Luminous Legends X: Xerneas Makes Its Pokemon GO Debut
Niantic has recently announced a new event for Pokemon GO, called Luminous Legends X. This exciting event brings forth the debut of Xerneas, the Life Pokemon, and introduces various Dragon- and Fairy-type Pokemon originally discovered in the Kalos region. Trainers around the world can look forward to encountering these mystical creatures and exploring the new features and items added to the game.
Date + Time: Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, May 17, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Features of Luminous Legends X Event
The Luminous Legends X event in Pokemon GO comes with a range of exciting features that enhance the gaming experience. Let’s take a closer look at what Trainers can expect:
Xerneas Makes Its Pokemon GO Debut in Five-Star Raids
Xerneas, the Fairy-type Legendary Pokemon from the Kalos region, will be making its first appearance in Pokemon GO. This majestic creature is known for its seven-colored shining horns and legendary ability to bestow everlasting life. Trainers can challenge Xerneas in five-star raids and try to add this unique Pokemon to their collection.
New Pokemon Discoveries: Spritzee, Swirlix, and Goomy
Joining Xerneas during the Luminous Legends X event are three new Pokemon from the Kalos region: Spritzee, Swirlix, and Goomy. Trainers will have the opportunity to encounter these Dragon- and Fairy-type Pokemon in the wild. Keep an eye out for Spritzee, Swirlix, and if you’re exceptionally fortunate, you might even stumble upon the elusive Goomy.
Rainy Lure Modules
As part of the event, a new item called Rainy Lure Module will be introduced to Pokemon GO. By using this specialized lure module at PokÃ©Stops, Trainers can attract Pokemon that are fond of rainy weather. These Pokemon include Water-, Bug-, and Electric-types. Interestingly, evolving Sliggoo, the Evolution of Goomy, into Goodra will also be possible with the Rainy Lure Module. Alternatively, Trainers can evolve Sliggoo during rainy weather conditions in the game.
Event-Exclusive Timed Research and Rewards
Trainers can embark on event-exclusive Timed Research during the Luminous Legends X event. By completing these research tasks, they will have the opportunity to encounter various Fairy-type Pokemon, including Spritzee and Swirlix. Additionally, Trainers can earn rewards such as the Rainy Lure Module and other exciting items upon completing the research challenges.
Special Pokemon Hatching from 7 km Eggs
During the event, certain Pokemon will be hatching from 7 km Eggs. Cleffa, Igglybuff, Azurill, Gible, Swirlix, and Spritzee are among the Pokemon Trainers can expect to obtain from these special eggs. Make sure to keep hatching them to expand your Pokemon collection.
Raids Featuring Psychic-, Dragon-, and Fairy-Type Pokemon
Various raids will be available throughout the Luminous Legends X event, featuring Psychic-, Dragon-, and Fairy-type Pokemon. Legendary Pokemon such as Galarian Ponyta, Alolan Exeggutor, and Xerneas will make appearances in raids. Trainers can team up with fellow players to challenge and catch these powerful Pokemon.
Event-Exclusive Field Research and Encounters
Completing event-exclusive Field Research tasks during the Luminous Legends X event will lead Trainers to encounters with Psychic-, Dragon-, and Fairy-type Pokemon. Galarian Ponyta, Gible, Spritzee, and Swirlix are among the Pokemon that can be encountered through these special tasks. Make sure to keep an eye out for these unique opportunities.
Special Attacks for Dragonite and Salamence
During the event, Dragonite and Salamence will have the ability to learn certain attacks. By evolving a Dragonair or using a Charged TM on a Dragonite, Trainers can teach it the powerful Draco Meteor attack. Similarly, evolving a Shelgon or using a Charged TM on a Salamence will allow it to learn the fearsome Outrage attack. Take advantage of this event to strengthen your Dragon-type Pokemon with these new moves.
Trainers Unite for a Global Challenge
In addition to the individual experiences during the Luminous Legends X event, Trainers will have the opportunity to participate in a global challenge. By working together and catching Fairy-type Pokemon, Trainers can collectively unlock special rewards for a limited time, beginning on Tuesday, May 11, and ending on Monday, May 17, at 8 p.m. local time. The goal is to catch a total of 500 million Fairy-type Pokemon worldwide. If this goal is reached, Trainers will enjoy special bonuses during the specified period.
Miscellaneous Details and Future Updates
To make the Luminous Legends X event even more exciting, a variety of features and surprises are planned for Trainers. Here are a few additional details:
3Ã— Catch XP Bonus
For the duration of the Luminous Legends X event, Trainers can enjoy a 3Ã— Catch XP bonus. This bonus enhances the experience gained from capturing Pokemon, allowing Trainers to level up faster and strengthen their teams.
Pancham Makes Its Pokemon GO Debut
Pancham, a new Pokemon, will be making its debut in Pokemon GO during the Luminous Legends X event. This cute and mischievous creature will appear in raids, giving Trainers the opportunity to add it to their growing collection of Pokemon.
Shiny Galarian Ponyta
For Trainers with an eye for rarity, there is a chance to encounter Shiny Galarian Ponyta during the Luminous Legends X event. Keep exploring and participating to increase your chances of encountering this unique variant of Galarian Ponyta.
Upcoming Event: Luminous Legends Y
Exciting things are on the horizon for Pokemon GO Trainers. The Luminous Legends Y event will be coming soon, featuring the debut of Yveltal, the Destruction Pokemon. Additionally, Pancham will be obtainable through Strange Eggs. Stay tuned for further announcements and details about this upcoming event.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. How can I participate in the Luminous Legends X event in Pokemon GO?
To participate in the Luminous Legends X event, simply launch Pokemon GO during the event period and start exploring the game. Engage in raids, complete special research tasks, hatch eggs, and catch Pokemon to make the most of this event.
2. Can I catch Xerneas during the Luminous Legends X event?
Yes, Xerneas will be available in five-star raids during the Luminous Legends X event. Team up with other Trainers to take on this powerful Fairy-type Legendary Pokemon and try to add it to your collection.
3. Which Pokemon can I encounter through event-exclusive Field Research tasks?
Event-exclusive Field Research tasks during the Luminous Legends X event will lead to encounters with Psychic-, Dragon-, and Fairy-type Pokemon. Keep completing these tasks to increase your chances of encountering Pokemon such as Galarian Ponyta, Gible, Spritzee, and Swirlix.
4. How can I unlock special rewards during the global challenge of the Luminous Legends X event?
To unlock special rewards during the global challenge of the Luminous Legends X event, all Trainers need to work together and catch Fairy-type Pokemon. The collective goal is to catch a total of 500 million Fairy-type Pokemon worldwide. If this goal is met, special bonuses will be unlocked for a specific period of time.
5. When will the Luminous Legends Y event take place and what can be expected?
The Luminous Legends Y event is coming soon to Pokemon GO. This event will feature the debut of Yveltal, the Destruction Pokemon, and offer opportunities to obtain Pancham through Strange Eggs. Stay tuned for further announcements and details regarding the Luminous Legends Y event.