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Pokemon GO Dia De Muertos 2022: Date, Raids, Wild Pokemon, Bonuses & More

Here’s a full rundown of the 2022 Dia de Muertos event in Pokemon GO so you can celebrate the Day of the Dead in-game!

Every year, Pokemon GO celebrates the Mexican holiday Dia de Muertos with an in-game event and, of course, it is returning for 2022 as well.

In this year’s celebration, there are new costumed Pokemon as well as updated wild encounters and Raid bosses. Plus, there are some great bonuses that every Pokemon GO player can benefit from and a brand-new Collection Challenge for players to complete!

Pokemon GO 2022 Dia De Muertos Dates

Start Date

The 2022 Pokemon GO Dia de Muertos event starts on November 1 at 10 AM local time.

Later on that day, there is also a special Spotlight Hour featuring a costumed Pokemon!

End Date

Pokemon GO’s 2022 Day of the Dead ends at 8 PM local time on November 2. This gives players almost two whole days to take part in the festivities.

Dia De Muertos T Shirt Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Dia De Muertos Bonuses

There are 3 different bonuses that will be active for all Pokemon trainers during the Day of the Dead event:

  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for 90 minutes
  • Incense activated during the event will last for 90 minutes (does not include Daily Adventure Incense)
  • 2x Candy for catching Pokemon

If you want to get even more Candy, find out how to boost the Candy you earn in Pokemon GO.

Wild Pokemon Encounters – Pokemon GO Dia De Muertos

You can catch 9 different wild Pokemon during Dia de Muertos in Pokemon GO. This includes the brand-new costumed Duskull which is wearing a cempasuchil crown.

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
CubonePokemon GO CuboneYes
ChinchouChinchou Pokemon GOYes
SunkernSunkern Pokemon GOYes
RoseliaRoselia Pokemon GOYes
LitwickLitwick Pokemon GOYes
SwirlixSwirlix Pokemon GOYes
Duskull (Dia de Muertos costume)Duskull Dia de Muertos Pokemon GOYes
DrifloonDrifloon Pokemon GOYes
YamaskYamask Pokemon GOYes

Check out our Pokemon GO shiny odds guide to find out the exact chances of encountering shiny Pokemon!

Incense and Lure Encounters

Additionally, there are a number of Pokemon that will be attracted to Lure Modules and Incense for the duration of the event. They are:

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
CubonePokemon GO CuboneYes
SunkernSunkern Pokemon GOYes
RoseliaRoselia Pokemon GOYes
DrifloonDrifloon Pokemon GOYes
YamaskYamask Pokemon GOYes
SwirlixSwirlix Pokemon GOYes
Duskull (Dia de Muertos costume)Duskull Dia de Muertos Pokemon GOYes
Houndoom Mega Houndoom Pokemon GOYes

Dia De Muertos Raid Bosses

The Dia de Muertos event has a new selection of Raid bosses for players to battle in too, including the costumed Duskull, Origin Forme Giratina, and Mega Banette.

Tier 1

Duskull with a cempasuchil crown is the only 1-star Raid boss on Dia de Muertos.

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
Duskull (Dia de Muertos costume)Duskull Dia de Muertos Pokemon GOYes

Tier 3

Dragonite, Sableye, and Druddigon are the 3-star Raid bosses during the Dia de Muertos event.

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
DragoniteDragonite Pokemon GONo
SableyePokemon GO SableyeYes
DruddigonDruddigon Pokemon GOYes

Tier 4 – Mega Raid Boss

During Pokemon GO’s Dia de Muertos event, players will be able to fight Mega Banette in 4-star Raids.

Here’s how to beat Mega Banette in Pokemon GO Raids if you need some help!

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
Mega BanetteMega Banette Pokemon GOYes

Tier 5 – Legendary Raid Boss

Origin Forme Giratina will be in 5-star Raids during Dia de Muertos.

Check out our Pokemon GO Giratina Raid guide for more information on how to defeat it!

PokemonImageCan it be Shiny?
Origin Forme GiratinaGiratina Pokemon GO (Origin)Yes

Dia De Muertos Avatar Item

Players will also be able to purchase a Dia de Muertos Avatar Item from the in-game shop during the event. This will give your in-game Avatar a skull mask that is inspired by the holiday!

Pokemon GO Dia De Muertos Avatar Items

Here’s the fastest way to earn PokeCoins in Pokemon GO so you can buy plenty of outfits from the shop!

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