Every year, Pokemon GO celebrates the Mexican Day of the Dead – here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 Dia de Muertos event!

The Dia de Muertos event in Pokemon GO brings costumed Pokemon wearing Cempasuchil Crowns and some limited-time Avatar items, alongside a selection of spooky wild spawns and Raid bosses.

We’ve got a full rundown of what to expect in this year’s event below!

Pokemon GO Dia de Muertos 2023 Date & Time

The 2023 Dia de Muertos event in Pokemon GO is running from 10 AM local time on November 1 to 8 PM local time on November 2.

This gives players just 34 hours to catch the new costumed Pokemon and experience everything that the event has to offer!

  • Event Start:
  • Event End:

New Costumed Pokemon in Dia de Muertos 2023

The Dia de Muertos 2023 event is adding new costumed versions of Cubone and Marowak wearing Cempasuchil crowns to the game.

Cempasuchil Crown Cubone will be spawning in the wild, in 1-Star raids, and as a reward for completing Field Research. Then, you can evolve it into the new costumed Marowak using 50 Cubone Candy.

Cempasuchil Crown Cubone and Marowak in Pokemon GO

Additionally, the Cempasuchil Crown-wearing Duskull from last year’s Day of the Dead event will also be spawning in the wild!

Dia de Muertos 2023 Event Bonuses

The following in-game bonuses will be active for the whole of the Dia de Muertos event:

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

In addition to these bonuses, trainers in Latin America and the Caribbean will get extra Candy for transferring Pokemon during this event.

Dia de Muertos 2023 Wild Pokemon Spawns

The following Pokemon will be spawning in the wild more frequently during the 2023 Dia de Muertos event:

PokemonStandard Shiny
SunkernSunkern Pokemon GOShiny Sunkern Pokemon GO
SableyePokemon GO SableyeShiny Sableye Pokemon GO
RoseliaRoseila Pokemon GOShiny Roselia Pokemon GO
Duskull wearing a
Cempasuchil Crown
Cempasuchil Crown Duskull Pokemon GOShiny Cempasuchil Crown Duskull Pokemon GO
DrifloonDrifloon Pokemon GOShiny Drifloon pokemon GO
LitwickLitwick Pokemon GOShiny Litwick Pokemon GO
Cubone wearing a
Cempasuchil Crown
Cempasuchil Crown Cubone Pokemon GOShiny Cempasuchil Crown Cubone Pokemon GO
YamaskYamask Pokemon GOShiny Yamask Pokemon GO
PhantumpPhantump Pokemon GOShiny Phantump Pokemon GO

Dia de Muertos 2023 Incense Encounters

Using Incense during the Dia de Muertos event will attract the following Pokemon:

PokemonStandard Shiny
SunkernSunkern Pokemon GOShiny Sunkern Pokemon GO
SunfloraSunflora Pokemon GOCannot Spawn in Wild
HoundourHoundour Pokemon GOShiny Houndour Pokemon GO
SableyePokemon GO SableyeShiny Sableye Pokemon GO
RoseliaRoseila Pokemon GOShiny Roselia Pokemon GO
Duskull wearing a
Cempasuchil Crown
Cempasuchil Crown Duskull Pokemon GOShiny Cempasuchil Crown Duskull Pokemon GO
DrifloonDrifloon Pokemon GOShiny Drifloon pokemon GO
Cubone wearing a
Cempasuchil Crown
Cempasuchil Crown Cubone Pokemon GOShiny Cempasuchil Crown Cubone Pokemon GO
Flabebe (Orange)Flabebe (Orange) Pokemon GONot Available

Dia de Muertos 2023 Raid Bosses

The following Pokemon will be in Raids during the Dia de Muertos event:

Raid BossDifficultyStandard Shiny
Cubone wearing a
Cempasuchil Crown
1-StarCempasuchil Crown Cubone Pokemon GOShiny Cempasuchil Crown Cubone Pokemon GO
Azumarill3-StarAzumarill Pokemon GONot Available
From Raids
Umbreon3-StarUmbreon Pokemon GONot Available
From Raids
Hariyama3-StarPokemon GO HariyamaNot Available
From Raids
Bombirdier3-Star
Mega Banette4-StarMega Banette Pokemon GOShiny Banette Pokemon GO
(Shiny Banette)
Darkrai5-StarDarkrai Pokemon GOShiny Darkrai Pokemon GO]

New Research

There will be a selection of new Field Research Tasks to complete during the 2023 Dia de Muertos event.

The rewards for completing these Field Research tasks include encounters with the following Pokemon:

  • Sunkern
  • Drifloon
  • Litwick
  • Cempasuchil Crown Cubone
  • Alolan Marowak

Dia de Muertos Avatar Items

The limited-time Dia de Muertos items are returning to the in-game item shop. This includes a mask and a T-shirt for your Avatar.

Plus, players will be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokeStops, opening gifts and from the in-game shop!

Pokemon GO Dia De Muertos Avatar Items
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