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.

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Current Events

Hidden Ability Galar Starters

Games Obtainable With: Pokémon HOME
Available from: June 2nd 2020 - ????

From June 2nd, you can receive all three Galar Starters with their Hidden Abilities. 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 Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble in the mobile version. There is no end date for receiving them and they can be natively shiny

Grookey /
Level 5
OT:Yours
ID:Yours
Ability:Grassy Surge
Hold Item:
No Item
Adamant Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon HOME. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 5
 
 
 
 

Scorbunny /
Level 5
OT:Yours
ID:Yours
Ability:Libero
Hold Item:
No Item
Jolly Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon HOME. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 5
 
 
 
 

Sobble /
Level 5
OT:Yours
ID:Yours
Ability:Sniper
Hold Item:
No Item
Modest Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon HOME. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 5
 
 
 
 


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Original Cap Pikachu

Games Obtainable With: Pokémon Sword & Shield
Available from: September 30th - November 30th 2020

As part of a celebration of the anime as well as the launch of The Crown Tundra, a special Pikachu was distributed through the Shared Code: P1KACHUGET. This Pikachu can also learn Volt Tackle through the Move Relearner

Pikachu
Level 25
OT:Ash
ID:201023
Ability:Static
Hold Item:
No Item
Hardy Nature.
Date of Receiving
a Pokémon TV Program. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 25
Thunderbolt
Quick Attack
Iron Tail
Electroweb

Partner Cap Pikachu

Games Obtainable With: Pokémon Sword & Shield
Available from: September 30th - November 30th 2020

As part of a celebration of the anime as well as the launch of The Crown Tundra, a special Pikachu was distributed through the Shared Code: 1CH00SEY0U. This Pikachu can also learn Volt Tackle through the Move Relearner

Pikachu
Level 25
OT:Ash
ID:201023
Ability:Static
Hold Item:
No Item
Hardy Nature.
Date of Receiving
a Pokémon TV Program. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 25
Thunderbolt
Quick Attack
Iron Tail
Electroweb

Hoenn Cap Pikachu

Games Obtainable With: Pokémon Sword & Shield
Available from: October 2nd - November 30th 2020

As part of a celebration of the anime as well as the launch of The Crown Tundra, a special Pikachu was distributed through the Shared Code: P1KAADVANCE. This Pikachu can also learn Volt Tackle through the Move Relearner

Pikachu
Level 25
OT:Ash
ID:201023
Ability:Static
Hold Item:
No Item
Hardy Nature.
Date of Receiving
a Pokémon TV Program. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 25
Thunderbolt
Quick Attack
Iron Tail
Electroweb

Sinnoh Cap Pikachu

Games Obtainable With: Pokémon Sword & Shield
Available from: October 9th - November 30th 2020

As part of a celebration of the anime as well as the launch of The Crown Tundra, a special Pikachu was distributed through the Shared Code: V0LTTACKLEP1KA. This Pikachu can also learn Volt Tackle through the Move Relearner

Pikachu
Level 25
OT:Ash
ID:201023
Ability:Static
Hold Item:
No Item
Hardy Nature.
Date of Receiving
a Pokémon TV Program. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 25
Thunderbolt
Quick Attack
Iron Tail
Electroweb

Unova Cap Pikachu

Games Obtainable With: Pokémon Sword & Shield
Available from: October 16th - November 30th 2020

As part of a celebration of the anime as well as the launch of The Crown Tundra, a special Pikachu was distributed through the Shared Code: P1KABESTW1SH. This Pikachu can also learn Volt Tackle through the Move Relearner

Pikachu
Level 25
OT:Ash
ID:201023
Ability:Static
Hold Item:
No Item
Hardy Nature.
Date of Receiving
a Pokémon TV Program. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 25
Thunderbolt
Quick Attack
Iron Tail
Electroweb

Kalos Cap Pikachu

Games Obtainable With: Pokémon Sword & Shield
Available from: October 17th - November 30th 2020

As part of a celebration of the anime as well as the launch of The Crown Tundra, a special Pikachu was distributed through the Shared Code: KAL0SP1KA. This Pikachu can also learn Volt Tackle through the Move Relearner

Pikachu
Level 25
OT:Ash
ID:201023
Ability:Static
Hold Item:
No Item
Hardy Nature.
Date of Receiving
a Pokémon TV Program. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 25
Thunderbolt
Quick Attack
Iron Tail
Electroweb

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North America

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Japan

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Zarude

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield
Available from: August 7th 2020 - December 24th 2020

If you prebook a ticket for the movie, Pokémon the Movie Coco in Japan, you'll received two serial codes. One can be redeemed to get the Mythical Pokémon, Zarude

ザルード
Level 60
OT:オコヤのもり
Jungle
Gingla
Dschungel
Selva
ID:200807
Ability:Leaf Guard
Hold Item:

Leftovers
Sassy Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon Movie 20. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 60
Close Combat
Power Whip
Swagger
Snarl

Shiny Celebi

Games Obtainable With: Sword & Shield
Available from: August 7th 2020 - December 24th 2020

If you prebook a ticket for the movie, Pokémon the Movie Coco in Japan, you'll received two serial codes. One can be redeemed to get the Mythical Pokémon, Zarude

セレビィ
Level 60
OT:オコヤのもり
Jungle
Gingla
Dschungel
Selva
ID:200807
Ability:Natural Cure
Hold Item:

Lucky Egg
Quirky Nature.
Date of Receiving
Pokémon Movie 20. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 60
Magical Leaf
Future Sight
Life Dew
Heal Bell

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Europe & Middle East

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Other

WiFi


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