Pokemon Sword and Shield Guide & Walkthrough Wiki

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Welcome to the Game8 Pokemon Sword and Shield (SWSH) Wiki. Guides on Pokemon, Items, Maps, as well as other tips and information can all be found here. Read on if you would like to know about walkthrough information.

List of Contents
Hot Articles Pokedex Wild Area
Movesets & Best Builds Story Walkthrough Tips & Guides
Moves Maps New Feature
Abilities Items BBS

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Hot Articles


Hot Articles

show (84).pngStory Walkthrough PokedexAll Pokemon
Tier List for Ranked BattleBest Pokemon Tier List For Ranked Battle HOT How to Get All StartersAll Moves
How to EV Train Fast and Reset EVsHow to EV Train Fast and Reset EVs All MapsAll Maps
Shiny Pokemon Hot Article.pngShiny Hunting Guide Ditto Hot Article Icon.pngHow to Catch Ditto

News & Updates

Genre Description
New Features Version Exclusive Pokemon
How to Customize Your League Card
How to Change Your Uniform
How to Start and Join Max Raid Battles
Story Walkthrough Gym Leader Types and Walkthroughs
How to Beat Champion Leon
Post Game Content Post Game Content
Battle Tower Walkthrough
How to Unlock the Judge Function
Pokemon How to Build the Best Team
Fossil Pokemon and How to Revive Them
List of Max Moves
How to Get Hidden Abilities
Items Evolutionary Stones
How to Get the Master Ball
Useful Information How to Increase Friendship
How to Win Max Raid Battles
How to Level Up Fast
Useful Characters and Their Locations
How to Get and Use the Rotom Bike
Competitive Play How to Play Ranked Battle
Best Ranked Battle Moveset & Build for Dragapult HOT
Best Ranked Battle Moveset & Build for Dracovish

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Pokedex

Pokedex and List of All Pokemon

Pokemon Related Links

How to Evolve Every Pokemon List of Galarian Forms
Which Starter Pokemon Should You Choose? Type Effectiveness and Damage Output
Generation 8
(New Pokemon)
Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon by Generation

Generation 1 Pokemon.pngGeneration 1 Generation 2 PokemonGeneration 2 Generation 3 PokemonGeneration 3
Generation 4 PokemonGeneration 4 Generation 5 PokemonGeneration 5 Generation 6 PokemonGeneration 6
Generation 7 PokemonGeneration 7 New PokemonGeneration 8 (New Pokemon)

Pokemon by Type

FireFire WaterWater GrassGrass
ElectricElectric IceIce FightingFighting
PoisonPoison GroundGround FlyingFlying
PsychicPsychic BugBug RockRock
GhostGhost DragonDragon DarkDark
SteelSteel FairyFairy NormalNormal

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Wild Area

Wild Area

Wild Area and Raid Strategy

Rolling FieldsRolling Fields Dappled GroveDappled Grove West Lake AxewellWest Lake Axewell
AxewAxew's Eye GiantGiant's Seat South Lake MilochSouth Lake Miloch
East Lake AxewellEast Lake Axewell Watchtower RuinsWatchtower Ruins Motostoke RiverbankMotostoke Riverbank
Stony WildernessStony Wilderness Bridge FieldBridge Field Dusty BowlDusty Bowl
GiantGiant's Mirror GiantGiant's Cap Lake of OutrageLake of Outrage
Hammerlocke HillsHammerlocke Hills North Lake MilochNorth Lake Miloch -

Today's Weather in the Wild Area

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Tier Lists for Ranked Battle

Best Pokemon Tier List For Ranked Battle

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Best Builds for Ranked Battle

Best Builds for Ranked Battle Partial.pngAll Competitive Builds for Ranked Battle
Strategies for New Pokemon
Dragapult Icon.pngDragapult Galarian Corsola Icon.pngGalarian Corsola Toxtricity Icon.pngToxtricity
Galarian Darmanitan Icon.pngGalarian Darmanitan Corviknight Icon.pngCorviknight Dracovish Icon.pngDracovish
Grimmsnarl Icon.pngGrimmsnarl Rillaboom Icon.pngRillaboom Duraludon Icon.pngDuraludon
Strategies for Returning Pokemon
Mimikyu Icon.pngMimikyu Wash Rotom Icon.pngWash Rotom Gyarados Icon.pngGyarados
Ferrothorn Icon.pngFerrothorn Aegislash Icon.pngAegislash Excadrill Icon.pngExcadrill
Tyranitar Icon.pngTyranitar Hydreigon Icon.pngHydreigon Heat Rotom Icon.pngHeat Rotom
Arcanine Icon.pngArcanine Mamoswine Icon.pngMamoswine Toxapex Icon.pngToxapex
Togekiss Icon.pngTogekiss Cloyster Icon.pngCloyster Durant Icon.pngDurant
Snorlax Icon.pngSnorlax - -

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Story Walkthrough

Story Walkthrough

Story WalkthroughSee All Story Walkthroughs
Story Walkthrough Part 1Getting to the 1st Gym Story Walkthrough Part 2Getting to the 2nd Gym
Story Walkthrough Part 3Getting to the 3rd Gym Story Walkthrough Part 4Getting to the 4th Gym
Story Walkthrough Part 5Getting to the 5th Gym Story Walkthrough Part 6Getting to the 6th Gym
Story Walkthrough Part 7Getting to the 7th Gym Story Walkthrough Part 8Getting to the 8th Gym
Story Walkthrough Champion CupChampion Cup Semifinals Story Walkthrough Rose TowerRose Tower
Champion Cup Finals.pngChampion Cup Finals The Final BattleGetting to the Champion
Post Game Content Icon.pngPost Game Content

How to Beat Each Trainer

Rival BattlesRival Battles Gym BattlesGym Leader Battles
Post Game ContentHow to Beat Champion Leon

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Beginner's Tips & Guides

BeginnerSee All Beginner Tips and Guides
Train & Breed Like a Pro How to Learn Egg Moves
How to Get Hidden Abilities Type Effectiveness and Damage Output
Which Starter Pokemon Should You Choose? Shiny Hunting Guide
How to Catch
Legendary Pokemon
How to EV Train and
Reset EVs
How to Level Up Fast Getting All 3 Starters
How to Build
the Best Team
How to Get Money Fast
How to Increase Friendship How to Collect Watts Fast
How to Win
Max Raid Battles
Useful Characters and Their Locations
How to Battle and Trade with Friends How to Get and Use the Rotom Bike
How to Whistle and Attract Flying Pokemon How to Change Your Clothes and Appearance

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Moves


Moves by Type

List of Max Moves List of G-Max Moves
NormalNormal FairyFairy SteelSteel
DarkDark DragonDragon GhostGhost
RockRock BugBug PsychicPsychic
FlyingFlying GroundGround PoisonPoison
FightingFighting IceIce ElectricElectric
GrassGrass WaterWater FireFire

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Maps



Wyndon Ballonlea
Circhester Stow-on-Side
Spikemuth Hammerlocke
Hulbury Turffield
Motostoke Wedgehurst


Route 10 Route 8
Route 6 Route 9
Route 7 Route 5
Route 4 Route 3
Route 2 Route 1


Galar Mine No. 2 Galar Mine

Wild Area

North Lake Miloch Hammerlocke Hills
Lake of Outrage Giant's Cap
Giant's Mirror Dusty Bowl
Bridge Field Stony Wilderness
Motostoke Riverbank Watchtower Ruins
East Lake Axewell South Lake Miloch
Giant's Seat Axew's Eye
West Lake Axewell Dappled Grove
Rolling Fields

Miscellaneous Maps

Route 9 Tunnel Motostoke Outskirts
Slumbering Weald Glimwood Tangle

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Abilities


List of All Abilities

Pokemon Sword and Shield - New Features

New FeaturesList of All New Features
New Features
Dynamax and Gigantamax Wild Area and
Raid Strategy
Max Raid Battles Poke Jobs
Pokemon Camp Surprise Trades
Changing Natures with Mints Auto-save
Using Pokemon Boxes on the Road Changing Outfits and Hairstyles
Changing Nicknames of Traded Pokemon Customizing Your
League Card

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Items

Types of Items
New Items
Poke Balls TRs TMs
Berries Evolutionary Stones Ingredients
Battle Items Recovery Items Power Items
Important Items
Mints Exp. Candy Vitamins
Master Ball Fossils Evolutionary Held Items

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Message Board


Message Board

Discussion Board Friend Request Board
Pokemon Trading Board
Ditto / Pokerus Trading Board

What Kind of Game is Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Start your Adventure in the Galar Region

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Your adventure will start in Galar, where nature is abundant, wild Pokemon are stronger and always on guard, and where people and Pokemon are partners. Many various Pokemon Gyms are also found throughout the region.

Locations in the Region


There are many locations that can be found in the region, where you can find different species of Pokemon as you go through your adventure! One of these locations is the Wild Area, where you can battle with Dynamax and Gigantamax Pokemon.

Pokemon Battles

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Pokemon Battles in the Galar Region are considered the most popular form of entertainment. With the new Pokemon forms, items, and moves, Pokemon Battles are sure to be more fun than ever!

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