Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: How to get Shiny Lucario

Grab this fan favorite in shiny form, with a free Master Ball!

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet continues to give out gifts to its loyal players. One of the fan favorites, Lucario, joins the list of gifts players can get for free with the right code. Make sure you add this ally to your team in Scarlet and Violet before the offer expires. You’ve only got until the end of the year!

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Shiny Lucario Code for Scarlet and Violet

Pokemon scarlet and violet lucario
Screenshot via The Pokémon Company

To get your Shiny Lucario and Master Ball in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you must enter the following Mystery Gift Code:


Shiny Lucario is a limited-time offer available from December 7, 2023, until January 3, 2024, at 3:59 PM PST.

How to Redeem Shiny Lucarios’s Mystery Gift Code

Screenshot via The Pokémon Company

Follow the steps below to add the Shiny Lucario to your Pokemon Scarlet and Violet team. You must connect to online services to redeem the Shiny Lucario Mystery Gift.

  1. Open the Main Menu once in the game (by pressing X)
  2. Go to the Pokè Portal
  3. Select ‘Mystery Gift
  4. Choose ‘Get with Code/Password
  5. Type in SH1NYBUDDY

You can only redeem this Pokemon via the Mystery Gift code once, and the nature of your new friend comes randomized. Luckily, you can change their nature using Mints purchased from the Chansey Supply stores.

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Tai Hofmann
Tai Hofmann

Writing Lead and Editor for Press SPACE to Jump. My first memory is forcing my parents to play 50-round games of Mario Party on the N64. Now I love games on all platforms and hone in on new releases. Some of my favorite titles include Cuphead, Final Fantasy XIV, God of War, Persona 5, and Super Smash Bros.

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