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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 / 18:01 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Stony Wilderness

Overworld Encounter Data

  • Clear

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (60%)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (40%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (35%)
NinjaskBug/FlyingAll grass patches (30%)
TyrogueFightingAll grass patches (15%)
BaltoyGround/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (50%)
MachopFightingAll grass patches (35%)
TyrogueFightingAll grass patches (15%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (45%)
NinjaskBug/FlyingAll grass patches (35%)
TyrogueFightingAll grass patches (15%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Overcast

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (60%)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (40%)
MachokeFightingAll grass patches (35%)
Scraggy (Sword only)Dark/FightingAll grass patches (30%)
Croagunk (Shield only)Poison/FightingAll grass patches (30%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (15%)
BaltoyGround/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (50%)
MachopFightingAll grass patches (35%)
Scraggy (Sword only)Dark/FightingAll grass patches (15%)
Croagunk (Shield only)Poison/FightingAll grass patches (15%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
MachokeFightingAll grass patches (45%)
Scraggy (Sword only)Dark/FightingAll grass patches (35%)
Toxicroak (Shield only)Poison/FightingAll grass patches (35%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (15%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Raining

Normal Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (60%)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (40%)
NinjaskBug/FlyingAll grass patches (35%)
DewpiderWater/BugAll grass patches (30%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (10%)
Baltoy (Sword only)Ground/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
Bronzor (Shield only)Steel/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
CramorantFlying/WaterAll grass patches (5%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (60%)
DewpiderWater/BugAll grass patches (35%)
CramorantFlying/WaterAll grass patches (5%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
DewpiderWater/BugAll grass patches (45%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (35%)
NinjaskBug/FlyingAll grass patches (15%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Thunderstorm

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (60%)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (40%)
YamperElectricAll grass patches (35%)
DewpiderWater/BugAll grass patches (30%)
ToxelElectric/PoisonAll grass patches (10%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)
Baltoy (Sword only)Ground/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
Bronzor (Shield only)Steel/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
PikachuElectricAll grass patches (5%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
DewpiderWater/BugAll grass patches (45%)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (35%)
ToxelElectric/PoisonAll grass patches (10%)
PikachuElectricAll grass patches (10%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
YamperElectricAll grass patches (45%)
DewpiderWater/BugAll grass patches (35%)
ToxelElectric/PoisonAll grass patches (10%)
PikachuElectricAll grass patches (10%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Intense Sun

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (60%)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (40%)
MaractusGrassAll grass patches (35%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (30%)
SalanditPoison/FireAll grass patches (15%)
BaltoyGround/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
MaractusGrassAll grass patches (50%)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (45%)
SalanditPoison/FireAll grass patches (5%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
MaractusGrassAll grass patches (45%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (35%)
Roggenrola (Sword only)RockAll grass patches (15%)
Salandit (Shield only)Poison/FireAll grass patches (15%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Snowing

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (60%)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (40%)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (35%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (30%)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (15%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)
Baltoy (Sword only)Ground/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
Bronzor (Shield only)Steel/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (50%)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (35%)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (15%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (45%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (35%)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (15%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Snowstorm

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (60%)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (40%)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (35%)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (30%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (10%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)
Baltoy (Sword only)Ground/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
Bronzor (Shield only)Steel/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
FerroseedGrass/SteelAll grass patches (5%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (50%)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (35%)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (10%)
FerroseedGrass/SteelAll grass patches (5%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SneaselDark/IceAll grass patches (45%)
CubchooIceAll grass patches (35%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (10%)
FerroseedGrass/SteelAll grass patches (5%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Sandstorm

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (60%)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (40%)
BonslyRockAll grass patches (35%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (30%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (15%)
BaltoyGround/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
BonslyRockAll grass patches (50%)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (35%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (15%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
BonslyRockAll grass patches (45%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (35%)
RoggenrolaRockAll grass patches (15%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
  • Heavy Fog

Central Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
SigilyphPsychic/FlyingFlying (60%)
TranquillNormal/FlyingFlying (40%)
HatennaPsychicAll grass patches (35%)
MunnaPsychicAll grass patches (30%)
ZigzagoonDark/NormalAll grass patches (10%)
GolettGround/GhostAll grass patches (10%)
Baltoy (Sword only)Ground/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
Bronzor (Shield only)Steel/PsychicAll grass patches (10%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (5%)

Western Grass Patches

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
HatennaPsychicAll grass patches (50%)
BounsweetGrassAll grass patches (35%)
MunnaPsychicAll grass patches (10%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (5%)

Dry Grass Patches (Northeast)

NameTypeLocation (Encounter Rate)
HatennaPsychicAll grass patches (45%)
MunnaPsychicAll grass patches (35%)
DwebbleBug/RockAll grass patches (10%)
NickitDarkAll grass patches (5%)
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/FlyingAll grass patches (5%)
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/FlyingAll 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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