Current & Upcoming Events

As with all Pokémon games, there are a variety of events for the game in all regions. These events include both Wi-Fi and Brick & Mortar events and as such, this page is a good way to check for upcoming events in your region or in the region of your games.

North America

WiFi


Current Events

Shiny Zeraora

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield & HOME
Available from: June 30th 2020 - July 6th 2020

For a short while to promote the upcoming release of the Isle of Armor DLC, a special gift was distributed. This gift provided a Galarian Meowth in a Cherish Ball with its Hidden Ability as well as 50 Big Nuggets & 100 Exp Candy L

From June 30th, to celebrate 1 million players beating the Zeraora raids in Sword & Shield, all players were able to receive a shiny Zeraora and 8 Armorite Ore. The Shiny Zeraora has 5 guaranteed max IVs with its Defense being 30. To do this, you need to deposit a Pokémon into Pokémon HOME from Pokémon Sword & Shield on the Nintendo Switch version, you can receive the gifts. This was only available in a one week period

Zeraora
Level 100
OT:HOME
ID:200630
Ability:Volt Absorb
Hold Item:
No Item
Hasty Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon HOME. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 100
Plasma Fists
Close Combat
Blaze Kick
Outrage

Leon's Outfit

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield
Available from: June 17th 2020 - August 31st 2020

If you bought the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass, you will be able to receive the special outfits of Leon's Hat and tights through the Mystery Gift option.


Upcoming Events

Global Link, Serial Code & Other Events


Current Events

Upcoming Events

Outside Game Events


Current Events

There are no current events

Upcoming Events

There are no current events

Japan

WiFi


Current Events

Shiny Zeraora

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield & HOME
Available from: June 30th 2020 - July 6th 2020

For a short while to promote the upcoming release of the Isle of Armor DLC, a special gift was distributed. This gift provided a Galarian Meowth in a Cherish Ball with its Hidden Ability as well as 50 Big Nuggets & 100 Exp Candy L

From June 30th, to celebrate 1 million players beating the Zeraora raids in Sword & Shield, all players were able to receive a shiny Zeraora and 8 Armorite Ore. The Shiny Zeraora has 5 guaranteed max IVs with its Defense being 30. To do this, you need to deposit a Pokémon into Pokémon HOME from Pokémon Sword & Shield on the Nintendo Switch version, you can receive the gifts. This was only available in a one week period

Zeraora
Level 100
OT:HOME
ID:200630
Ability:Volt Absorb
Hold Item:
No Item
Hasty Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon HOME. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 100
Plasma Fists
Close Combat
Blaze Kick
Outrage

Leon's Outfit

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield
Available from: June 17th 2020 - August 31st 2020

If you bought the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass, you will be able to receive the special outfits of Leon's Hat and tights through the Mystery Gift option.


Upcoming Events

Global Link, Serial Code & Other Events


Current Events

Upcoming Events

Outside Game Events


Current Events

Upcoming Events

Europe & Middle East

WiFi


Current Events

Shiny Zeraora

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield & HOME
Available from: June 30th 2020 - July 6th 2020

For a short while to promote the upcoming release of the Isle of Armor DLC, a special gift was distributed. This gift provided a Galarian Meowth in a Cherish Ball with its Hidden Ability as well as 50 Big Nuggets & 100 Exp Candy L

From June 30th, to celebrate 1 million players beating the Zeraora raids in Sword & Shield, all players were able to receive a shiny Zeraora and 8 Armorite Ore. The Shiny Zeraora has 5 guaranteed max IVs with its Defense being 30. To do this, you need to deposit a Pokémon into Pokémon HOME from Pokémon Sword & Shield on the Nintendo Switch version, you can receive the gifts. This was only available in a one week period

Zeraora
Level 100
OT:HOME
ID:200630
Ability:Volt Absorb
Hold Item:
No Item
Hasty Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon HOME. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 100
Plasma Fists
Close Combat
Blaze Kick
Outrage

Leon's Outfit

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield
Available from: June 17th 2020 - August 31st 2020

If you bought the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass, you will be able to receive the special outfits of Leon's Hat and tights through the Mystery Gift option.


Upcoming Events

Global Link, Serial Code & Other Events


Current Events

Upcoming Events

Outside Game Events


Current Events

There are no current events.

Upcoming Events


Other

WiFi


Current Events

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming WiFi events

Global Link, Serial Code & Other Events


Current Events

Outside Game Events


Current Events

Upcoming Events

There are currently no in-life events announced outside of North America, Japan & Europe