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List of other event distributions in Generation VIII

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This is a reverse-chronological list of other event distributions that were given away to all region Pokémon games in Generation VIII.

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List of event distributions

Series 3 BP

To coincide with the start of Season 3 of Pokémon Sword and Shield's Ranked Battles, a code for 20 BP was released on February 1, 2020 via Nintendo Switch's Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Channel in its internal News system. Players could use the code SUPEREFF1CACE from its release, February 1, 2020, to March 30, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.

Distribution

BP Gift
Here's what you got:
20 BP

Expansion Pass Pikachu and Eevee Uniforms

Players who purchase the Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass starting from January 9, 2020 will be emailed two separate codes to redeem a Pikachu Uniform and an Eevee Uniform. The codes do not have a known expiration date.

Distribution

The two Mystery Gifts, while coded differently, read the same:

Clothing Gift
Here's what you got:
Sport Top
Sport Glove
Sport Shorts
Sport Legwear
Sport High-Tops

Pokémon Direct Premier Balls

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To coincide with an update to Wild Area News featuring Gigantamax Lapras and Gigantamax Coalossal, a code for 10 Premier Balls was released on January 9, 2019 via Nintendo Switch's Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Channel in its internal News system. Players could use the code AREAS1LVESTRE from its release, January 9, 2019, to February 27, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.

Distribution

Premier Ball Gift
Here's what you got:
Premier Ball x10

Galar Newcomers Bottle Cap

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To coincide with the Galar Newcomers competition, a code for 1 Bottle Cap was released on January 9, 2019 via Nintendo Switch's Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Channel in its internal News system. Players could use the code GALAR from its release, January 9, 2019, to February 27, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.

Distribution

Bottle Cap Gift
Here's what you got:
Bottle Cap x1

New Year's 2020 Dive Balls

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To coincide with a New Year's update to the Wild Area News featuring Magikarp, a universal, region-free serial code for ten Dive Balls was distibuted. Players could use the code 0T0SH1DAMA, from its release, December 31, 2019, to Janauary 30, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.

Distribution

Dive Balls Gift
Here's what you got:
Dive Ball x 10

Series 2 BP

To coincide with the start of Season 2 of Pokémon Sword and Shield's Ranked Battles, a code for 20 BP was released on December 24, 2019 via Nintendo Switch's Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Channel in its internal News system. Players could use the code G1GANTAMAX from its release, December 24, 2019, to January 30, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.

A second code for an additional 20 BP was released on January 3, 2020 via Nintendo Switch's Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Channel in its internal News system. Players could use the code KAMPFTEAM from its release, January 3, 2020, to February 27, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.

Distribution

BP Gift
Here's what you got:
20 BP

Holiday Luxury Balls

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To coincide with a Holiday update to the Wild Area News featuring Delibird, a universal, region-free serial code for ten Luxury Balls was distributed. Players could use the code PRESENT from its release, December 20, 2019, to January 30, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.

Distribution

Luxury Balls Gift
Here's what you got:
Luxury Ball x 10

@poke_times Rare Balls

As part of a campaign by the @poke_times twitter run by The Pokémon Company, the handle was taken over by the Ball Guy. During this time, the twitter posted this retweet campagin, promising rare Poké Balls if players retweeted it enough times. Eventually, all goals were met, and a set of nine total Poké Balls, including the Apricorn Balls, Dream Ball, and Beast Ball, were distributed via universal, region-free serial code. All codes expire January 15th, 2020.

Code Poké Balls Link
K0UN1NMASC0T Level Ball Level Ball
Moon Ball Moon Ball
Fast Ball Fast Ball
[1]
1YAHAYA Heavy Ball Heavy Ball
Lure Ball Lure Ball
Beast Ball Beast Ball
[2]
0KUGAFUKA1B0RU Love Ball Love Ball
Friend Ball Friend Ball
Dream Ball Dream Ball
[3]

Distribution

First set
Item Set Gift
Here's what you got:
Level Ball x 1
Moon Ball x 1
Fast Ball x 1
Second set
Item Set Gift
Here's what you got:
Heavy Ball x 1
Lure Ball x 1
Beast Ball x 1
Third set
Item Set Gift
Here's what you got:
Love Ball x 1
Friend Ball x 1
Dream Ball x 1

New Anime Book Poké Balls

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Players who bought the New Anime Pocket Monsters Total Understanding Book would also receive this serial code for 100 Poké Balls.

Distribution

Poke Ball Gift
Here's what you got:
Poke Ball x 100

Amazon.com Studded Leather Case

Players who bought Pokémon Sword or Shield Double Pack on the US Amazon site, or any form of the game on the Japanese Amazon site would receive a serial code via email for an exclusive gold-colored Studded Leather Case. The promotion ends January 15, 2020, and the codes expire March 30, 2020.

Distribution

Clothing Gift
Here's what you got:
Studded Leather Case

Pokémon Sword and Shield Double Pack Dynamax Crystals

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These Dynamax Crystals, ★And15 and ★And458, were distributed via serial code to those who purchased the Pokémon Sword and Shield Double Pack, both standard and steelbook, which contained both games. The ★And15, for use in Pokémon Sword, grants one-day access to a Max Raid Battle with a Larvitar, while the ★And458, for Shield players, activated the chance to battle a Jangmo-o. Both Pokémon are base forms of Pseudo-legendary Pokémon that cannot otherwise be found in the wild in their respective versions. The codes do not have a known expiration date.

Distribution

★And15
Dynamax Crystal Gift
Here's what you got:
★And15 x 1
★And458
Dynamax Crystal Gift
Here's what you got:
★And458 x 1

Pokémon Sword and Shield Downloadable Version Quick Balls

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A serial code for these twelve Quick Ball were distributed via email to players who bought Pokémon Sword or Shield digitally via the Nintendo Switch eShop between November 15, 2019 to January 15, 2020. The codes are valid until November 30, 2020.

Distribution

Downloadable Version Purchase Bonus
Here's what you got:
Quick Ball x 12

Secret Club Casual Tee

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This Casual Tee with a print based on Pokémon Quest was distributed exclusively to members of the Pokémon Secret Club. The code is usable from November 15, 2019 to February 03, 2020.

Distribution

Clothing Gift
Here's what you got:
Casual Tee x1

Tracksuit Clothing Gift

This Tracksuit clothing set through various methods in various countries.

  • In Japan, it was distributed to players who bought Pokémon Sword or Shield from 7 Net Shopping.
  • In the United Kingdom, it was distributed to players who bought Sword or Shield from ShopTo or GAME.
  • In Spain, it was distributed to players who bought Sword or Shield from GAME.
  • In Italy, it was distributed to players who bought Sword or Shield from Gamestop.
  • In Australia, it was distributed to players who pre-ordered Sword or Shield from EB Games.
  • In the United States, it was distributed in Wal-Marts through Pokémon Pass and QR codes from November 16 to 25, 2019. Up to three codes can be generated per Pokémon Trainer Club account, and the code is usable until February 24, 2020.

Distribution

Clothing Gift
Here's what you got:
Sport Cap x1
Tracksuit Jacket x1
Trackie Bottoms x1
Sport Travel Bag x1
Sport Glove x1
Sport Cropped Leggings x1

See also


Event distributions
Standard event Pokémon distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalTrading
Generation VII: 3DS: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalQR Codes
Switch: Serial code
Generation VIII: InternetSerial code
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VGen VI
Gen VII (3DSSwitch) • Gen VIIIIn-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VIGen VIIGen VIII
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VII (Game-based) • Gen VIII
Global Link
Other lists
Wonder Cards (Gen VGen VIGen VII) • Serial code prefixes