Pokemon GO Gengar Day - Raids, Free Raid Passes, Shiny Gengar

Pokemon GO Gengar Day - Raids, Free Raid Passes, Shiny Gengar

There’s even more spooky goodness to enjoy in Pokemon GO in the coming weeks. Following the Halloween event, Niantic is running a Gengar Day, focusing on everyone’s favorite gen 1 ghost pokemon.

It’s fair to say that Pokemon GO is going big for Halloween this year. Not satisfied with just one Halloween event, Niantic is running another shortly after. It’s called the Pokemon GO Gengar Day, and focuses on (you guessed it), Gengar. It’s a Raid-focused affair, with free Raid passes being given out on the day. There will also be a chance to catch a Shiny Gengar as well. In this Pokemon GO Gengar Day Guide, we’ve gathered together all of the info you need to know, from start date and time, to info on picking up those free raid passes.

For more on Pokemon GO, be sure to check out our Pokemon GO Guides Hub. It’s full of useful info on the game, from Raid Battle tips to detailed breakdowns of upcoming events.

Pokemon GO Gengar Day

It being Halloween and all, Pokemon Go is naturally focusing on its ever-growing roster of Ghost pokemon. The upcoming Gengar Day event focuses on the gen 1 Ghost pokemon Gengar, offering it up as a Raid Boss. We’ve got all of the key info on Pokemon GO Gengar Raid Day below:

Pokemon GO Gengar Day Start Time and Start Date

Now that you know about Pokemon GO Gengar Day, you’ll want to know exactly when you can get involved. We’ve listed all of the schedule details for Gengar Day below:

  • Nov. 3, 2018
  • Asia-Pacific: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. JST (GMT +9)
  • Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. UTC (GMT +0)
  • The Americas and Greenland: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

Pokemon GO Gengar Day Free Raid Passes

Seeing as Pokemon GO Gengar Day is Raid-focused, Niantic is making sure that everyone is able to get involved. As such, every trainer will get 5 free raid passes. To pick them up on the day, just spina Gym disc in your area, and the passes will be given out.

Pokemon GO Shiny Gengar

As with most Pokemon GO events, there will be an increased chance to pick up a Shiny Pokemon. This being Gengar day and all I’m sure it won’t surprise you to learn that the Shiny Pokemon this time around will be Shiny Gengar. Just get out there and take down as many Gengar Raids as you can and you’re bound to get a shiny Gengar in no time at all. You can check out what Shiny Gengar looks like in the image below:

Pokemon GO Gengar Lick and Psychic

According to a blog post over on the Pokemon Company website, Pokemon GO players will be able to get ahold of a Gengar that know Lick and Psychic. To do so, thy will need to evolve a Haunter during the event. The resulting Gengar will know Lick and Psychic.

If you're playing Pokemon GO and want some help, we've got plenty of Pokemon Go Guides. Check out that hub or head straight to our individual guide pages. You'll find tips on Pokémon GO Eevee Evolutions , Pokemon GO Trading, and Pokémon GO Ditto List - How To Catch Ditto. There's also a look at the Pokemon GO Celebi Quest Guide. and the latest info on this month's Pokemon GO Community Day. Finally, Smeargle was just added to Pokemon Go, so check out our Pokemon Go Smeargle Guide.

Jake Green

Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who is still very much new to all of this. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and playing wonderfully silly VR games. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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