This is a guide to League Cards in the games Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for details about making and editing your own League Card and exchanging them with other players.
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League Cards in Pokemon Sword and Shield serve as profile introductions given to other players or trainers around the Galar region.
League Cards can be obtained from trainers (such as Gym Leaders) or other players by simply encountering them or by defeating them in battle.
Talk to Rotomi and select the
Use Card Maker option.
Decide on a background, effect and frame which will match your character's personality.
There are also various expressions and poses to choose from.
|How to Change Expressions, Poses and Other Options|
|1||Select "X" to change your character's expression.|
|2||Select "Y" to change your character's pose.|
|3||Press "R" to choose if you want to Zoom, Move or Rotate your character's image on the card.|
|4||To use the Zoom function, tilt your joystick up to zoom out or down to zoom in.|
|5||To use the Move function, tilt the joystick to the left or right to move your character's position.|
|6||To use the Rotate function, tilt the joystick to the left or right to rotate your character.|
There will be many opportunities to collect or exchange League Cards with in-game characters.
In-game trainers and Gym Leaders give their League Cards when you simply encounter them or when you have defeated them.
You may want to take note of how other trainers and champions designed their respective cards and get some ideas of how you want yours to look.
On each of the in-game trainers' League Cards, you can see their Trainer Number in the bottom-left corner. These numbers are all actually puns in Japanese.
|Hop||189||1 (Ichi) + 8 (Ya) + 9 (Ku) = Hiyaku (Soaring)|
|Bede||908||9 (Ku) + 0 (Rei) + 8 (Ba) = Kureba (Clever)|
|Marnie||960||9 (Ku) + 6 (Roku) = Kuro (Black)|
|Milo||831||8 (Ya) + 3 (San) + 1 (Ichi) = Yasai (Vegetables)|
|Nessa||049||0 (O) + 4 (Yon) + 9 (Ku = Oyogu (Swim)|
|Kabu||187||1 (Ichi) + 8 (Ba) + 7 (Nana) = Hibana (Fireworks)|
|Bea||193||1 (Ichi) + 9 (Ku) + 3 (San) = Ikusa (Battle)|
|Allister||291||2 (Ni) + 9 (Ku) + 1 (Ichi) = Nikui (Detested)|
|Opal||910||9 (Kyū) + 10 (To) = Kyūto (sounds like "Cute")|
|Gordie||188||1 (Ichi) + 8 (Wa) + 8(Ba) = Iwaba (Quarry)|
|Melony||361||3 (San) + 6 (Mu) + 1 (Ichi) = Samui (Cold)|
|Piers||061||0 is a Circle (Wa) + 6 (Roku) + 1 (Ichi) = Warui (Bad)|
|Raihan||241||2 (sounds like Tsu) + 4 (Yon) + 1 (Ichi) = Tsuyoi (Strong)|
|Leon||1||Good ol' Number One|
You can also exchange league cards with your co-players via YY communication.
Trade League Cards with another player and get a chance to see a number of information about the player.
|League Card Player Information|
|2||Date started the game|
|3||Curry Dex Count|
|4||Rotom Rally high score|
|5||Number of Pokemon Caught|
|6||Number of Shinies|
See a sample of a League Card exchanged from another player below.
|Getting a Good Start|
|Things to Know Before Starting Pokemon||How to Adjust Screen Size||Galar Starters|
|Which Starter Pokemon Should You Choose?||How to Get All 3 Starters||Changing Appearance|
|How to Change Your Appearance||How to Change Your Uniform||Pokemon Battles|
|Type Effectiveness and Damage Output||Fishing for Pokemon|
|How to Run Away||-||Building the Best Team|
|How to Build the Best Team||Train Pokemon Like a Pro|
|Catching Legendary Pokemon||-|
|How to Stop Evolutions||How to Release Pokemon|
|How to Get More PC Boxes||-||Online Features|
|How to Add Friends||How to Get and Use the Y-Comm|
|How to Battle and Trade with Friends||-||Pokemon Camp|
|How to Pokemon Camp with Friends||How to Get Toys|
|How to Make Best Curry||-||Useful Information|
|How to Get Money (Poke Dollars) Fast||Things to Do Every Day|
|Useful Characters and Their Locations||List of Unrepeatable One-time Events|
|List of All Mystery Gift Codes||-||New in Sword and Shield|
|Differences Between Dynamax and Gigantamax||Access Pokemon Boxes on the Road|
|How to Get Sweets||Removed Features|
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