Legendary Pokémon Giveaway Event Coming to GameStop

By François Chang

December 22, 2010

Starting next month, GameStop will begin giving out three legendary Pokémon to players who own Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver versions. The three featured Pokémon are none other than Raikou, Entei and Suicune. But wait — aren’t these Pokémon already obtainable through normal means? Nope! These three legendary Pokémon will not only come in their shiny form, they will also be important in the upcoming Pokémon Black and White versions.Trading these specially obtained Pokémon to one of the new titles will unlock the ability to catch new Pokémon, Zoroark.

Interested now? Here are the details for what Pokémon will be obtainable on which date and when you should enter your local GameStop:

  • Raikou- January 3rd – January 9th
  • Entei- January 17th – January 23rd
  • Suicune- January 31st – February 6th

Pokémon Black and White versions are scheduled to release in North America in Spring 2011.


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François Chang

Working on the DualShockers staff as both an editor and community manager since late 2009, François is absolutely no stranger to the videogame industry. He is a graduate from the City College of New York, and has his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising. His next step is to obtain his Master's degree at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before starting his career, François has been gaming since the age of 2 with Super Mario World, and he has never looked back since. Gaming may be his profession, but it has always been his passion.

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