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Halloween treats a plenty as Pokémon GO in-game Halloween event kicks off

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You'll want to return to the game for this one, even if it's just to catch the cutest Pikachu ever. Niantic announced the in-game event a few hours ago, and there's plenty of treats for everyone in Pokémon GO, including the release of Gen 3. All you have to do is catch them.

"Gastly and Cubone are back again for #PokemonGO Halloween, and this time, they’re bringing a few friends..." reads the announcement on the official Pokémon GO Twitter account.

Pokémon GO celebrates Halloween

  • Start date: October 20 at 12:00 P.M. PDT 
  • End date: November 2 at 1:00 P.M. PDT
  • Main Pokémon to catch: Gastly, Drowzee, and Cubone
  • Other Ghost-type Pokémon: Sableye, Banette
  • Hoenn region Pokémon will appear in the game for the first time
  • A special Pikachu will be out celebrating Halloween in an all-new costume.
  • Earn extra Candy while you’re out trick-or-treating with your Buddy Pokémon
  • Your Buddy Pokémon will find Candy twice as fast during the Halloween celebration
  • Candy rewards from catching, hatching, and transferring Pokémon will be doubled
  • Purchase special Raid Passes and Super Incubators from the in-game shop during the Halloween event

Starting December, Pokémon first seen in the Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire video games will also be available for Trainers to catch. While you're out trick 'a treating with Pokémon GO don't forget to catch a special moment and enter the Pokémon GO AR Photo Contest - yes Trainers from South Africa may enter.

Source: Pokemon Go Official

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