Pokemon Sword and Shield free Victini gift from Pokemon World Championships 2022

Pokemon Sword and Shield

The Pokémon Company has released a new mystery gift for Pokemon Sword and Shield to celebrate The Pokémon World Championships taking place London this week.

The new gift (via Serebii) will net you a rare Victini, which is currently only obtainable in Pokemon Sword and Shield through transferring from Pokemon Home.

The new code W0RLD22V1CT0RY will allow players to obtain a Victini. The code is good until Sunday, August 21sth 2022 at 23:59 UTC / 7:59PM EST, the code can only be used once per Nintendo Switch profile.

So be sure to get your Victini for Pokemon Sword and Shield today! Here’s more on the Pokemon:

Victini’s attributes:

  • Level: 50
  • Nature: Brave
  • Ability: Victory Star
  • Item: Starf  Berry


  • V-create
  • Zen Headbutt
  • Work Up
  • Flame Charge

Instructions on on how to redeem the code:

  1. Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Select Mystery Gift on the X menu.
  3. Select Get a Mystery Gift.
  4. Select Get with Code/Password to connect to the internet.
  5. Enter your password.
  6. Watch as the gift arrives in your game. (Pokémon will appear in your party or your Pokémon Boxes.)
  7. Be sure to save your game.

Pokemon Sword and Shield are available on Nintendo Switch. In case you missed it, you can find our review here, our Isle of Armor expansion review here, and The Crown Tundra expansion review here.


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