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Luminous Legends Y Details Announced!

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Pokémon GO has just announced details for the Luminous Legends Y event that will begin on May 18th, 2021! Yveltal and Sylveon will make their debut, Team GO Rocket will be back and up to no good, and much, much more. Let’s dive in and take a look!

EVENT DATE/
TIME:
Tue., May 18, 2021, @ 10:00am
to
Tue., May 25, 2021, @ 10:00am (local time)
 
FEATURES: 






DEBUT: Yveltal.
YVELTAL: Yveltal will remain in five-star raids for the duration of the event.
STRANGE EGGS: Pancham, Qwilfish, Larvitar, Absol, Skorupi, Sandile, Scraggy, Pawniard, Vullaby, and Deino.
WILD: Dark-type Pokémon such as Houndour, Carvanha, and more. Plus, Luminous Legends X Pokémon like Spritzee, Swirlix, and Goomy.
7KM EGGS: Alolan Rattata, Alolan Meowth, Alolan Grimer, Sneasel, Poochyena, Stunky, and Purrloin.
RAIDS: Alolan Meowth, Yveltal, and more.
FIELD RESEARCH:Encounters with Dark-type Pokémon, including Galarian Zigzagoon, Scraggy, and more.
TEAM GO ROCKET: Different Shadow Pokémon & different battle strategies.
TIMED RESEARCH: Encounter Dark-type Pokémon like Galarian Zigzagoon.
AR MAPPING: Encounters with with Galarian Zigzagoon.
TM FRUSTRATION: You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.
WORK TOGETHER: In addition, you can work with other Trainers to defeat Team GO Rocket Grunts—and by doing so, you can unlock rewards during the second half of the event! From Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. UTC, you can work together with other Trainers worldwide to defeat 25 million Team GO Rocket Grunts in total. If that goal is met, the following special bonuses will be available from Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, May 31, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
SPECIAL BONUSES:
A 3× Catch XP bonus will be active for the rest of the event.
Galarian Zigzagoon will be appearing in one-star raids for the rest of the event.
If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Galarian Zigzagoon! Shiny Galarian Zigzagoon will continue to be available after the event.
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
EVENT DATE/
TIME:
Tue., May 25, 2021, @ 10:00am
to
Mon., May 31, 2021, @ 8:00pm (local time)
 
FEATURES: 






DEBUT: Sylveon
WILD: Eevee, Ralts, Spritzee, Swirlix, and others. Plus, some of the Dark-type Pokémon featured in Part 1.
7KM EGGS: Eevee, Cleffa, Igglybuff, Togepi, Azurill, Spritzee, and Swirlix
3-STAR RAIDS: Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, and Umbreon.
FIELD RESEARCH: Encounters with Eevee, some of Eevee’s Evolutions, and more.
AR MAPPING: Will reward Poffins!
AVATAR ITEMS: Sylveon-inspired avatar items will be available in the shop!
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

LUMINOUS LEGENDS Y WEEK 1

DEBUT

 Yveltal 
 Yveltal 
*Yveltal will remain in five-star raids for the duration of the event.

STRANGE EGGS

PanchamQwilfishLarvitar
PanchamQwilfish*Larvitar*
AbsolSkorupiSandile
Absol*Skorupi*Sandile
ScraggyPawniardVullaby
ScraggyPawniardVullaby
 Deino 
 Deino* 

WILD SPAWNS

HoundourCarvanhaSpritzee
Houndour*Carvanha*Spritzee
Swirlix Goomy
Swirlix Goomy
AND MORE!

TEAM GO ROCKET

It seems, however, that Team GO Rocket has gotten wind of Yveltal’s arrival—and naturally, they’re up to no good! They appear to be planning on turning more Pokémon into Shadow Pokémon during the first week of the Luminous Legends Y event, so we’ll need your help to save those Shadow Pokémon! We’re also receiving reports that some Team GO Rocket Grunts will be changing up their battle strategies. You might encounter some that specialize in different Pokémon types than in the past, and multiple Team GO Rocket Grunts may even challenge you at once!

RAIDS

Yveltal AlolanMeowth
Yveltal Alolan Meowth*
PLUS MORE!

FIELD RESEARCH

Event-exclusive Field Research will reward you with encounters with the following:

Galarian ZigzagoonScraggy
Galarian ZigzagoonScraggy
PLUS MORE!

TIMED RESEARCH

Complete Team GO Rocket–themed Timed Research before the event concludes to encounter Dark-type Pokémon like Galarian Zigzagoon.

AR MAPPING

Event-exclusive AR Mapping tasks will lead to encounters with:
GalarianPonyta
Galarian Zigzagoon

TM FRUSTRATION

You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.

WORK TOGETHER FOR SPECIAL BONUSES

In addition, you can work with other Trainers to defeat Team GO Rocket Grunts—and by doing so, you can unlock rewards during the second half of the event! From Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. UTC, you can work together with other Trainers worldwide to defeat 25 million Team GO Rocket Grunts in total. If that goal is met, the following special bonuses will be available from Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, May 31, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

By completing this challenge we will unlock the following bonuses:

  • A 3× Catch XP bonus will be active for the rest of the event.
  • If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Galarian Zigzagoon! Shiny Galarian Zigzagoon will continue to be available after the event.
  • Galarian Zigzagoon will be appearing in one-star raids for the rest of the event.

LUMINOUS LEGENDS Y WEEK 2

DEBUT

 Sylveon 
 Sylveon 
Evolve Eevee into Sylveon by earning many hearts when it’s your buddy.

WILD SPAWNS

EeveeRaltsSpritzee
Eevee*Ralts*Spritzee
 Swirlix 
 Swirlix 
AND MORE!

7KM EGGS

CleffaIgglybuffAzurill
Cleffa*Igglybuff*Azurill*
TogepiSwirlixSpritzee
Togepi*SwrilixSpritzee
 Eevee 
 Eevee* 

3-STAR RAIDS

VaporeonJolteonFlareon
VaporeonJolteonFlareon
Espeon Umbreon
Espeon Umbreon

FIELD RESEARCH

Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will lead to encounters with:

  • Eevee
  • Eevee’s evolutions
  • And more!

AR MAPPING TASKS

Event-exclusive AR Mapping tasks will reward Poffins!

AVATAR ITEMS

Sylveon-inspired avatar items will be available in the shop!

NEW AND SHINY THINGS

Yveltal and Sylveon make their long-anticipated debuts, Team GO Rockets runs amuck again, shiny Zigzagoon can be unlocked, and Frustration can be TM’d away! What is your favorite feature of this two-part eventopalooza? Let us know in the comments below, on Twitter, or on our Discord server!

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