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Up To 2nd Gym (vs. Gym Leader Nessa) - Story Walkthrough
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Up To 2nd Gym (vs. Gym Leader Nessa) - Story Walkthrough

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Check out this guide for full storyline walkthrough up to Gym Leader Nessa of Pokemon Sword and Shield, including tips, guides, wild Pokemon info, trainer, item and more!

Table of Contents

Story Progression

Previous PartCurrent PartNext Part
Milo~ vs. Gym Leader Milo Nessa~ vs. Gym Leader Nessa Kabu~ vs. Gym Leader Kabu
Click Here For The Whole Story Walkthrough Guide

Fight Up To Team Yell Grunt - Walkthrough & Tips

Fight Up To Team Yell Grunt Walkthrough

No.Procedure
1Get out to Turffield
2Go down Route 5.
3Fight Interviewers Gillian and Cam
4Go into the Nursery
5Fight Team Yell Grunt at the Bridge

Rare Items You Can Get Here

ItemLocation
Max ReviveLocated Down The Road From Flower Shop.
Muscle FeatherFound on the bridge.

1. Get Out To Turffield - Tips

Pick Up A Max Revive

Pick Up A Max Revive

Go past the flower shop to pick up a Max Revive. It will fully revive a fainted Pokemon, helping out in battles down the road.

2. Go Down Route 5 - Tips

TM 31 'Attract' Found In Route 5

A TM 31 'Attract" can be found whie traveling across Route 5. Be sure to pick this up!

Check Out TM 31 Details Here!

3. Battle With Interviewers Gillian and Cam - Tips

Battle With Interviewer Gillian and Cam

Interviewer Gillian and Cam's Pokemon Lineup

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
KlinkKlinkSteel
Lv.18
fireFighting IconGround
HelioptileHelioptileelectricNormal
Lv.18
Fighting IconGround

Fighting Type Are Recommended For Battle

Raboot Can Deal With Both

Both of the Interviewer's Pokemon are weak to fighting. If you don't have a fighting type, Ground type moves are effective too!

3. Go Into The Nursery - Tips

Get Toxel In The Nursery

Get Toxel In Nursery

Go into the Nursery and talk to the Breeder next to the desk. She'll give you a Toxel, a Poison/Electric Pokemon, free of charge, boosting your roster.

Check Out Toxel's Stats Here!

5. Battle With Team Yell Grunt - Tips

Team Yell Grunt Pokemon Lineup

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
ZigzagoonZigzagoon (Galarian)dark Normal
Lv.17
(x4)Fighting Icon
bug IconFairy Icon
Thievul IconThievuldark
Lv.18
Fighting IconFairybug

Get Rotom Bike After The Battle

Rotom Bike

You'll get a Rotom Bike after this battle, letting you move around much faster. The Rotom Bike can even go over water!

Find Out What Other Features The Bike Has Here!

Fight Up To Pokemon Breeder Denise - Walkthrough & Tips

Fight Up To Pokemon Breeder Denise

No.Procedure
1Fight Hop
2Fight Pokemon Breeder Denise.

Rare Items You Can Get Here

ItemLocation
X Sp. Atk x3Next to the Pokemon Breeder Denise

1. Fight Hop - Tips

Battle With Hop

Hop Pokemon Lineup

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
WoolooWoolooNormal
Lv.18
Fighting Icon
Thwackey IconThwackey
(If you chose Scorbunny)
Grass
Lv.21
Poison IconFlying Iconbug Iconfire IconIce Icon
Raboot IconRaboot
(If you chose Sobble)
fire Icon
Lv. 5
Ground IconRock Iconwater Icon
Drizzile IconDrizzile
(If you chose Grookey)
water Icon
Lv. 5
Grass Iconelectric Icon

Fighting Type Is Effective

Fighting moves will take down his Wooloo with ease, and will probably be unresisted against his starter, so they're a good bet.

Check Out the Type Effectiveness Chart Here!

2. Battle With Pokemon Breeder Denise - Tips

Pokemon Breeder Denise Pokemon Lineup

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
CherubiCherubiGrassLv. 18Poison IconFlying Iconbug Iconfire IconIce Icon
WoobatWoobatPsychicFlying Icon
Lv. 19
RockelectricIce IconGhost Icondark Icon

Not A Hard Battle if Not Underleveled

You won't have that much difficulty with this battle if your Pokemon are on par or a bit higher than your opponent's Pokemon. Make sure to level up by battling wild Pokemon and other trainers.

Take on the Hulbury Gym - Walkthrough & Tips

Take on the Hulbury Gym Walkthrough

No.Procedure
1Keep going right to get to the Lighthouse
2Get a League Card by talking to Nessa
3Enter Hulberry, pass a Mini-Game
4Fight 3 Gym Trainers
5Defeat Nessa
Check Out How to Beat Nessa Here

2. Get League Card From Nessa - Tips

League Card Required to Enter Hulbury Stadium

Get Nessa's League Card at the lighthouse first. You wont' be able to enter Hulbury Stadium without it.

3. Enter Hulbury, Pass A Mini-Game - Tips

Click Here for the Solution!

Open, Close Buttons To Clear A Path

You will need to turn the water blocking your path on and off to reach the Gym Leader. Here's how:

Step 1. Turn Down Red Button On The Left Left

1. Turn Down Red Button At Left

Step 2. Turn Down Yellow Button At The Bottom

 2. Turn Down Yellow Button At Bottom

Step 3. Turn Up Red Button From Step 1

3. Turn Up Red Button Of Step 1

Step 4. Turn Down Blue Button Next To Red Button

4. Turn Down Blue Button Next To Red Button

Step 5. Go From The Bottom Toward The Gym Leader's Room

 5. Go From Bottom Toward Gym Leader Room

Fight 3 Gym Trainers - Tips

All Enemy Pokemon Are Water Type

All Enemy Pokemon Are Water

Every pokemon for this phase are Water types. Use grass or electric to target their weakness!

5. Defeat Nessa - Tips

Nessa Pokemon Lineup

Nessa Pokemon Lineup
PokemonType/LevelWeakness
GoldeenGoldeenwater
Lv. 22
Grasselectric
Arrokuda IconArrokudawater
Lv. 23
Grasselectric
DrednawDrednawwaterRock
Lv. 24
(x4)Grass
electricFighting IconGround Icon
Check Out How To Beat Nessa Here!

Bring Grass & Electric Pokemon

Bring Grass & Electric Pokemon

All Nessa's Pokemon have the Water Type, making them vulnerable to Grass & Electric type attacks.

Beware Of Drednaw's Dynamax

Beware Of Drednaw

When Nessa has Drednaw out, it will activate its Dynamax. Keep a healthy reserve of Pokemon to withstand this attack. Bring a grass type Pokemon, such as Thwackey or Eldegoss to take Drednaw out quickly!

Check Out The Dynamax And Gigantamax Guide Here!

Story Progression

Previous PartCurrent PartNext Part
Milo~ vs. Gym Leader Milo Nessa~ vs. Gym Leader Nessa Kabu~ vs. Gym Leader Kabu

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