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Pokemon Pikachu Distribution Passwords | What are the Hat Pikachu codes?

Pokemon Pikachu Distribution passwords are a new feature that has been added to Pokemon Sword and Shield that allows Trainers to unlock eight special Pikachu variants. However, these new models can’t be unlocked without the proper Hat Pikachu Codes.

All Pokemon Pikachu Distribution Passwords

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Pokemon Pikachu Distribution passwords can be used to unlock one of eight special Pikachu models in Pokemon Sword and Shield. This was one of many new features revealed in the Pokemon Direct that detailed new features for the Crown Tundra that builds on the existing Expansion Pass content introduced with The Isle of Armor.

What are the Pokemon Pikachu Distribution passwords?

  • Ash Cap Pikachu – P1KACHUGET
  • Hoenn Cap Pikachu – Not yet known
  • Sinnoh Cap Pikachu – Not yet known
  • Unova Cap Pikachu – Not yet known
  • Kalos Cap Pikachu – Not yet known
  • Alola Cap Pikachu – Not yet known
  • World Cap Pikachu – Not yet known
  • Eight and Final Hat Pikachu: Date and Cap not yet known

One of the Hat Pikachu codes was revealed to coincide with this announcement, but anxious Trainers will have to wait to get the rest; as Serebii reports, these Pokemon Pikachu Distribution passwords will be released throughout October 2020.

How to use the Hat Pikachu codes

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Trainers must enter Mystery Gift codes to get these new Pikachu variants. Once complete, a new Pokemon will be added to the player’s party or Pokemon Box. Here’s how to use the Pokemon Pikachu Distribution passwords according to the game’s website:

  1. Launch Pokemon Sword and Shield.
  2. Select “Mystery Gift” on the X Menu.
  3. Select “Get With Code/Password” to connect to the Internet.
  4. Enter one of the Pokemon Pikachu Distribution passwords.
  5. The new Hat Pikachu will arrive in the player’s party or Pokemon Box.

Nintendo also advises Trainers to save the game once the new Pikachu has been granted.

What are the Pokemon Pikachu Distribution password release dates?

  • Ash Cap Pikachu – September 29, 2020
  • Hoenn Cap Pikachu – October 2, 2020
  • Sinnoh Cap Pikachu – October 9, 2020
  • Unova Cap Pikachu – October 16, 2020
  • Kalos Cap Pikachu – October 18, 2020
  • Alola Cap Pikachu – October 23, 2020
  • World Cap Pikachu – October 30, 2020
  • Eight and Final Hat Pikachu – Date and Cap not yet known

This guide will be updated as new Pokemon Pikachu Distribution Passwords become available.