A spooky Ghost-type Pokémon event coming to GO

Are you ready to try catching some scary Pokémon in the mobile title GO? A new event will not only give you that opportunity, but also gives players the chance to collect Gengar Mega Energy! Check out the official details:

Halloween is right around the corner, and Ghost-type Pokémon will be appearing more often! It’s time to put your catching skills to the test during the Catch Mastery: Ghost event!

Date + Time

Sunday, October 25, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time


    • Drifloon will be appearing more often in the wild! If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one.
    • There will be exclusive Timed Research available only during this event!
    • Complete event-exclusive Field Research tasks to encounter Ghost-type Pokémon and earn Gengar Mega Energy.


    • During this event, you’ll earn additional XP when catching Pokémon with Nice, Great, Excellent, and Curveball Throws.

It’s time to show those Ghost-type Pokémon that we’re not afraid of them, no matter how spooky they might be! Catch as many as you can, Trainer, before they get a chance to scare you off!

I’m actually excited for the abundance of Drifloon, I would actually like to get my hands on a shiny… How do you feel about this upcoming event? Let us know in the comments or join the ongoing discussion on Discord!