Past Pokémon Distributions

The rare Pokémon listed below were previously available through distributions in North America. While they are no longer available to join your team, you can find out more about them and how they were distributed in case you ever run across them.

2022 Pokémon Distributions

Pokémon:
Victini

Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Code displayed during the 2022 Pokémon World Championships livestream
Distribution Period: August 18–21, 2022
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Starf Berry
Level: 50
Nature: Brave
Ability: Victory Star
Moves: V-create, Zen Headbutt, Work Up, Flame Charge


Pokémon:
Sinistea

Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Local wireless at the 2022 Pokémon World Championships
Distribution Period: August 18–21, 2022
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Moomoo Milk
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Cursed Body
Moves: Memento, Metronome, Aromatherapy, Celebrate


Item:
Shiny Baneful Fox Mask

Game: Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Distribution Method: Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: June 22, 2022 – May 31, 2023


Pokémon:
Hisuian Growlithe

Game: Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Distribution Method: Code card
Distribution Period: February 25, 2022 – May 31, 2022
Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Gender: Random
Level: 26
Original Partner: Teresa Roca
Nature: Random
Moves: Play Rough, Bite, Fire Fang, Rock Slide


Pokémon:
Dracovish

Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Code displayed during 2022 Europe International Championships stream
Distribution Period: April 22–24, 2022
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
OT Name: Marco
Level: 50
Nature: Adamant
Ability: Strong Jaw
Held Item: Choice Scarf
Moves: Fishious Rend, Rock Slide, Crunch, Dragon Rush


Pokémon:
Darkrai

Games: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl
Distribution Method: Member Card item via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: March 31 at 11:24 p.m. – April 30 at 1:28 p.m. PDT



2021 Pokémon Distributions

Pokémon:
Manaphy

Games: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl
Distribution Method: Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: November 19, 2021 to February 21, 2022
Note: This Pokémon must be hatched from an Egg. Learn more about this distribution.

Level: 1
Nature: Random
Ability: Hydration
Moves: Tail Glow, Water Gun


Pokémon:
Shiny Zamazenta

Game: Pokémon Sword
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: November 12–26, 2021 (US), November 5–18, 2021 (Canada)

Held Item: Rusted Shield
Level: 100
Original Trainer: Arthur
Ability: Dauntless Shield
Moves: Iron Head, Close Combat, Iron Defense, Wide Guard


Pokémon:
Shiny Zacian

Game: Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: October 22 – November 11, 2021 (US), October 22 – November 4, 2021 (Canada)

Held Item: Rusted Sword
Level: 100
Original Trainer: Lancer
Ability: Intrepid Sword
Moves: Iron Head, Play Rough, Swords Dance, Sacred Sword


Pokémon:
Charizard

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Pokémon Global Exhibition livestream
Distribution Period: October 31–November 3, 2021
Note: This Pokémon has the Gigantamax Factor.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Life Orb
Gender: ♂
Level: 100
Dynamax Level: 10
Original Trainer: Leonardo
Nature: Timid
Ability: Solar Power
Ribbon: Battle Champion Ribbon
Moves: Heat Wave, Blast Burn, Hurricane, Protect


Pokémon:
Gigantamax Pikachu

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Code Card
Distribution Period: October 10–24, 2021
Note: This Pokémon has the Gigantamax Factor. Learn more about this distribution.

Level: 25
Nature: Random
Ability: Lightning Rod
Moves: Celebrate, Double Team, Thunder Bolt, Wish


Pokémon:
Gigantamax Eevee

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Code Card
Distribution Period: October 10–24, 2021
Note: This Pokémon has the Gigantamax Factor. Learn more about this distribution.

Level: 25
Nature: Random
Ability: Anticipation
Moves: Celebrate, Wish, Double Edge, Swift


Pokémon:
Coalossal

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Pokémon Players Cup 25th Anniversary Invitational livestream
Distribution Period: August 13 – August 15, 2021
Note: This Pokémon has the Gigantamax Factor. Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Weakness Policy
Gender: ♀
Level: 50
Dynamax Level: 10
Original Trainer: Wolfe
Nature: Modest
Ability: Steam Engine
Ribbon: Battle Champion Ribbon
Moves: Heat Wave, Meteor Beam, Protect, Solar Beam


Pokémon:
Pikachu

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: February 25 to March 25, 2021
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Light Ball
Level: 25
Original Trainer: GF
Ability: Lightning Rod
Ribbon: Souvenir Ribbon
Moves: Sing, Encore, Celebrate, Electro Ball


Pokémon:
Shiny Toxtricity

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: In-store via Pokémon Pass
Distribution Period: February 19 – March 18, 2021
Note: You must reach the Wild Area in your game to use this code.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Throat Spray
Level: 50
Nature: Rash
Ability: Punk Rock
Moves: Overdrive, Sludge Wave, Boomburst, Rising Voltage



2020 Pokémon Distributions

Pokémon:
Pikachu
(World Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: October 30 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: Light Ball
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Alola Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: October 23 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: None
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Kalos Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: October 17 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: None
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Unova Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: October 16 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: None
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Sinnoh Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: October 9 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: None
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Hoenn Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: October 2 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: None
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Partner Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: September 29 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: None
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Original Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password via Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: September 29 to November 30, 2020, at 6:59 A.M. PST

Gender: ♂
Level: 25
Original Trainer: Ash
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Held Item: None
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electroweb


Pokémon:
Porygon2

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Password
Distribution Period: August 22–31, 2020
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Eviolite
Level: 50
Nature: Sassy
Ability: Download
Moves: Recover, Trick Room, Ice Beam, Thunderbolt


Pokémon:
Galarian Meowth

Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: June 12–18, 2020
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 15
Nature: Random
Ability: Unnerve
Moves: Fake Out, Growl, Hone Claws, Pay Day


Pokémon:
Galarian Corsola

Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: June 5–11, 2020
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 15
Nature: Random
Ability: Cursed Body
Moves: Tackle, Astonish, Disable, Spite


Pokémon:
Galarian Ponyta

Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: May 29, 2020–June 5, 2020
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 15
Nature: Random
Ability: Anticipation
Moves: Tackle, Growl, Confusion, Fairy Wind


Pokémon:
Galarian Mr. Mime

Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: May 22–28, 2020
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 15
Nature: Random
Ability: Ice Body
Moves: Copycat, Encore, Ice Shard, Confusion


Pokémon:
Gigantamax Meowth

Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Distribution Method: Mystery Gift
Distribution Period: November 15, 2019–January 15, 2020

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 5
Nature: Random
Ability: Pickup or Technician
Moves: Fake Out, Growl, Slash, Pay Day



2019 Pokémon Distributions

Pokémon:
Mewtwo

Games: Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!
Distribution Method: Pokémon Pass app at Best Buy stores
Distribution Period: November 4–14, 2019

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Level: 70
Moves: Amnesia, Psychic, Teleport, Recover


Pokémon:
Shiny Lunala

Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: Pokémon Pass app at GameStop stores
Event Period: October 21–November 10, 2019

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Shadow Shield
Moves: Moongeist Beam, Psyshock, Moonblast, and Moonlight


Pokémon:
Shiny Solgaleo

Games: Pokémon Ultra Moon and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Pass app at GameStop stores
Event Period: October 21–November 10, 2019

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Full Metal Body
Moves: Sunsteel Strike, Zen Headbutt, Noble Roar, and Morning Sun


Pokémon:
Passimian

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Bank subscriber gift
Distribution Period: March 28–October 31, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Defiant
Moves: Close Combat, U-turn, Knock Off, Gunk Shot


Pokémon:
Oranguru

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Bank subscriber gift
Distribution Period: March 28–October 31, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Symbiosis
Moves: Instruct, Foul Play, Trick Room, Ally Switch


Pokémon:
Aerodactyl

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Local wireless at the Pokémon World Championships
Distribution Period: August 16–18, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Rare Bone
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Unnerve
Moves: Celebrate, Ancient Power, Rock Polish, Wide Guard


Pokémon:
Shiny Tapu Fini

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: International Challenge May Online Competition

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Misty Seed
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Misty Surge
Moves: Nature's Madness, Muddy Water, Aqua Ring, Hydro Pump


Pokémon:
Paul Ruiz's Gastrodon

Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Local wireless at the North America International Championships
Event Period: June 21–23, 2019

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Modest
Ability: Storm Drain
Moves: Earth Power, Ice Beam, Recover, Protect


Pokémon:
Shiny Pikachu

Game: Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!
Distribution Method: At Target via Pokémon Pass app
Distribution Period: May 11 – June 23, 2019
Level: 10
Moves: Thunderbolt, Double Kick, Double Team, Thunder


Pokémon:
Shiny Eevee

Game: Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!
Distribution Method: At Target via Pokémon Pass app
Distribution Period: May 11 – June 23, 2019
Level: 10
Moves: Double-Edge, Iron Tail, Helping Hand, Facade


Pokémon:
Shiny Tapu Bulu

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: International Challenge February Online Competition
Sign-Up Period: February 14–21, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Grassy Seed
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Grassy Surge
Moves: Nature's Madness, Zen Headbutt, Megahorn, Skull Bash



2018 Pokémon Distributions

Pokémon:
Ryota Otsubo's Krookodile

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Local wireless at the North America International Championships
Distribution Period: July 6–8, 2018

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Adamant
Ability: Intimidate
Moves: Earthquake, Crunch, Taunt, Protect


Pokémon:
Lugia

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: November 2–November 25, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: February 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Aeroblast, Earth Power, Psychic, Tailwind


Pokémon:
Lugia

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: November 2–November 25, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: February 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Skill Swap, Aeroblast, Extrasensory, Ancient Power


Pokémon:
Ho-Oh

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: November 2–November 25, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: February 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Sacred Fire, Brave Bird, Earthquake, Tailwind


Pokémon:
Ho-Oh

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: November 2–November 25, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: February 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Burn Up, Sacred Fire, Extrasensory, Ancient Power


Pokémon:
Zeraora

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: October 19–November 9, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, March 15, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Air Balloon
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Volt Absorb
Moves: Plasma Fists, Thunder Punch, Close Combat, Thunder


Pokémon:
Shiny Tapu Lele

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: International Challenge November Online Competition
Code Redemption End Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Psychic Seed
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Psychic Surge
Moves: Nature's Madness, Extrasensory, Trick, Moonblast


Pokémon:
Shiny Mimikyu

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Ultra Spooky Cup Online Competition
Sign-Up Period: October 19–25, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Sunday, December 30, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Rare Candy
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Disguise
Moves: Mimic, Snatch, Trick, Destiny Bond


Pokémon:
Reshiram

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: October 19–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Turboblaze
Moves: Fusion Flare, Blue Flare, Draco Meteor, Earth Power


Pokémon:
Reshiram

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: October 19–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Turboblaze
Moves: Slash, Extrasensory, Fusion Flare, Dragon Pulse


Pokémon:
Zekrom

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: October 19–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Teravolt
Moves: Fusion Bolt, Bolt Strike, Outrage, Stone Edge


Pokémon:
Zekrom

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: October 19–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Teravolt
Moves: Slash, Zen Headbutt, Fusion Bolt, Dragon Claw


Pokémon:
Shiny Poipole

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: September 17–October 7, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 40
Nature: Modest
Ability: Beast Boost
Moves: Venom Drench, Nasty Plot, Poison Jab, Dragon Pulse


Pokémon:
Latias

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Best Buy code card
Distribution Period: September 2–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, December 21, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Levitate
Moves: Mist Ball, Psychic, Draco Meteor, Tailwind


Pokémon:
Latias

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Best Buy code card
Distribution Period: September 2–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, December 21, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Levitate
Moves: Mist Ball, Dragon Pulse, Psycho Shift, Wish


Pokémon:
Latios

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: Best Buy code card
Distribution Period: September 2–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, December 21, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Levitate
Moves: Luster Purge, Psychic, Draco Meteor, Tailwind


Pokémon:
Latios

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: Best Buy code card
Distribution Period: September 2–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, December 21, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Levitate
Moves: Luster Purge, Dragon Pulse, Psycho Shift, Dragon Breath


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Hoenn Hat)

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Password
Distribution Period: November 9–November 30, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 6
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Thunder, Iron Tail


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Sinnoh Hat)

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Password
Distribution Period: November 9–November 30, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 9
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Volt Tackle


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Unova Hat)

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Password
Distribution Period: November 9–November 30, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 13
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Volt Tackle


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Kalos Hat)

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Password
Distribution Period: November 9–November 30, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 17
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electro Ball


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Alola Hat)

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Password
Distribution Period: November 9–November 30, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 19
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electro Ball


Pokémon:
Groudon

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: August 3–26, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: November 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Drought
Moves: Precipice Blades, Earth Power, Fire Punch, Swords Dance


Pokémon:
Groudon

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: August 3–26, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: November 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Drought
Moves: Earthquake, Precipice Blades, Bulk Up, Solar Beam


Pokémon:
Kyogre

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: August 3–26, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: November 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Drizzle
Moves: Origin Pulse, Ice Beam, Water Spout, Calm Mind


Pokémon:
Kyogre

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: August 3–26, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: November 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Drizzle
Moves: Ice Beam, Origin Pulse, Calm Mind, Muddy Water


Pokémon:
Ash's Pikachu

Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! QR Code card
Distribution Period: November 5 and 6, 2017

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: Pretty Wing
Level: 21
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Thunder, Iron Tail


Pokémon:
Decidueye

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Bank subscriber gift
Distribution Period: March 8–October 31, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Long Reach
Moves: Leaf Blade, Phantom Force, Shadow Sneak, Brave Bird


Pokémon:
Incineroar

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Bank subscriber gift
Distribution Period: March 8–October 31, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Intimidate
Moves: Fake Out, U-turn, Darkest Lariat, Flare Blitz


Pokémon:
Primarina

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Bank subscriber gift
Distribution Period: March 8–October 31, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Liquid Voice
Moves: Hyper Voice, Moonblast, Icy Wind, Perish Song


Pokémon:
Celebi

Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Special Gift with Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver
Distribution Period: September 22, 2017–September 21, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: October 31, 2018

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 30
Nature: Random
Ability: Natural Cure
Moves: Heal Bell, Safeguard, Ancient Power, Future Sight


Pokémon:
Tornadus

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: July 13–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: October 29, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Prankster
Moves: Hurricane, Heat Wave, Grass Knot, Tailwind


Pokémon:
Tornadus

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: July 13–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: October 29, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Prankster
Moves: Air Slash, Crunch, Tailwind, Rain Dance


Pokémon:
Thundurus

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: July 13–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: October 29, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Prankster
Moves: Thunderbolt, Focus Blast, Grass Knot, Nasty Plot


Pokémon:
Thundurus

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: July 13–28, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: October 29, 2018
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Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Prankster
Moves: Discharge, Crunch, Charge, Nasty Plot


Pokémon:
Shiny Zygarde

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: June 1–24, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: September 27, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Aura Break
Moves: Thousand Arrows, Outrage, Extreme Speed, Dragon Dance


Pokémon:
Shiny Zygarde

Game: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: June 1–24, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: September 27, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Aura Break
Moves: Land's Wrath, Glare, Safeguard, Dragon Breath


Pokémon:
Meloetta

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: World Championships Local Distribution
Distribution Period: August 24–26, 2018

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Metronome
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Serene Grace
Moves: Celebrate, Relic Song, Round, Sing


Pokémon:
Raikou

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: April 22–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: July 23, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Thunderbolt, Volt Switch, Extrasensory, Calm Mind


Pokémon:
Raikou

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: April 22–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: July 23, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Reflect, Crunch, Thunder Fang, Discharge


Pokémon:
Entei

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: April 22–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: July 23, 2018
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Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Sacred Fire, Stone Edge, Iron Head, Flame Charge


Pokémon:
Entei

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: April 22–29, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: July 23, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Stomp, Bite, Swagger, Lava Plume


Pokémon:
Heatran

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter
Distribution Period: March
Code Redemption End Date: June 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Flash Fire
Moves: Magma Storm, Heat Wave, Earth Power, Flash Cannon


Pokémon:
Heatran

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter
Distribution Period: March
Code Redemption End Date: June 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Flash Fire
Moves: Crunch, Scary Face, Lava Plume, Fire Spin


Pokémon:
Regigigas

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter
Distribution Period: March
Code Redemption End Date: June 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Slow Start
Moves: Crush Grip, Drain Punch, Zen Headbutt, Heavy Slam


Pokémon:
Regigigas

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter
Distribution Period: March
Code Redemption End Date: June 28, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Slow Start
Moves: Zen Headbutt, Revenge, Dizzy Punch, Confuse Ray


Pokémon:
Palkia

Game: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: February 2, 2018–February 23, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: May 23, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Spacial Rend, Aura Sphere, Draco Meteor, Hydro Pump


Pokémon:
Palkia

Game: Pokémon Sun
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: February 2, 2018—February 23, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: May 23, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Aura Sphere, Aqua Tail, Spacial Rend, Hydro Pump


Pokémon:
Dialga

Game: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: February 2, 2018—February 23, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: May 23, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Roar of Time, Aura Sphere, Draco Meteor, Flash Cannon


Pokémon:
Dialga

Game: Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: February 2, 2018—February 23, 2018
Code Redemption End Date: May 23, 2018
Note: Learn more about this distribution.

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 60
Nature: Random
Ability: Pressure
Moves: Aura Sphere, Iron Tail, Roar of Time, Flash Cannon



2017 Pokémon Distributions

Pokémon:
Shiny Silvally

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: October 23–November 13, 2017
Code Redemption End Date: February 13, 2018

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Gold Bottle Cap
Level: 100
Nature: Random
Ability: RKS System
Moves: Multi-Attack, Parting Shot, Punishment, Scary Face


Pokémon:
Marshadow

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: October 9–23, 2017
Note: Comes with a Marshadium Z!
Code Redemption End Date: February 23, 2018

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Technician
Moves: Spectral Thief, Close Combat, Force Palm, Shadow Ball


Pokémon:
Rockruff

Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun
Distribution Method: Nintendo Network
Distribution Period: November 17, 2017–January 10, 2018
Note: Rockruff can evolve into Dusk Form Lycanroc

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Focus Band
Level: 10
Nature: Random
Ability: Own Tempo
Moves: Tackle, Bite, Fire Fang, Happy Hour


Pokémon:
Rockruff

Games: Pokémon Ultra Moon
Distribution Method: Nintendo Network
Distribution Period: November 17, 2017–January 10, 2018
Note: Rockruff can evolve into Dusk Form Lycanroc

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Focus Band
Level: 10
Nature: Random
Ability: Own Tempo
Moves: Tackle, Bite, Thunder Fang, Happy Hour


Pokémon:
Charizard

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Target code card
Distribution Period: October 1–14, 2017
Code Redemption End Date: February 4, 2018

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Red Card
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Blaze
Moves: Dragon Dance, Flare Blitz, Fly, Earthquake


Pokémon:
Salazzle

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: August 14, 2017–September 4, 2017
Code Redemption End Date: December 4, 2017

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Focus Sash
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Corrosion
Moves: Fake Out, Toxic, Sludge Bomb, Flamethrower


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Alola Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Passcode
Distribution Period: October 24–30, 2017

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 20
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electro Ball


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Kalos Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Passcode
Distribution Period: October 17–23, 2017

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 17
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Electro Ball


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Unova Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Passcode
Distribution Period: October 10–16, 2017

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 14
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Volt Tackle


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Sinnoh Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Passcode
Distribution Period: October 3–9, 2017

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 10
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Iron Tail, Volt Tackle


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Hoenn Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Passcode
Distribution Period: September 26, 2017–October 2, 2017

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 6
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Thunder, Iron Tail


Pokémon:
Pikachu
(Original Cap)

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Passcode
Distribution Period: September 19–25, 2017

Poké Ball: Poké Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 1
Nature: Hardy
Ability: Static
Moves: Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, Thunder, Agility


Pokémon:
Alolan Exeggutor

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Pokémon World Championships local wireless
Distribution Period: August 18–20, 2017

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Sitrus Berry
Level: 50
Nature: Modest
Ability: Harvest
Moves: Power Swap, Celebrate, Leaf Storm, Draco Meteor


Pokémon:
Shiny Tapu Koko

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Nintendo Network
Distribution Period: July 14, 2017–August 14, 2017

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Electric Seed
Level: 60
Nature: Timid
Ability: Electric Surge
Moves: Nature's Madness, Discharge, Agility, Electro Ball


Pokémon:
Arcanine

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: North American International Championships local wireless
Distribution Period: June 30, 2017–July 2, 2017

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Leftovers
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: Intimidate
Moves: Flare Blitz, Extreme Speed, Will-O-Wisp, Protect


Pokémon:
Midnight Form
Lycanroc

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: GameStop code card
Distribution Period: May 15, 2017–June 5, 2017

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Life Orb
Level: 50
Nature: Random
Ability: No Guard
Moves: Stone Edge, Fire Fang, Sucker Punch, Swords Dance


Pokémon:
Munchlax

Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Distribution Method: Nintendo Network
Distribution Period: November 18, 2016–January 11, 2017

Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: None
Level: 5
Nature: Random
Ability: Thick Fat
Moves: Tackle, Metronome, Hold Back, Happy Hour

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