With EB Games handling distribution in Australia, The Pokémon Company International has announced that those in the United Kingdom will have to visit Smyths Toys Superstores to receive Shiny Rayquaza.
The promotion is helping to support the Pokémon TCG: XY — Ancient Origins expansion’s launch this week. The distribution will start on Monday 24th August and run for four weeks up until Sunday 20th September.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire players can request a free serial code from staff in-store, which can be redeemed in their game to receive Shiny Rayquaza. This knows the Dragon Ascent move, that allows it to Mega Evolve in battle.
Whereas some lucky fans can also meet Pikachu, who will make special guest appearances in selected Smyths Toys Superstores branches in late summer.
The retailer will also exclusively stock the Shiny Rayquaza EX Box during the promotion period, which includes a unique oversize card featuring Shiny Mega Rayquaza-EX, four Pokémon TCG booster packs, and a code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.