Pumpkaboo of various sizes.


Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter in the wild:

  • Gastly ✨

  • Murkrow ✨

  • Misdreavus ✨

  • Shuppet ✨

  • Purrloin

  • Phanutmp

  • Small Size Pumpkaboo

  • Average Size Pumpkaboo

Rare encounters:

  • Haunter

  • Yamask ✨

  • Litwick

  • Large Size Pumpkaboo

  • Super Size Pumpkaboo

Raids

The following Pokémon will be available in raids:


One-Star Raids

  • Murkrow ✨

  • Yamask ✨

  • Galarian Yamask

  • Phantump

  • Average Size Pumpkaboo


Three-Star Raids

  • Alolan Marowak ✨

  • Banette

  • Halloween Mischief Drifblim ✨

  • Lampent


Five-Star Raids

  • Darkrai ✨

  • Darkrai caught during the event will know the attack Sludge Bomb


Mega Raids

  • Mega Absol ✨


Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief Special Raid Weekend

📅 Saturday, October 30, 10:00 a.m. → Sunday, October 31, 8:00 p.m. (local time)

To celebrate Halloween Weekend and the new Mega Raid Boss, Absol, these raid bosses will appear more frequently in raids.


Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs obtained during the event:

  • Spinarak ✨

  • Misdreavus

  • Shuppet ✨

  • Litwick

  • Phantump

  • Galarian Yamask

  • Golett


Event Field Research Task Encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon when completing Field Research tasks:

  • Halloween Mischief Pikachu ✨

  • Gastly ✨

  • Spinarak ✨

  • Shuppet ✨

  • Duskull ✨

  • Halloween Mischief Pikachu ✨

  • Yamask ✨

  • Galarian Yamask


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