Trainer! Get Ready for a legendary arrival.

Two years after the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield, the shiny version of the legendary Pokemon Zacian and Zamazenta are rumored to arrive soon in the US. Nintendo recently announced the distribution of the shiny duo in South Korea as a result of the pre-purchasing bonus for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. In addition, Japan will also receive the distribution of the legendary Pokémon by going to game stores and showing the Pokemon Sword & Shield icons on players’ home menus in their Nintendo Switch.  


According to PokéBeach, the US event for the shiny legendaries will be like the distribution in Japan. Players will be able to go to GameStop to receive the codes within a time frame as shown below:

“Shiny Zacian’s event will take place from October 22nd to November 11th. Players will only be able to download it to their Pokémon Shield game.”

“Shiny Zamazenta’s event will take place from November 12th to 26th. Players will only be able to download it to their Pokémon Sword game.”

As of the moment of writing this article, there has not been any official confirmation for the US distribution of shiny Zacian & Zamazenta from Nintendo, The Pokemon Company, or GameStop. 

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