Starting July 14 owners of Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon can now receive their own Alolan Legendary Pokemon Tapu Koko.

The shiny version of Tapu Koko changed its shell like arms from yellow to black and this version of Tapu Koko comes holding an Electric Seed which raises its Defense stat.

To get Tapu Koko in your Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon game:

  1. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  2. Select Receive Gift.
  3. Select Get via Internet, and then Yes to connect to the Internet.
  4. Watch as you receive Tapu Koko.
  5. Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to pick up Tapu Koko.
  6. Be sure to save your game!

Shiny Tapu Koko will be available via Nintendo Network from July 14 to August 14, 2017.


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