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Fallout 76 Spooky Scorched 2022 - Start Date & What To Expect

The Spooky Scorched are returning to Appalachia in Fallout 76 this Halloween! Here's when the event starts and what to know.
Fallout 76 Spooky Scorched 2022 - Start Date & What To Expect

Fallout 76 players can celebrate Halloween with the return of the popular Spooky Scorched limited-time seasonal event, in which players will see some of the Scorched mucking about in Halloween-themed attire, dropping loot, items, and candy upon their death.

Spooky Scorched first debuted in August 2021 during the Making Appalachia Your Own with Fallout Worlds video and has been a fan-favorite ever since. Here's everything you need to know about the Spooky Scorched Halloween event in Fallout 76, including the start and end dates, spawn locations, item drops, rewards, and more.

When Does Fallout 76 Spooky Scorched 2022 Start?

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Fallout 76 Season 10 Community Calendar. (Picture: Bethesda)

According to the Fallout 76 Season 10 Community Calendar, the Spooky Scorched limited-time seasonal event will run from 25th October to 8th November 2022, -- just in time for Halloween! If you've never participated in this Fallout 76 seasonal event, you're in for a real trick (or treat).

Fallout 76 Spooky Scorched Halloween Event Explained

During the Spooky Scorched Halloween Event, Fallout 76 players will notice some of the Scorched donning spooky-themed attire in Appalachia. These critters are found in specific locations, dropping spooky treat bags and mystery candy to those who defeat them.

Spooky Scorched Spawn Locations

While you can find the Spooky Scorched spawning at various spots across Appalachia, these are the best places to farm them (thanks, Fallout Builds).

  • Wavy Willard's Water Park
  • Tyler County Fairgrounds
  • Wilson Brother’s Auto Repair
  • Morgantown Airport
  • Bolton Greens
  • Greg’s Mine Supply
  • Helvetia
  • Sutton
  • Relay Tower EM-B1-27
  • Poseidon Power Substation PX-01
  • Camden Park
  • Poseidon Energy Plant WV-06
  • AVR Medical Center
  • Riverside Manor
  • Summersville Docks
  • Overlook Cabin

It's worth mentioning that only 10% of Scorched will spawn as Spooky Scorched in Fallout 76; however, they will always be Legendary enemies.

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Spooky Scorched is a Halloween event in Fallout 76. (Picture: YouTube / InnovSurvivalist)

The chance of running into a 1-3 star enemy ranges from 55% to 5%, respectively. In short, they're tough to take down -- so you don't want to be caught with your pants down!

The type of Halloween attire the Spooky Scorch will wear is determined randomly; they'll also always spawn as melee enemies wielding weapons like a machete, axe, sword, or hammer.

Spooky Scorched Item Drops

Here's a short list of guaranteed rewards dropped by the Spooky Scorched in Fallout 76.

  • Mystery Candy
  • Spooky Treat Bag
  • Legendary Item
  • Random Scorched Loot
  • Random Glowing Loot (only in blast zones)


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Yes, you can trick-or-treat in Fallout 76 during the Spooky Scorched Halloween event. (Picture: YouTube / InnovSurvivalist)

Fallout 76 players can also get a free Spooky Candy Bowl at the Atomic Shop, which they can build by filling it with Mystery Candy (collected from the Spooky Scorched) in their C.A.M.P.s. Doing so will allow players to unlock Daily and Weekly Challenges to trick-or-treat at rival players' C.A.M.P.s.

It's also possible for players to consume the Mystery Candy to receive one of five random special effects:

  • Lucky Break: +1 LCK for 10 minutes
  • Mystery Treat Surprise: You’re blacking out!
  • Sugar Rush: +2 AGI for 10 minutes
  • Sugar Strength: +1 STR for 10 minutes
  • Sugar Vision: +1 PER for 10 minutes

It's worth mentioning that the Spooky Candy Bowl will only dispense to players wearing Halloween outfits and will be limited to one piece of candy from their bowl per hour.

All Fallout 76 Spooky Scorched 2022 Rewards

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Spooky Treat Bags offer various loot drops and rewards. (Picture: Bethesda)

Here's a list of all the rewards you can earn during the Fallout 76 Spooky Scorched Halloween event (thanks, Fallout 76 Wiki).

Uncommon Rewards (50% chance)
  • Civil War Era Dress
  • Civil War Era Hat
  • Civil War Era Suit
  • Clean Ranger Outfit
  • Clean Spacesuit Helmet
  • Clown Hat
  • Clown Outfit
  • Fireman Helmet
  • Fireman Uniform
  • Golf Outfit
  • Golf Skirt
  • Halloween Costume Skeleton
  • Halloween Costume Skull
  • Halloween Costume Witch 
  • Halloween Costume Witch Hat 
  • Pastor's Vestments 
  • Pumpkin Grenade 
  • Tattered Mole Head 
  • Tattered Mole Outfit 
  • Whitespring Jumpsuit 
  • Plan: Cultist Blade
  • Plan: Cultist Dagger 
  • Plan: Meat Hook 
  • Plan: Scarecrows
  • Plan: Sickle
Rare Rewards (15% chance)
  • Plan: Grim Reaper Vault-boy Cutout (10% chance)
  • Pumpkin Plans (80% chance)
    • Plan: Alien Jack O'lantern
      Plan: Classic Jack O'lantern 
      Plan: Evil Jack O'lantern 
      Plan: Full Pumpkin Rack
      Plan: Half-Empty Pumpkin Rack 
      Plan: Half-Full Pumpkin Rack 
      Plan: Happy Jack O'lantern
      Plan: Mobster Jack O'lantern 
      Plan: Practice Jack O'lantern 
      Plan: Pumpkin Rack
      Plan: Surprised Jack O'lantern 
      Plan: Vault Boy Jack O'lantern 
      Plan: Vault Door Jack O'lantern 
      Plan: Vault-tec Jack O'lantern 
  • Rare Costumes (10% chance)
    • Jack O'lantern Pant Suit
    • Jack O'lantern Short Suit
    • Pirate Costume 
    • Pirate Costume Hat 
Random aid (33% chance)
  • Purified Water (2 and 3)
  • RadAway (1-3)
  • Stimpak (1-3)
  • Stimpak: Super 
Contextual Ammo(100% chance) - Random quantity based on ammo type
Random brew (33% chance)
  • Blackwater Brew 
  • Bourbon 
  • Cranberry Moonshine
  • Mountain Honey Moonshine 
  • New River Red Ale 
  • Oak Holler Lager 
  • Old Possum
  • Pickaxe Pilsner 
  • Stimpak 
  • Sugar Bombs
  • Vintage Nukashine 
  • Vodka 
  • Whiskey 
  • Wine
Random candy (100% chance)
  • Bubblegum
  • Cotton candy bites 
  • Gum drops
Random grenade (33% chance)
  • Cryogenic Grenade (1-2)
  • Floater Flamer Grenade
  • Floater Gnasher Grenade
  • Fragmentation Grenade  (1-2)
  • Molotov Cocktail (1-2)
  • Plasma Grenade (1-2)

That's everything you need to know about the Fallout 76 Spooky Scorched Halloween limited-time event.

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Featured image courtesy of Bethesda Software.