Although it has not yet been confirmed by Niantic, the PokeMiners have discovered some new information regarding the upcoming changes which are coming to Pokemon Go, in the corresponding code of the latest version 0.189.0. Pokeminers have found three all-new spooky Halloween-themed in-game gift boxes which are believed to be a part of the upcoming Pokemon Go Halloween 2020 event which is likely to become available just before the Halloween week. You can check the new Halloween themed gift boxes in the tweet down below.
Previously, Halloween 2019 event had introduced Darkrai as the new Pokemon, it also introduced Yamask and its shiny form, several new Research tasks, and enhanced spawn for Ghost-type and Dark-type Pokemon. There were additional bonuses like 2x Candy for catching a Pokemon, hatching, and transferring Pokemon during Halloween 2019, which started on October 17th,2019.
Same as the prior-year a new galar pokemon named “Runerigus” which is the evolution type for the pokemon “Yamask”, is added in the code of latest version 0.189.0 with strings named as follows –
Last year Pikachu got a new costume with a witch hat for Halloween, this year it’s Sableye which has received a new Halloween themed costume. Some new moves are also found by Pokeminers in the latest version which includes the following : Incinerate – a new fast move & Dark void – a signature move for Darkrai. A new Sticker inventory is found in new Pokemon Go version 0.189.0 with a description which reads the following – “Stickers don’t take up space in your item bag. You can carry only a certain amount of each sticker”. You can check that image down below.
Updates and bug Fixes that are coming with the release of version 0.189.0 is given below.
Soon, Trainers will be able to receive new AR Mapping Field Research tasks
A new “Mask” category will be added to the Style Shop
Improvements to the PokéStop Scan feature
A new model has been added to remind Trainers on iOS 14 devices to toggle on the “Precise Location” feature to be able to play Pokémon GO
A sticker icon will now be shown on the Friend list if a Friend sent you a Gift with a sticker attached to it
Fixed an issue in which Trainers were unable to switch Pokémon on the same turn that they used a Fast Attack in Trainer Battles
Fixed an issue that caused the CP calculation for Mega Pokémon to be incorrect if the Pokémon was powered up before Mega Evolution
Fixed an issue that caused the screen to snap while scrolling up and down the Pokémon Storage page
Fixed an issue that caused Pokémon to appear off-screen after a Trade
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