2022 Pokémon GO Día de Muertos event now underway in the Asia-Pacific region until November 2 at 8 p.m. local time, Duskull, Shiny Duskull, Dusclops and Dusknoir wearing cempasúchil crowns now available in Pokémon GO for the first time

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Día de Muertos 2022: Pokémon wearing cempasúchil crowns, new bonuses, and a Collection Challenge!

Día de Muertos 2022: Pokémon wearing cempasúchitl crowns, new bonuses, and a Collection Challenge!

Trainers,

We’re excited to share details on this year’s celebration of Día de Muertos in Pokémon GO!

Día de Muertos is a holiday observed in Mexico and other parts of the Americas that celebrates the lives and the memory of friends and family who have moved on to another world.

In an ancient Aztec tradition, it was said that the spirits of our loved ones never go away but simply travel to a different world, and during a special time each year, they would return to our world. Ever since, people that celebrate Día de Muertos get ready for this occasion, setting the table with the favorite dishes of their ancestors, covering the streets with petals of the cempasúchil flower, and lighting candles and incense to enjoy a joyful celebration full of colors, music, flowers, and flavors.

Día de Muertos

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Pokémon debuts

New costumed Pokémon will appear during this event!

Duskull wearing a cempasúchitl crown
Duskull wearing a cempasúchil crown*
Dusclops wearing a cempasúchitl crown
Dusclops wearing a cempasúchil crown
Dusknoir wearing a cempasúchitl crown
Dusknoir wearing a cempasúchil crown
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
* You can use 25 Duskull Candy to evolve Duskull into Dusclops, and 100 Duskull Candy to evolve Dusclops into Dusknoir.

Event Bonuses

Lure Modules activated during the event will last for 90 minutes.
Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last for 90 minutes.
2× Catch Candy.

Collection Challenge

A Día de Muertos Collection Challenge is coming soon!

Complete the Día de Muertos Collection Challenge by the end of the event to encounter an Alolan Marowak and receive a Poffin and an Incense!

Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

Trainers in Latin America and the Caribbean can look forward to featured event Pokémon appearing even more often in the wild.

Cubone
Cubone
Chinchou
Chinchou
Sunkern
Sunkern
Roselia
Roselia
Litwick
Litwick
Swirlix
Swirlix
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Duskull wearing a cempasúchitl crown
Duskull wearing a cempasúchil crown
Drifloon*
Drifloon
Yamask*
Yamask
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Incense and Lure Encounters

The following Pokémon will be attracted to Incense and Lure Modules.

Trainers in Latin America and the Caribbean can look forward to even more encounters with featured event Pokémon when using Incense and Lure Modules.

Cubone*
Cubone
Sunkern*
Sunkern
Sunflora*
Sunflora
Roselia*
Roselia
Drifloon*
Drifloon
Yamask*
Yamask
Swirlix*
Swirlix
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Houndoom*
Houndoom
Duskull wearing a cempasúchitl crown*
Duskull wearing a cempasúchil crown
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter by completing Field Research tasks.

Cubone*
Cubone
Roselia*
Roselia
Litwick*
Litwick
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Houndoom
Houndoom
Duskull wearing a cempasúchitl crown*
Duskull wearing a cempasúchil crown
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

one-star eggOne-Star Raids
Duskull wearing a cempasúchitl crown*
Duskull wearing a cempasúchil crown
Three-Star Raids
Dragonite
Dragonite
Sableye
Sableye*
Druddigon*
Druddigon
Five-Star Raids
Origin Forme Giratina*
Origin Forme Giratina
Mega Raids
Mega Banette*
Mega Banette
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Avatar items

You can dress for the occasion with a new Día de Muertos avatar item! This item will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends.

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.

—The Pokémon GO team

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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