Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief Event Guide (Part 1)

Pokémon GO is a game that has taken the world by storm, with its augmented reality gameplay and social media integration. The game, which is now available on mobile platforms, was originally released in 2016 for iOS and Android devices. This year’s Halloween event will feature new decorations, including pumpkins to collect, candy to collect, and more.

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It’s easy to forget that Pokémon is a messed-up franchise because of how adorable and commercial it is. Phantump, for example, are really stumps inhabited by the souls of children who perished while wandering in the woods. Yeah. You can find it in the PokéDex if you search it up. Nonetheless, Pokémon’s sometimes unsettling nature makes it appropriate for the scary season. The first portion of Pokémon GO’s Halloween Mischief event is covered in this guide.

The Halloween Mischief event began today, October 15th, and will continue until October 22nd. Following then, the second half of the event will begin and will continue till Halloween is done. All players will get double Candy from capturing, hatching, and transferring Pokémon in honor of Halloween. 

Part 1 of the Pokémon GO Halloween Mischief Event Guide

Let’s go inside the innards of the pumpkin now. For the duration of the event, the following Pokémon will have increased spawn rates:

  • Pikachu’s Halloween Mischief
  • Piplup’s Halloween Mischief
  • Drifblim’s Halloween Mischief
  • Zubat
  • Gastly
  • Drowzee
  • Spinarak
  • Misdreavus
  • Shuppet
  • Stunky
  • Woobat
  • Yamask
  • Gothita

Other this event, Spinarak has gotten a Shiny variant, and Shinies for Halloween Mischief Pokémon may also be found.


7km Eggs will give rise to the following Pokémon:

  • Spinarak
  • Misdreavus
  • Shuppet
  • Chingling
  • Yamask, Galarian
  • Litwick
  • Golett


In Raids, the following Pokémon will appear:


  • Murkrow
  • Yamask
  • Espurr
  • Scraggy
  • Slowpoke Galarian


  • Sableye
  • Raichu Alolan
  • Banette
  • Drifblim’s Halloween Mischief




During Part 1 of the event, there will be five Timed Research Tasks available, and completing all of them will reward you with 15 Yamask Candy, 15 Sableye Candy, and 15 Scraggy Candy. The following are the tasks and their associated rewards:

  • In the GO Battle League, you’ll be pitted against other players (Sableye encounter)
  • Five times in the GO Battle League (Yamask encounter)
  • In the GO Fight League, win a trainer battle (Frillish encounter)
  • In the GO Battle League, win four trainer bouts (Umbreon encounter)
  • In the GO Battle League, win 7 trainer bouts (Yamask, a Galarian, is encountered.)

The Halloween Cup will be ongoing through the end of the month in the GO Battle League. To enter, you’ll need Poison, Bug, Ghost, Dark, or Fairy type Pokémon with 1,500 CP or fewer.

During part 1, the following Field Research Tasks will also be accessible. The following are the tasks and their associated rewards:

15 ghost-type Pokémon must be caught. meeting with Drifblim
Catch a total of 25 ghost-type Pokémon. Galarian Yamask encounter
5 ghost-type Pokémon must be caught. Pikachu’s Halloween Mischief or Piplup’s Halloween Mischief
Obtain 9 Pokémon Encounter with a Drowzee or a Gothita
Throw three curveballs. Encounter with Spinarak
Send three presents An encounter with a Zubat or a Woobat
3 Poké Stops or Gyms to Spin Encounter with Spinarak
Poké Stops or gyms are available at Spin 7 Poké Stops. 1 Specimen Candy

Finally, a Yamask-focused Special Research Story titled “What Lies Beneath the Mask?” is now accessible. Oh, and if you’re playing at night, don’t forget to turn on your sound since the game will play the famous scary theme from Lavender Town.

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