Welcome to the Pokemon Sword and Shield guide! Read on to get more information about Sword and Shield's updates, guides, walkthroughs, and strategies!
Table of Contents
Pokemon Sword and Shield Guides - Recommended Articles
|Must Reads For Beginners|
|Recommended Starters||Best Team Comp With Starters|
|Other Useful Articles|
|Galar Pokedex||Perfect Breeding Guide|
|Ranked Battles Tier List||Ranked Battles Meta Report|
Double Battle Tier List
Competitive Build List
Pokemon Trading Forums
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Latest News & Guides
New & Updated Articles
Pokemon: Twilight Wings Anime Series Incoming!
Pokemon: Twilight Wings, a new animated short Pokemon series, is coming on Jan. 15, 2020! It will focus on the everyday life of residents & Pokemon in the Galar Region, first introduced in Pokemon Sword and Shield.Check out Pokemon: Twilight Wings Details Guide here!
Capture Gigantamax Centiskorch & Sandaconda
Starting Dec. 12, 2019 to Jan. 9, 2020, you will be able to capture Gigantamax Centiskorch or Gigantamax Sandaconda! Shield players are more likely to encounter a Centiskorch while Sword players will likely encounter a Sandaconda!Check Out Max Raid Battle Events!
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Wild Area Guides
Recommended Pokemon For Today's Weather (12/13)
The Pokemon listed here are found during fixed weather (which resets at midnight). Pokemon which appear during random weather (Sandstorms, Hail, Fog, etc) are not included.
|Excadrill||>> Giant's Mirror|
|Ralts||>> Rolling Field|
|Shelmet||>> Motostoke Riverbank|
|Karrablast||>> Motostoke Riverbank|
|Shellos||>> Giant's Mirror|
>> Dusty Bowl
>> Giant's Cap
|Gurdurr||>> Stony Wilderness Riverbank *Sword Only|
|Hippopotas||>> Dusty Bowl|
Today's Wild Area Weather (12/13)
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Database
|Recommended Pokemon Database|
|Galar Full Pokedex||Base Stat Ranking|
|All Moves List|
|Other Pokemon Databases|
|Best Pokemon for Ranked Battle||Best Pokemon For Max Raid Battles|
|All Egg Group List||Evolution Chart|
|All Abilities List||Gigantamax Pokemon|
|New Fossil Pokemon||Recommended Hidden Ability List|
|Recommended Item Databases|
|All TMs List||All TRs List|
|Clothes & Hairstyles List||Battle Tower Rewards List|
|Other Item Databases|
|Breeding Items List||BP Shop Item List|
|Poke Ball List||Battle Related Items List|
|Evolutionary Stones List||Berries List|
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Breeding Guides & Endgame Contents
Breeding Related Contents
|Step By Step Guide On How To Breed|
|All Egg Group List||Base Stat Ranking|
|Breeding Items List||EV Training|
|Breeding Terminology Explained|
|Base Stats||Individual Strengths (IVs)|
|Pokemon Natures||Abilities & Hidden Abilities|
|Other Breeding Related Articles|
|Hyper Training||Hatching Eggs Fast|
|Pokemon Nursery||Catch Ditto For Breeding|
|Party Building Tips||Brilliant Aura|
|Egg Move Search Tool||How To Get Pokerus|
Pokemon Sword and Shields - Story Walkthroughs & Gym Guides
Gym Leader Guide
*Sword Only - Blue Background
*Shield Only - Red Background
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Beginner Tips & Useful Information
Beginner Tips & Farming Guide
|BP Farming||Earn Money Fast|
|EXP Farming||How To Get Lucky Egg|
|Watts Farming||EVs Farming|
|Fast Egg Hatching||-|
What's New In Pokemon Sword and Shield
The Dynamax Phenomenon
The Galar region's Pokemon have a unique characteristic called Dynamax. This phenomenon turns Pokemon into gigantic versions of themselves, making them tremendously strong!
Gigantamaxing Changes Pokemon's Size & Form
The new feature Gigantamaxing not only changes a Pokemon's size but also its base form. Gigantamax Pokemon can also use G-Max Moves! Gigantamax Pokemon can be caught in Max Raid Battles.Check Out Dynamaxing & Gigantamaxing Here!
Max Raid Battle With 4 Trainers
Work together with 4 other trainers to take down Gigantamax Pokemon! Defeat them to get a chance to catch them similar to how raid battles in Pokemon GO.
Explore the Wild Area
Catch new Pokemon in the Wild Area. The Pokemon you encounter in the Wild Area differ depending on the weather or its location.Check Out The Wild Area Guide!
Many New Features Added!
New features such as Poke Jobs, Battle Stadium, Surprise Trade are introduced! Catch up on what's new in Sword & Shield before its official release.Check Out All New Game Features!
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Release Information
Expected To Release On November 15th, 2019
|Release Date||November 15th, 2019|
Choose From "Sword" And "Shield"
Version Exclusive Pokemon
There will be version exclusive Pokemon in each version. For example, Deino & Jangmo-o only appear in Pokemon Sword while Larvitar and Goomy only appear in Pokemon Shield.Find All The Version Differences Here!
Different Gym Leaders
Some gym leaders only appear in certain versions. For example, gym leader Bea only appears in Pokemon Sword while gym leader Allister appears in Pokemon Shield.Check Out All The New Characters Here!