Pokémon GO Halloween 2022 Part 1 – Shiny Galarian Yamask, Mega Banette Debut, & More

Get into the Spooky Spirit!

Niantic has announced the Halloween 2022 celebration in Pokémon GO, happening during the Season of Light. There will be debut Pokémon, legendaries with exclusive moves, and new shiny forms to catch. Overall, it's a pretty packed event, so this guide can be a huge help to players looking to make the most of this spooky event. The celebration will be happening from Thursday, October 20, 2022, until Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 10am local time.

*Pokémon marked with an asterisk have a chance to be shiny when encountered.

Egg Hatches

There are a few Pokémon appearing in 7km Eggs that are exclusive Egg hatches to this event. The full list can be found below.

  • Yamask*
  • Galarian Yamask*
  • Noibat*
  • Phantump
  • Golett

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Wild Encounters

The full list of Pokémon spawning in the wild for the Halloween 2022 event can be found below.

  • Zubat*
  • Gastly*
  • Spinarak*
  • Murkrow*
  • Misdreavus*
  • Sableye*
  • Shuppet*
  • Absol*
  • Drifloon*
  • Yamask*
  • Pumpkaboo
  • Phantump
  • Golett
  • Dusclops
  • Haunter

Avatar Updates

Image via Niantic

There will be a couple of new clothing items for players' avatars in-game as well, including a new pose.

  • Spooky Pose
  • Dusclops Costume
  • Dusclops Headwrap
  • Zubat Headband

Event Bonuses

There are a couple of great Event Bonuses for players to take advantage of during this event. The full list can be found below.

  • Double the Candy for catching Pokémon
  • Double the Candy for Hatching Pokémon
  • Double the Candy for Evolving Pokémon
  • One guaranteed XL Candy when walking with a Buddy Pokémon

Raid Battles

There will be a few new Pokémon added to the Raid rotation during the Halloween 2022 celebration, including a new Mega evolution in Mega Banette and Altered Forme Giratina equipped with a brand new move. The full Raid rotation can be found below.

One-Star Raids

  • Sableye*
  • Purrloin
  • Yamask*
  • Galarian Yamask*
  • Phantump

Three-Star Raids

  • Gengar*
  • Umbreon
  • Drifblim
  • Drapion*

Five-Star Raids

  • Altered Forme Giratina*

Mega Raids

  • Mega Banette*

Interested in other helpful Pokémon GO Guides and want to read more? Check out Pokémon GO November Community Day Classic - Event Bonuses, Bundles, and Shiny Dratini on Pro Game Guides!

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