Although Pokémon Sword & Shield debuted over 2 years ago, there are some creatures that are impossible to get and have players wondering if they’ll ever be able to get them. Fortunately, The Pokémon Company has some great news, as it revealed that players will finally be able to catch 3 creatures that aren’t available in these games or their expansions.
In the main games Pokémon There are usually creatures that are on the shiny-locked list, which means that it is impossible to catch them in their shiny or shiny version, so players will never find them no matter how hard they try. In this selection are usually the legendary creatures protagonists of the new versions or mythical creatures.
So, for example, the shiny forms of Keldeo, Eternatus and others cannot appear in the game normally. Neither did Zacian and Zamazenta, but there was an event recently that allowed players to get them.
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How to get Articuno, Zapdos and Motres de Galar shiny in Pokémon Sword & Shield?
Well, in this shiny-locked selection there are also Articuno, Zapdos and Motres in their Galar version, but the good news is that users will soon be able to get them in their shiny form and best of all, it will not involve sharing codes that on some occasions they are difficult to obtain or that they do not arrive in our regions officially.
The Pokémon Company detailed the game’s upcoming online competitions, revealing that the shiny forms of Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres de Galar will soon be officially in the game.
In case you missed it: players of Pokémonn Sword & Shield They were also able to get a shiny Celebi and Zarude Papa.
Unlike conventional distributions by code, The Pokémon Company will give away these creatures to all players who participate in online competitions in the coming months.
Don’t worry, you don’t have to be good at the game and win battles to be able to claim a copy of these creatures. According to the information (via Serebii Y Comic Book), users will only have to register and participate in 3 battles of each competition and it does not matter if they win or lose. Next we leave you the dates of the inscriptions and the competitions.
February International Challenge — Articuno
- Registration — February 3 to 17
- Competition — February 18-20
International Challenge de marzo — Zapdos
- Registration — February 24 to March 10
- Competition — March 11-13
International Challenge de abril — Moltres
- Registration — March 31 to April 14
- Competition — April 15-17
To register, players need to enter VS mode found in the options menu, then select Online Competition. If they meet the requirements, users should receive the shiny Legendary Pokémon every month in the Battle Stadium Rewards section of the Mystery Gift menu.
What do you think about this? Were you waiting for the release of these 3 shiny versions? Tell us in the comments.
Pokémon Sword & Shield are available exclusively on Nintendo Switch. You can find out more about them by visiting this page or checking out our written review.
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