Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond - Nintendo Switch

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$59.99When purchased online

About this item

At a glance

Nintendo Switch Lite Compatible
Nintendo Switch Lite Compatible
Nintendo Switch Compatible
Nintendo Switch Compatible

Highlights

  • Catch, train, and battle with your Pokémon on a journey to try to become the Pokémon League Champion!
  • Explore the Grand Underground to dig up items and Pokémon Fossils, build a Secret Base, and more!
  • Test your style and rhythm in a Super Contest Show
  • The Pokémon Brilliant Diamond game bring new life to these remade classics with added features
  • A reimagined adventure, now for the Nintendo Switch system

Specifications

Model Compatibility: Nintendo Switch Lite, Nintendo Switch

ESRB Content Description: Mild cartoon violence

Electronics Condition: New

Video Game Genre: RPG

Software Format: Physical

ESRB Age Rating: E - Everyone

Multiplayer: Single Player Only

Battery: No Battery Used

Street Date: November 19, 2021
TCIN: 83617999
UPC: 045496597801
Item Number (DPCI): 207-30-8862
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description

Catch, train, and battle with your Pokémon on a journey to try to become the Pokémon League Champion!

Welcome to the Sinnoh region! Rich in nature and with mighty Mount Coronet at its heart, Sinnoh is a land of many myths passed down through the ages. You’ll choose either Turtwig, Chimchar, or Piplup to be your first partner Pokémon and then set off on your journey to try to become the Champion of the Pokémon League. Along the way, you’ll run into the mysterious organization Team Galactic, and be able to encounter the Legendary Pokémon Dialga.

Explore the Grand Underground, connect with friends, and find rare Pokémon!

Use the Explorer Kit you’ll receive during your adventure to visit the Grand Underground! Here, dig up Pokémon Fossils and valuable treasure, including statues for your very own Secret Base. You can also visit places called Pokémon Hideaways, where you can find Pokémon that live in a variety of different environments—there are some Pokémon that can only be found in these Pokémon Hideaways. Embark on a Grand Underground adventure with other players through the local* or online communication** of your Nintendo Switch system!

Put on a performance with Pokémon in Super Contest Shows

Super Contest Shows are popular events in the Sinnoh region, each put on by four performers and their partner Pokémon, who work together to dance and show off their performance skills. You can prepare your Pokémon for your grand performance by giving them snacks, called Poffins, and teaching them impressive moves. Using Capsule Decoration, you can place Stickers to customize the effects that appear when your Pokémon comes out of its Poké BallTM for battles or Super Contest Shows. Choose a category like coolness, cuteness, or cleverness, and then tap along to the beat and put on a show!

Players can enjoy plenty of fun encounters and surprises that the Sinnoh region has to offer as they adventure together with the Pokémon that appeared in the Pokémon Diamond Version game. The original story and the scale of the Sinnoh region’s towns and routes have been faithfully reproduced. These remakes have also been revitalized with some of the player-friendly features of modern Pokémon games and up-close-and-personal Pokémon battle scenes.

Choose a Pokémon that you’ve befriended during your journey to walk along behind you in the games. In the relaxing Amity Square you can walk with up to 6 Pokémon! Depending on the Pokémon, you’ll see different gestures or ways of walking, and when you talk to your Pokémon, it will respond. You’ll also be able to add your own personal style! Choose a variety of in-game outfits and coordinate tops and bottoms. Some are based around Pokémon motifs and others change your hairstyle.

Unravel the plot of the mysterious Team Galactic as you work towards becoming the next Pokémon League Champion. Their leader is Cyrus, a charismatic figure who always speaks and acts with a calm, logical demeanor. He detests human minds and emotions, finding them defective. Find out what Team Galactic is up to and take down their leader.

Whether you played Pokémon Diamond Version or Pokémon Pearl Version back in the day or you’re encountering these games for the first time, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

*Additional games and systems required. Sold separately.
**Software update required to use certain features while playing with others, such as communication, trading and battles. Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online

Get a special Pokémon Egg and the Platinum Style outfit as special early-purchase bonuses!

A Manaphy Egg will be gifted to early purchasers of either the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Pokémon Shining Pearl games. You can receive it by choosing Get via internet in the Mystery Gift* feature in your game, up until Monday, February 21, 2022 at 3:59PM PT. Then, leave Manaphy with the Pokémon Nursery to get an Egg containing Phione!

A gift of the “Platinum Style” in-game outfit will also be given as a perk for early purchase of the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Pokémon Shining Pearl games. You can receive it by choosing Get via Internet from the Mystery Gift* function in game through Monday, February 21, 2022 at 3:59PM PT. You can change your outfit at Metronome Style Shop in Veilstone City. By wearing the Platinum Style,you can continue through your adventure dressed like the protagonist of the Pokémon Platinum Version game!

Look Forward to Online Communication Features

Download the latest software update for a better gameplay experience! With this software update (v 1.1.0), players will be able to enjoy communication features in the Grand Underground, Super Contest Shows, and the Union Room, receive special items via Mystery Gift, and visit Ramanas Park after entering the Hall of Fame. Please see this page for more details on the software update.

Please download this update data and enjoy your game.

* If you purchased the downloadable version of the game, you don’t have to download the update data (version 1.1.0) separately because software distributed through Nintendo eShop includes the update data (version 1.1.0).
Approximately 3GB of memory must be available on in your Nintendo Switch system’s memory or on your micro SD card to download the update data. Please see this page for details about checking memory and managing data.

©2021 Pokémon. ©1995–2021 Nintendo / Creatures Inc. / GAME FREAK inc.
Developed by ILCA, Inc. Pokémon and Nintendo Switch are trademarks of Nintendo. ©Nintendo.
Nintendo Switch Lite Compatible
Compatible with Nintendo Switch Lite
Nintendo Switch Compatible
Compatible with Nintendo Switch
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.43 inches length x 4.13 inches width x 6.69 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.12 pounds

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Q: This shipped preorder is the actual hard copy, not just a download code right?

submitted by Thanos - 11 months ago
  • A: Hi, Thanos! Regarding your question about the Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond - Nintendo Switch: You are absolutely correct, this is a physical item and not a digital code. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact MyTGTtech at 877-698-4883 every day, between 7am-11pm CST.

    submitted byRobert - 11 months ago
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Q: Does the physical copy also come with the Pokémon: Platinum costume?

submitted by Jonah - 11 months ago
  • A: Hi, Jonah! Regarding your question about the Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond - Nintendo Switch: Yes, in either version, you can get that free from the in-game store before February 21, 2022. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact MyTGTtech at 877-698-4883 every day, between 7am-11pm CST.

    submitted byPatrick - 11 months ago
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Q: Does the physical preorder if Pokemon Brilliant diamond include the preorder bonus of the manaphy egg?

submitted by Overlord Eclipse - 1 year ago
  • A: Hi, Overlord Eclipse! Regarding your question about the Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond - Nintendo Switch: Yes, it does. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact MyTGTtech at 877-698-4883 every day, between 7am-11pm CST.

    submitted byRebecca - 1 year ago
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 189 reviews
84% would recommend
13 recommendations
lasting appeal: 4.36 out of 5
gameplay: 4.36 out of 5
sound quality: 4.82 out of 5
graphics: 4.18 out of 5

Great game for Pokemon fans

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
MS - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Great game especially for Pokémon fans.
graphics: 5 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
lasting appeal: 5 out of 5
sound quality: 5 out of 5
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5/5

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Luna - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
It's so fun and cute! I was worried about the animation and gameplay because so many people complained but I found it to be great.
gameplay: 5 out of 5
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daeus

3 out of 5 stars
daeus - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
I purchased this after having a great time on Arceus and not such a good time on Shield. - this doesn't change any of it's original great experience (such as adding open areas like shield) - As close as it is to the original experience I kind of understand why they brought in the Chibi art style, but I feel like they could have gone in a different direction. Some cutscenes makes the characters look like they're expressionless legos with glued on facial features. - Having some fun because of the lack of continuous battles (other trainers and gym battles) that Arceus didn't have. - Really bought it just to heal my inner child because I remember having a hard time completing Fire Red. - some of the music is freaking amazing though.
gameplay: 4 out of 5
graphics: 2 out of 5
lasting appeal: 4 out of 5
sound quality: 5 out of 5
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10/10

5 out of 5 stars
GORDIS - 8 months ago
I love this game and actually any other kind of Pokémon game love to try new ones out and every kind there is looking forward for more Pokémon games to come out can’t wait at all.
gameplay: 5 out of 5
graphics: 5 out of 5
lasting appeal: 5 out of 5
sound quality: 5 out of 5
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Classic pokemon

4 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Newlyblue - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
I mean it’s just what you want a classic Pokémon game!
graphics: 4 out of 5
sound quality: 4 out of 5
lasting appeal: 4 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
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Pokémon brilliant

5 out of 5 stars
lourdes - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
Received as a Christmas present and have been hooked on it. Absolutely would recommend to anyone
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Nostalgia

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
alex - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
The nostalgia I get from playing this game… it’s just what I was looking for
graphics: 5 out of 5
lasting appeal: 5 out of 5
sound quality: 5 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
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Pokemon

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
JL - 9 months ago
Amazing game! Really like all the features & opportunities to catch a whole lot of Pokémon! 
lasting appeal: 5 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
sound quality: 5 out of 5
graphics: 5 out of 5
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Not as good as I had expected.

1 out of 5 stars
Would not recommend
Noneofyourbuisness441 - 9 months ago
It felt as though minimal effort was put into this game. I am disappointed with the storyline. Mostly, the “friend” that tags along beside the main character is petty and only pops up in random places. The ending of the game feels rushed. The whole thing feels rushed. Such a disappointment. I hope the next ones don’t involve the chibi style characters, they did not look right. I didn’t encounter any Pokémon worth catching, either…so sad.
lasting appeal: 1 out of 5
sound quality: 5 out of 5
graphics: 3 out of 5
gameplay: 1 out of 5
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Fun pokemon game ever

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Pokemon - 10 months ago
I liked how well the game is! It is so fun and I tray recommend it for other gamers too!
lasting appeal: 5 out of 5
graphics: 5 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
sound quality: 5 out of 5
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Excellent remake of a great game!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Diegno - 10 months ago
Classic game play with added features from some of the newer games as well.
gameplay: 5 out of 5
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play the originals

1 out of 5 stars
Would not recommend
wait 6 months - 10 months ago
not worth the money at all
gameplay: 1 out of 5
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Christmas Present

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
XODani - 10 months ago, Verified purchaser
Christmas present for my Pokémon lover. Still waiting for the other game to show up….
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Fantastic Remake

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Alex - 10 months ago
Very accessible without too much hand holding and a faithful recreation with fresh ideas. Must buy if you like Pokemon
graphics: 3 out of 5
sound quality: 4 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
lasting appeal: 5 out of 5
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Nostalgic

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Kevin - 10 months ago, Verified purchaser
Worth every second played.
sound quality: 5 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
lasting appeal: 5 out of 5
graphics: 5 out of 5
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Classic

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Bullseye - 11 months ago, Verified purchaser
Beautiful first time experience for younger fans, a nostalgic joyride for those who played 15 years ago. Must have this holiday season
sound quality: 5 out of 5
lasting appeal: 4 out of 5
graphics: 4 out of 5
gameplay: 5 out of 5
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