Everybody wants to be a master; everybody wants to show their skills. Everybody wants to get there faster, make their way to the top of the hill. You still gotta catch them all to be the best that you can be. These lyrics from Pokemon Johto Journeys still resonates with most trainers; despite that theme song being over 20 years old, trainers worldwide still try to be the very best like no one ever was. Now, trainers have the opportunity to claim a new mythical Pokemon called Zarude in Pokemon Sword and Shield for a limited time only.
Within the last 48 hrs, the Pokemon Trainer Club has started to mail-out its digital newsletter via email. Trainers had until November 20th to register for the Pokemon Trainer Club in order to secure the legendary Pokemon, Zarude. The December newsletter contains a serial code for players to redeem in their game. A few trainers have reported receiving the newsletter as early as December 11th, while others stating they have yet to receive it.
If you did receive a code for Zarude, you have until March 31st, 2021, to redeem it. Below are the steps you need to take in order to redeem Zarude in Pokemon Sword and Shield.
- Load up your Pokémon Sword or Shield save file
- From there, open the in-game menu with the X button
- Then click on the Mystery Gift option
- Now, select “Get a Mystery Gift”
- Choose the “Get with Code/Password”
- Then type in your Zarude serial code
- Congratulations, you now have Zarude!
Zarude’s Pokedex Information
- Category: Rogue Monkey Pokémon
- Type: Dark/Grass
- Height: 5’11”
- Weight: 154.3 lbs.
- Ability: Leaf Guard
- Level: 60
- Moves: Close Combat, Power Whip, Swagger, Snarl
Zarude is set to appear in Pocket Monsters the Movie: Coco, otherwise known as Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, on December 25th, 2020.