Pokémon: Sword & Shield

Strong Pokémon Data

By
Ben Chard
&
Vincent Lau

All except Overcast/Rain/Thunderstorm

Name Type Lv
Crustle Bug/Rock 34
Tsareena Grass 36
Sigilyph Psychic/Flying 40
Rhydon Ground/Rock 41
Claydol Ground/Psychic 42
Golurk Ground/Ghost 43
Dusknoir Ghost 60
Grimmsnarl Dark/Fairy 65

Overcast

Name Type Lv
Crustle Bug/Rock 34
Tsareena Grass 36
Unfezant Normal/Flying 40
Rhydon Ground/Rock 41
Claydol Ground/Psychic 42
Golurk Ground/Ghost 43
Dusknoir Ghost 60
Grimmsnarl Dark/Fairy 65

Raining/Thunderstorm

Name Type Lv
Araquanid Water/Bug 34/36
Sigilyph Psychic/Flying 40
Rhydon Ground/Rock 41
Bronzong Steel/Psychic 42
Golurk Ground/Ghost 43
Dusknoir Ghost 60
Grimmsnarl Dark/Fairy 65

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    15 November 2019
  • Last Updated
    7 March 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author

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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.

Brand New October 2020:

Version 1.2

  • 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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