Pokémon GO Halloween 2019 Event Announced

The Pokémon GO Halloween event for 2019 has been announced and features tons of spooky treats for trainers across the globe. The event will kick off on October 17, 2019 and details are as follows:

From October 17th @ 1pm PDT:

  • The following Shadow Pokémon will be ready to rescue from Team Go Rocket at PokéStops: Weedle, Kakuna, Beedrill, Electabuzz, Magmar, Lapras, Mareep, Seedot, Nuzleaf, Sableye, Trapinch, Cacnea, Shuppet, and Duskull.
  • New avatar items will added to the Style Shop including: a Subat Bag, a Pikachu Onesie, a Cubone Cap, A Litwick Cap and a Mimikyu Bag
  • Shiny Yamask will make its debut in the game

From October 17 @1pm PDT until November 1 @ 1pm PDT:

  • More Ghost and Dark-type Pokémon will appear in eggs, raids and in the wild. This will include Gastly and Murkrow as well as Yamask’s Halloween debut
  • Raids will be the home of new creepy-cute costumed Pokémon: Bulbasaur wearing Shedinja costumes, Charmander wearing Cubone costumes, and Squirtle wearing Yamask costumes. Pikachu wearing a Mimikyu costume will also be found in the wild and all of these Pokémon can be encountered as shiny variants.
  • Darkrai will make it’s debut in Pokémon GO
  • New frightfully fun Research Tasks will be available for a limited time
  • A Special Research task will give players the chance to face a forbidden Pokémon

For the entirety of the event the following bonuses will also be available:

  • 2× Catch Candy
  • 2× Hatch Candy
  • 2× Transfer Candy

The 2019 Halloween Event is set to be a big one, but how do you feel about it? Are you still a GO player, or do you just come back for events like these?

Fear not trainers, we’ve got our very own Halloween event planned too…