Pokemon Go Halloween Event Field Research Tasks, Rewards and Raid Bosses

Pokemon Go Halloween event is finally live in the game. This year’s Halloween event has once again brought back spookiness in the game. During the Pokemon Go Halloween event, more Ghost-type and Dark-type Pokemon will be featured during the event.

Pokemon Go Halloween event started on October 17, 2019, and will stay live until November 1, 2019. Under this event, many Ghost-type and Dark-type Pokemon will appear in raids, eggs, and in the wild.

Pokemon Go Halloween event has also introduced new field research tasks, which can be seen below, along with their corresponding rewards.


Halloween: Catch 5 Gastly or Shuppet



Pokemon Go Raid Bosses List October 2019


Catch 10 Ghost-type Pokémon


1000 Stardust

Pokemon Go Stardust Blast Event
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Evolve 3 Drifloon or Stunky


1 Rare Candy

Pokemon Go Candies


Halloween: Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row



Pokemon Go Halloween Event Field Research Tasks


Halloween: Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt



Pokemon Go Halloween Event


Halloween: Take 5 snapshots of Ghost-type Pokémon



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The event also features some new Shadow Pokemon on Pokestops. Team Go Rocket Grunts are using Shadow Pokemon to invade Pokestops. Players are required to save the Shadow Pokemon by defeating Team Go Rocket Grunts.

The following list of Pokemon needed to be saved from Team Go Rocket Grunts: Beedrill, Electabuzz, Magmar, Lapras, Mareep, Seedot, Nuzleaf, Sableye, Trapinch, Cacnea, Shuppet, Duskull, Weedle, and Kakuna.


Apart from that, Darkrai is featuring as Tier 5 Raid Boss under the Pokemon Go Halloween event. Darkrai is also known as Pitch Black Pokemon and is weak against strong Fairy-type and Fighting-type Pokemon.

Players can catch Darkrai in the CP range ( 2048-2136 and boosted Darkrai can be caught in CP range (2560-2671).

Darkrai Raid Counters

The entry of Darkrai and Ghost Pokemon to the game has shaken up the Raid Boss Pool. Players will also be able to encounter Sneasel, Yamask, and Sableye as Tier 2 Raid Boss. Mentioned below is the current raid bosses list.


Current Raid Bosses List

Tier 1 – Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Drifloon, Misdreavus, Klink

Pokemon Go Raid Bosses List October 2019

Tier 2 – Mawile, Sneasel, Yamask, Sableye

Pokemon Go Raid Bosses List October 2019

Tier 3 – Sharpedo, Granbull, Skuntank, Gengar, Alolan Raichu

Pokemon Go Raid Bosses List October 2019

Tier 4 – Alolan Marowak, Absol, Umbreon, and Tyranitar

Tier 5 – Darkrai

Pokemon Go Raid Bosses List October 2019

Pokemon Go Halloween event also features Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in Halloween themed costumes. However, players won’t be able to evolve these Halloween themed Pokemon as they are exclusive for this event.


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