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Nursery - Location & How to Get Eggs

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Find out everything there is to know about the Daycare / Nursery in Pokemon Sword and Shield. This includes its use, nursery location, egg moves & eggs, breeding and using Ditto!!!

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What is the Nursery? - Bring Ditto!

Place To Breed For Pokemon Eggs

Takes Care of Your Pokemon for You

The Pokemon Nursery is the Galar Region's version of the Daycare that's been present in most if not all Pokemon games. Here you can leave behind your Pokemon to breed eggs. Pokemon at Nursery will not get EXP.

Check Out the Perfect Breeding Guide Here

How to Get Eggs from Nursery

Leave 2 Pokemon With Same Species


By leaving 2 Pokemon with same egg group with different gender, you can get an egg of the female Pokemon.

Leave Pokemons from the Same Egg Groups

Pokemon have specific Egg Groups they belong in. This dictate which Pokemon they can breed & produce an egg with. For example, Wailord & Skitty are able to have an egg.

Check Out All Egg Groups Here!

Use Ditto to Breed with Any Pokemon

Ditto can Create an Egg with Almost All Pokemon

Ditto is the only Pokemon that can breed with almost any other Pokemon regardless of type, egg group, and gender. The only limit are Legendary Pokemon who often cannot be bred.

Ditto - How To Catch Ditto With High Individual Values (IVs)

How Long Before You Get an Egg?

No Definite Time

There's really no definite time to when you can get an Egg upon leaving your Pokemon behind. Try exploring the wild area for a bit while you wait.

Hatch Eggs Faster

After you get Eggs, there is a way to hatch eggs faster. Check Out the following article!

How To Hatch Eggs Fast Here

Breed Pokemon with Egg Moves

Breed Pokemon with Egg Moves

You will be able to transfer egg moves to Pokemon of the same species in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Nursery Location

2 Nurseries In SWSH

Found in Route 5

There are two nurseries in the Galar region. One in Route 5 and the other in Bridge Field of the Wild Area. You'll gain access to the first Nursery after beating Grass Type Gym Leader Milo.

Learn How To Catch Ditto From Here
Route 5How To Get There
Nurseries In SWSH
Keep going right after exiting Turffield
Wild AreaHow To Get There
Nurseries In SWSH 2
Move towards the center of Bridge Field. You'll see it in the distance.

Breed Through Eggs in Nursery

breeding guide

By utilizing the Nursery, you can manipulate the Pokemon's move, nature, ability, and many other stats to create strong Pokemon. Read the guide below to learn how to breed the strongest Pokemon!

Check Out Competitive Breeding Guide!

Recommended Pokemon For Breeding

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