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Pokémon Unite Halloween Festival brings spooky new unlocks

Pokemon Unite Halloween Event
Pokemon Unite Halloween Event (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

What you need to know

  • Pokémon Unite is getting a Halloween Festival event later in October.
  • The event runs from Oct. 20 through Oct. 27.
  • There's a new Pokémon to grab, as well as plenty of items for trainers that are themed after the spooky season.

Trainers, get your scarfs, costumes and pumpkin-flavored everything ready, as there's a Pokémon Unite Halloween Festival on the way. This event is bringing a spooky theme to the game for a week, as the Pokémon Unite Halloween Festival runs from Oct. 20 through Oct. 27. With only a week, if you're really interested in anything this event is offering, you'll want to be in as many matches as possible.

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During the Pokémon Unite Halloween Festival, players will be able to unlock lots of Halloween-themed items for their Trainers, such as a Pumpkin Pikachu mask, a Halloween candy backpack and more. There's also a new Pokémon available to unlock and a creepy makeover on the battle map to fit the season.

Pokémon Unite continues to grow as one of the best Android games available. The game is also completely free-to-play, though players can choose to pay for various boosters that help speed through the ranks and unlock items faster. There's a growing roster of Pokémonand since this is a service game, that list can very safely be expected to grow quite a bit in the coming months.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on PlayStation on Android Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert