Receive a Gyarados Mystery Gift in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

The Atrocious Pokémon, Gyarados, is available to redeem for owners of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet for a limited time in the latest Mystery Gift promotion! The event is to celebrate the 2024 Pokémon Asia Championships and is based on the Gyarados used by Melvin Keh, whose in-game Trainer is named Sophia, during the 2023 Singapore Pokémon Championships.

Read on to learn how to redeem it and its ability, moveset and more!

How to receive the Gyarados Mystery Gift in Scarlet and Violet

You can receive this Gyarados in Scarlet and Violet by following the steps below:

  1. Open ‘Poké Portal’ from Scarlet and Violet‘s menu.
  2. Choose ‘Mystery Gift’ option and then ‘Get With Code/Password’
  3. Input code GYARAD0S2023SG

The code will expire on June 30, 2024, so fans have some time to redeem it, but we recommend you don’t wait and possibly forget!

Gyarados moves and details

Gyarados has perfect IVs in all stats and 252 EVs in HP.

Basic details

  • Level: 50
  • Ability: Intimidate
  • Tera Type: Steel
  • Held Item: Aguav Berry
  • OT: Sophia
  • Nature: Careful


  • Waterfall
  • Thunder Wave
  • Taunt
  • Protect

Although some fans don’t appreciate Mystery Gifts that feature common or non-Shiny Pokémon, I think it’s actually pretty cool to receive these downloads based on what was used in real world competitions. Please leave your thoughts in the comments below! Don’t forget to also join our Discord server!

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