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Halloween Terror is a Halloween-based seasonal event in Overwatch. The event includes the co-op based game mode Junkenstein's Revenge and its variation Junkenstein Endless, which take place in Adlersbrunn.

The event also contains a Halloween reskin of Hollywood, Eichenwalde and Château Guillard, special achievements, and a limited series of items, which could be earned through special Loot Boxes, and unlocked through Hero Gallery within the span of the event. All event-exclusive content becomes unobtainable once the event ends and will remain locked until next Halloween Terror event.

A special comic, Junkenstein, was released as a part of the 2016 event's promotion.

Event Dates

  • Halloween Terror 2016 started on 11 October, 2016, and ended on 1 November, 2016.
  • Halloween Terror 2017 started on 10 October, 2017, and ended on 2 November, 2017.
  • Halloween Terror 2018 started on 9 October, 2018, and ended on 1 November, 2018.
  • Halloween Terror 2019 started on 15 October, 2019, and ended on 4 November, 2019.
  • Halloween Terror 2020 will start on 13 October, 2020, and end on 3 November 2020

Junkenstein's Revenge

Main article: Junkenstein's Revenge

Junkenstein's Revenge is a brawl game mode exclusive to the event. It is Overwatch's first co-op PvE map where players take the roles of a soldier, a gunslinger, an archer. and an alchemist. Their mission is to stop a horde of zomnics and zombardiers, Dr. Jamison Junkenstein, his monster, and his allies: the Witch and the Reaper from infiltrating the castle of Adlersbrunn, which is ruled by the Lord of Adlersbrunn.

In Halloween Terror 2017, another enemy was added: the Summoner. An endless horde mode was also included, in which the players have to hold the door for 12 rounds of enemies and bosses rush to win (or continue to hold for 15 more rounds to fight the final boss round).

In Halloween Terror 2018, two new heroes were added : Brigitte and Tracer.

There are 8 Special Achievements tied to this brawl that will unlock sprays when obtained.

Halloween Terror items

Map reskins

Main article: Hollywood (Halloween)

The Halloween Terror event introduces temporary reskins of the Hollywood (in Halloween Terror 2016) and Eichenwalde (in Halloween Terror 2017) map. The map reskins replaced the normal map skins in all game mode for the span of the seasonal event. There is also a temporary option for the map reskin in Custom Game.

The Halloween-themed changes in this map include: the time of the match being at night, Halloween decorations and supernatural items that are placed all around the map, giving the map the air of sinister and eerie.

Main article: Eichenwalde (Halloween)

Pumpkin carving stencils

As part of the promotion of the Halloween Terror, Blizzard Entertainment released a set of pumpkin carving stencils. Feel free to download them all from the official site or check out what you want below and print.



  • The event is based on Reinhardt's horror story from Junkenstein, a digital comic short. It is set in Adlersbrunn, Germany.

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