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Learn about new Legendaries and how to get them in Pokemon Sword and Shield with this guide! Includes tips about Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, their types and locations!

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Legendary Overview

Zacian and Zamazenta - Sword And Shield Legendary Pokemon

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Zacian IconZacianZamazenta IconZamazenta

Zamazenta and Zacian are the flagship Pokemon of Sword and Shield. These pair of dog-like legendary Pokemon represent both versions of the game. Zacian is the sword while Zamazenta is the shield.

Legendary Fairy & Fighting Type Pokemon

New Legendaries

Both these Legendaries each have a unique type. Zacian is a Fairy type Pokemon, while Zamazenta is a Fighting type.

Third Legendary Exists

Like other Pokemon titles, there are three legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield. We describe about it in the below section, so be careful if you do not want to see spoilers.

▼Check Out How To Catch The Third Legendary

Classic Legendary Also In Game

Certain legendaries from previous Pokemon titles will also be included in the game. One of which is Mew, the original 151st Pokemon from the 1st generation. To catch Mew, you will need to own the Poke Ball Plus device!

Check Out How To Get Mew!

All Legendary List & Types

LegendaryTypesBase Stats
Zacian IconZacian
Sword
Fairy
Steel
HP: 92
Atk: 170
Def: 115
Sp.Atk: 80
Sp.Def: 115
Speed: 148
Total: 720
Zamazenta IconZamazenta
Shield
Fighting Icon
Steel
HP: 92
Atk: 130
Def: 145
Sp.Atk: 80
Sp.Def: 145
Speed: 128
Total: 720
EternatusEternatusPoison
Dragon
HP: 140
Atk: 85
Def: 95
Sp.Atk: 145
Sp.Def: 95
Speed: 130
Total: 690
Check out Base Stat Ranking for all Galar Pokemon here!

Zacian - Sword Exclusive Legendary Pokemon

Zacian

Zacian is a dog-like Pokemon that holds a sword in its mouth. Since its description emphasizes its power, it has high Atk & Spd stats. It also possesses great Def and Sp. Def stats.

Check Out How to Get Zacian with High IV

Zamazenta - Shield Exclusive Legendary Pokemon

Zamazenta

Zamazenta is a dog-like Pokemon which appears to have a shield-like frontal body. Despite being based off a shield, this Pokemon shares identical stats with Zacian, having high Atk and Spd, as well as Def and Sp. Def.

Check Out How to Get Zamazenta with High IV

Eternatus - End Game Legendary Pokemon

Eternatus

Eternatus is a legendary Pokemon you will encounter as you progress the story in both Pokemon Sword & Pokemon Shield.

Check Out Eternatus Pokemon Here!

Zacian, Zamazenta (Legendary) - Locations & How To Get

Steps To Catch Legendary Pokemon

1Become the champion by defeating Leon
2Go to Slumbering Weald and battle with Hop
3Return the Rusted Sword at the pedestal
4Battle With Sordward or Shielbert
5Go see Sonia at her Lab in Wedgehurst
6Go to Turffield Stadium and defeat dynamax pokemon
7Visit Hulbury Stadium and Motostoke Stadium and defeat dynamax pokemon
8Go back to Pokemon Research Lab and defeat Sordward & Shielbert
9Defeat Dynamax Pokemon At 4 stadiums
10Defeat Bede At Ballonlea Stadium
11Go to Energy Plant from Hammerlock Stadium and defeat Sordward or Shielbert
12Defeat Zamazenta or Zacian
13Battle with Zamazenta or Zacian to catch them!
14Last battle with Hop

4. Battle With Sordward Or Shielbert

You will battle with Sordward (if you're playing Sword version) or Shieldbert (if you are playing Shield version). After you've defeat Sordward or Shielbert, you will take back the Rusted Sword or Rusted Shield.

6. Go to Turffield Stadium and Defeat Tsareena

You will face raid battle with Dynamaxed Tsareena. Hop, Milo, and Piers will be on your side. After defeating Tsareena, you will get Milo's rare League Card.

Check Out Tsareena Here!

7. Battle Dynamax Pokemon In Hulbury Stadium And Motostoke Stadium

At Hulbury Stadium, you will raid battle with a Dynamaxed Gyarados. At Motostoke Stadium, you will battle with Dynamaxed Torkoal. Nessa and Kabu will give you rare League Card after the battle.

8. 2on2 Battle With Sordward & Shielbert

You and Hop will battle with Sordward & Shielbert.

9. Defeat Dynamax Pokemon At 3 stadiums

Visit the 3 stadiums below and defeat Dynamax Pokemon. You will get 3 rare League Cards as a reward.

StadiumEnemy PokemonRare League Card
HammerlockDynamax HaxorusRaihan
Stow-on-SideDynamax ConkeldurrBea
CirchesterDynamax GigalithGordie

10. Defeat Bede At Ballonlea Stadium

Battle with the new gym leader Bede. You'll get Bede's & Opal's rare League Card.

Check Out The Battle Against Bede Story Walkthrough Here!

14. Battle with Hop

Hop will use the legendary Pokemon you didn't catch. You will get Hop's rare League Card after the battle.

Eternatus (Legendary) - Locations & How To Get

Steps On How To Catch Eternatus

Check Out The Vs. Eternatus Story Walkthrough Here!

Step 1: Battling Rose

VS Rose

In the last half of the game, you will have a battle against Rose in the Hammerlocke Stadium. This will be the last step before you encounter Eternatus.

Check Out Vs. Chairman Rose Story Walkthrough Here!

Step 2: Go See Leon

Go To See Leon

After beating Rose's team, head to where Leon is. You will then find the legendary Pokemon "Eternatus" as well.

Step 3: Fighting Eternatus "Legendary Pokemon"

Vs. Eternatus

Leon tries to catch Eternatus but fails, then the battle against Eternatus starts. You cannot stop a battle against Eternatus.

Step 4: Beat & Catch Eternatus

Beat & Catch Eternatus

After beating Eternatus, you will see a cutscene where Eternatus is caught by a pokeball.

Check Out How to Get Eternatus with High IV!

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Shieldplayer 1

9. The box you gave is only for Pokémon sword.

Circhester - Dynamax Frosl*** - Melony
Stow-on-Side - Dynamax Dusknoir - Allister

Pokémon shield version

Also the battle against Bede is apart of part nine since he defeated Dynamax Pokemon.

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