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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

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

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./td>

List of Past Mystery Gifts

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

  • 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)
  • See Full List of Past Mystery Gifts

    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 Image Premier 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 Image Heal 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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    5 Anonymous12 days

    >>1 Bruh those are legendary

    4 Anonymousabout 1 month

    I just bought the game and am disappointed that I missed out on all of them :(

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