New Free Legendary Pokemon For Ultra Sun And Moon Revealed, Available Soon

Add a Shiny Zygarde to your team in June.


The Year of Legendary Pokemon rolls on. With June just around the corner, The Pokemon Company has shared some more details about the next free Pokemon it is giving away for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, and it's another Legendary from the Kalos region: Zygarde.

In contrast to previous distributions, which offered a different Legendary depending on which seventh-gen game they're redeemed in, Zygarde is the only Pokemon that players will receive in June, regardless of which version they have. What makes this particular Legendary special, however, is that it's a Shiny variant, which is exceptionally hard to get through normal play.

As usual, players in the US will need to travel to a specific retailer to pick up a free download code for Zygarde. This time, the code will be available at GameStop from June 1-24. Those in Europe and Australia will have an easier time getting their hands on one; the Legendary will be offered as a free Mystery Gift over the Nintendo Network.

The download code you receive can be redeemed using the Mystery Gift feature from the games' main menu. Select the option to receive your gift via a code/password, input your code when prompted, and the Pokemon will be downloaded into your game. (In Europe and Australia, you'll simply choose the option to receive your gift via internet instead.)

Once you complete those steps, you'll then be able to pick it up from the deliveryman waiting inside any Pokemon Center. As always, you'll need to have a free slot in your party in order to claim the Legendary.

Before Zygarde arrives, players still have a little more time to claim May's free Pokemon: Xerneas and Yveltal. Players can pick up a download code for the Kalos Legendaries from participating retailers until May 27. You can see what other freebies are available right now in our roundup of all the free Pokemon for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.

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