Pokemon Sword & Shield players can get their hands on free Mystery Gifts with special codes in 2021. If you’d like to claim them for yourself, there are some tricks you definitely need to know about, but they have deadlines, so make sure to act fast!
With both expansions for Sword and Shield — The Isle of Armor & The Crown Tundra — released, there’s nothing stopping us from opening some special presents in the Galar Region this year, with the chance to get ahold of a number of useful items for a limited time.
- How to claim mystery gifts in Sword & Shield
- Mystery gift codes in October
- How to redeem Mystery Gift codes in Sword & Shield
- Full list of expired codes
Mystery Gifts are completely free and contain helpful items to use on your journey. These can be unlocked in a number of ways: occasionally, there will be free codes linked to an event like a Pokemon anniversary or new release. Players can also unlock Mystery Gifts through Ranked Battles and in-game events.
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Pokemon Sword & Shield Mystery Gift codes (October 2021)
There are typically plenty of wonderful gifts and rewards that players can claim for their journey across Galar.
While there are no specific Mystery Gift codes for Pokemon Sword & Shield mystery gifts for October, trainers based outside of Asia can now claim their own shiny Celebi and Dada Zarude. Anyone that signed up for the Pokémon Trainer Club Newsletter by September 25, 2021, will receive a code via email in their inbox.
Trainers will also soon be given the chance to claim shiny Zacian and Zamazenta Mystery Gift codes. Trainers in the US wanting to claim Zacian can head to GameStop starting from October 22, 2021, until November 11, 2021, with Zamazenta following swiftly after from November 12, 2021, through November 26, 2021.
How to redeem Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Sword & Shield
Claiming your Mystery Gifts in Pokemon is easy, but it won’t be available until after you complete the game’s first event in the Slumbering Weald. This is where you encounter Sword or Shield’s Legendary Pokemon for the first time!
Once you’ve done this, follow the steps below to claim your Mystery Gift:
- Load up Pokemon Sword or Shield.
- Open the game menu by pressing X and select ‘Mystery Gift‘, with the pink present icon.
- Select the ‘Get A Mystery Gift‘ option.
- Choose which method you want to use to receive a gift. If you have a code, select the ‘Get With Code/Password‘ option.
- Collect your gifts and enjoy!
Pokemon will be added to your Party or your Pokemon Boxes if there’s no room. Fashion items can be found by visiting the fitting room of any in-game boutique. Non-fashion items will appear in your Bag.
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|1STPTCCHAMP||Porygon-Z – August 2021|
|V1CT0RYENG1NE25||Coalossal – August 2021|
|PC4F1NALSBEAST||Beast Ball – August 2021|
|PLAYERSCH01CEPC||Golden Bottle Cap – July 2021|
|SPR1NGPA0R1||Life Orb – May 2021|
|ADVENTUREB9F||12 Exp. Candy XL, 12 Big Nuggets – April 2021|
|DREAMB1GPC3||Dream Ball – April 2021|
|WPF1NALSPC3||Weakness Policy – April 2021|
|P25MUSIC||Singing Pikachu – March 2021|
|P1KACHUGET||Ash Pikachu – November 2020|
|1CH00SEY0U||Partner Cap Pikachu – November 2020|
|P1KAADVANCE||Hoeen Cap Pikachu – November 2020|
|V0LTTACKLEP1KA||Sinnoh Cap Pikachu – November 2020|
|P1KABESTW1SH||Unova Cap Pikachu – November 2020|
|KAL0SP1KA||Kalos Cap Pikachu – November 2020|
|ULTRAP1KA||Alola Cap Pikachu – November 2020|
|K1NP1KA1855||World Cap Pikachu – November 2020|
|K2020CHAMP10NS||King’s Rock – September 2020|
Like something that’s listed in the expired list above? While many of these gifts are one-time only, some could come back around in the future – so keep an eye out!
There we have it – all of the Mystery Gift codes you can claim in Pokemon Sword & Shield in October 2021. As more are revealed, we’ll continually update this article with more codes and tricks.
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