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Up To 7th Gym (vs. Gym Leader Piers) - Story Walkthrough
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Up To 7th Gym (vs. Gym Leader Piers) - Story Walkthrough

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Check out this guide for a story walkthrough up to Gym Leader Piers in Pokemon Sword & Shield, including trainer battle strategy, tips, item location and more!

Table of Contents

Story Progression

Previous PartCurrent PartNext Part
Gordie
Melony~ vs. Gym Leader Gordie & Melony
Piers~ vs. Gym Leader Piers Raihan~ vs. Gym Leader Raihan
Click Here For The Whole Story Walkthrough Guide

Leaving Circhester - Walkthrough & Tips

The following information was obtained from playing Pokemon Sword. It will be updated with relevant information from Pokemon Shield in the near future!

Leaving Circhester Walkthrough

No.Procedure
1Head to the Steak House in Circhester
2Fight Hop

1. Head to the Steak House in Circhester

Steak House in Circhester

Exit the gym and rendezvous with Hop and Sonia at the Steak House in Circhester to trigger a cutscene. It is recommended to visit a Pokemon Center before doing this as it immediately jumps to a battle with Hop.

Pokemon Center - Features & How to Use

2. Battle vs. Hop - Battle Tips

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
DubwoolDubwoolNormal
Lv. 40
Fighting Icon
PincurchinPincurchinelectric
Lv. 39
Ground
CorviknightCorviknightFlying
Lv. 40
RockelectricIce
SnorlaxNo.261
Snorlax
Normal
Lv. 39
Fighting Icon
RillaboomRillaboomGrass
Lv. 41
PoisonFlyingbugfireIce

*Attacks matching Weakness types deals 2x damage.

Hop Strikes Back

Fight Hop in Circhester

Hop is back with a stronger lineup. Bring Fighting Pokemon that are above Lv. 42 to swiftly shut him down.

Route 9 To Spikemuth - Walkthrough & Tips

Route 9 To Spikemuth Walkthrough

No.Procedure
1Exit through the southeast of Circhester
2Continue until you meet Team Yell
3Defeat Team Yell and get the Rotom Bike
4Use the Rotom Bike and cruise until you reach land
5Proceed east trigger the cutscene with Marnie
6Follow the fence and talk to Marnie
7Defeat Marnie and enter Spikemuth

3. Fighting Team Yell

Fighting Team Yell For The Rotom Bike

Defeat Team Yell to get the Rotom Bike. Use this new gadget to bike across water.

Check Out All About the Water Bike Here

4. Continue South Until You Reach Land

Navigate the Ice Floes To Reach Route 9

Navigate through the ice floes until you reach land. Prepare before proceeding as the waters are home to Lv. 40 and above Pokemon and Trainers.

7. Battle vs. Marnie - Battle Tips

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
LiepardLieparddark
Lv. 42
IceDragonFairy
ToxicroakToxicroakPoison Fighting Icon
Lv. 43
(x4)Psychic
GroundPsychicFlying
ScraftyScraftydark Fighting Icon
Lv. 43
(x4)
FairyFlyingbug
MorpekoMorpekoelectric dark
Lv. 44
GroundFighting IconbugFairy

Marnie The Gatekeeper

Defeat Marnie To Enter Spikemuth

Marnie will show you a way to enter Spikemuth. But in order to enter, you need to defeat her first. Bring Fairy Pokemon to quickly defeat her.

Challenge the Dark Gym - Walkthrough & Tips

Challenge the Dark Gym Walkthrough

No.Procedure
1Head to the Pokemon Center and prepare
2Talk to the Gym Attendant to change into your uniform
3Defeat the 5 Team Yell Trainers
4Defeat Gym Leader Piers

1. Prepare In The Spikemuth Pokemon Center

Prepare In Spikemuth Pokemon Center

After the exhausting journey to reach Spikemuth, proceed to the Pokemon Center to heal and stock up.

Pokemon Center - Features & How to Use

3. Battle The 5 Team Yell Trainers

Battle The 5 Team Yell Pokemon Trainers

Survive the gauntlet of 5 Team Yell Trainers to reach Gym Leader Piers. Use recovery items in between to catch your breath and prepare you for the ultimate battle!

4. Battle vs. Piers - Battle Tips

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
ScraftyScraftydark Fighting Icon
Lv. 44
(x4)Fairy
Flyingbug
MalamarMalamardark Psychic
Lv. 45
Fighting IconbugFairy
ObstagoonObstagoondark Normal
Lv. 46
(x4)bug
FairyFighting IconGhost
SkuntankSkuntankPoison dark
Lv. 45
GroundPsychicFighting IconbugFairy

*Attacks matching Weakness types deals 2x damage.

Check Out How To Beat Gym Leader Piers!

No Gigantamax or Dynamax

Defeat Gym Leader Piers

The battle with Gym Leader Piers is pretty straightforward and is similar to that of normal Pokemon Battles. No Gigantamax or Dynamax Pokemon in this fight.

What Is Dynamax And Gigantamax?

Bring Bug Or Fairy Pokemon

Piers battles with Dark-type Pokemon. Take advantage of his line-up's weaknesses by fielding Bug and Fairy Pokemon.

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Story Progression

Previous PartCurrent PartNext Part
Gordie
Melony~ vs. Gym Leader Gordie & Melony
Piers~ vs. Gym Leader Piers Raihan~ vs. Gym Leader Raihan
Click Here For The Whole Story Walkthrough Guide

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