How to get the Legendary Yveltal and Xerneas in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and Pokémon Sun & Moon

Additional details for the upcoming Legendary distributions of Yveltal and Xerneas have been revealed. Special codes for Yveltal and Xerneas will be given out at GameStop stores throughout the U.S. from May 4 to May 27 for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and Pokémon Sun & Moon players. The same distribution event will take place in the UK and Spain from May 4 to May 27; in France at Micromania; in Germany and Italy at GameStop; and in Canada and Australia at EB Games. Yveltal is exclusive to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Sun, while Xerneas is exclusive to Pokémon Ultra Moon and Pokémon Moon.

This is the fourth Legendary Pokémon distribution event as part of the ongoing Year of Legendary Pokémon celebration. The Pokémon Company will announce more details soon, so stay tuned for any updates. Meanwhile, you can still receive download codes to unlock Entei or Raikou in your game. In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, Xerneas and Yveltal are being Level 100 Pokémon with a Gold Bottle Cap. In the original Pokémon Sun and Moon they are Level 60 Pokémon. For a complete breakdown of all the differences, click here.


  1. Open your Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun, or Pokémon Ultra Moon game.
  2. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  3. Select Receive Gift.
  4. Select Get with Code/Password, then Yes, then Yes again to connect to the internet.
    Enter your code.
  5. Watch as you receive your Pokémon!
  6. Resume the game, make sure you have an empty space in your party, and speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to receive your Pokémon!
  7. Be sure to save your game!

Source: Official Legendary Pokémon website


4 thoughts on “How to get the Legendary Yveltal and Xerneas in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and Pokémon Sun & Moon

  1. And how do other countries in Europe get them? It doesnt give any information about the Netherlands or Belgium, so is it via the Nintendo Network?


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