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Pokemon Go hosts first in-game event for Halloween

Posted: 10:52 PM, Oct 24, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-25 01:52:26-04

Pokemon Go is hosting its first in-game event in honor of Halloween.

According to an announcement on PokemonGoLive.com , players will earn double the amount of candy every time they catch, hatch and transfer Pokemon. Buddy Pokemon will help players earn candy four times as fast.

There will also be some more spooky Pokemon than normal for players to catch. TechCrunch.com reports this includes more Drowzee, Zubat, Gastly, Gengar, Golbat, Haunter and Hypno.

The special event runs from Oct. 26 through Nov. 1.

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