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Pokemon GO Halloween Event Announced, Giratina Raid Battle Confirmed

Niantic has announced Pokemon GO Halloween Event 2018 featuring spawn rate increase Ghost-type and Dark-type Pokémon from the Sinnoh region and raid battle for the Legendary Giratina.

A limited number of Pokemon from the Generation 4 was initially released in Pokemon GO last week. However, Niantic has promised to release more Generation 4 Pokemon in the next coming weeks. Now, with upcoming Halloween event, expect to see more of Generation 4 Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO.

Pokemon GO Halloween Event 2018

Starting on Tuesday, October 23rd, Pokemon GO will be celebrating its Halloween event 2018 featuring the spawn rate increase of Ghost-type and Dark-type Pokémon originally discovered from the Sinnoh region such as Drifloon and Stunky.

During the event, players will be able to experience 2x experience for every Pokemon caught until November 1, 2018.

In addition to the spawn rate increase, new Special Field Research is also available during the Halloween event. Successfully completing all the field research will be able to unlock and have a chance to battle with the Legendary Giratina.

While the Halloween Event only last until November 1st, Raid battle for the Legendary Giratina will be available until November 20, 2018.

Alongside all the features mentioned above, Pokemon GO Halloween Event 2018 also adds new avatar items in the in-game shop. The new addition includes the Drifloon Cap and the Gengar Backpack.

What do you think of the features for the Pokemon GO Halloween Event 2018? Are you going to participate the Giratina Raid Battles?

By Samantha Hubble

An ambitious Electronics engineer in the making. You can usually find her at the library or at the bedroom playing her favorite game Pokemon Sun and Moon. She's currently based in Japan for her internship.