Pokemon distributes special free of charge for Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

To mark the final episode of the animated special animated film Pokemon: Hisuian Snow, players can request a free Shiny Baneful Fox mask in Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

Like other free games, the Shiny Baneful Fox mask is distributed through the Mystery Gift feature. To request it, you’ll need to activate the title and follow these steps:

  1. Press the up button to open the menu
  2. Go to the Communications tab
  3. Select “Mysterious Gifts »
  4. Select “Get online »
  5. Contact online and download the free item

The Shiny Baneful Fox mask will be available until June 1, 2023.

This is not the only free download for Pokemon Legends: Arceus right now. If you transfer a Pokemon from the game to Pokemon house service you will receive three initial Hisui Pokemon as a bonus. All three Pokemon have maximum levels of effort, which makes them stronger than those you can catch in the wild.

More Pokemon games are on the way to the Nintendo Switch. The classic title N64 Pokemon Snap joins the Nintendo Switch Online service on June 24 while a brand new pair of games, Scarlett and Violetcome to the console on November 18th.