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The free pocket monster giveaways just keep on coming in Pokémon Sword and Shield. Until tomorrow, you can grab a competitive Gastrodon via Mystery Gift.

All you'll need to do is input the following code - PJCS2019CHAMP - in your game. It was made available during today's Japan Championships 2020 stream. Here's a step-by-step guide:

  • Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  • Select Mystery Gift on the X menu.
  • Select Get a Mystery Gift.
  • Select Get with Code/Password to connect to the internet.
  • Enter the code: PJCS2019CHAMP
  • Watch as the gift arrives in your game. (Pokémon will appear in your party or your Pokémon Boxes.)
  • Be sure to save your game.

According to Serebii.net this Gastrodon matches the same one used by the winner of the 2019 Pokémon Japan Championships and is redeemable until 14:59 UTC, 23rd August. It's Level 50 and comes with the following moveset: Protect, Surf, Ice Beam and Earth Power. Here are the competitive extras included:

"It has competitively focused IVs with max in HP, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense with a 0 IV in Speed. and comes fully EV Trained."

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This weekend you can also claim a free 'battle-ready' Porygon 2. Here's the code: PKMNPLAYERSCUP.

[source twitter.com, via serebii.net]