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Getting to the 7th Gym (Part 7) - Walkthrough

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Getting to the 7th Gym

This is the story guide and objectives list for obtaining the 7th Badge (Circhester - Spikemuth) in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on to learn which Pokemon the trainers in this location have, as well as other useful walkthrough information.

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Things to Do Before Getting to the 7th Gym

Level Up a Fighting or Fairy Type to Level 45

Examples of Fighting Pokemon Examples of Fairy Pokemon
Gurdurr ImageGurdurr Falinks ImageFalinks Grimmsnarl ImageGrimmsnarl Galarian Rapidash ImageGalarian Rapidash

Before going to obtain the 7th Badge, take the opportunity to Level Up a Fighting or Fairy-type Pokemon at least to Level 45. Piers, the Spikemuth Gym Leader, uses Dark-type Pokemon, which are weak to Fighting and Fairy types, so you can put yourself at an advantage by having one ready in your party.

Getting to the 7th Gym - Story Walkthrough


Circhester Items and Obtainable Pokemon

Circhester Objectives
1 Leave Circhester Stadium.
2 Continue to the southwest (left and down), and enter the steak restaurant.
3 After the cutscene, go east (right) and battle with Hop.
4 Head southeast (right and down), and head into Route 9.

Hop's Pokemon

Pokemon Lv Type
Dubwool ImageDubwool Lv.40 Normal Type
Corviknight ImageCorviknight Lv.40 Flying Type Steel Type
Snorlax ImageSnorlax Lv.39 Normal Type
Rillaboom ImageRillaboom
(If you chose Scorbunny)
Lv.41 Grass Type
Cinderace ImageCinderace
(If you chose Sobble)
Lv.41 Fire Type
Inteleon ImageInteleon
(If you chose Grookey)
Lv.41 Water Type

Route 9

Route 9 Items and Obtainable Pokemon

Route 9 Objectives
1 Continue south (down) and battle with Team Yell.
2 Obtain a bike that can go over water and continue south (down).
3 Riding the bike, go southwest across the water (left and down).
4 The path will become narrow and enclosed by ice. Keep going through and continue south (down).
5 Arrive on land.
6 Talk to the person at the entrance of Spikemuth.
7 Continue to the back exit at the south (down).
8 Talk to Marnie and battle her.
9 Head into Spikemuth.

Marnie's Pokemon

Pokemon Lv Type
Liepard ImageLiepard Lv.42 Dark Type
Toxicroak ImageToxicroak Lv.43 Dark Type Fighting Type
Scrafty ImageScrafty Lv.43 Dark Type Fighting Type
Morpeko ImageMorpeko (Hangry Mode) Lv.43 Electric Type or Dark Type


Spikemuth Items and Obtainable Pokemon

Spikemuth Objective
1 Continue east (right)
2 Defeat the Spikemuth Gym Leader, Piers.

Spikemuth Gym Leader: Piers's Pokemon

Pokemon Lv Type
Scrafty ImageScrafty Lv.45 Dark Type Fighting Type
Malamar ImageMalamar Lv.45 Dark Type Psychic Type
Obstagoon ImageObstagoon Lv.46 Dark Type Normal Type
Skuntank ImageSkuntank Lv.45 Poison Type Dark Type

How to Beat Piers and Piers's Pokemon

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