Pumpkaboo #710

Evolution family

Pumpkaboo is part of a two-member family.

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Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo_shiny
#710 Pumpkaboo

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or
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Gourgeist Gourgeist_shiny
#711 Gourgeist

Forms

Pumpkaboo has four different sizes, being the difference only visual.

Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
Small Size
Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
Large Size
Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
Super Size

Availability

  • Pumpkaboo was released at the start of part 2 of Halloween 2021 on October 22nd, 2021.
Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
1,047
1,134

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2021 Oct 22Increased spawns in:
Halloween 2022: Oct 20 – 27
Halloween 2021: Oct 22 – 31
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Eggs
698 Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km – Halloween 2021: Oct 22 – 31
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Raid Battles
698
872

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,913Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

 

Best moveset for Pumpkaboo – Average

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, the best moves for Pumpkaboo (Average) are Razor Leaf and Grass Knot. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.

Offense 

  Razor Leaf 15.6 dps
  Grass Knot 41.5 dps

Defense 

  Astonish 8.7 dps
  Grass Knot 41.5 dps

 

 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Razor Leaf 13 7 15.6
  Astonish 8 12.7 8.7
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Shadow Sneak 50 -11.4 20.7
  Grass Knot 90 -19.2 41.5
  Foul Play 70 -25 35

The green moves benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.

Pumpkaboo is a ghostly Pokémon that comes in four different sizes: small, average, large, and super. A pinkish pumpkin with nubby legs encases its bottom body. A pair of yellow-orange glowing circular holes are carved into the pumpkin. Pumpkaboo’s murky black torso protrudes from the pumpkin’s top. It possesses bright yellow eyes, fangs in its upper jaw, and pointed ears with a little curvature. A long tuft of fur on top of its head coils firmly at the tip. A collar of furry-looking tufts extends over the pumpkin’s edge.

Pumpkaboo awakens after nightfall. The perforations in its body may glow and light the path for nighttime visitors. It is also claimed to transport wandering ghosts to the hereafter by storing them in its body. Its own essence, however, is stuck in this world. The quantity of lost souls remaining and gathering in the region determines Pumpkaboo’s four sizes. Small Pumpkaboo wants to take young souls into the afterlife, and huge Pumpkaboo prefers to take adult spirits. Pumpkaboo has the ability to mesmerize and dominate any human or Pokémon. It does this by emitting light steams from its holes in the pumpkin.

Pumpkaboo and its evolution

Gourgeist are the only Pokémon known to be capable of learning the move Trick-or-Treat.