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Move Pokémon to Pokémon HOME

The Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME supports connectivity with the Nintendo Switch games Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!

Both the Nintendo Switch version and mobile device version of Pokémon HOME support connectivity with the Nintendo 3DS software Pokémon Bank.

There are plans to support Pokémon GO in the future as well.

Pokémon Home Transfer Infographic
Pokémon Sword logo
Pokémon Shield logo
Pokemon Sword Gameplay

Connect with Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield can link to the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME. Once the games are linked, you can deposit or retrieve Pokémon that can be obtained using those games.

Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu logo
Pokémon Let's Go Eevee logo
Pokemon Lets Go Pikachu Gameplay

Connect with Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! can link to the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME. You can move Pokémon back and forth between Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! or into Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

Once a Pokémon from Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! is moved to Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield, it cannot be returned to its original game!

Pokémon Bank logo
Pokemon Bank Character DisplayPokemon Bank Transfer Screen

Connect with Pokémon Bank

If you are enrolled in a Premium Plan (paid), you’ll be able to move Pokémon from Nintendo 3DS Pokémon titles to Pokémon HOME using Pokémon Bank.

Once a Pokémon from Pokémon Bank is moved into Pokémon HOME, it cannot be moved back to Pokémon Bank.

To commemorate the release of Pokémon HOME, Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter will be available to use at no cost from Wednesday, February 12, to Thursday, March 12, 2020, to new users and previous subscribers of Pokémon Bank. You can use Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter to bring Pokémon from various Pokémon series games and deposit them in Pokémon Bank. Once you’ve got your Pokémon in Pokémon Bank, you’ll then be able to move them to Pokémon HOME if you have a paid Premium Plan!

There may be restrictions that apply. See app for further details.

Pokemon Bank Character DisplayPokemon Bank Transfer Screen