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Pokemon Sword and Shield Cheats & Tips


Cheats, Tips and Questions for Pokemon Sword and Shield

Last Updated: by Richard

Everyone loves free gifts, and in Pokemon Sword and Shield there is a chance to get some Mystery Gifts whenever new gift codes are published. Here are some details on how to redeem Pokemon Sword and Shield Mystery Gift codes.

About Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Sword and Shield

There is a Mystery Gift system within the Pokemon Sword and Shield game. From time to time, new Mystery Gift codes are released which are generally connected to an event. Many useful items can be acquired by the use of Mystery Gift codes, however, usually you'll get Pokeballs.

Pokemon Sword & Shield Mystery Gift codes

At the time of writing, November 2022, there are no active Mystery Gift codes for Pokemon Sword and Shield. We'll keep looking, and if any new ones get released, we'll publish the details here.

How to redeem Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Mystery Gift codes are claimable after you have completed the first event in Slumbering Weald. After you've done that, here are the steps to claim Mystery Gifts in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

- At the game menu, press X and select the pink present icon.

- Then select the Get with a Code/Password option

- After you have successfully added your code you should find any new Pokemon added to your party or Pokemon Boxes. If you've got a fashion item, then check those out by heading to a fitting room. Other items you'll find in your bag.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Tips

You'll find all our our help for this game over on our Pokemon Sword and Shield Walkthough and Guide. The whole game is covered and should help you from the beginning through to the end of the game.

If you need specific help with the game, then you can also head over to our questions page to post your own question.

Cheat, Tips and Strategy

Got a cheat or hot tip for this game? Found a secret, or a strategy for success?

Easy EXP and Money

During your adventure you will come across a News Reporter and her Cameraman, they are named Gabby and Ty. You will first find them on Route 111 after you have used rock smash to eliminate the rocks blocking the path north of Mauvile.

The 2nd time you meet Gabby and Ty they will be located on Route 118 and the 3rd meeting is at Route 120 after Fortree city. When you defeat them a 3rd time they will head back to Route 111.

Their patterns are always the same and when you beat them they will always travel to the next location. Repeatedly defeat them 255 times, after which they will remain stationary at Route 111 forever. You can then beat them, travel up and left to reload the area, and then ride back down to re-battle them.

This is the BEST place in the game to train Egg mons, all you require is a 2nd Pokemon with an AOE (Area of Effect) attack like Earthquake or Surf; make sure your eggmon has Protect as a technique and that your sweeper is at a high enough level to either OHKO both pokemons or be strong enough to KO the last Pokemon on the 2nd turn. Within half a day you will be at 9999999 Gold. Also note that you will gain 2 HP and 2 Sp.A EVs each time you win against Gabby and Ty.

Good luck becoming the BEST.


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