Here are all the pre-order bonuses for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl Super Contest
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl Super Contest (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

What you need to know

  • Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are remakes of the fourth generation of Pokémon games.
  • The games are set to release on November 19, 2021.
  • Those who pre-purchase the game can receive a number of bonuses.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are on their way to becoming one of the best Pokémon games. In the latest August 2021 Pokémon Presents, The Pokémon Company announced pre-purchase bonuses for the game.

Here are all the pre-purchase bonuses announced so far:

Manaphy Egg

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl Manaphy (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

All early adopters of the game can receive an egg containing the mythical Pokémon Manaphy as a bonus. The egg can be received in-game by February 21, 2022 via the Mystery Gift feature, which takes approximately 2 hours of playtime to access. While an internet connection is required to install any potential update data and receive the Mystery Gift over the internet, a subscription to Nintendo Switch Online will not be required.

Quick Balls

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl Quick Balls (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Those who pre-purchase either game on the Nintendo Switch eShop before February 21, 2022 will receive a code for 12 Quick Balls. The code will be valid through February 28, 2022 and can only be used once.

Quick Balls, when used, have a higher chance of capturing a Pokémon the sooner you use it in a battle. You may have to install update data to receive this, which will require an internet connection. However, you won't need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to receive this bonus or download update data.

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Nadine Dornieden

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