Read this article to find out how to beat Gym Leader Piers in Pokemon Sword and Shield (SWSH). Check out what Pokemon he uses and what Pokemon you should bring!
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Gym Leader Piers's Pokemon Lineup
Recommended Pokemon Against Gym Leader Piers
Have Fairy Or Fighting Types
Most of Pier's Pokemon are mixed Dark types. Fairy or Fighting Pokemon will usually work well against these Pokemon, so having some Fairy or Fighting Pokemon in your team will give you the edge.
Recommended Pokemon To Bring
|Catch Impidimp at Glimwood Tangle|
|Excadrill||Catch Drilbur In The Galar Mine|
|Alcremie||Catch Milcery On Route 4|
|Scrafty|| Catch Scraggy in Galar Mine 2 |
Tips to Defeat Gym Leader Piers
Recommended Level: 44 - 46
It is recommended to level your Pokemon to at least level 44 before the fight. Ideally, you would have your Pokemon at level 46 in order to quickly take out Piers' team!Check Out the Exp Farm & Leveling Guide Here!
Piers Does Not Use Dynamax Or Gigantamax
Piers actively refuses to use Dynamax or Gigantamax in his battles. This saves you the trouble of having to fight oversized and powered-up Pokemon. Just be sure to bring the right Types to the fight.
Use Ground Pokemon Against Skuntank
Piers has a lone Skuntank that won't be affected much by Fairy or Fighting Type damage. When he brings out his Skuntank, summon a Ground Pokemon to help you defeat it easily.
Piers - Gym Leader Overview
|Piers is Spikemuth's Gym leader who battles using Dark Type Pokemon. He is Marnie's older brother and doesn't choose to Dynamax his Pokemon.|
Rewards Gained When Beating Piers