How to claim Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Mystery Gift codes: Free rewards in January 2023

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet players are able to redeem limited-time Mystery Gift codes to claim rare Pokemon, items, and other presents. We’ve rounded up all the available codes in January right here.

Mystery Gifts continue to be a fun and exciting way to get freebies in Pokemon games. As the capabilities of internet connection have improved, Mystery Gift distributions have become more frequent and offer anything from bundles of rare Poke Balls to elusive Legendary and Mythical Pokemon.

Now that Pokemon Scarlet & Violet is finally out, there are a few tips players will need to know so they can start claiming their gifts and filling out their Paldea Pokedex in the game.

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If you’re also currently playing the Gen 8 games on the Nintendo Switch, make sure to check out these Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl and Legends Arceus gift pages to keep up to date on all their available rewards.

Updated on January 19, 2023, to add a new Scarlet & Violet Mystery Gift code.

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Flying-type Tera Pikachu is ready for powerful battles.

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Mystery Gift codes (January 2023)

There are currently four Mystery Gifts for Trainers to claim in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. Some of these are obtained via codes while others are available as pre-order bonuses.

Be sure to check back regularly, as we’ll update you with new codes as and when they’re made available.

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CodeReward
T0KUSE1STUDYAbility Capsule
READY4RA1D20,000 League Points
HAJ1ME0R1G1NAL10x Peanut Butter / 10x Proscuitto / 10x Hamburger / 10x Cream Cheese / 10x Noodles / 10x Rice
Pre-Order Bonus(user-specific code)Adventure Set(Potion x10, Full Heal x5, Revive x3, Ether x3, Rare Candy x1, Nugget x1)
No Code(Get via Internet)Flying Tera Type Pikachu

The T0KUSE1STUDY code was found by Serebii and rewards an Ability Capsule. It expires on February 28, 2023.

The HAJ1ME0R1G1NAL code will get you some extra ingredients to craft Sandwich recipes while the READY4RA1D code will get you some bonus League Points. They both expire on January 31, 2023.

It’s important to note that those who received the Adventure Set preorder bonus have until March 7, 2023, to redeem their code and claim the items listed above.

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Players can receive a Flying-type Terra Pikachu through a Mystery Gift preorder bonus in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

Full list of expired Mystery Gift codes

CodeReward
G0FR1ENDLYSH0PA Comet Shard, a Star Piece, or Stardust
BEFASH10NLEADERA Comet Shard, a Star Piece, or Stardust
ENJ0YG0URUMETA Comet Shard, a Star Piece, or Stardust
MAKEWA2AMACH1NEA Comet Shard, a Star Piece, or Stardust
HAPPYH0L1DAYS50 Tera Ice Shards
SANDW1CHA random set of sandwich ingredients
BANANACREAMA random set of sandwich ingredients
HAMCHEESEA random set of sandwich ingredients
SALTV1NEGARA random set of sandwich ingredients
PEANUTBUTTERA random set of sandwich ingredients
LETTUCEBAC0NA random set of sandwich ingredients
T0MAT0SL1CEA random set of sandwich ingredients

Find something you liked on the list of expired codes? Don’t worry, while many of these gifts are one-time only, some could come back around in the future so keep an eye out on this guide for any future updates on returning gifts!

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How to redeem Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Redeeming gifts in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet is relatively simple and straightforward, but you’ll need to reach the first Pokemon Center in Los Platos before you can claim your rewards.

After you’ve talked to the Pokemon Center staff you can claim your Mystery Gifts by following the steps listed below:

  1. Load up Pokemon Scarlet or Violet on Switch.
  2. Open the game menu by pressing X, then select ‘Poke Portal‘ on the right side menu.
  3. Select the ‘Mystery Gift‘ option at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Choose which method you want to use to receive a gift. If you have a code, select the ‘Get With Code/Password‘ option.
  5. Collect your gifts and enjoy!
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This is the menu players will see when redeeming Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

Once claimed, Pokemon will be added to your Party or your Pokemon Boxes if there’s no room. Additionally, any items received will be sent straight to your Bag.

You can see previously downloaded gifts by choosing ‘Check Mystery Gifts‘ in the menu.

And that’s everything players need to know about claiming Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. Please be sure to revisit this page for regular updates and news on any codes that can be claimed for awesome Pokemon prizes!

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Those looking to find out more about Pokemon Scarlet & Violet can check out our other guides below:

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet type chart | Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Sandwich recipes | Where to find Spiritomb in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Where to find Igglybuff, Jigglypuff, Wigglytuff & Paradox Form in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Misreavus, Mismagius & Flutter Mane | How to get Delibird & Iron Bundle | How to get Makuhita, Hariyama & Iron Hands | How to get Basculin & Basculegion | Where to find Swablu & Altaria in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Sneasel, Weavile & Sneasler | Where to find Orthworm | Where to find Mimikyu in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Ditto in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Eevee & Eeveelutions in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Fidough & Dachsbun | How to get all starters in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet 

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