When is Yveltal Coming to Pokemon GO?

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As Pokemon GO's Luminous Legends X event wraps up, players wonder when they can catch Yveltal during the Luminous Legends Y event. This Dark- and Flying-type Legendary Pokemon will pop up on player's phone screens soon.

Pokemon GO's Luminous Legends Y event will be held onMay 18 at 10 a.m. local time and end on May 24 at 8 p.m. local time. Yveltal will be introduced through five-star raids during the Luminous Legends Y event.

Players can counter Yveltal through using Electric-, Fairy-, Rock-, and Ice-type moves. It is recommended to have Pokemon such as Mega Manectric and Zekrom on your team during the raid battle. Players should also have five to seven other players helping while battling this Tier 5 raid boss.

When is Yveltal Coming to Pokemon GO?

Yveltal's fast moves consist of Sucker Punch, Snarl, and Gust. This Dark- and Flying-type also has charge moves such as Dark Pulse, Hurricane, and Psychic in its move set. Yveltal's go-to moves for high damage infliction are Snarl and Gust.

Similar to Xerneas, this Legendary Pokemon has high attack and health stats.

The best counter Pokemon against Yveltal include:

  • Thundurus
  • Rhyperior
  • Rampardos
  • Galarian Darmanitan
  • Ampharos
  • Raikou
  • Zapdos
  • Abomasnow
  • Zapdos
  • Mamoswine
  • Terrakion

The Luminous Legends Y event will also feature more Dark-type Pokemon spawns in the wild. Players can hatch Larvitar, Absol, Sandile, Skorupi, Scraggy, Pawniard, Qwilfish, Vullaby, and Deino from Strange Eggs. You can also be prized with a Galarian Zizagoon after completing a research activity which involves Team Go Rocket.