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Pokemon Go‘s annual Halloween occasion is returning this week, and Niantic has loads in retailer for gamers this yr. The festivities kick off this Thursday, October 17 and embrace the looks of costumed Pokemon, the debut of a brand new Legendary, and a few new coach outfits–plus an opportunity to catch a brand new Shiny Pokemon.
Beginning October 17, you’ll encounter Shiny Yamask within the wild. On high of that, Niantic is introducing a handful of latest avatar gadgets to the in-game store, together with a Cubone cap, a Mimikyu bag, and most significantly, a Pikachu onesie. Team Rocket may even be increasing its lineup of Shadow Pokemon. You’ll have an opportunity to rescue Shadow variations of the next Pokemon:
That’s not all that awaits throughout this yr’s Halloween occasion. From October 17 to November 1, Ghost- and Dark-type Pokemon corresponding to Gastly, and Murkrow will seem extra often within the wild and in raids. You’ll even have an opportunity to seek out particular costume-wearing variations of Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle in raids, whereas Pikachu sporting a Mimikyu costume will seem within the wild. Specially themed Field and Special Research duties shall be obtainable through the occasion as properly.
Niantic can be introducing a brand new Legendary to the sport as a part of this yr’s Halloween occasion. Following the departure of Altered Forme Giratina, the Pitch-Black Pokemon Darkrai will seem in five-star Raid Battles around the globe. Finally, you will earn twice the conventional quantity of Candy once you catch, switch, and hatch Pokemon.
This yr’s Pokemon Go Halloween occasion runs till 1 PM PT / four PM ET on November 1. You can learn extra about it on the official Pokemon Go web site. Meanwhile, the sport’s subsequent Community Day will happen on Saturday, November 16, though no different particulars have been introduced simply but.