The 2023 Pokemon GO Halloween event continues with Part 2 – and there’s plenty more spooky content coming!

The highlights of Halloween Part 2 this year are two brand-new costumed Pokemon, the return of Zorua, plenty of spooky Raid bosses, and some new Research!

Here’s everything you need to know about the event!

Pokemon GO Halloween 2023 Part 2 Start & End Time

Part 2 of the 2023 Pokemon GO starts at 10 AM local time on Thursday, October 26 and ends at 8 PM local time on October 31.

  • Event Start:
  • Event End:

New Costumed Pokemon

Two brand-new costumed Pokemon are making their debuts during Part 2 of the 2023 Halloween event:

  • Pikachu wearing a Tricks & Treats costume
  • Gengar wearing a Tricks & Treats costume
Tricks and Treats Pikachu and Gengar Pokemon GO

Both of these new costumed Pokemon will be available as wild spawns during the event, while Gengar will also be a 3-Star Raid boss.

Additionally, some unknown costumed Pokemon will be available to encounter through the Trick or Treat Timed Research. We expect both the costumed Pikachu and costumed Gengar to be available through this too.

Pokemon GO Halloween Part 2 Event Bonuses

The following bonuses will be active for the whole of Part 2 of the Halloween event:

  • Additional Candy and Candy XL for successfully catching Pokemon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws
  • Costumed Pokemon have a chance to give additional Candy when caught
  • On October 31, costumed Pokemon will have a chance to give Rare Candy or Rare Candy XL when caught

Wild Spawns in Pokemon GO Halloween 2023 Part 2

The following Pokemon will be spawning in the wild during Pokemon GO Halloween 2023 Part 2:

PokemonStandard Shiny
Pikachu
(Tricks and Treats Costume)
Tricks and Treats Pikachu Pokemon GOShiny Tricks and Treats Pikachu Pokemon GO
Vulpix
(Spooky Festival Costume)
Spooky Festival Vulpix Pokemon GOShiny Spooky Festival Vulpix Pokemon GO
MurkrowMurkrow Pokemon GOShiny Murkrow Pokemon GO
MisdreavusMisdreavus Pokemon GOShiny Misdreavus Pokemon GO
SableyePokemon GO SableyeShiny Sableye Pokemon GO
Piplup
(Halloween Mischief costume)
Halloween Mischief Piplup Pokemon GOShiny Halloween Mischief Piplup in Pokemon GO
DrifloonDrifloon Pokemon GOShiny Drifloon pokemon GO
YamaskYamask Pokemon GOShiny Yamask Pokemon GO
ZoruaZorua Pokemon GOShiny Zorua Pokemon GO
FennekinFennekin Pokemon GOShiny Fennekin Pokemon GO
PhantumpPhantump Pokemon GOShiny Phantump Pokemon GO
Pumpkaboo
(Spooky Festival costume)
Spooky Festival Pumpkaboo Pokemon GOShiny Spooky Festival Pumpkaboo Pokemon GO
NoibatNoibat Pokemon GOShiny Noibat Pokemon GO
Gengar
(Tricks and Treats Costume)
Tricks and Treats Gengar Pokemon GOShiny Tricks and Treats Gengar Pokemon GO

Fortunately, the shiny version of every single wild Pokemon is available to catch. This even includes all of the costumed Pokemon!

Raids in Pokemon GO Halloween 2023 Part 2

The following Pokemon will be Raid bosses during Part 2 of the 2023 Pokemon GO Halloween event:

Raid BossDifficultyStandard Shiny
Misdreavus1-StarMisdreavus Pokemon GOShiny Misdreavus Pokemon GO
Shuppet1-StarShuppet Pokemon GOShiny Shuppet Pokemon GO
Gastly1-StarPokemon GO GastlyShiny Gastly Pokemon GO
Gengar
(Tricks and Treats Costume)
3-StarTricks and Treats Gengar Pokemon GOShiny Tricks and Treats Gengar Pokemon GO
Mega Banette4-StarMega Banette Pokemon GOShiny Banette Pokemon GO
Darkrai5-StarDarkrai Pokemon GOShiny Darkrai Pokemon GO]

New Halloween Research

Part 2 of the 2023 Halloween event is adding the following new Research for players to complete:

  • Trick or Treat Timed Research
    • Rewards for this include costumed Pokemon and Zorua
  • New Field Research Tasks
    • Reward encounters include Greavard, Mismagius, Galarian Yamask, and Phantump
Greavard Pokemon GO Trailer

Additionally, players will still be able to finish the Greavard Timed Research as well as the Spiritomb Limited Research until the 2023 Pokemon GO Halloween event ends!

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