The Pokemon Company To Distribute Shiny Charizard In Tokyo


In celebration of the opening of a new Pokémon Center in Tokyo, The Pokémon Company is distributing a Shiny Charizard to Japanese players that show up at the venue.


From December 12th – January 16th, both a Shiny Charizard (holding Charizardite Y) and a Shiny Pikachu will be distributed to visitors. The two will be made available at alternating hours throughout the day, each day, from 10 am to 8 pm.


In order to avail the two Shinies, visitors will need to bring their 3DS and copy of Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire.

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