10 March 2022

The latest news about Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl. You can get Oak’s Letter and add the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin to your team!

Get Oak’s Letter as a gift!

An item called Oak’s Letter is available now. You can receive Oak’s Letter by choosing Get via Internet from the Mystery Gift feature in your game. This will be available until Sunday, 27 March 2022, at 10:59 p.m. (MYT).

・You will need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet to claim Mystery Gifts.
・To connect to the internet, the system user will need to connect to a Nintendo Account.
 A Nintendo Switch Online membership (paid separately) is NOT required.
・It takes approximately two hours of play time before you are able to access the Mystery Gift feature.

Go visit Professor Oak!

Once you receive Oak’s Letter, go talk to Professor Oak on Route 224. Once you do, Professor Oak will ask you for your cooperation regarding a stone tablet similar to one found in the Kanto region. It seems that feelings of gratitude are the key. Get ready to see how this request unfolds with your own eyes!

Add the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin to your team!

As you cooperate with Professor Oak, the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin will appear in front of you.
You can follow it to try and add it to your team. It may add a dash of color to the memories of your adventures in the Sinnoh region.

・To encounter Shaymin in your game, you must first enter the Hall of Fame and obtain the National Pokédex.
・You can obtain the National Pokédex by talking to Professor Rowan after completing the Sinnoh Pokédex.
・Please note that only one Shaymin can be caught per save data.

Shaymin, the Gratitude Pokémon

This gift has been slated as a comemmoration of Pokémon Day on Sunday, 27 February 2022. Shaymin’s category is the Gratitude Pokémon. It is said that the power of flight is conferred upon this Pokémon and that feelings of gratitude are the message it delivers. Shaymin is able to change into its Sky Forme using the Gracidea item, so please check it out.

Land Forme

Sky Forme

Check out the official page for more information about Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl.

* Screenshots are from a title under development.

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