The Lustrous Odyssey event is adding the first new Pokemon of 2024 to Pokemon GO, alongside loads more to look forward to!
Quickly following on from the 2024 New Year’s event, Pokemon GO is jumping into yet another event in the first week of 2024.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Lustrous Odyssey event in Pokemon GO, from the brand-new Pokemon to the event bonuses and new Research!
Lustrous Odyssey Start & End Date
The Pokemon GO Lustrous Odyssey event starts at 10 AM local time on January 6 and ends at 8 PM local time on January 10, 2024.
It is also worth noting that this event overlaps with the Rowlet Community Day, which is taking place from 2 PM to 5 PM local time on January 6.
The following bonuses will be active for all Pokemon GO players throughout the whole of the Lustrous Odyssey event:
- Increased frequency of Buddy Pokemon bringing you Souvenirs and Presents
- Your Buddy will spend more time on the map after being fed Berries or Poffins
- Rockruff hatched from Eggs received as Adventure Sync rewards during Pokemon GO: Timeless Travels may have a chance to evolve into Dusk Form Lycanroc
The brand-new Pokemon added in the Lustrous Odyssey event is Dusk Form Lycanroc.
While Midnight Form and Midday Form Lycanroc were already available, this is the first time that players will be able to get the Dusk Form of this Pokemon.
The exact details of how to evolve Rockruff into Dusk Form Lycanroc have not been revealed yet, but Niantic says that only some Rockruff will be able to make this evolution.
Wild Spawns & Shinies
A large selection of Pokemon will be spawning in the wild during the Lustrous Odyssey event:
These are all of the Pokemon that will be available to battle in Raids during Lustrous Odyssey:
Rockruff in Eggs
Any 2km or 7km Egg picked up during the Lustrous Odyssey event could contain Rockruff in addition to all of the other possible hatches.
What’s more, any Rockruff hatched from a 2km or 7km Egg has a chance to evolve into Dusk Form Lycanroc!
Most importantly, the next steps of the Timeless Travels Special Research will become available at the start of the Lustrous Odyssey event.
Additionally, players will be able to pick up and complete new Field Research Tasks during Lustrous Odyssey. The rewards for these Tasks include encounters with Hisuian Growlithe, Hisuian Sneasel, and Rockruff!
Following the Lustrous Odyssey event, there is plenty more to look forward to this month. Check out the January 2024 Pokemon GO events schedule for more details!