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Pokémon: Sword & Shield
Strategy Guide

First Published: 15-11-2019 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 28-01-2020 / 15:53 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 29-01-2020 / 18:17 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Overworld Encounter Data

  • Clear - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SkorupiPoison/BugAll grass patches (40%)
GossifleurGrassAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
WoolooNormalAll grass patches (10%)
MuchlaxNormalAll grass patches (5%)
  • All weather except Snowing/Snowstorm - Water
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
BasculinWaterIn the pond (65%)
ArrokudaWaterIn the pond (30%)
MantykeWater/FlyingIn the pond (5%)
  • Overcast - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
KoffingPoisonAll grass patches (40%)
CutieflyBug/FairyAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
RookideeFlyingAll grass patches (10%)
Sawk (Sword only)FightingAll grass patches (5%)
Throh (Shield only)FightingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Raining - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SkorupiPoison/BugAll grass patches (40%)
WimpodBug/WaterAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
ChewtleWaterAll grass patches (10%)
DewpiderWater/BugAll grass patches (5%)
  • Thunderstorm - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
YamperElectricAll grass patches (40%)
Mareanie (Sword only)Poison/WaterAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
SkorupiPoison/BugAll grass patches (10%) (Sword), (25%) (Shield)
Chewtle (Shield only)WaterAll grass patches (10%)
ToxelElectric/PoisonAll grass patches (5%)
  • Intense Sun - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
RhyhornGround/RockAll grass patches (40%) (Sword), (5%) (Shield)
SkorupiPoison/BugAll grass patches (25%) (Sword), (30%) (Shield)
Salandit (Shield only)Poison/FireAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%) (Sword), (10%) (Shield)
TorkoalFireAll grass patches (10%) (Sword), (20%) (Shield)
RolycolyRockAll grass patches (5%) (Sword), (10%) (Shield)
  • Snowing - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (40%)
CutieflyBug/FairyAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
VanilliteIceAll grass patches (10%)
WoolooNormalAll grass patches (5%)
  • Snowing/Snowstorm - Water
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
VanilliteIceIn the pond (50%)
BasculinWaterIn the pond (30%)
ArrokudaWaterIn the pond (15%)
MantykeWater/FlyingIn the pond (5%)
  • Snowstorm - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (40%)
VanilliteIceAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
CutieflyBug/FairyAll grass patches (10%)
PawniardDark/SteelAll grass patches (5%)
  • Sandstorm - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
RhyhornGround/RockAll grass patches (25%)
SudowoodoRockAll grass patches (25%)
SkorupiPoison/BugAll grass patches (20%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
RolycolyRockAll grass patches (10%)
  • Heavy Fog - Land
NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
ClefairyFairyAll grass patches (40%)
WobbuffetPsychicAll grass patches (25%)
PurrloinDarkAll grass patches (20%)
CutieflyBug/FairyAll grass patches (10%)
DuskullGhostAll grass patches (5%)

Guide Information

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

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