Pitch Black II
Pitch black II logo
Pitch Black II logo.
Flavor: Sour Black Grape
Color: Dark Purple      
Current Status: Seasonal (Discontinued)
Locations Available: United States
Year(s) Available: 2005 (Store Release)
Related Flavors: Pitch Black
Darth Dew
Kickstart (Midnight Grape)
Related Promotions: N/A (Seasonal Release)

Pitch Black II was a Mountain Dew flavor released for a limited time during the Halloween season in 2005. It was the sequel to 2004's grape-flavored Pitch Black. Its tagline was "A blast of grape flavor with a sour bite with other natural flavors."


Pitch Black II used the exact same dark purple, grape-flavored formula as the original Pitch Black, but with a "real person bite" added. Many describe it as tasting like candy, adding to its Halloween theme.

As of September 12th, 2019, there are no plans to bring back Pitch Black II.


  • Pitch Black II was one of six grape Mountain Dew flavors. (See "Related Flavors" in the infobox above).
  • Pitch Black II was the only sequel to a soda that Mountain Dew has ever made
  • The Creature From The Black Lagoon or "Gillman" was somewhat of a mascot for Pitch Black & Pitch Black II as it appeared in a number of advert pieces holding the soda.
  • This flavor was the second Halloween themed flavor, the first being Pitch Black, and the third being VooDew.

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