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Pokemon Who Can Learn Swords Dance (TR00)

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This is an article for the move Swords Dance (TR00) and the Pokemon who can learn it and its location in Pokemon Sword and Shield, Isle of Armor, and the Crown Tundra DLC. Read on to see the Power, Accuracy, PP, and Effect, and see how to use it competitively.

Swords Dance - Effect

Type Pokemon Normal Image
Category Pokemon Status Image
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 20
Effect A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply raises the user's Attack stat.
Max Move Max Guard
Power: -
TM / TR TR00

Pokemon That Learn Swords Dance

By Default

Alolan SandslashAlolan Sandslash AegislashAegislash Calyrex (Ice Rider)Calyrex (Ice Rider)

By Level Up

SandshrewSandshrew Alolan SandshrewAlolan Sandshrew SandslashSandslash
Galarian FarfetchGalarian Farfetch'd FarfetchFarfetch'd KrabbyKrabby
KinglerKingler ScytherScyther PinsirPinsir
ScizorScizor HeracrossHeracross NinjaskNinjask
CorphishCorphish CrawdauntCrawdaunt AbsolAbsol
RioluRiolu LucarioLucario LeafeonLeafeon
GalladeGallade DrilburDrilbur ExcadrillExcadrill
KarrablastKarrablast EscavalierEscavalier AxewAxew
FraxureFraxure HaxorusHaxorus PawniardPawniard
BisharpBisharp BouffalantBouffalant CobalionCobalion
TerrakionTerrakion VirizionVirizion LandorusLandorus
Landorus (Therian Forme)Landorus (Therian Forme) KeldeoKeldeo BunnelbyBunnelby
DiggersbyDiggersby HonedgeHonedge DoubladeDoublade
ClauncherClauncher ClawitzerClawitzer HawluchaHawlucha
GolisopodGolisopod KartanaKartana SirfetchSirfetch'd
ZacianZacian GlastrierGlastrier

By TM / TR

Necrozma (Dusk Mane)Necrozma (Dusk Mane) Necrozma (Dawn Wings)Necrozma (Dawn Wings) BulbasaurBulbasaur
IvysaurIvysaur VenusaurVenusaur CharmanderCharmander
CharmeleonCharmeleon CharizardCharizard SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan SandshrewAlolan Sandshrew SandslashSandslash Alolan SandslashAlolan Sandslash
OddishOddish GloomGloom VileplumeVileplume
Galarian MeowthGalarian Meowth TentacoolTentacool TentacruelTentacruel
RapidashRapidash Galarian RapidashGalarian Rapidash Galarian FarfetchGalarian Farfetch'd
FarfetchFarfetch'd KrabbyKrabby KinglerKingler
ExeggcuteExeggcute ExeggutorExeggutor Alolan ExeggutorAlolan Exeggutor
CuboneCubone MarowakMarowak Alolan MarowakAlolan Marowak
LickitungLickitung RhyhornRhyhorn RhydonRhydon
TangelaTangela GoldeenGoldeen SeakingSeaking
ScytherScyther PinsirPinsir KabutopsKabutops
MewMew BellossomBellossom QwilfishQwilfish
ScizorScizor HeracrossHeracross SneaselSneasel
SkarmorySkarmory CelebiCelebi TreeckoTreecko
GrovyleGrovyle SceptileSceptile TorchicTorchic
CombuskenCombusken BlazikenBlaziken LotadLotad
LombreLombre LudicoloLudicolo SeedotSeedot
NuzleafNuzleaf ShiftryShiftry NinjaskNinjask
MawileMawile RoseliaRoselia SolrockSolrock
CorphishCorphish CrawdauntCrawdaunt LileepLileep
CradilyCradily AnorithAnorith ArmaldoArmaldo
AbsolAbsol WalreinWalrein GroudonGroudon
RayquazaRayquaza BudewBudew RoseradeRoserade
CherubiCherubi CherrimCherrim GarchompGarchomp
RioluRiolu LucarioLucario SkorupiSkorupi
DrapionDrapion ToxicroakToxicroak SnoverSnover
AbomasnowAbomasnow WeavileWeavile LickilickyLickilicky
RhyperiorRhyperior TangrowthTangrowth LeafeonLeafeon
GalladeGallade DrilburDrilbur ExcadrillExcadrill
ScolipedeScolipede LilligantLilligant DwebbleDwebble
CrustleCrustle ZoruaZorua ZoroarkZoroark
KarrablastKarrablast EscavalierEscavalier FerrothornFerrothorn
AxewAxew FraxureFraxure HaxorusHaxorus
BearticBeartic MienfooMienfoo MienshaoMienshao
PawniardPawniard BisharpBisharp BouffalantBouffalant
CobalionCobalion TerrakionTerrakion VirizionVirizion
LandorusLandorus Landorus (Therian Forme)Landorus (Therian Forme) KeldeoKeldeo
BunnelbyBunnelby DiggersbyDiggersby FletchlingFletchling
FletchinderFletchinder TalonflameTalonflame PanchamPancham
PangoroPangoro HonedgeHonedge DoubladeDoublade
AegislashAegislash BinacleBinacle BarbaracleBarbaracle
ClauncherClauncher ClawitzerClawitzer HawluchaHawlucha
RowletRowlet DartrixDartrix DecidueyeDecidueye
LittenLitten TorracatTorracat IncineroarIncineroar
RockruffRockruff Lycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc (Midday Form) Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc (Midnight Form)
Lycanroc (Dusk Form)Lycanroc (Dusk Form) FomantisFomantis LurantisLurantis
StuffulStufful BewearBewear GolisopodGolisopod
Type: NullType: Null SilvallySilvally MimikyuMimikyu
DhelmiseDhelmise Jangmo-oJangmo-o Hakamo-oHakamo-o
Kommo-oKommo-o Tapu BuluTapu Bulu KartanaKartana
NecrozmaNecrozma GrookeyGrookey ThwackeyThwackey
RillaboomRillaboom InteleonInteleon GreedentGreedent
DubwoolDubwool DrednawDrednaw HattereneHatterene
PerrserkerPerrserker SirfetchSirfetch'd FalinksFalinks
DuraludonDuraludon ZacianZacian GlastrierGlastrier
Calyrex (Ice Rider)Calyrex (Ice Rider)

By Egg Move

There are no Pokemon who learn this move by this method.

By Move Tutor

There are no Pokemon who learn this move by this method.

Competitive Analysis

Swords Dance has the effect of raising the user's Attack by two stages. This move is highly recommended to use for offensive teams since this helps buff up your Pokemon in dishing out stronger attacks.

An example user of this move is Garchomp due to its high Attack stats.

Garchomp - Moveset & Best Build for Ranked Battle

Swords Dance Locations

Purchase from the Wild Area Trader

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Swords Dance (TR00) is available to purchase from the Watt Traders in the Wild Area for 2000 Watts.

The Watt Traders' selection of TM and TRs changes everyday so make sure to check what's in stock!

How to Farm Watts Quickly

A Possible Drop from Max Raids

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It's also possible to get Swords Dance (TR00) from Normal-type Max Raid dens as a reward for defeating or catching the resident Dynamax or Gigantamax Pokemon.

How to Max Raid With Friends

Get from the Cram-o-Matic

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It's also possible to get Swords Dance (TR00) from the Cram-o-Matic, although the chances are still low even when using the right items.

How to Use the Cram-o-Matic

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1 Anonymousover 4 years

In Pokemon Sword - Swords Dance still raises Attack stat. It does not restore HP.


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