Pokémon GO Halloween Event Officially Announced, Gen 3 Pokémon Confirmed

Pokémon GO Halloween Event Officially Announced, Gen 3 Pokémon Confirmed

Pokémon GO Halloween Event Officially Announced, Gen 3 Pokémon Confirmed

Well, it's official: Gen III Ghost-type Pokemon are coming to Pokemon GO for this year's Halloween event.

The Pokemon in question are Sableye, Shuppet, Banette, Duskull, and Dusclops all of which made their debut in Pokemon Sapphire and Pokemon Ruby.

The Pokemon Go Halloween event 2017 starts tomorrow at 12pm PDT / 6pm BST and runs until November 2. And a new witch's hat for Pikachu, because ye olde electric rodent is always ready for a bit of festive fun. Pokemon like Drowzee, Cubone, and Gastly will be more rampant throughout the event, so that's great for fans that want to evolve their monsters. Players can also dress their avatar for the occasion by wearing Mimikyu-themed Disguise Hat.

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A special Pikachu will be out celebrating Halloween in an all-new costume, and you can, too!

But that's not all: Candy rewards for catching Pokemon, hatching eggs and transferring Pokemon to the professor will all be doubled for the duration of the event. Finally, players can obtain "special boxes" in the in-game shop containing Raid Passes and Super Incubators.

Pokémon Go is getting a new batch of monsters to collect, and it starts this Halloween.

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In layman's terms, this meant that Niantic could activate the Gen 3 creatures on the Pokemon Go servers at any moment.

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The Niantic boss said that the new feature would increase social interactions between players and improve co-ordination within communities.

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