A Shiny Eternatus has recently been made available exclusively to Pokemon Sword & Shield players in Europe. Initial announcements of this giveaway of the free alternate-colored Poison/Dragon-type legendary monster targeted only the USA/Canada and Australia/New Zealand. Now, additional players from more nations will be able to take part.
Additionally to more European nations, Asia is now included in the list of regions. To learn more, see the details below.
The legendary Pokemon’s shiny variation is now available to purchase globally.
The giveaway will run for the following amount of time in each region, to start:
Unfortunately, the time has run out for Pokemon fans in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. While European fans have only recently been allowed to participate, Asia has had the giveaway for the longest period of time. To that end, the locations that players can go to in their area to take advantage of the giveaway are as follows:
Is Shiny Eternatus worth it?
The answer is unquestionably yes given that Eternatus is a legendary Pokemon, which are formidable creatures frequently discovered during the endgame or postgame. The catchable variation is shiny-locked, which means it cannot spawn in a color-palette swapped variant, which is what the term “shiny” refers to. This makes the shiny variation the cherry on top.
Here are the stats for Shiny Eternatus:
Pokemon Sword & Shield, generation 8 of the venerable monster-catching series from creator Game Freak, is a turn-based role-playing game. It is only accessible through the hybrid Nintendo Switch console.