You can check to see if a Pokémon is Lucky by viewing it in your list of Pokémon. Glance just above its HP and you'll see a new 'Lucky Pokémon' label.
Herein, what does a lucky Pokemon do?
What are Lucky Pokémon in Pokémon Go? Lucky Pokémon is a special status, separate to Forms or Shinies, that Pokémon can have attached to them. If a Pokémon is Lucky, then the Stardust required to power it up is reduced by 50%.
Also to know, how do you get a lucky Pokemon?
Essentially, a Lucky Pokemon's appearance is tied to trading. When you perform a Pokemon Trade with another player on your friends list, there's a chance that the Pokemon traded in both directions will become lucky Pokemon.
How rare is a lucky Pokemon?
|Age of Oldest Pokémon ||% Chance of Lucky Trade ||Lucky Rate |
|< 1 Year ||5% ||1 in 20 |
|1 Year ||10% ||1 in 10 |
|2 Years ||25% ||1 in 4 |
|Jul-Aug 2016 ||75% ||3 in 4 |
How do I trigger lucky friends?
How do I get a Lucky friend? Once you're Best Friends with another player, anything that would normally raise your friendship levels will have a chance to turn you both into Lucky Friends. This means that your next trade with that player will turn both traded Pokémon into Lucky Pokémon.