How to Get Shiny Zygarde in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon

How to Get Shiny Zygarde in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon

Here's all the details you need to know about getting a Shiny Zygarde in Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, Sun and Moon.

Since the launch of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, Nintendo has been releasing regular limited-run updates, adding in new items and Pokemon. This trend continues in June, with players able to get their hands on a shiny Zygarde, compatible with Pokemon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. The details are a little muddled, with there being multiple ways of obtaining the legendary pokemon depending on what region you're in. To make things a little easier for you, we've gathered together all of the details on how to get Shiny Zygarde in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon.

For more on Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon, be sure to head over to our Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon guides hub, which has everything from legendary pokemon guides, details on the starter pokemon and trainer tips, to ways of getting more XP quicker.

Shiny Zygarde in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon

How to Get Shiny Zygarde in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon

Much like previous limited-time events, Shiny Zygarde is being released in collaboration with GameStop in the US. For US players, you first need to head to your local GameStop store (EB Games in Canada), where you'll receive an exclusive code. From there, just follow the steps listed below:

  • Open your Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun, or Pokémon Ultra Moon game.
  • Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  • Select Receive Gift.
  • Select Get with Code/Password, then Yes, then Yes again to connect to the internet.
  • Enter your code.
  • Watch as Shiny Zygarde arrives in your game!
  • Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to receive your Shiny Zygarde.

For UK players, you actually don't need to leave the house at all. It's simply a case of getting the mystery gift via the Nintendo Network. Follow the steps below to receive your Shiny Zygarde:

  • Open your Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun, or Pokémon Ultra Moon game.
  • Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  • Select Receive Gift.
  • Select Get via Internet, then Yes to connect to the internet.
  • Watch as Shiny Zygarde arrives in your game!
  • Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to receive your Shiny Zygarde.

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Shiny Zygarde Release Date

The release dates for Shiny Zygarde vary depending on what region you're in. For US and Canada, players can pick up the legendary pokemon from June 1-24. For UK players, Shiny Zygarde is available from June 1-22.

You can head over to the promotional page for the official release. For more on Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon, why not check out our Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Totem Sticker guide.

Jake Green

Guides Editor

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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