Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield gamers can obtain a restricted version Pikachu by means of the every sport’s respective on-line Mystery Gift operate from now till January 15, 2021. Distribution of the particular Pokemon Mystery Gift Pikachu, which options distinctive talents, started on December 31, 2020 to coincide with the latest Space Sunrise stream. [Thanks, Serebii!]

The restricted version Pikachu will know Thunderbolt, Swift, Wish, and Celebrate. Under regular circumstances, Pikachu isn’t able to studying Wish, which is a transfer that restores half of its customers most HP. Celebrate is a transfer that isn’t usually utilized in Pokémon battles and its inclusion within the transfer set would possibly solely be current due to the celebratory nature of the Space Sunrise occasion. If used, it causes a Pokemon to have a good time.

The Space Sunrise occasion was a tie-in with the primary dawn over the International Space Station, which was livestreamed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Pikachu and one other Pokémon known as Rayquaza appeared within the livestream through Augmented Reality. Pikachu accompanied an astronaut contained in the International Space Station. Meanwhile, Rayquaza flew round in house.

Other than this explicit distribution occasion, the Space Sunrise occasion didn’t comprise some other bulletins for the franchise.

The restricted version Pikachu isn’t the one Pokémon distribution obtainable in the intervening time. Members of the Pokémon Trainer Club within the United States and Europe lately acquired a code to obtain a degree sixty Zarude.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield can be found for the Nintendo Switch. The 25th anniversary of the collection will happen on February 27, 2021, and, as soon as once more, use a Pikachu face as its brand. Funko has additionally revealed a brand new line of Pokémon Funko Pops which features a 25th anniversary Metallic Pikachu.