There are a whopping total of 18 Diglett in the Isle of Armor’s first zone. Conveniently, exactly half of the Diglett are distributed before the bridge in the center; the remaining half are found after the bridge. We recommend beginning from Armor Station and searching for the first 9 Diglett, before crossing the bridge.

(1 of 5) 1/18: Immediately after exiting Armor Station, behind the boxes on the right.

1/18: Immediately after exiting Armor Station, behind the boxes on the right.

2/18: Next to the tree nearest to Armor Station.

3/18: Next to second tree nearest to Armor Station.

4/18: Turn right after exiting Armor Station and follow the shoreline. In second patch of red flowers.

5/18: Turn left after exiting Armor Station and follow the shoreline. On the sand, near where the beach ends.

(1 of 5) 6/18: From Diglett 5, go to the right of the nearby rocky hill. By the edge of the cliff, next to two pebbles and before a Pokémon Den.

6/18: From Diglett 5, go to the right of the nearby rocky hill. By the edge of the cliff, next to two pebbles and before a Pokémon Den.

7/18: From Diglett 6, go to the Pokémon Den by the cliff edge, then follow the river left. Next to some small pebbles, just before the tall grass.

8/18: From Diglett 7, go towards the other rocky hill. Near a smaller rock on the right side of the hill.

9/18: From Diglett 8, face the Master Dojo. Go left towards the river cave entrance. On the outcrop of land, next to the Sun Stone.

10/18: After crossing the bridge, in the middle of a cross-shaped patch of dirt immediately on the right.

(1 of 5) 11/18: Turn right after crossing the bridge. Found at the end of the outcrop overlooking the sea. There may be a Lopunny near by.

11/18: Turn right after crossing the bridge. Found at the end of the outcrop overlooking the sea. There may be a Lopunny near by.

12/18: After crossing the bridge, next to some pebbles along the path to the Master Dojo.

13/18: Just before the exit to the Soothing Wetlands, next to the tree along the left side.

14/18: After going up to the raised land in front of the Master Dojo, behind the rock immediately on the left.

15/18: From Diglett 14, while on the raised land, head in the direction of the wetlands. At the very edge, overlooking the wetlands.

(1 of 3) 16/18: At the back of the first farming plot, in front of the Master Dojo, next to some pebbles.

16/18: At the back of the first farming plot, in front of the Master Dojo, next to some pebbles.

17/18: Inside the second farming plot, in front of the Master Dojo. The corner facing away from the dojo.

18/18: From Diglett 17, head in the direction of the ocean. Next to the big tree at the end of the plateau.

Diglett Milestones

With 10+ Diglett rescued, you can obtain an Alolan Meowth and a Kantonian Slowpoke. The Slowpoke even has a King’s Rock attached, so you can trade it to evolve it into Slowking!

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    15 November 2019
  • Last Updated
    2 December 2020
    Version History
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Welcome to our comprehensive strategy guide for Pokémon: Sword and Shield, the latest entries in the Pokémon video game franchise. Our guide also incorporates all the DLC, including the Isle of Armor and brand new Crown Tundra DLC.

In Sword and Shield, you explore the Galar region, based on the United Kingdom, alongside rivals Hop, Bede and Marnie, with the aim to dethrone the Pokémon League Champion.

The games introduce several new features such as Dynamaxing and Gigantamaxing, functions that increase size and change forms of certain Pokémon; the Wild Area, a large open world with free camera movement; and raids with co-op battling. They also reintroduce features previously seen in Sun and Moon and Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee!, such as regional variants and roaming Pokémon depicted in the overworld.

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  • A Complete Walkthrough of the Isle of Armor.
  • Details of all 16 new Wild Areas, including Pokémon encounter rates.
  • All the new Max Raid Dens: Locations and Featured Pokémon.
  • Images and Locations of All 150 of the Missing Diglett.
  • The Isle of Armor Pokédex (featuring 100 Returning Pokémon).
  • Recipes for the Cram-o-matic.
  • A Full Walkthrough featuring Pokémon encounter rates.
  • All Gym Encounters and Strategies.
  • New Items: Mints & Natures Explained.
  • Post Game content including Champion Cup.
  • Dynamaxing and Gigantamaxing.
  • The Galar Region Pokédex (featuring 400 Pokemon).

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