To unlock rare Pokemon, you can take advantage of Mystery Box through an online-only event in Brilliant Diamond/ Shining Pearl. In Pokemon, Mystery Box is such a great feature allowing you to connect their Nintendo system online to receive a gift from the Pokemon Company.
Well, you can use the Mystery Box, then the Pokemon will show up in your game in the Pokemon Center. If you want to unlock Mystery Gift, you will be able to receive special gifts like a Manaphy Egg from the game developers. Then, how to unlock the Mystery Gift in Pokemon BDSP? Let’s see the way below!
Unlocking the Mystery Gift in Pokemon BDSP, Here’s How!
To unlock the Mystery Gift in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, you may need to make your way to Jubilife City. This is an area located in the southwest of the Sinnoh region that is known for its TV station, Poketch Building and also Trainer’s School.
However, you may need to progress your way until just after getting your first badge in Oreburgh City. Here’s how!
Step 1: Go to Floaroma Town After Getting Your First Badge
After you have your first badge, you may need to make your way to Jubilife. Then, you can try to head north towards Floaroma Town. Here, you need to come across Professor Rowan and his assistant Dawn/ Lucas, then speak with two Team Galactic Grunts.
After that, you and Dawn/ Lucas will engage the two Grunts in a Double Battle. Then, you can go to Jubilife TV after defeating them. You can find the Jubilife TV just to the south of you which previously had one of the Poketch contest clowns that block the entrance.
If you find that the clown is gone, now the Team Galactic has been dealt with. So, you can go inside.
Step 2: Go Inside the Jubilife TV Building
After you are inside, you can go to the third floor in which you can find a TV producer who will ask for your opinion on a variety of topics. Here’s a list of different TV programs:
- Happy Happy Egg Club
- Love That Group Corner
- Rate That Name Change
- EVERYONE HAPPY WIFI CONNECTION
From the list of options, you have to select ‘Everyone Happy Wi-Fi Connection’. Suddenly, the Mystery Gift option will be unlocked in the menu. Then, you can use it to gain a Mystery Gift through the internet or obtain it through a code/ password.
That’s it! You successfully unlock the Mystery Gift in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. So, it’s your turn to try unlocking the Mystery Gift in Pokemon BDSP.
How to Redeem the Mystery Gifts?
Once the service has been unlocked, you can then reach the Mystery Gift at any time. To reach it, you just simply press the ‘X’ button to show up the menu and then choose ‘er’ you guessed it, the Mystery Gifts option.
From here, you will have two options, including:
- Get via Internet
With the ‘Get via Internet’ option, it will connect to the internet through the Wi-Fi that is connected to your Nintendo Switch to search for any online events. If there is one available, it will be downloaded to your machine. So, it’s how most events are unlocked going forwards.
- Get via Code/ Password
The ‘Get via Code/ Password’ option is a more traditional method of Mystery Gift delivery in which you are able to enter a promo code that you have obtained from anywhere in order to get access to items and the like.
- Get via Internet
Other Mystery Gifts and Codes
When the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl were launched, there’s only two Mystery Gifts that can be unlocked by players. As of this writing, there are a bunch of Mystery Gifts that you can unlock in the game, here are they:
- Platinum Outfits
This Mystery Gift is available via the internet that contains the outfits of the character when worn in Pokemon Platinum. Need to know, most of the Platinum features will be ready in Pokemon BDSP that adds another.
- Manaphy Egg
You will be able to connect to the Mystery Gift system until February 21, 2022. This gift contains a Manaphy that is described as a mythical Pokemon added to the Pokedex as part of the original Diamond and Pearl. When with all eggs, it will walk around with the egg in our possession to hatch your mythical Pokemon.
- Quick Ball Set
You actually will get a code that will give you 12 Quick Balls if you purchase Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl from the Nintendo eShop before February 21, 2022.
- Poke Ball Set
You will also gain two codes which together give you 100 PokeBalls if you purchase the Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl double pack.
- Apricorn Ball Set
Aside from Quick Ball Set and Poke Ball Set, you will also get a code that will give you a selection of Poke Balls including a Fast Ball, Level Ball, Love Ball, Heavy Ball, Moon Ball, Lure Ball and also Friend Ball if your purchase the game from certain retailers (Amazon in the US, ShopTo in The United Kingdom.
- Platinum Outfits
Other Free Gifts
In Pokemon, there are also some gifts that are not contained in Mystery Gift. So, to get them, you do not require the Mystery Gift function. You can also get Gifts without having to complete any steps.
- Free Jirachi Gift: To get a free Jirachi Gift, you just simply speak with the gentleman in the flower field on the southwest end of Floaroma Town. Then, he will grant you Jirachi if you have save data for either Pokemon Shield or Pokemon Sword.
- Free Mew Gift: To get a Free Mew Gift, you just simply speak with madame in the flower field on the southwest end of Floaroma Town. After that, she will grant you Mew if you have save data for either Pokemon, Pokemn: Let’s Go, Eevee! or Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu!
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