Pokemon Sword and Shield players can grab another free Pokemon for a limited time. Because more than one million trainers defeated the Mythical Pokemon Zeraora in Max Raids this month, all players will be able to receive a free Shiny Zeraora starting today, June 29, at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET. Here’s how to claim it.
Once the distribution period begins, the free Mythical Pokemon will be given away via the mobile version of Pokemon Home. Everyone who has transferred a Pokemon from Sword or Shield into Home, or vice versa, between June 17 and July 6 will be able to claim it, even if you haven’t participated in a Zeraora Raid.
Once you’ve met that requirement, follow these steps to receive your Shiny Zeraora: