Trainers, Luminous Legends Y (Part 1) Event is now live in few countries bringing Boosted Spawns, Release of New Gen 6 Pokemon Legendary, Egg Hatch Bonus, New Timed Research, Team GO Rocket Bonus and much more…

Event Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, May 24, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time

  • Bonuses
  • New Release
  • Boosted Spawns
  • Timed Research
  • Team GO Rocket Leaders Lineup
  • Egg hatch
  • Field Research Task
  • Raid Bosses
  • Global Team GO Rocket Challenge

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  • Increased Team GO Rocket Activity
  • Using a Charge TM will allow shadow Pokemon to forget Frustration
  • Multiple Team GO Rocket Grunts at one time

New Release

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The Gen 6 Dark/Flying Type Legendary Pokemon Yveltal has made its debut in Pokemon GO with the start of the Luminous Legends Y (Part 1) Event.

Boosted Spawns

A Lots of Dark Type Pokemon have started appearing in the wild:

  • Houndour (s)
  • Carvanha (s)
  • Spritzee
  • Swirlix
  • Goomy
  • Murkrow (s)
  • Alolan Rattata (s)
  • Nuzleaf
  • Poochyena (s)

Luminous Legends Y Timed Research

Luminous Legends Y Timed Research is now live with the start of the event and it will be available in the Today’s view till May 31, 2021, 8:00 PM.

Stage 1

  • Defeat 5 Team GO Rocket Grunts: 15 Poké Ball
  • Catch 5 Shadow Pokémon: Meowth (s)
  • Catch 5 Dark-type Pokémon: Alolan Rattata (s)
  • Stage rewards: Stunky, 1000 XP

Stage 2

  • Purify 3 Shadow Pokémon: 5 Hyper Potion
  • Purify 5 Shadow Pokémon: 3 Revive
  • Catch 7 Shadow Pokémon: 1 Mysterious Component
  • Stage rewards: Alolan Rattata (s), 2000 XP

Stage 3

  • Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo: 2000 XP
  • Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Cliff: 2000 XP
  • Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Sierra: 2000 XP
  • Stage rewards: Murkrow (s), 2000 XP

Stage 4

  • Purify 8 Shadow Pokemon: Mossy Lure
  • Evolve 8 Pokemon: Eevee (s)
  • Earn 8 Hearts with your Buddy: Glacial Lure
  • Stage rewards: Mightyena, 5000 XP

Stage 5

  • Defeat 8 Team Go Rocket Grunts: 7 Golden Razz Berry
  • Use an incense: Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Catch 20 Dark-type Pokemon: Sneasel (s)
  • Stage rewards: Alolan Meowth (s), 3000XP

Stage 6

  • Complete 7 Field Research tasks: 10 Great Ball
  • Win 1 Raid: Houndoom (s)
  • Catch 5 different species of Dark-type Pokemon: Alolan Grimer (s)
  • Stage rewards: Absol (s), 4000 XP

Stage 7

  • Purify 10 Shadow Pokemon: Poffin
  • Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader 3 times: Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Catch 12 Shadow Pokemon: Larvitar (s)
  • Stage rewards: Deino (s), 5000 Stardust

Team GO Rocket Leaders Lineup

Rocket Leaders have formed a new team, Here’s the new lineup:

ArloVenonat (s)Manectric, CrobatScizor, Magnezone
CliffSeedot (s)KinglerTyranitar, Torterra
SierraSneasel (s)Gliscor, Granbull, AmpharosHoundoom, Kingdra, Drapion

Egg Hatch

Strange Egg and Gift Eggs have got new Dark Type Pokemon additions

Strange Eggs (12KM)

Rarity TierSpecies
1-eggAbsol (s), Larvitar (s), Pawniard, Vullaby, Scraggy
3-eggSandile, Qwilfish (s), Skorupi (s), Deino (s), Pancham

Gift Eggs (7KM)

Rarity TierSpecies
1-eggAlolan Rattata (s), Alolan Meowth (s), Alolan Grimer (s), Sneasel (s), Poochyena (s), Stunky, Purrloin

Field Research Task

Here’s the list of new field research quests available with the start of the Luminous Legends Y event:

Task textReward
Catch 5 Shadow PokémonSkorupi (s)
Purify 5 Shadow PokémonSpritzee, Swirlix
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket GruntsMurkrow (s), Houndour (s), Purrloin
Defeat 5 Team GO Rocket GruntsAlolan Meowth (s)
Defeat a Team GO Rocket LeaderGalarian Zigzagoon
Win 2 raidsScraggy

Raid Bosses

These raid bosses will be available in your area when the event starts after May 18, at 10 am local time.

Global Team GO Rocket Challenge

If trainers beat 25 million grunts by 23:59 UTC on Sunday, May 23rd they will unlock the following rewards from 10am May 25th to 8pm May 31st, local time:

  • 3x Catch XP until May 31st
  • The release of Shiny Galarian Zigzagoon family
  • Galarian Zigzagoon (s) raids

Credits to TheSilphRoad for different reports and verifications.

Do you know?

You can check out the Countdown Timer of all Events at our All-New Mobile App GO Field Guide for all Countdown Timers, Raid Boss Guides, Egg Hatch List, Shiny Checklist and much more…

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