Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are the latest remakes of the classic Nintendo DS titles Diamond and Pearl. These games have been given a new coat of paint to make them look even better than before, and while the story and mechanics remain largely unchanged, there are some hidden secrets and extras that players can discover. One of these includes how to get Mew and Jirachi, two of the most elusive Legendary Pokémon in the series.
How To Get Mew
Mew is one of the rarest Legendary Pokémon in existence, so it’s no surprise that it is extremely difficult to acquire. Players can obtain Mew through an in-game event called “Mystery Gift.” Mystery Gift is triggered by connecting up to Nintendo Wi-Fi or local wireless connection. Once connected, players will be prompted to receive a code which they must input into Mystery Gift on their game. This will then trigger an event where Mew can be obtained.
Unfortunately, obtaining a code for this event can be difficult as these codes tend to rotate or have a limited number of uses. However, by keeping an eye out on various Nintendo news outlets or social media platforms, players may be able to find codes available for download. Additionally, some events held at fan conventions occasionally give away codes that can be used for this purpose.
How To Get Jirachi
Jirachi is another elusive Legendary Pokémon that is incredibly rare in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Fortunately, getting Jirachi is much simpler than acquiring Mew as it only requires players to take part in certain online events within the game. By participating in quests such as Showdown Challenges or Special Event Distribution Activities created by The Pokemon Company International (TPCi), players will eventually earn enough points which they can use to craft special items called “Wonder Cards” which contain a Jir