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Legendary Pokemon Shiny Zygarde will be available for Pokemon Sun and Moon June 1

Next week, Legendary Pokemon Shiny Zygarde will be distributed to Pokemon Sun and Moon, and Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon players.


Legendary Pokemon Shiny Zygarde will be made available for Pokemon Sun and Moon, and Ultra Sun and Moon players on June 1.

Zygarde is a Dragon/Ground-type with three distinct forms from the Kalos and Alola regions. Due to being Shiny, the Pokemon will feature white and teal coloring.

Unlike some of the previous Legendaries handed out, Zygarde will not be exclusive to one version as it will be available for both Sun and Moon.

Pokemon players in the US will need to visit their local GameStop by June 24 to grab the code. Canadian residents should head to their nearest EB Games location.

Distribution in the UK will take place June 1 -22 through the Nintendo Network. Players can accept the Pokemon as a Mystery Gift.

Stats for the Pokemon are posted in the image below.


How to get Shiny Zygarde for Pokemon Sun and Moon

  1. Open your Pokemon Sun and Moon or Ultra Sun and Moon game.
  2. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  3. Select Receive Gift.
  4. Select Get with Code/Password or  Get via Internet, then Yes, then Yes again to connect to the internet.
  5. Enter your code (if needed).
  6. Watch as you receive your Pokemon.
  7. Speak to the delivery person in any Pokemon Center to receive your Pokemon.
  8. Be sure to save your game.

The next distribution will occur in July with Tornadus, the Flying-type or Thundurus, the Electric/Flying-type from the Unova region.

In the US and Canada, Pokemon players still have time to grab a code for Xerneas or Yveltal at GameStop before May 27. Pokemon players in the UK have until tomorrow, May 26, to grab a code at their local GAME store.

Previous 2018 Legendary distributions for Pokemon Sun and Moon were Legendary Pokemon Entei and Raikou in AprilLegendary Pokemon Regigigas and Heatran in March, and Legendary Dialga and Palkia were handed out in February.

More Legendary Pokemon will be distributed through November.

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