Pokemon Sword & Shield: Last Day To Claim Free Poke Balls And Battle Points

Claim 'em while you can.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield are giving away a variety of nice freebies for players right now, including free Battle Points and some rare Poke Balls. However, your time to claim some of these gifts is quickly running out, so you'll need to act fast and grab them while you can.

Until Thursday, January 30, you can claim a handful of rare Poke Balls and 20 free Battle Points through Mystery Gift. Each of these freebies is available via download code; you can see the codes and the presents they provide below.

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CodeGiftExpiration Date
PRESENT10 Luxury BallsJanuary 30
0T0SH1DAMA10 Dive BallsJanuary 30
G1GANTAMAX20 Battle PointsJanuary 30

To claim these freebies, select Mystery Gift from your game's menu screen, then choose the option to receive your gift with a code/password. Input the above codes when prompted and the gifts will be added to your inventory.

Those aren't the only freebies available for Pokemon Sword and Shield right now. The Pokemon Company is offering another bundle of Battle Points until February 28. You can also claim a free Bottle Cap until that date, which can be used to Hyper Train one of your Pokemon at the Battle Tower in Wyndon. You can see all the free Pokemon Sword and Shield gifts available right now in our roundup.

Sword and Shield's current slate of Max Raid events are also ending soon. Gigantamax Alcremie will be more likely to appear in Max Raids until January 31, while the appearance rates of Gigantamax Coalossal, Lapras, Flapple, and Appletun will return to normal on February 7.

Earlier this month, Nintendo announced that Pokemon Sword and Shield are receiving two expansions this year, each of which will introduce a new area to explore, as well as new items, gameplay mechanics, and more. The expansions will also add over 200 old Pokemon to the games--and you don't need to own the DLC to obtain them. You can see all the returning Pokemon confirmed so far in our roundup.

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