Pokémon Sword and Shield: Pokémon distributions, Serial Codes

Just like we did for Pokémon Sun and Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Eevee!, we have opened this special page for Pokémon Sword and Shield. On it, we will list all the Serial Codes and Pokémon distributions for the game, including when, where, and how to get them (along with any additional details.

Do note that the game has not been released yet, so the information on this page isn’t exhaustive. We will keep updating it as long as new Serial Codes and Pokémon distributions are announced, so keep coming back regularly!

Pokémon Sword and Shield – Pokémon distributions

Unfortunately, no Pokémon distribution has been announced so far!

Pokémon Sword and Shield – Serial Codes

No end date or End date unknown

  • [Worldwide] Dynamax Crystals for Dynamax Larvitar and Dynamax Jangmo-o – Serial Code available in copies of Dual-Pack / Double-Pack (two codes, one for each game) (no end date provided) [more details]
  • [Worldwide] Tracksuit outfit – Serial Code available by pre-ordering the game from participating retailers (UK and Spain = GAME, UK = ShopTo, Ireland = Smyths Toy Store, Italy = Gamestop, Japan = 7 Eleven)
  • [Worldwide] Gold Studded Leather Case – Serial Code available by pre-ordering the game from participating retailers (Japan = Amazon, Spain = Carrefour and MediaMarkt, United States = Amazon (Double Pack only))

January 15th

  • [Worldwide] 12 Quick Balls – Serial Code available by purchasing either Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield from the Nintendo eShop before January 15th. (available until January 15th, but code useable until November 30th) [more details]

Pokémon Sword and Shield (Switch) will be released on November 15th worldwide.



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