How to receive a Mystery Gift in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems! Read on below to learn more:

How to Receive a Mystery Gift (Pokémon Brilliant Diamond/Pokémon Shining Pearl)

Applies to:  Nintendo Switch Family, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model


In this article, you’ll learn how to receive gifts from the Mystery Gift feature of the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl games.

Note
  • Mystery Gift is a feature in the game that allows players to redeem download codes or connect to the Internet to receive special items or Pokémon as part of limited-time events and promotions.
  • The Mystery Gift feature must be unlocked by progressing to Jubilife City and speaking to the TV producer on the third floor. This occurs after about two hours of gameplay, though individual gameplay time may vary.
  • Once you have received a gift, it will appear in your bag, party, or Pokémon Storage System.
  • For information about current or upcoming Mystery Gift distributions, please visit pokemon.com.

Complete these steps

  1. Launch Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Pokémon Shining Pearl from the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu.
  2. Press the X Button during gameplay to access the in-game menu.
  3. Select Mystery Gift.Important: If you haven’t unlocked the Mystery Gift feature yet, you must first do the following:
    1. Enter the TV station in Jubilife City. This becomes accessible after about two hours of gameplay, though individual gameplay time may vary.
    2. Talk to the TV producer on the third floor.
    3. When asked about your favorite TV program, select “EVERYONE HAPPY WI-FI CONNECTION.”

    How do you want to receive the gift?

    Internet

    1. Select Get via Internet then select Yes to continue. The game will connect to the Internet and search for any gifts that are currently available.
    2. Highlight the gift you want to receive and press the A Button to confirm.
    3. Watch as the gift arrives in your game and the game is saved automatically.
      • Pokémon will be added to your party or your Pokémon Storage System Boxes.
      • Items will appear in your Bag.

    Download Code

    1. Select Get with Code/Password.
    2. Enter the code you received and select OK.
    3. Watch as the gift arrives in your game.
      • Pokémon will be added to your party or your Pokémon Boxes.
      • Items will appear in your Bag.
    4. Be sure to save your game after receiving your gift.

Source: Nintendo Support

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