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Pokemon Legends Arceus Mystery Gift

Players who have Purchased Pokemon Legends: Arceus before May 9, 2022, at 4:59 p.m. PDT, will receive In-Game Bonuses via Internet from the Mystery Gifts feature in your game. These Mystery Gift are given based on the following:

Note: You will need an internet connection to claim Mystery Gifts, but you will NOT need a paid Nintendo Switch Online membership.

How To Get Mystery Gifts in PLA

It will take players around 2 hours of playtime before the Mystery Gifts feature is unlocked. You will need to meet 2 requirements to unlock Mystery Gifts in PLA

  • Complete the Tutorial on how to catch pokemon
  • Requires you have 500 Research Task Points

You can obtain Research Task Points by visiting Professor Laventon in the Base Camp. After you have enough Task Points, you can talk to Captain Cyllene in the Jubilife Village. You will receive a promotion and access to Mystery Gift Feature within your menu.

Note: You will need an internet connection to claim this Digital Purchase Bonus, but you will NOT need a paid Nintendo Switch Online membership.
Early Purchase/Pre Order Mystery Gifts
How To Get: If you have Pre Ordered Pokemon Legends Arceus, you will recive this item using the Mystery Gift Feature in-game, END DATE May 9, 2022.
Baneful Fox Mask
Hisuian Growlithe Kimono Set
How To Equip: You can visit your home and interact with the Mirror to wear your new outfits.
Amazon Pre Order Bonus
Garchomp Kimono Set (Digital Bonus)
How To Get: If you have Pre Ordered Pokemon Legends Arceus from Amazon, you will recive this item using the Mystery Gift Feature in-game.

After you Pre Order from Amazon Codes are emailed to you starting 01/28/2022 and are valid through 05/16/2022.

Digital Purchase Code Gift
How To Get: If you have purchased the game Digitaly, you can redeem the Digital Purchase Code you will recive from purchasing the game via Nintendo eShop.
30x Heavy Balls
Pokemon Lets GO Save Game Data Gift
How To Get: Must have Pokemon Lets GO Save Game Data on the Nintendo Switch you are using, visit the Mirror inside your house after joining the Galaxy Expedition Team.
Lets GO Eevee & Pikachu Mask
Pokemon Sword & Shield Save Game Data Gift
How To Get: Must have Pokemon Sword & Shield Save Game Data on the Nintendo Switch you are using, visit Mirror inside your house after joining the Galaxy Expedition Team.
Shaymin Kimono Set
Shaymin Land Form Research Request (Catchable in Post Game)
TIER ID Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
#241
600 100 100 100 100 100 100

If you have Save Game Data on your Nintendo Switch for Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game, you’ll be able to take on a research request in Pokémon Legends: Arceus in which you’ll have a chance to catch Shaymin Land Forme in PLA. The Request for Shaymin Sky is called, A Token of Gratitude. During the request, you will receive the Gracidea, this is used to change Shaymin's form into it's Sky Forme.

  1. Requirements: Must have Save Game Data of Pokemon Sword or Shield on Nintendo Switch.
  2. After viewing the game’s end credits (Post Game - Completed Main Story), head to Jubilife Village, where you can accept a Research Request for Shaymin.
  3. Travel to Floaro Gardens, located in Obsidian Fieldlands, here you will encounter Shaymin and can battle and catch it.
Pokemon BDSP Save Game Data Gift
How To Get: Must have Pokemon BDSP Save Game Data on the Nintendo Switch you are using, visit Mirror inside your house after joining the Galaxy Expedition Team.
Modern Team Galactic Set - Shoes, Trousers, Jacket
Darkrai Research Request (Catchable in Post Game)
TIER ID Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
#242
600 70 90 135 90 90 125

If you have Save Game Data on your Nintendo Switch for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl game, you’ll be able to take on a research request in Pokémon Legends: Arceus in which you’ll have a chance to catch Darkrai in PLA. The Request for Darkrai is called, The Darksome Nightmare, the request can be obtained from Laventon's Lab.

  1. Requirements: Must have Save Game Data of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl on Nintendo Switch.
  2. After viewing the game’s end credits (Post Game - Completed Main Story), head to Jubilife Village, where you can accept a Research Request for Darkrai.
  3. Go to Clamberclaw Cliffs, located in Coronet Highlands, make sure you save your game before battling Darkrai as it can be challenging.
You can view other Mystery Gift and Bonuses Guides by visiting the guides below.
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