Niantic launched Pokemon Gos October Celebrations with an event dedicated to the Psychic Pokémon, but it looks like a Halloween event is also on the program this month. Dataminer Chrales has discovered in Pokemon Go's network traffic a dialogue suggesting that Halloween themes and clothing are on the way, as well as a new specialty research quest. [ Update: Niantic has confirmed that Pokemon Gos' Halloween event is returning and will include a special research assignment to receive Spiritomb.]
So far, every special research quest in Pokemon Go has resulted in one Meeting a mythical Pokémon, but according to Chrales's latest discovery, the next one seems to be about Spiritomb ̵
In addition to the Special Research Quest, Chrales has found data for a new Gengar hat, backpack and shirt, as well as clothing options based on Drifloon, Drifblim and Mismagius – three other Ghost Pokemon first introduced in Generation 4. This probably means that these three monsters will also appear in the game durin The Nanytic event has yet to be confirmed.
Niantic has hosted a Halloween event for Pokemon Go every year since the game's first launch in 2016. During last year's event, players had the first opportunity to conquer Gen. 3 ghost Pokémon such as Sableye, Duskull and Banette, as well as a special Pikachu witch hat. The developer also usually offers other bonuses during his Halloween event, such as the double amount of candy for the conquest or transfer of Pokemon.
October was a particularly busy month for Pokemon Go. Niantic recently brought the first wave of Gen 4 Pokemon into play so players around the world can now catch the Sinnoh starters Turtwig, Chimchar and Piplup as well as a handful of other Sinnoh Pokemon in the wild. However, three Gen 4 monsters – Pachirisu, Chatot and Carnivine – are exclusive in certain areas; Here you will find them.