Arceus Distribution Event Returns In Europe And North America


The Mythical Pokémon Arceus was distributed at retailers in Europe and North America back in August, and, for those that missed their chance, it returns with a special code distribution.

Those with Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X, or Pokémon Y can enter the code ARCEUS2016 in Europe, or ARCEUS20 in North America, to receive the same Arceus that was distributed before.

Arceus will be Level 100 with the Multitype ability, which lets it become any Pokémon type while holding a corresponding Plate. These can be discovered at locations across Hoenn in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. The Mythical Pokémon’s moves will be Judgment, Recover, Hyper Beam, and Perish Song.

As always, if you downloaded it before as part of the earlier distribution you will be unable to receive another.

How To Unlock Arceus With A Serial Code

1. Select Receive Gift, then Yes to confirm
2. Select Get With Code
3. Select Yes to confirm
4. Enter your serial code, then watch as you receive your Pokémon
5. Speak to the delivery girl in any Pokémon Center to receive the Pokémon
6. Be sure to save your game!

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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