How to Claim Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Get a free gift from the strange internet portal.

Mystery Gifts have been around in Pokemon for a long time, whether it was back in the day at a special event where you would plug your Game Boy into a machine and get a free event or a more modern approach with the internet. With Generation 9 of Pokemon now here, new and old players will want to get those extra in-game items. Here’s how to claim Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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How to Claim Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

The process is pretty simple if you’re looking to claim a Mystery Gift in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. All you need to do is press the X button to open your main menu. From here, click on the “Poke Portal” selection.

Scroll to the bottom and you’ll see “Mystery Gift” as an option. Click on it, and you will be presented with four different options:

  • Get via Internet
  • Get with Code/Password
  • Check Mystery Gifts
  • Check poke Portal News

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If you choose the “Get via Internet” option, the game will connect to the internet and search for any available Mystery Gifts. If there is a global promotion going on, this is how you will obtain that.

If you select the “Get with Code/Password” option, you’ll need to enter a code given out by Nintendo. This is usually reserved for special in-store promotions. Usually, you will have to get a code from either a participating retailer or someone you know.

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And that’s how you claim Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to check out Prima Games. We’ve got a plethora of new and helpful guides for rookies and veterans alike. Check out all of the new Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet.

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