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Learn all about Mystery Gifts and see our list of all Mystery Gift Codes available in Pokemon Sword and Shield. This page will be updated as new information is obtained.

List of Active Mystery Gifts

Dada Zarude and Shiny Celebi Giveaway!

Dada Zarude and Celebi

In celebration of the upcoming international release of Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, a Dada Zarude and Shiny Celebi are being distributed in Pokemon Sword and Shield!

The code is sent out through email to all players who have signed up and subscribed to the Pokemon Trainer Club newsletter on or before September 25, 2021.

Check the email associated to your Pokemon Trainer Club account to receive the code!

Dada Zarude

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Level 70
Ability Leaf Guard
Held Item Choice Scarf
Moveset Jungle Healing
Hammer Arm
Power Whip
Energy Ball

Shiny Celebi

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Level 60
Ability Natural Cure
Held Item Lucky Egg
Moveset Magical Leaf
Future Sight
Life Dew
Heal Bell

Dada Zarude and Shiny Celebi Online Distribution

Pokemon Available from Pokemon HOME

Galar Starters with Hidden Abilities

Pokemon HOME isn't just a storage service, you can also get Pokemon by using it!

Pokemon Nature Ability
Jolly Libero
Modest Sniper
Adamant Grassy Surge

How to Get & Transfer Hidden Ability Starters from Pokemon HOME

Other Pokemon from Pokemon HOME

You can receive the following Pokemon in the mobile version of Pokemon HOME.

Pokemon How to Get
Available from the first time you use Pokemon HOME.
Select one of them the first time you use the mobile version of Pokemon HOME/
Place your first sticker in your profile on the mobile version of Pokemon HOME.*
Make your first GTS Trade on the mobile version of Pokemon HOME.
Make your first Wonder Box Exchange on the mobile version of Pokemon HOME.

*: You can get stickers by clearing Challenges in Your Room.

How to Use Pokemon HOME

What are Mystery Gifts

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Mystery Gifts can be items, Pokemon, or more, that are free to receive and download in a limited period.

These are usually from events, and for the case of Pokemon, are not usually obtainable after the event, unless you get it from a trade.

Keep checking the news in the game, or stay updated on our site for the latest events and Mystery Gift Serial Codes!

Notes on Serial Codes

Mystery Gift Items and BP Only Available in Sword and Shield

Items and BP which can be received through Mystery Gifts can be used only in Pokemon Sword and Shield. You cannot use the serial codes in previous games.

One Mystery Gift Per Save Data

You can use a serial code to receive one Mystery Gift per save data. Once you use it, it cannot be used again. Be careful so that your gift transfer does not fail.

If you have one copy of Sword, and one copy of Shield, then you can receive the same gift twice.

No I or O Input

Be mindful when typing in the serial codes, as the letters I and O are no longer included in the input, and have been replaced with the numbers 1 and 0 respectively.

Correct Incorrect
1 (one) I
0 (zero) O

How to Receive Mystery Gifts

1 Complete the First Event in Slumbering Weald
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The Mystery Gift feature will not be available until you complete the first event in the Slumbering Weald, which is the first time you encounter the game's legendary Pokemon.
2 Choose Mystery Gift from the Menu
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Open the game menu by pressing X, and select Mystery Gift; it has a pink present icon.
3 Select Get a Mystery Gift
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Select the first option, Get a Mystery Gift.
4 Select Receiving Method
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Choose between the methods of receiving the gift. If you have a serial code, select Get with Code/Password.

List of Past Mystery Gifts

Here is a list of all Mystery Gifts that were available in the past.

  • Jeong Sang-yoon's Porygon-Z (Until August 16,2021)
  • Wolfe Glick's Coalossal (Until August 16,2021)
  • Beast Ball Mystery Gift! (Until August 1, 2021)
  • Torkoal Mystery Gift! (Until June 19, 2021)
  • Pokemon Players Cup IV Celebration! (Until June 19, 2021)
  • Bulbasaur and Squirtle with Gigantamax Factor! (Until June 30, 2021)
  • Players Cup III Special Code (Until April 26, 2021)
  • Dynamax Crystal Distribution Event (Until April 19, 2021)
  • Pokemon Players Cup III Celebration (Until April 12, 2021)
  • Korean Video Celebration (Until April 03, 2021)
  • Shiny Toxtricity Event (Until March 18, 2021)
  • Pikachu with Sing Move (Until March 25, 2021)
  • Cramorant Special Max Raid Event Reward (Until February 28, 2021)
  • Korea Crown Tournament Gift (Until February 7, 2021)
  • Pikachu KIBO (Until January 15, 2021)
  • Ash Hat Pikachu (Until November 30, 2020)
  • Shiny Zeraora (Until July 6, 2020)
  • 20 BP (Until February 28, 2020)
  • Premier Ball x 10 (Until February 28, 2020)
  • Bottle Cap (Until February 28, 2020)
  • Gigantamax Meowth (Until January 5, 2020)
  • Ball Guy Challenge (Until January 15, 2020)
  • 20 BP (Until January 31, 2020)
  • TR94 x3 (Until March 31, 2020)
  • Bottle Cap (Until March 31, 2020)
  • 20 BP (Until March 31, 2020)
  • Heal Ball x10 (Until March 31, 2020)
  • Porygon2 (Until August 23, 2020)
  • Pokemon Trainers Cup 2021!

    Pokemon Sword and Shield - Players Cup 2021.png
    Start August 21st, 2021 (Sat.)
    End August 22st, 2021 (Sun.)
    Code 1STPTCCHAMP

    As part of the Pokemon Trainers Cup Stream, players can redeem a special Porygon-Z based on the one used by Jeong Sang-yoon, the winner of 2020's Pokemon Trainer's Cup by using the code: 1STPTCCHAMP.

    Jeong Sang-yoon's Porygon-Z

    Pokemon Sword and Shield - Sang Yoon

    Nature Timid (+Spd, -Atk)
    Ability Adaptability
    Held Item Silk Scarf
    Moveset Hyper Beam
    Thunderbolt
    Dark Pulse
    Nasty Plot

    This special Porygon-Z is Level 50 and battle ready.

    This gift is only redeemable until August 22, 2021.

    Pokemon Players Cup Stream

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    Start August 14th, 2021 (Sat.)
    End August 16th, 2021 (Mon.)
    Code V1CT0RYENG1NE25

    As part of the Pokemon Players Cup Invitational Stream, players can redeem a special Coalossal based on the one used by the 2016 World Champion Wolfe Glick by using the code: V1CT0RYENG1NE25.

    This gift is only redeemable until August 16, 2021.

    Wolfe Glick's Coalossal

    Pokemon Sword and Shield - Wolfe Glick

    Nature Modest (+Sp.Atk, -Atk)
    Ability Steam Engine
    Held Item Weakness Policy
    Moveset Protect
    Meteor Beam
    Heat Wave
    Solar Beam

    This special Coalossal is Level 50 and battle ready, and also has Gigantamax Factor at max level.

    Beast Ball Mystery Gift!

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    Start July 31st, 2021 (Sat.)
    End August 1st, 2021 (Sun.) 11:59 PM GMT

    As a celebration of the Pokemon Players Cup IV, players will have the chance to get a Beast Ball by using the code: PC4F1NALSBEAST.

    This giveaway will end soon, so don't miss the chance to get this gift!

    Torkoal Mystery Gift!

    Torkoal Mystery Gift Menu - July 18 to July 19
    Start July 18th, 2021 (Sun.)
    End July 19th, 2021 (Mon.) 11:59 PM GMT

    As a celebration of the Japan National Championships, players will have the chance to get Torkoal viable for competitive battling by using the code: PJCS2020CHAMP.

    This event is for a limited time only, and will only be available until July 19, 2021. Don't miss the chance to get Torkoal!

    Torkoal Mystery Gift Moveset
    Torkoal Mystery Gift - July 18 to July 19
    Level 50
    Ability Drought
    Held Item Sitrus Berry
    Moves Burning Jealousy
    Body Press
    Yawn
    Protect

    Pokemon Players Cup IV Celebration!

    Gold Bottle Cap Mystery Gift - July 17 to July 19
    Start July 17th, 2021 (Sat.)
    End July 19th, 2021 (Mon.) 11:59 PM GMT

    As a celebration of the Pokemon Players Cup IV, players will have the chance to get a Gold Bottle Cap by using the code: PLAYERSCH01CEPC.

    This event is for a limited time only, and will only be available until July 19, 2021. Don't miss this chance!

    Bulbasaur and Squirtle with Gigantamax Factor!

    Bulbasaur and Squirtle with Gigantamax Mystery Gift
    Start June 17, 2021 (Wed.)
    End June 30, 2021 (Wed.)

    Following the recent Pokemon Home update, Bulbasaur and Squirtle with the Gigantamax Factor are available for redemption via Mystery Gift!

    No end date has been announced yet, but best redeem it as soon as you can!

    Mystery Gifts
    Pokemon SWSH - Bulbasaur ImageBulbasaur Pokemon SWSH - Squirtle ImageSquirtle

    Players Cup III Special Code!

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    Start April 23rd, 2021 (Sat.)
    End April 26th, 2021 (Mon.) 11:59 PM GMT

    A special code is available to be redeem from April 23-26! This was given during the Players Cup III Regional Finals Live Stream. Enter the code WPF1NALSPC3 and receive a Weakness Policy.

    This event is for a limited time only, and will only be available until April 26, 2021. Don't miss this chance!

    Dynamax Crystal Distribution Event!

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    Start March 19th, 2021
    End April 19th, 2021 (Mon.)

    Good news for Players in certain European countries! To tie in with the release of Battle Styles TCG set, they have distributed Dynamax Crystal (☆Sgr6913) that you can use in Max Raid Battle to encounter Gigantamax Appletun in Sword and Gigantamax Flapple in Shield. You can get the serial code from the list of stores below.

    Store Location
    GameMania (Online Store) Netherlands
    GameMania (Online Store) Belgium
    Micromania (Online Store) France
    Gamestop (Online) Italy

    This is for a limited time only, don't miss this chance!

    Pokemon Players Cup III Celebration!

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    Start April 10th, 2021 (Sat.)
    End April 12th, 2021 (Sat.) 11:59 PM GMT

    As a celebration of the Pokemon Players Cup III, players will have the chance to get Dream Ball by using the code: DREAMB1GPC3.

    This event is for a limited time only, and will only be available until April 12, 2021. Don't miss this chance!

    Korean Video Celebration!

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    Start March 27th, 2021 (Sat.)
    End April 3rd, 2021 (Sat.) 11:59 PM GMT

    As a celebration of a Korean video on Dynamax Adventure, they will be giving away items for you to enjoy! Receive Exp. Candy XL (x12) and Big Nuggets (x12) by using the code: ADVENTUREB9F.

    This event is for a limited time only, and will only be available until April 3, 2021. Don't miss this chance!

    Shiny Toxtricity Event!

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    Start February 19th, 2021 (Fri.)
    End March 18th, 2021 (Thur.) 11:59 PM GMT

    GameStops have confirmed the distribution of Shiny Toxtricity. This event is in ties with the new TCG set release, Shining Fates, and will run starting from February 19, 2021.

    You can get Shiny Toxtricity at participating game stores with no purcahse necessary! To receive your Shiny Toxtricity, drop by to the nearest participating GamesStop and scan the QR code using a Pokemon Pass app. Don't miss this chance!

    Country Store
    US GameStop using Pokemon Pass.
    Curbside pickup is also available.
    Canada, Australia, and New Zealand EB Games
    Call the store or knock on the front door and request for a code.
    Germany and Italy GameStop's website
    France Micromania's website
    Belgium and Netherlands GameMania's website

    Shiny Toxtricity Moveset

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    Level 50
    Ability Punk Rock
    Held Item Throat Spray
    Moves Overdrive
    Sludge Wave
    Boomburst
    Rising Voltage

    Toxtricity - Evolution and Learnset

    Pikachu with Sing Move!

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    Start February 25th, 2021 (Fri.)
    End March 25th, 2021 (Thur.) 11:59 PM GMT

    Pokemon will celebrate their 25th year with a music motif! There will be a virtual concert featuring global superstar Post Malone who is also an avid fan of Pokemon. Together with this, players can also get Pikachu with Sing move starting February 25th! The move Sing is an attack that Pikcahu can't normally learn. Don't forget to claim it!

    Mystery Gift Code P25MUS1C

    Pikachu Moveset

    Level 25
    Ability Lightning Rod
    Held Item Light Ball
    Moves Sing
    Encore
    Celebrate
    Electro Ball

    Pikachu - Evolution and Learnset

    Virtual Concert on Pokemon Day

    You can watch the virtual concert on February 27th for free! Just tune in to Pokemon's 25th Anniversary website, the official Pokémon YouTube channel, or the official Pokémon Twitch channel starting at 12:00 a.m. GMT.

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    Cramorant Special Max Raid Event Reward

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    Distribution Start Date February 10, 2021 (Wed.) 12:00 AM GMT
    Distribution End Date February 28, 2021 (Sun.) 11:59 PM GMT

    Players can now receive their reward from defeating Cramorant on Max Raid Event for 1 million times! Since the players reached 1M, they will receive both sets of rewards. Don't forget to claim yours!

    Item Set Gift
    500,000 Players Flame Orb, Toxic Orb and Light Ball.
    1,000,000 Players Gold Bottle Cap, 3 Bottle Caps and 3 Pearl Strings

    Korea Crown Tournament Gift

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    During the Crown Tournament in Korea, February 6, 2021, a Mystery Gift code has been released to receive a Galarica Wreath. This code is available up until February 7, 2021.

    Mystery Gift Code CR0WNF1NALS

    Pikachu KIBO

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    Pikachu KIBO Availability Period Starting December 31, 2020
    Ending January 15, 2021

    As a Year-End treat from Pokemon, players of Pokemon Sword and Shield will get a Galactic KIBO Pikachu! This special Pikachu from outer space includes Wish and Celebrate moves.

    To claim KIBO's Pikachu, follow the steps below:

    1 Press the Y Button and select Mystery Gift from the menu.
    2 Select Get a Mystery Gift and choose Get via Internet.
    Make sure you are connected to the internet.
    3 Select KIBO's Pikachu Gift from the list.

    Pikachu KIBO Moveset

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    Level 21
    Ability Static
    Moveset Thunderbolt
    Swift
    Wish
    Celebrate
    Item Held Comet Shard

    Ash Hat Pikachu

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    Ash Hat Pikachu makes a return! Special Pikachu wearing variants of Ash's cap are being distributed to celebrate the upcoming release of Pokemon Sword and Shield's DLC, The Crown Tundra. All versions of Ash's Pikachu are listed below.

    List of Ash Pikachu Mystery Gift Codes
    Original Cap.pngOriginal Cap P1KACHUGET
    Partner Cap.pngPartner Cap 1CH00SEY0U
    Hoenn Cap.pngHoenn Cap P1KAADVANCE
    Sinnoh Cap.pngSinnoh Cap V0LTTACKLEP1KA
    Unova Cap.png Unova Cap P1KABESTW1SH
    Kalos Cap.pngKalos Cap KAL0SP1KA
    Alola Cap.pngAlola Cap ULTRAP1KA
    World Cap.pngWorld Cap K1NP1KA1855
    Event Period
    September 29th - November 30th

    You can get all 8 versions via Mystery Gift codes that will be distributed throughout October. To enter the code, follow the steps below:

    1 Open Pokemon Sword or Shield
    2 Click the X Button to open the Menu
    3 Select Mystery Gift
    4 Select Get a Msytery Gift
    5 Select Get with Code/Password
    Note: This needs internet connection.
    6 Enter the code

    Spearheading the distribution is a Pikachu wearing Ash's Cap! For more info about Ash Hat Pikachu, check the button link below.

    Ash's Pikachu Mystery Gift Distribution

    Shiny Zeraora

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    Period Available Until July 6, 2020 (Tues) 11:59 PM UTC

    From June 30 to July 6, a Shiny Version of Zeraora and eight Armorite Ores was distributed as a thanks for more than a million players defeating Zeraora in the event Raid.

    How to Get Zeraora and Learnable Moves

    20 BP (Until February 28, 2020)

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    Code KAMPFTEAM
    Period Available Until February 28, 2020 (Friday) 8:59

    By entering this code, you can receive 20 BP which can be exchanged for TMs, and other items useful for competitive battle.

    Premier Ball x 10 (Until February 28, 2020)

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    Code AREAS1LVESTRE
    Period Available Until February 28, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:59
    Item Effect
    Premier Ball ImagePremier Ball A somewhat rare Poke Ball that was made as a commemorative item used to celebrate an event of some sort.

    You can receive 10 Premier Balls by inputting this serial code in receiving Mystery Gifts.

    Bottle Cap (Until February 28, 2020)

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    Code GALAR
    Period Available Until February 28, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:59

    You can receive a Bottle Cap by inputting this serial code in receiving Mystery Gifts.

    Bottle Caps are essential in training your Pokemon to increase their IVs.
    How to Increase IVs

    Gigantamax Meowth (Until January 5, 2020)

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    Period Available Until January 5, 2020 (Sunday) 8:59

    A Kantonian Meowth was available for all players to receive and can take on a Gigantamax form.
    How to Obtain the Gigantamax Meowth Mystery Gift

    Ball Guy Challenge (Until January 15, 2020)

    Period Available Until January 15, 2020 (Wednesday) 8:59

    Various Poke Balls were available to get from the Ball Guy last December 19, 2019 to January 15, 2020.

    List of Poke Balls

    Serial Code: K0UN1NMASC0T
    Level Ball ImageLevel Ball Moon Ball ImageMoon Ball Quick Ball ImageQuick Ball
    Serial Code: 1YAHAYA
    Heavy Ball ImageHeavy Ball Lure Ball ImageLure Ball Beast Ball ImageBeast Ball
    Serial Code: 0KUGAFUKA1B0RU
    Friend Ball ImageFriend Ball Love Ball ImageLove Ball Dream Ball ImageDream Ball

    20 BP (Until January 31, 2020)

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    Code G1GANTAMAX
    Period Available Until January 31, 2020 (Friday) 8:59

    TR94 x3 (Until March 31, 2020)

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    Code PUNKR0CK
    Period Available Until March 31, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:59

    You can get three (3) copies of TR94 High Horsepower by putting inputting this serial code in receiving Mystery Gifts.
    Pokemon Who Can Learn High Horsepower

    Bottle Cap (Until March 31, 2020)

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    Code C0MPET1T10N
    Period Available Until March 31, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:59

    You can receive a Bottle Cap by inputting this serial code in receiving Mystery Gifts.

    Bottle Caps are essential in training your Pokemon to increase their IVs.
    How to Increase IVs

    20 BP (Until March 31, 2020)

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    Code SUPEREFF1CACE
    Period Available Until March 31, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:59

    By entering this code, you can receive 20 BP which can be exchanged for TMs, and other items useful for competitive battle.

    Heal Ball x10 (Until March 31, 2020)

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    Code G1GAGRANF1NALE
    Period Available Until March 31, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:59
    Item Effect
    Heal Ball ImageHeal Ball A remedial Poke Ball that restores the HP of Pokemon caught with it and eliminates any status conditions.

    You can receive 10 Heal Balls by inputting this serial code in receiving Mystery Gifts.

    By entering this code, you can receive 20 BP which can be exchanged for TMs, and other items useful for competitive battle.

    Porygon2 (Until August 31, 2020)

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    Event Period
    (Year 2020)
    August 23, 2020 (Sun.) 3:00 PM UTC - August 31, 2020 (Mon) 11:59 PM UTC
    Requirements Use the code PKMNPLAYERSCUP before August 31
    Where to Get Mystery Gift

    Available Rewards

    Porygon2Porygon2 Eviolite ImageEviolite

    From August 23, a battle-ready Porygon2 is available to download via Mystery Gift using the code PKMNPLAYERSCUP.

    This Porygon2 has a Sassy Nature, is holding the held item Eviolite, and has Max EVs in HP and Defense. It's Defense, Special Attack, and Special Defense IVs are random but has a guaranteeed 0 IVs in Attack and Speed.

    This Porygon2 is made for Trick Room teams and has the moves Recover, Trick Room, Ice Beam, and Thunderbolt.
    How to Build a Trick Room Team

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