Halloween Event 2022, Part 1

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Article by Brian Tein

It's that time again! Halloween was Pokemon Go's first event, and it's back yet again. We've got new Shiny Pokemon, a new move, new avatar items, and even the debut of Mega Banette to look forward to! This is one of the events to not miss, so let's jump into it!

Halloween 2022

Event Start Event End
October 20, 2022 a.m. local time October 27, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time
  • 2x Candy for Catches and Transfers
  • 2x XL Candy from Hatching Pokemon
  • Players Lv.31+ will also be granted one guaranteed XL Candy through walking
  • Giratina: Altered Forme will be given access to its Signature Move, Shadow Force
  • New Avatar Items will be available in the shop
  • A special timed research line will be available for all players, featuring Galarian Yamask
  • A set of paid Timed Research will also be available in the shop
    • For $1, players will be able to enjoy the Paid Research line
    • For $5, players will have access to the Paid Research Line and will also have additional tasks, candy bonuses, and an exclusive avatar pose
  • A special selection of Pokemon will be available in the wild
  • A special selection of Pokemon will be available in raids
  • A special selection of Pokemon will be available from Research
    • Mega Gengar and Mega Absol energy will also be available from research
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