New Pokémon HOME Update to Add Recent Pokémon Game Compatibility

New Pokémon HOME Update to Add Recent Pokémon Game Compatibility

HAS new update to Pokemon HOME (version 2.0.0) will soon arrive, adding the ability to link to Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Pokémon Brilliant Diamondand Pokemon Shining Pearlalong with past games Pokemon Sword, Pokemon Shield, Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee!and Pokémon GO.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokemon Shining Pearl, Pokemon Swordand Pokemon Shield will be mutually compatible with Pokémon HOME, and you will be able to deposit and withdraw Pokémon to and from each of these games. For example, you will be able to take a Pikachu that you caught in Pokemon Sword gold Pokemon Shield into Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Pokémon Brilliant Diamondgold Pokemon Shining Pearl.

Please note that transferring Pokémon to a game they were not originally caught in may cause certain changes to known moves, level, and what type of Poké Ball they were caught in.

Until now, the only Pokédex in Pokémon HOME was the National Pokédex. But starting from version 2.0.0, the Pokédex from each game will be added.​ Pokémon in your Boxes in Pokémon HOME will be registered in their respective game’s Pokédex after version 2.0.0 of Pokémon HOME is installed.​ Pokémon that aren’t in a Box when the ver. 2.0.0 update is installed, such as those that have been traded away, will not be registered.

You can obtain new stickers to edit your profile by completing achievements in the mobile device version of Pokémon HOME. These achievements can be completed by meeting certain conditions.​

Since Pokemon Legends: Arceus takes place in the distant past of the world of Pokémon, Poké Balls from the other games do not yet exist. So, when Pokémon caught in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokemon Shining Pearl, Pokemon Swordgold Pokemon Shield are transferred to Pokemon Legends: Arceus, they will appear in Strange Balls. Likewise, when Pokémon caught in Pokemon Legends: Arceus are transferred to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond gold Pokemon Shining Pearl, they will also appear in Strange Balls. When transferred to Pokemon Sword gold Pokemon Shieldhowever, they will appear in standard Poké Balls.

You can check on the condition of Pokémon deposited from Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl to Pokémon HOME as well as their other details.​

You can view the effort levels of Pokémon deposited from Pokemon Legends: Arceus to Pokémon HOME as well as its other details.​

The objective of Pokemon Legends: Arceus is to help compile the Hisui region’s first Pokédex. As such, the National Pokédex in Pokémon HOME will update its Pokédex entries based on your completion of the Pokédex in your Pokemon Legends: Arceus save data.​

If a Pokédex entry in Pokemon Legends: Arceus is incomplete, you will not be able to see that Pokédex entry in Pokémon HOME.

To celebrate Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Pokemon Brilliant Diamondand Pokemon Shining Pearl becoming compatible with Pokémon HOME, you will be gifted special Pokémon when you link each game to Pokémon HOME.

When you deposit a Pokémon from Pokémon Brilliant Diamond gold Pokemon Shining Pearl to the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME, you will receive Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup with Hidden Abilities as Mystery Gifts in the mobile device version of Pokémon HOME.

If you deposit a Pokémon from Pokemon Legends: Arceus into the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME, you will receive Rowlet, Cyndaquil, and Oshawott with maximum effort levels as Mystery Gifts in the mobile device version of Pokémon HOME.

For more details, please visit the official Pokémon HOME site.

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