Trading: How to boost your Lucky odds

When you Trade Pokémon with a Friend, there’s a chance both of you will end up with a Lucky Pokémon. Unlike Shiny, Lucky aren’t a different color — though they do sparkle on your screen — but they do have a benefit: They cost only 1/2 the Stardust to power up.

The longer a Pokémon has been in your collection, though, the higher the chance you’ll get a Lucky.

So, if you want to trade high level but low IV Larvitar to try and get a Lucky Tyranitar, here’s how to increase your odds:

  1. Trade your Larvitar for the oldest Pokémon they’re willing to trade.
  2. Trade the oldest Pokémon you’re willing to trade for their Larvitar.

If you don’t like the possibility of one of you getting a Lucky and not the other, then stick to trading same Pokémon, for example, new Larvitar for...

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