A recent update from the PokéJungle Twitter page has confirmed that a shiny Zacian and shiny Zamazenta event distribution will soon be coming to participating GameStop stores. The news comes courtesy of PokéBeach. Previously, distribution events for these two Legendaries were only available in South Korea and Japan to select players. They will now soon be available in the U.S. as well.
Hold on to your hats, Trainers! Later this month a special distribution for Shiny Zacian will begin at GameStop, with Shiny Zamazenta starting after! Check out the details: https://t.co/OLL4WUqHJu pic.twitter.com/1yLZOA8E3J
— PokéJungle's Pumpkaboo Patch 🎃 (@pokejungle) October 12, 2021
Distribution Information and Time
As stated previously, codes for the shiny Zacian and shiny Zamazenta event, featuring the legendary duo of the Pokémon Sword and Shield titles, were only available to select players in both regions. Players in South Korea could get access to these legendaries in Pokémon Sword & Shield if they pre-ordered Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, or the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Double Pack. The code would then be given out from November 19 until December 31, 2021.
The distribution in Japan at participating retailers was also announced recently. Players would be required to take their Nintendo Switch consoles in-store come October 22, and show the staff the icons for either Pokémon Sword or Shield on their home menu. The staff would then reward these players with codes that can be used to download either a shiny Zacian or a shiny Zamazenta.
The specific details of the code distribution for the U.S. have yet to be revealed, though the dates during which players can redeem both shiny Zacian and shiny Zamazenta have been. Players will be able to redeem a code for shiny Zacian to their Pokémon Shield game from October 22 to November 11, 2021. Subsequently, payers will be able to redeem shiny Zamazenta to their Pokémon Sword game from November 12 to November 27, 2021.
Information regarding the movesets and stats for shiny Zacian and shiny Zamazenta for any of these countries have also yet to be specified at this time. Keep on the lookout for more information on these events other Pokemon news from The Nerd Stash!