Xerneas, Yveltal, Spritzee, Swirlix, Goomy, and Pancham will all be making their Pokémon GO debut during May! Xerneas will be debuting; first, it will be featured in the Luminous Legends X event, with Yveltal featured in the Luminous Legends Y event later in the month! Let’s take a look at this massive announcement.
|EVENT DATE/ TIME:||Tue., May 4, 2021, @ 10:00am to Mon., May 17, 2021, @ 8:00pm (local time)|
|FEATURES:||DEBUTS: Xerneas, Spritzee, Swirlix, and Goomy.|
|WILD: Goomy (rare), Spritzee, Swirlix, Dratini, Ralts, Bagon, Cottonee, and more.|
|RAINY LURE MODULES: Water-, Bug-, and Electric-type Pokémon.|
|GOOMY EVOLUTION: Evolve Sliggoo (the Evolution of Goomy) into Goodra when near a Rainy Lure Module or when in-game weather is Rainy.|
|7KM EGGS: Cleffa, Igglybuff, Azurill, Gible, Swirlix, and Spritzee.|
|RAIDS: Psychic-, Dragon- and Fairy-type Pokémon like Galarian Ponyta, Alolan Exeggutor, Xerneas, and more.|
|FIELD RESEARCH: Encounters with Psychic-, Dragon- and Fairy-type Pokémon, including Galarian Ponyta, Gible, Spritzee, and Swirlix.|
|TIMED RESEARCH: Encounter Fairy-type Pokémon, including Spritzee and Swirlix, as well as receive a Rainy Lure Module and other rewards.|
|AR MAPPING: Encounters with Galarian Ponyta!|
|EXCLUSIVE MOVES: Evolve or TM Dragonite & Salamence for their Exclusive Moves, Draco Metor & Outrage.|
|WORK TOGETHER: In addition, you can work with other Trainers to catch Fairy-type Pokémon—by doing so, you can unlock rewards during the second half of the event! From Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. UTC to Sunday May 9, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. UTC, you and other Trainers worldwide can work together to catch 500 million Fairy-type Pokémon in total. If the goal is met, special bonuses will be available from Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, May 17, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.|
|SPECIAL BONUSES:||A 3× Catch XP bonus will be active for the rest of the event.|
|Pancham will make its Pokémon GO debut, appearing in raids for the rest of the event.|
|If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Galarian Ponyta! Shiny Galarian Ponyta will continue to be available after the event.|
RAINY LURE MODULE
|This Lure Module will attract certain Pokémon that like rain, such as Water-, Bug-, and Electric-type Pokémon.|
|You can evolve Sliggoo (the Evolution of Goomy) into Goodra when close to a Rainy Lure Module. You can also evolve Sliggoo when the in-game weather is rainy.|
Event-exclusive Field Research will reward you with encounters with the following:
Complete event-exclusive Timed Research to encounter Fairy-type Pokémon, including Spritzee and Swirlix, as well as receive a Rainy Lure Module and other rewards.
Event-exclusive AR Mapping tasks will lead to encounters with:
You will be able to evolve or TM the following Pokémon to get their Exclusive Moves on their Evolutions.
WORK TOGETHER FOR SPECIAL BONUSES
- A 3× Catch XP bonus will be active for the rest of the event.
- Pancham will make its Pokémon GO debut, appearing in raids for the rest of the event.
- If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Galarian Ponyta! Shiny Galarian Ponyta will continue to be available after the event.
Luminous Legends Y
You can also look forward to the Luminous Legends Y event, coming soon! In this event, the Legendary Pokémon Yveltal, the Destruction Pokémon, will be making its Pokémon GO debut, and Pancham will be hatching from Strange Eggs. More details to come soon!