A limited-time distribution of Beast Ball for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield was announced during the Pokémon Players Cup IV Global Finals Day 1 livestream. Players can redeem a Beast Ball using the code「PC4F1NALSBEAST」. This code can only be redeemed until August 2, 2021 and works in all versions of Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield, regardless of region or language.
How to receive the Beast Ball via Mystery Gift:
1. Launch Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield from the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu.
2. Press the X button during gameplay to access the in-game menu.
3. Select MYSTERY GIFT.
4. Select Get a Mystery Gift.
5. Select Get with Code/Password.
6. Enter code PC4F1NALSBEAST and select OK.
7. Select Beast Ball Gift.
8. Be sure to save your game after receiving your gift.