You can get a legendary Pokemon within a couple of hours. This guide on How To Get Mew In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl will tell you everything you need to do to earn yourself the legendary Pokemon Mew, right near the start of the game, and you don’t even have to catch it.
Mew is a very powerful Pokemon, especially when given near the start of the game. There is a caveat however. You cannot get Mew unless the Nintendo Switch you are using to play Pokemon Brilliant Diamond or Pokemon Shining Pearl has previously saved data from either Let’s Go Pikachu or Let’s Go Eevee. If you have save data on your profile from either of these games, you can get a Mew for free in Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl.
How To Get Mew In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl
To get Mew you need to speak with an elderly couple in Floaroma Town. This town isn’t hidden, it’s not tied behind days of progress. You can get there within one or two hours of starting the game. Follow the main story until you get your first gym badge and you’re told to return to Jubilife City. There, when attempting to leave to the North, you will encounter Team Galatic.
Win this battle and then follow the story North to Floaroma Town. When you arrive, immediately as you enter, take a left and you will see two elderly people sitting in a field of flowers. Speak with the elderly lady and she will confirm whether or not you have Let’s Go data saved on your profile. If you do, she will ask if you would like to “go” on another adventure with this Pokemon. Say yes and she will give you a Mew, it’s that easy.
This is also how you can get Jirachi.
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