GameStop Pichu Event

As was hinted in the last announcement regarding Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the recently revamped has announced that there will be a download event at GameStop where you can obtain a special shiny, Pikachu-yellow version of Pichu.

The download event will run at GameStop locations from January 30th through February 14th.

This special Pichu can be downloaded to Pokemon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum.

The announcement at of course refers to more to come from this Pichu once you transfer it to Pokemon HeartGold or SoulSilver.

Shiny Pichu holds even more secrets if you transfer the Pokémon to either Pokémon HeartGold or SoulSilver Version, coming March 14th. Once you’ve traded Shiny Pichu, take it to Ilex forest to meet Spiky-Eared Pichu, the one featured in the recent movie, Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life!

I might be able to grab Pichu at the same time I am at GameStop to pick up my Star Trek Online pre-order.  But I’ll certainly find some time to get it.

5 thoughts on “GameStop Pichu Event

  1. whyyy

    Why the f*** is this not being being distributed in Canada?!?

    Or even over WiFi?! I mean, the technology’s there, why won’t it be used for this?? Not everyone lives in the U.S.!


  2. A

    I believe it’s being distributed at any Gamestop in the U.S.

    If you get it Kris, would you mind sending me the wondercard for it? Many are able to be shared, and I regret that I can’t head to the ‘States before the event ends to get one myself. It seems rather simple to share a wondercard, we would just have to exchange friend codes, then you’d mystery gift it to me.


  3. Wilhelm2451 Post author

    I think you have to keep it as Pichu. But the downloaded Pichu came with the stone that prevents it from evolving, so you can level it up without worry.


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