How to Get the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield

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Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield feature a number of unlockable charms you can acquire that give you passive bonuses for simply holding them. These charms impact things like catching Pokemon to getting more eggs from breeding. One charm players may want to get is the Shine Charm. As the name suggests the Shiny Charm improves the likelihood of spawning shiny variants of Pokemon to catch. If you want to get this charm for yourself read our how to get the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield guide below.

Collect All 400 Pokemon in the Galar Pokedex

Image showing the Pokedex entry for Runerigus.

To start you need to collect all 400 Pokemon in the Galar Pokedex. This means collecting all the Sword and Shield exclusives; getting all evolved forms; and catching the copy specific Legendaries. Once you have all 400 Pokemon captured you can go onto the next step.

Present Completed Pokedex to Director in Hotel

Image showing who to show your Pokedex to when completed.

Once you’ve caught ’em all you want to present the Pokedex to a man inside the hotel in Circhester. The hotel you are looking for is located in the left corner of the town square (where there is a sauna fountain). Inside the hotel go up the elevator and make a left. Walk to the end of the hallway and enter the room there. Here you will see a few NPCs. The NPC we want to speak to is the one dressed as a Doctor near the window. Speak with him and present your completed Pokedex to receive the Shiny Charm. As mentioned above this charm improves your chances of spawning shiny Pokemon into your game.

That concludes our look at how to get the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Are you going to catch all 400 Pokemon? Do you want to get the charm for yourself? Let me know in the comments below.

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