Pokemon GO: Luminous Legends Y Research And Rewards

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Yveltal arrives in Pokemon GO with the Luminous Legends Y event, and that means new timed research to go along. Xerneas has been pushed out and it's time for Dark-type Pokemon to take over for a while.

Luminous Legends X and the timed research was all about Fairy-type Pokemon. on the opposite end of the spectrum, Luminous Legends Y pits players against Team GO Rocket grunts and tasks them with catching Dark or Shadow Pokemon. There are plenty of steps, but the rewards are worth the effort.


All research tasks and rewards in Pokemon GO Luminous Legends Y

There are a total of 7 steps for the Luminous Legends Y research tasks. Grunts and shadow Pokemon block the way to the end, but the Deino that players can get is alone worth the effort in Luminous Legends Y.

Stage 1 Research Tasks

  • Defeat 5 Team GO Rocket Grunts - 15 Poke Balls
  • Catch 5 Shadow Pokemon - Meowth
  • Catch 5 Dark-type Pokemon - Alolan Rattata

Rewards - 3,000 XP, Stunky

Stage 2 Research Tasks

  • Purify 3 Shadow Pokemon - 5 Hyper Potions
  • Purify 5 Shadow Pokemon - 3 Revives
  • Catch 7 Shadow Pokemon - 1 Mysterious Component

Rewards - 750 XP, Alolan Rattata

Stage 3 Research Tasks

  • Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo - 2,000 XP
  • Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Cliff - 2,000 XP
  • Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Sierra - 2,000 XP

Rewards - 2,000 XP, Murkrow

Stage 4 Research Tasks

  • Purify 8 Shadow Pokemon - Mossy Lure Module
  • Evolve 8 Pokemon - Eevee
  • Earn 8 hearts with your buddy - Glacial Lure Module

Rewards - 3,000 XP, Mightyena


Stage 5 Research Tasks

  • Defeat 8 Team GO Rocket Grunts - 7 Pinap Berries
  • Use an Incense - Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Catch 20 Dark-type Pokemon - Sneasel

Rewards - 3,000, Alolan Meowth

Stage 6 Research Tasks

  • Complete 7 Field Research tasks - 10 Great Balls
  • Win 1 raid - Houndoom
  • Catch 5 different species of Dark-type Pokemon - Alolan Grimer

Rewards - 4,000 XP, Absol

Stage 7 Research Tasks

  • Purify 10 Shadow Pokemon - Poffin
  • Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader 3 times - Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Catch 12 Shadow Pokemon - Larvitar

Rewards - 5,000 Stardust, Deino

Luminous Legends Y is slated to have two separate parts, and the first part will revolve far more around Dark-types. Part 2 will usher in Sylveon and further Fairy-types along with other event-themed Pokemon. Players will have until the end of May in Pokemon GO.