How to get G-Max Copperajah in Pokemon Sword & Shield Dynamax event - Dexerto

How to get G-Max Copperajah in Pokemon Sword & Shield Dynamax event

Published: 14/Aug/2020 0:58

by Brent Koepp


Pokemon Sword & Shield players who missed out on getting a G-Max Copperajah in the past are in luck as GameStop is giving Trainers a chance to catch the special monster again. Here’s what you need to know about the special Crystal Dynamax event.

The Pokemon franchise was ushered into eighth generation with the release of Sword & Shield in November 2019. The Nintendo Switch title introduced new features to the series, such as Raid Battles and Dynamaxing.

In August, GameStop is teaming up with the popular RPG to host a special event in the USA where you can add a G-Max version of Copperajah to your team. Here is how you can get your hands on the character for free.

copperajah pokemon sword shield
Game Freak / Nintendo
The Gen VIII Pokemon can be caught this August with G-Max capabilities.

How to get G-Max Copperajah Pokemon

While some players have already caught the Steel-type elephant in past Raids or events, those who are still trying to complete their Pokedex are getting another shot at obtaining the special creature.

In the USA, GameStop is holding a “Special Crystal Dynamax Event” which will feature the Sword & Shield character. The promotion will run from the 14th to the 31st of the month.

In order to participate, players will have to go to their local store. Here is the steps you need to take to capture the G-Max Pokemon.

  • Download the Pokemon Pass. Apple users can grab it here. Android devices can snag it at this link
  • Go to your local GameStop from August 14–31, and use your GamePass app which will detect the store and give you a code
  • The code can then be redeemed as a Mystery Gift in Sword & Shield which will give you SGR 6879 Dynamax Crystal
  • Use the crystal in Sword & Shield to trigger the Dynamax battle featuring the G-Max Copperajah
raid battle pokemon sword shield
Game Freak / Nintendo
The GameStop hosted event featuring Copperajah will run until August 31.

While Europe already held the event, players in the US who have not yet caught the G-Max Steel-type will have another chance.

Despite releasing at the end of 2019, Sword & Shield is already the third fastest-selling title in the franchise. Proof that Pokemon has never been more popular.


When is CodeMiko back on Twitch? Virtual streamer plans custom Pokemon game after ban

Published: 24/Jan/2021 13:56 Updated: 24/Jan/2021 17:34

by Connor Bennett


Twitch sensation CodeMiko has revealed when she will return after being banned for the third time, and she’s got plans for a custom streamer-baed version of Pokemon. 

Twitch streamers are always looking for a way to stand out from the crowd, so, some go above and beyond when it comes to production value – giving themselves a set to work with as they play games or chat with viewers.

In the case of CodeMiko, she’s taken things up a notch with her virtual streamer character – gaining over 300,000 followers in less than a month. 

She was banned from Twitch for the third time, however, on January 19 – with viewers being left to speculate as to the reason why and just how long she’d be suspended from streaming. 

CodeMiko smiling at the camera during Twitch stream
Twitch: CodeMiko
CodeMiko is a virtual streamer with ‘The Technican’ being behind everything.

When is CodeMiko returning back to Twitch?

On January 23, the streamer explained that she wasn’t banned for using the word simp or being drunk on stream as some viewers had speculated. Instead, she was banned for leaking private information.

“Guys, I didn’t get a suspension because I was discussing harassment, but for accidentally leaking someone’s email that contained a first and last name. It was an overlook on my part. Although it was an accident, it was still my mistake,” she tweeted, alongside a Twitlonger about the ban.

On top of that, though, CodeMiko did reveal that she’ll be returning to streaming on Friday, February 5 at 12 pm PST/3 pm EST/8 pm GMT/9 pm CET. 

CodeMiko teases Twitch streamer-themed Pokemon game

While she will likely return to continue her interview streams – bringing on different content creators for a chat about a whole range of things – the streamer also has other plans too.

“Hey guys, currently creating a streamer Pokemon game,” she tweeted, asking if any streamers wanted to get involved and be used as Pokemon so she could catch ‘em all. 

It wouldn’t be the first time Twitch has seen such a custom game, mind. Disgraced streamer Fedmyster played a similar game back in June of 2020 using streamers like Myth, Sodapoppin, and xQc as trainers. 

There’s no telling if her Pokemon plans will be in place for her return, though, plenty of streamers have registered their interest.

We’ll just have to wait and see what Miko brings out when she returns in early February. It’s sure to be interesting, regardless.