Here comes all the Pokémon that are currently free to get in the Switch Pokémon games.
The Pokémon Sword and Shield have finally arrived and thus, you can claim a couple of free Pokémon in the titles just for playing. Since the launch the Pokémon franchisee has been frequently giving away in-game gifts for the players. They provide with free Pokémon or rare items like Bottle Caps that can be used in order to increase a pocket monster’s base stats.
These free items are however are meant to be available for a limited time period. So, you will have to act quickly for claiming them.
Till now we have come across the free Galorian Corsola in our article: Pokémon Sword & Shield and How to get a free Galarian Corsola and Free Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble in our article: Pokémon Sword & Shield: Free Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble available via the Pokémon home cloud service.
You can receive a free Pikachu or Eevee in Sword and Shield if you have saved your date from the Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu or Let’s Go Eevee on your Nintendo Switch. You can claim this free Pokémon from the Wild Area Station. This will take roughly two hours in the adventure. These Gigantamax Pikachu/Eeve are not similar to the capabilities of the normal Pikachu and Eevee, but they are not capable to evolve.
You can also claim a bunch of Pokémon for using the Pokémon Home, When you first login you will get an option to choose one of the three starter Pokémon: Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle. Each of these Pokémon will have its secret abilities. You will also find a Pikachu waiting in your gift box.
You might claim some Pokémon after completing certain activities.