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Christmas Surprise Trade (Operation Delibird)

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Read this guide to know more about Pokemon Sword and Shield's Operation Delibird, the seasonal fan-run Christmas Surprise Trade event where players give out rare Pokemon and more!

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What Is Operation Delibird?

A Fan Run Operation

Surprise Trades

Operation Delibird is an annual event where experienced players of Pokemon give out loads of relatively rare or hard to obtain Pokemon via Surprise Trades! This event has been organized and run in games of previous generations as well, and it doesn't seem to be losing steam!

Spreading Joy During The Holidays

The main objective of this campaign is to spread positivity and joy during the holidays, especially to young players who may be receiving Pokemon Sword or Shield as a present on Christmas, so they can have a memorable first playthrough of the game!

Fans Are Going All Out

Fans have been flocking to Twitter to show their boxes stuffed full of rare Pokemon ready to go out on Christmas Day. Of course any Pokemon would be okay, but it seems people are encouraged to send starters or version exclusive Pokemon!

Check Out Version Exclusives Here!

How Do I Participate?

Breed A Ton Of Pokemon

If you're thinking about participating, make sure to breed a ton of rare Pokemon in preparation! As a bonus, make them hold rare items before you trade them!

Give Out Rare Pokemon

Try to choose a Pokemon which is particularly rare or difficult to obtain early on in the game. If you're feeling particularly generous, consider sending out a Shiny Pokemon!

Share Your Experience Online

In order to increase awareness for this project, consider sharing a picture of the Pokemon you've prepared to give out on your social media of choice!

Start Giving Them Out December 25th

On Christmas Day, wake up early, put on a Santa Hat and start giving out those presents via Surprise Trades! Hopefully they'll arrive in the hands of a new player and make their day!

Pokemon Official Holiday Event

Delibird

Take On Dynamax Delibird For Items

On December 20th, Pokemon officially announced a holiday campaign where Delibird will appear far more frequently in Pokemon dens around the Wild Area. When you defeat it you can get more items than usual! Check out the details below.

Find Out More About The Delibird Christmas Event Here!

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