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The Pokémon Company International has confirmed that you can now claim Shiny Zeraora as a Mystery Gift reward in Pokémon HOME.

This comes after 1,841,360 Trainers defeated Zeraora the special Max Raid Battles that had featured the Mythical Pokémon Zeraora in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

Now that the milestone has been met, you have until 4.59pm PDT on Monday 6th July to claim your rewards in Pokémon HOME.

If you haven’t already done so, you will need to deposit a Pokémon in Pokémon HOME or move a Pokémon to Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield before you can receive it. It’s worth pointing out that you can only link Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield to the application on Nintendo Switch, if you need to do so.

Once that’s done, you should receive a notification in the Pokémon HOME mobile app prompting you to check your Mystery Gifts. There will be one that lets you claim your Shiny Zeraora, and other that will reward you with a code to redeem in-game to receive 8 Armorite Ore.

You will then need to use the Pokémon HOME app on your Nintendo Switch to transfer Shiny Zeraora across to your copy of Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are now available exclusively for Nintendo Switch worldwide.

Alex Seedhouse

Alex Seedhouse

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.