A fan-favorite Pokémon has made its way to Pokémon Sword and Shield as a special variant. Trainers can finally have Ash Ketchum’s Pikachu. This guide will show you how to get Ash Hat Pikachu in Pokémon Sword and Shield.
How to Get Ash Hat Pikachu
Pokémon Sword and Shield is gearing up for the release of its next expansion, Crown Tundra, in a big way. Starting September 29, the Pokémon Company will be releasing codes for special variant Pikachus. These Pikachus are wearing none other than the hat Ash made famous in the anime. The Pokémon Company is no stranger to releasing variant Pokémon in games, as it has become a way for people to collect them.
Here is how Trainers can get to the menu and enter in the code:
- Press X to enter the menu and select Mystery Gift.
- Select Get with Code/Password and connect to the internet.
- Enter the code/password.
- The Pokémon will appear in your party or in your Pokémon Box if the party is full.
Here are the dates and codes for each Ash Hat Pikachu. This will be updated as more codes are released:
- Original Cap and Partner Cap: September 29
- Hoen Cap: October 2
- Sinnoh Cap: October 9
- Unova Cap: October 16
- Kalos Cap: October 18
- Alola Cap: October 23
- World Cap: October 30
Each of these codes must be entered into Pokémon Sword and Shield by November 30, 2020. Pokémon Sword and Shield: Crown Tundra will release on October 22. Check out our Pokémon Sword and Shield archive for all your guides and news.