Halloween in Pokémon GO will end with a bang—or in this case, a boo—with Part II of the Halloween 2023 event. New costumed Pokémon, shiny debuts, and research will keep the festivities frightful. Below you’ll find all the details on Pokémon GO’s second half of the 2023 Halloween event.
- Pokémon GO Halloween 2023 Part II Event Date and Time
- Debut Costumed Pokémon
- Debut Shiny Pokémon
- Increased Wild Pokémon Encounters
- Field Research Pokémon Encounters
- Raid Pokémon Appearances
- Event-Exclusive Timed Research
- Event Bonuses
- Halloween 2023 Part II Shop Items
- Pokémon GO Halloween Event Misc. Additions
Pokémon GO Halloween 2023 Part II Event Date and Time
The Pokémon GO Halloween 2023 Part II event will take place from Thursday, October 26 at 10:00 AM to Tuesday, October 31 at 8:00 PM local time.
Debut Costumed Pokémon
The two new costumed Pokémon that will make their debut during the Halloween 2023 event Part II are Pikachu wearing a Tricks & Treats costume and Gengar wearing a Tricks & Treats costume.
|Debut Costumed Pokémon||How to Obtain|
|Tricks & Treats Costume Pikachu||Wild encounters|
|Tricks & Treats Costume Gengar||Wild encounters (rare), Raids|
Both costumed Pokémon will be available in their shiny colorations during the event.
Returning Costumed Pokémon
Costumed Pokémon that will be returning in some capacity during the event are:
- Vulpix wearing a Spooky Festival costume
- Pumpkaboo wearing a Spooky Festival costume
- Piplup wearing a Halloween Mischief costume
|Returning Costumed Pokémon||How to Obtain|
|Spooky Festival Costume Vulpix||Wild encounters|
|Spooky Festival Costume Pumpkaboo||Wild encounters|
|Halloween Mischief Piplup||Wild encounters|
All returning costumed Pokémon will be available in their shiny colorations during the event.
Debut Shiny Pokémon
Once Part II of the Halloween 2023 event begins, shiny Zorua will be available for the first time in Pokémon GO. Players can evolve it into Zoroark by using 50 Zorua Candies.
Increased Wild Pokémon Encounters
The following table includes the Pokémon that will appear more frequently in the wild during the Halloween 2023 Part II event, as well as if they can be found with their shiny coloration.
|Wild Pokémon||Can it be Shiny?|
|Pikachu wearing a Tricks & Treats costume||★|
|Vulpix wearing a Spooky Festival costume||★|
|Piplup wearing a Halloween Mischief costume||★|
|Pumpkaboo wearing a Spooky Festival costume||★|
Additionally, Gengar wearing a Tricks & Treats costume may be found rarely in the wild during the event. It’s possible to encounter it in its shiny coloration.
Field Research Pokémon Encounters
The following Pokémon can be encountered when completing Halloween-themed Field Research tasks activated during the Halloween 2023 Part II event.
|Field Research Pokémon Encounter||Can it be Shiny?|
Raid Pokémon Appearances
The following tables show the Pokémon that will be appearing in raids during the Halloween 2023 Part II event, and whether or not they can be shiny.
One-Star Raid Pokémon
|One-Star Raid Pokémon||Can it be Shiny?|
Three-Star Raid Pokémon
|Three-Star Raid Pokémon||Can it be Shiny?|
|Gengar wearing a Tricks & Treats costume||★|
Five-Star Raid Pokémon
|Five-Star Raid Pokémon||Can it be Shiny?|
Mega Raid Pokémon
|Mega Raid Pokémon||Can it be Shiny?|
Event-Exclusive Timed Research
During the Halloween 2023 Part II event, a Trick or Treat-themed Timed Research will be available with rewards including, but not limited to, encounters with Halloween-themed Pokémon, such as
- costumed Pokémon,
- and more.
Timed Research Carrying over from Halloween 2023 Part I
The two Timed Researches from Part I of the Halloween 2023 event will continue into Part II of the event. Rewards for completing the Part I research tasks include, but aren’t limited to:
- Encounters with Ghost-type Pokémon
- Encounters with Greavard
- Encounters with Spiritomb (Spiritomb has a chance to be shiny)
During Part II of the Halloween 2023 event, the following bonuses will be active:
- Additional Candy for catching Pokémon with Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws.
- Additional Candy XL for catching Pokémon with Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws.
- Costumed Pokémon have a chance to give additional Candy when captured.
- On October 31, costumed Pokémon may give Rare Candy or Rare Candy XL when caught.
Halloween 2023 Part II Shop Items
Halloween-Themed Avatar Items
Avatar items in the shop are the same as the ones added in the Halloween 2023 Part I event. They are:
- Yamask Mask
- Cofagrigus Costume
- Cofagrigus Head
- Phantump Head
- Greavard Wig
The same event-themed stickers as those in the Halloween 2023 Part I event will be available for players through the following methods:
- Randomly by spinning PokéStops
- Randomly from opening gifts
- Purchasing specific stickers from the in-game shop
The same three Halloween Bundles as the ones available during Part I of the Halloween 2023 event will be available for purchase during Part II of the event.
|Bundle Cost||Bundle Items|
|495 PokéCoins||3 Remote Raid Passes|
1 Star Piece
1 Lucky Egg
|725 PokéCoins||10 Premium Raid Passes|
2 Star Pieces
2 Lucky Eggs
|1550 PokéCoins||10 Super Incubators|
Pokémon GO Halloween Event Misc. Additions
Different PokéStops will have Showcases during the Halloween 2023 Part II event where you can enter:
- or Phantump.
Lavender Town Music Remix
A remix of the Lavender Town music will play in Pokémon GO at nighttime during both Part I and Part II of the Halloween 2023 event. You can preview the track on the Pokémon GO official YouTube channel.
Just like in the Halloween 2023 Part I event, PokéStops and Gyms will have special decorations during the Halloween 2023 event Part II. To see what else to expect from Part I of the Halloween 2023 Pokémon GO event include, check out our handy guide.