This Week in Pokemon GO: 23-29 October 2023

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Dive into an action-packed week in Pokémon GO beginning October twenty third!

Spooky Season formally kicks off with Half One the Halloween Occasion, with lovely ghostly doggo Greavard making their first look in sport, and Phantump having their shiny launched!

Half Two of Halloween brings with it the shiny launch for the Difficult Fox Pokémon, Zorua, together with new costumes for Pikachu and Gengar.

Group GO Rocket are blasting off once more, with Shadow Shiny Lugia in raids, and Giovanni armed with Shadow Regigigas, and a bunch of recent Shadow Pokémon! Don't overlook to TM Frustration away out of your Shadow Pokémon too.

For Halloween followers there's the Ticket of Treats, which supplies Timed Analysis each Thursday throughout October.

For these aiming for mastery, the race is on to finish the Timed Investigation and earn the unmatched Grasp Ball. However that's not all – battle fanatics can gear up for the GO Battle League Season 16, whereas raiders put together for epic confrontations with the elusive Darkrai.

And hold your eyes peeled for the elusive Shiny Shadow Lugia! There's a plethora of adventures ready, so trainers, gear up and set out!

Halloween Occasion 2023 Half One

  • Greavard

  • Houndstone

  • Phantump

Begin off the spooky celebrations for Halloween from October 19, 2023 from 10:00am to October 26, 2023, 10:00am native time with Half One of many Halloween occasion! Greavard will make their debut, and Phantump has their shiny launched!

Halloween Occasion 2023 Half Two

  • Zorua

  • Pikachu
    sporting a Trick & Deal with costume

  • Genger
    sporting a Trick & Deal with costume

October 26, 2023 at 10:00am to October 31, 2023 8:00pm native time is Half Two of the Halloween Occasion! New costume Pikachu and Gengar will characteristic, together with the discharge of Shiny Zorua!

Group GO Rocket Takeover

  • Regigigas (shadow)

  • Lugia (shadow)

From October 26, 2023 at 10:00am to October 31, 2023 8:00pm native time Group GO Rocket are again, armed with new Shadow Pokémon! Save Shadow Regigigas from Giovanni, and battle Shadow Lugia in raids, which could be shiny for the primary time.

Ticket of Treats

Beginning in October, trainers would have the ability to buy the model new ‘Ticket of Treats’ which grants spooky Halloween themed Timed Analysis all through the entire month! With the ticket, each Thursday a brand new Timed Analysis can be unlocked, providing you with till the top of October to finish all of them. Every analysis comes with Premium Objects, event-themed encounters, and extra!

The ticket can be out there to buy till October 29, 2023 11:59pm native time, and have to be accomplished and claimed by October 31, 2023, 11:59pm native time.

Adventures Abound Particular Analysis

Select your Paldean companion Pokémon! A brand new Particular Analysis story with branching paths can be out there to Trainers! All through Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound, you’ll have the ability to journey collectively and bond along with your chosen companion Pokémon.

You possibly can declare this Particular Analysis without charge from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:59 a.m. native time.

Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball

Pokemon GO master ball
Pokemon GO grasp ball

Embark on the trail to mastery, Trainers. A Timed Investigation is a prolonged sequence of challenges out there throughout a set time period. Seeing this journey via will supply among the rarest rewards you may get hold of in Pokémon GO.

Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball can be out there all through Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound. Full the Timed Investigation by Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. native time to obtain the perfect Poké Ball with the final word degree of efficiency—the Grasp Ball.

When used, it is going to catch any Pokémon you encounter in Pokémon GO with out fail, whether or not it's within the wild, via Lure Modules, after Raid Battles, or whereas utilizing your Each day Journey Incense.

  • For Trainers who're unable to finish Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball by November 21, 2023, a Particular Analysis ticket that awards a Grasp Ball can be out there to buy.

GO Battle League Season 16
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GO Battle League: Adventures Abound will begin on Friday, September 1, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. PT.

The next will happen initially of the Season:

  • Finish-of-Season rewards can be out there on the battle display screen.
  • Your GO Battle League rank can be reset.
  • Rank-up necessities will stay the identical because the prior
October 20 – October 27
  • 🟡 Extremely League
  • Halloween Cup: Nice League Version 
October 27 – November 3
  • 🟣 Grasp League*
  • 🔵 Halloween Cup: Nice League Version*

Highlight Hour

Pokémon Spotlight Hour


Tuesday October twenty fourth 6pm until 7pm native time we have now Phantump because the featured Pokémon for highlight hour, together with 2x XP for catching Pokémon.


The next PokéStop showcases will happen throughout this week:

Date and Time Showcase
October 23 – October 25
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. native time

  • Greavard

October 26 – October 28
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. native time

  • Phantump

October 29 – October 31
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. native time

  • Gastly

  • Gengar


Raid Hour

  • Darkrai

Wednesday October twenty fifth 6pm until 7pm native time Darkrai will seem in five-star raids.

Mega Raids

Banette (Mega)

From October 20 to November 6 Mega Banette will seem in Mega Raids.

5-Star Raids

  • Darkrai

From October 20 to November 3 Darkrai will seem in five-star raids, and they are often shiny.

Shadow Raids
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Team GO Rocket Shadow Raids
Group GO Rocket Shadow Raids

One-star and three-star Shadow Raids can be out there each day, whereas five-star Shadow Raids will happen on Saturdays and Sundays, until in any other case famous. Additionally, Shadow Lugia will swoop into five-star Shadow Raids through the Group GO Rocket takeover!

Lugia (Shadow)

For the primary time in Pokémon GO, you might even encounter a Shiny Shadow Lugia—in case you’re fortunate!

Season of Adventures Abound
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Season of Adventures Abound: Bonuses
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The next bonuses are particular to Season 12: Adventures Abound.

Trainers can divulge heart's contents to 40 Presents each day

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Trainers can maintain as much as to 40 Presents of their bag

Elevated harm when collaborating in raids with a buddy

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Elevated XP from going up a Friendship degree


Season of Adventures Abound Analysis Breakthrough

  • From September 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to December 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)
  • Full Discipline Analysis duties throughout the entire season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, together with Sableye, Galarian Farfetch'd, Larvitar, Furfrou, Bagon and Goomy.

  • Sableye

  • Farfetch'd (Galarian)

  • Larvitar

  • Furfrou

  • Bagon

  • Goomy

Season of Adventures Abound Discipline Analysis Duties
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Beginning this Season, Discipline Analysis duties that beforehand rotated on a month-to-month foundation will now rotate Seasonally. Discipline Analysis duties that award an encounter with Spinda will nonetheless rotate month-to-month. For a full listing of the season subject analysis duties try our listing right here.

Seasonal Rotations

Wild Spawns
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Completely different Pokémon will seem within the wild! Because the Season adjustments, completely different Pokémon will seem in numerous areas internationally!


  • Gengar

  • Gulpin

  • Beldum

  • Tranquill

  • Scraggy

  • Gothita

  • Dedenne


  • Chansey

  • Staravia

  • Lopunny

  • Croagunk

  • Shelmet

  • Morelull

  • Oranguru


  • Onix

  • Sableye

  • Aggron

  • Darumaka

  • Golett

  • Fletchinder

  • Togedemaru

Seashores & Water

  • Slowbro

  • Shellder

  • Pelipper

  • Karrablast

  • Goomy

  • Dewpider

  • Sandygast

Northern Hemisphere

  • Chikorita

  • Cyndaquil

  • Totodile

  • Larvitar

  • Deerling (Autumn)

  • Tyrunt

  • Amaura

Southern Hemisphere

  • Snivy

  • Tepig

  • Oshawott

  • Tirtouga

  • Archen

  • Deerling (Spring)

  • Deino

*Should you’re fortunate, you might encounter a Shiny one!


The next Pokémon hatch from Eggs this Season. These are just a few highlighted Egg hatches, extra Pokémon can hatch from every egg group!

2 km Eggs

  • Chinchou

  • Meditite

  • Larvesta

  • Fomantis

  • Lechonk

5 km Eggs

  • Lickitung

  • Gligar

  • Larvesta

  • Sprigatito

  • Fuecoco

  • Quaxly

7 km Eggs

  • Growlithe (Hisuian)

  • Voltorb (Hisuian)

  • Qwilfish (Hisuian)

  • Sneasel (Hisuian)

10 km Eggs

  • Larvesta

  • Carbink

  • Goomy

  • Jangmo-o

  • Frigibax

Journey Sync Rewards
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The next Pokémon hatch from Journey Sync Eggs this Season. These are just a few highlighted Egg hatches, extra Pokémon can hatch from every egg group.

5 km Eggs

  • Cranidos

  • Shieldon

  • Happiny

  • Munchlax

  • Alomomola

10 km Eggs

  • Gible

  • Goomy

  • Rockruff

  • Jangmo-o

*Should you’re fortunate, you might encounter a Shiny one!

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