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Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres will be distributed with their Hidden Abilities at participating UK Smyths Toys Superstores from 22 March.

London, United Kingdom: 16 March 2016— The Pokémon Company International has partnered with Smyths Toys to give fans the opportunity to obtain one of three special Pokémon.

For the first time ever, these three Legendary Pokémon, originally discovered in Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue and Pokémon Yellow, will be distributed with Hidden Abilities to owners of Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games.

Fans can request a code from staff in stores at Smyths Toys to receive one of either Articuno, Zapdos or Moltres, selected at random, from 22 March until 11 April.*

Alongside the special distribution, Smyths Toys Superstores will have the latest must-have Pokémon merchandise, including the upcoming Pokémon TCG: Red & Blue Collection—Charizard-EX, a wide selection of Pokémon toys from Tomy, TCG collector tins and the video games Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon and the upcoming package version of Pokémon Rumble World. There will also be copies of the highly anticipated Pokkén Tournament** available to purchase whilst stocks last.

To top it all off, there will be the opportunity for some fans to meet and greet Pikachu. The Pokémon will be making a guest appearance at key stores across the UK. Please visit www.SmythsToys.com for all dates and additional information.

Meet Pikachu!

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Don’t miss this special opportunity to say hello to Pikachu this Easter when the adorable yellow fellow can be discovered in several lucky stores! You can check out his schedule below so Why not drop by and meet one of the best loved Pokémon! *Pikachu will be taking regular breaks during this time.

Friday, March 25th, 2016 - Salford - 10am - 3pm
Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 - Reading - 10am - 11.30am
Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 - Slough - 2pm - 3.30pm
Saturday, April 9th, 2016 - Blackpool - 10am - 3pm

Sources: http://www.smythstoys.com/uk/ and https://twitter.com/SmythsToysUK/status/712238136051539968