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Pokémon: Sword & Shield
Strategy Guide

First Published: 15-11-2019 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 19-01-2020 / 20:32 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 20-01-2020 / 09:21 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Overworld Encounter Data

  • Clear
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (50%)
KoffingPoisonAll grass patches (35%)
Scraggy (Sword only)Dark/FightingAll grass patches (15%)
Croagunk (Shield only)Poison/FightingAll grass patches (15%)
  • Overcast
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
Scraggy (Sword only)Dark/FightingAll grass patches (60%)
Croagunk (Shield only)Poison/FightingAll grass patches (60%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (35%)
Hitmonlee (Sword only)FightingAll grass patches (5%)
Hitmonchan (Shield only)FightingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Raining
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
ElectrikeElectricAll grass patches (50%)
PalpitoadWater/GroundAll grass patches (35%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (10%)
KoffingPoisonAll grass patches (5%)
  • Thunderstorm
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
ElectrikeElectricAll grass patches (50%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (35%)
PalpitoadWater/GroundAll grass patches (15%)
  • Intense Sun
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
HippopotasGroundAll grass patches (55%)
Growlithe (Sword only)FireAll grass patches (30%)
Vulpix (Shield only)FireAll grass patches (30%)
DrilburGroundAll grass patches (10%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (5%)
  • Snowing
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (50%)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (35%)
VanillishIceAll grass patches (10%)
DelibirdIce/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Snowstorm
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
SnoverGrass/IceAll grass patches (50%)
Mawile (Sword only)Steel/FairyAll grass patches (35%)
Swinub (Shield only)Ice/GroundAll grass patches (35%)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (15%)
  • Sandstorm
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (100%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (100%)
HippopotasGroundAll grass patches (60%)
DrilburGroundAll grass patches (35%)
ShuckleBug/RockAll grass patches (5%)
  • Heavy Fog
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/FlyingFlying (98%)
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/FlyingFlying (98%)
WobbuffetPsychicAll grass patches (55%)
Duskull (Sword only)GhostAll grass patches (35%)
Sableye (Shield only)Dark/GhostAll grass patches (35%)
Gothorita (Sword only)PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
Duosion (Shield only)PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
TogekissFairy/FlyingFlying (2%)

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    15 November 2019
  • Last Updated
    19 January 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author

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