Pokémon GO Welcomes the Creepy and the Ghoulish This Halloween

Dress for Halloween.
Dress for Halloween. Niantic

The Halloween Mischief event is set to start in Pokémon GO this October 15. There’s a lot to enjoy for this new event, which is divided into two parts with the first one being Creepy Companions and the second Ghoulish Pals.

There are many to unpack so we’ll just take a quick peek. For starters, new avatar items are set to be available at the in-game shop. The good news is that they are available a day early, on October 14. They will even be available after the event ends. These are:

  • Pikachu Pumpkin Head
  • Pumpkaboo Top
  • Pumpkaboo Pants
  • Hoopa Headband
  • Halloween Face Sticker

There are also spooky bundles available which are:

  • Creepy Crate
    • Price: 480 PokéCoins
    • Contains:
      • 50 Poké Balls
      • One Remote Raid Pass
      • Two Super Incubators
      • Four Incense
  • Boo Bundle
    • Price: 1,480 PokéCoins
    • Contains:
      • 16 Premium Raid Passes
      • Eight Super Incubators
      • Four Incense
      • Four Star Pieces
  • Pumpkin Pack
    • Price: 1,480 PokéCoins
    • Contains:
      • 18 Super Incubators
      • Two Incubators
      • Four Incense
      • Four Star Pieces

Creepy Companions

The Creepy Companions portion of the event starts October 15 and ends October 22. One of the highlights is that it unlocks the next part of the Season of Mischief Special Research story.

In this one, strange Pokémon have appeared and these include those first discovered in the Galar region. Solve the mystery and learn more about Hoopa. Those able to complete get access to a special event once the season ends.

Ghoulish Pals

Ghoulish Pals follows Creepy Companions and is from October 22 to October 31. This part sees the continuation of the Season of Mischief storyline focused on the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa.

In this one, a new part of the Season-long Special Research gets unlocked during each part of the Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief event. Trainers can expect to see more Psychic-, Ghost-, and Dark-type Pokémon appearing in the wild. There are also new ones being discovered for the first time ever in the game. Learn more about the new event here.

What do you think? Excited about this new event?

Pokémon GO is available on Android and iOS.

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