Pokemon GO Lustrous Odyssey Event: Date and Time, Dusk Form Lycanroc Debut, Bonuses, and More

Rockruff is the new Eevee.
Pokemon GO Lustrous Odyssey Event
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It’s getting hard to juggle every Pokemon GO event, but that doesn’t make them any less exciting. Lustrous Odyssey, begins soon, and brings with it a whole range of exciting elements for trainers to take advantage of. Here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon GO’s Lustrous Odyssey event.

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Pokemon GO Lustrous Odyssey Event Details

Dusk Form Lycanroc may be the highlight of the Pokemon GO Lustrous Odyssey event, but there’s plenty to keep trainers occupied, from event-specific wild encounters, raids, and plenty besides. Everything you need to know to make the most out of the event can be found below.

Event Date and Time

Pokemon GO’s Lustrous Odyssey event will be held from Saturday, January 6, 2024, at 10:00 AM to Wednesday, January 10, 2024, at 8:00 PM local time.

Debut Pokemon

Dusk Form Lycanroc will debut during the Lustrous Odyssey event in Pokemon GO.

Debut PokemonShiny
Dusk Form Lycanroc

This means that from now on when trainers catch or hatch a new Rockruff, there is a chance of evolving it into Midday Form, Midnight Form Lycanroc, or Dusk Form.

Wild Encounters

The following Pokemon can be encountered in the wild for the duration of the Pokemon GO event.

PokemonShiny
Gastly
Eevee
Spinarak
Sunkern
Teddiursa
Lunatone
Solrock
Yungoos
Fomantis
Morelull
Espeon
Umbreon

Raid Pokemon

The following Pokemon can be encountered via various Raids during the Lustrous Odyssey event in Pokemon GO.

PokemonRaid TypeShiny
Hisuian GrowlitheOne Star Raid Pokemon GO One-Star Raid
RhyhornOne Star Raid Pokemon GO One-Star Raid
Hisuian SneaselOne Star Raid Pokemon GO One-Star Raid
RockruffOne Star Raid Pokemon GO One-Star Raid
LaprasThree Star Raid Pokemon GO Three-Star Raid
AerodactylThree Star Raid Pokemon GO Three-Star Raid
Hisuian BraviaryThree Star Raid Pokemon GO Three-Star Raid
WyrdeerThree Star Raid Pokemon GO Three-Star Raid

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokemon can be encountered as a reward for completing certain Field Research Tasks that are obtained from PokeStops during the Lustrous Odyssey event period.

PokemonShiny
Hisuian Growlithe
Hisuian Sneasel
Rockruff

Event Egg Pool

The following Pokemon can potentially be hatched from Eggs obtained during the Lustrous Odyssey event period.

PokemonEgg TypeShiny
Rockruff2KM and 7KM

Event Bonuses

Trainers can expect to benefit from the following bonuses for the duration of the event.

  • A trainer’s Buddy Pokemon will return with presents more frequently.
  • A trainer’s Buddy Pokemon will return with souvenirs more frequently.
  • A trainer’s Buddy Pokemon will last longer on the map after being fed.
  • Trainers have the potential to obtain Dusk Form Lycanroc from Eggs obtained during Adventure Sync in Pokémon GO: Timeless Travels.

Special Research: Timeless Travels

Trainers will have access to the second part of the Timeless Travels research as it will go live at the same time as the Lustrous Odyssey event begins.

The following rewards can be expected from the Special Research:

  • XP
  • Stardust
  • Encounter with Rockruff
  • Additional items

Pokemon GO Webstore and Event Bundles

Trainers will have the option to purchase any of the below bundles for either real-world currency or PokeCoins to further elevate their event experience.

Pokemon GO Webstore Bundle

Trainers can purchase a Boost Box for $4.99 USD or the equivalent in one’s local currency. This can be purchased from the Pokemon GO Webstore, and it contains the following items:

  • 2 Premium Battle Passes
  • 2 Remote Raid Passes
  • 2 Super Incubators

Event Bundle

Trainers will be able to purchase a Boost Box for 599 PokeCoins in the in-game shop. This Boost Box contains the following items:

  • 2 Premium Battle Passes
  • 2 Remote Raid Passes
  • 2 Super Incubators

Hopefully, you get lucky and manage to evolve a Rockruff into a Dusk Form Lycanroc, or even better, a shiny version. Keep that RNG success going, and you might even score multiple shiny Rowlet or Porygon during their respective Community Days this January.

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