For anyone who has yet to catch a single shiny in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, a new serial code distribution has been announced, which will actually allow players to add a shiny Arcanine to their collection. The Arcanine in question is based on the one used by Paul Chua, during the 2023 Pokémon Europe International Championships. The code for this spectacular Arcanine is to be distributed later this month, during a livestream of the North America International Championships.

For everything else we know about this Arcanine, covering its Tera type, attacks and what item it is holding, we have all of that information right here:

Paul’s Arcanine: (Shiny)

National Dex: #059 | Paldea Dex: #214

Type: Fire | Tera Type: Grass

Category: Legendary Pokémon

Original Trainer: Paul | ID No: 230630

Level: 50

Ability: Intimidate (When the Pokémon enters a battle, it intimidates opposing Pokémon and makes them cower, lowering their Attack stats.)

Held Item: Safety Goggles

Ribbon: Battle Champion Ribbon (A Ribbon awarded to a Battle Competition Champion)

Title Conferred: Arcanine the Battle Champion


Known Moves:

  • Flare Blitz
  • Will-o-wisp
  • Protect
  • Extreme Speed

Event Duration: June 30, 2023 – July 3, 2023 at 23:59 UTC

Mystery Gift Code: PAULEU1CW1N

By Jack Longman

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