19 Aug 2021 10:45 AM +00:00

How To Get The Pokémon Legends: Arceus Growlithe Kimono

If there was one thing that fans took away from the latest Pokémon Legends: Arceus, it was Growlithe. One of the new Hisuian forms in the game, the adorable little pup has a new look and rocky horn - and fans love it. As if The Pokémon Company predicted this, there's a Growlithe-themed cosmetic item on offer for early players, too, but many have been left wondering exactly how to get the Pokémon Legends: Arceus Growlithe Kimono.

Ignoring the fact that thousands of cute Hisuian Growlithes will have been brutally murdered for their pelts to make these Kimonos, the cosmetics do look pretty swish. But while the Pokémon Twitter account touted the garms as a pre-order bonus, that's not quite the case.

Here's exactly how to get the Pokémon Legends: Arceus Growlithe Kimono

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How To Get The Pokémon Legends: Arceus Growlithe Kimono

Rather than being a pre-order bonus, the Hisuian Growlithe Kimono set will be distributed online from January 28, 2022, until May 9, 2022.

The Growlithe Kimono will be distributed by Mystery Gift. If Mystery Gift works like it has in the past, the steps should be simple to follow. Here's how to do it:

  • Navigate to the start menu in Pokémon Legends: Arceus
  • Click Mystery Gift
  • Select Get Mystery Gift
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You will need to be connected to the Internet to receive the Hisuian Growlithe Kimono set via Mystery Gift, but you shouldn't need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription.

What Does The Pokémon Legends: Arceus Growlithe Kimono Look Like?

Here's what the Pokémon Legends: Arceus Growlithe Kimono looks like in-game:

A trainer in Pokémon Legends: Arceus wearing the Growlithe Kimono set in a village.
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A trainer in Pokémon Legends: Arceus wearing the Growlithe Kimono set in a village.
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If you want to explore the Hisui region while wearing the skin of an adorable puppy, then you're all set!

Players in Japan can also get their hands on a stunning TCG card as a pre-order bonus for Pokémon Legends: Arceus, if that's more your bag.