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Leon - How To Beat

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Read this article to find out how to beat Champion Leon in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Check out what Pokemon he uses & what Pokemon you should bring!

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Champion Leon's Pokemon Lineup

Champion Leon
PokemonType/LevelWeakness
Aegislash IconAegislash GhostIconSteel Icon
Lv. 62
Ground IconGhost IconFire IconDark Icon
Haxorus IconHaxorus Dragon Icon
Lv. 63
Ice IconDragon IconFairy Icon
Dragapult IconDragapult Dragon IconGhost Icon
Lv. 62
Ice IconDragon IconFairy IconGhost IconDark Icon
Inteleon IconInteleon
(If you chose Scorbunny)
Water Icon
Lv. 64
Electric IconGrass Icon
RillaboomRillaboom
(If you chose Sobble)
Grass Icon
Lv. 64
fire IconIce IconPoison IconFlying Iconbug Icon
CinderaceCinderace
(If you chose Grookey)
fire Icon
Lv. 64
water IconGround IconRock Icon
Mr. Rime IconMr. Rime
(If you chose Scorbunny)
Psychic IconIce Icon
Lv. 64
Rock IconBug IconGhost IconSteel IconFire IconDark Icon
Seismitoad IconSeismitoad
(If you chose Grookey)
water IconGround Icon
Lv. 64
(x4)
Grass Icon
Rhyperior IconRhyperior
(If you chose Sobble)
Ground IconRock Icon
Lv. 64
(x4)
water IconGrass Icon
Ice IconFighting IconGround IconSteel Icon
Charizard IconCharizard Fire IconFlying Icon
Lv. 65
(x4)
Rock Icon
Electric IconWaterIcon

*Attacks matching Weakness types deal 2x damage.

Recommended Pokemon Against Champion Leon

Bring Strong Dark & Fairy Pokemon

Several of Leon's Pokemon have a weakness against Dark or Fairy Pokemon. This includes Aegislash, Haxorus, Dragapult, & Mr. Rime. Bring along a Pokemon with Dark or Fairy moves to easily take down his team!

Recommended Pokemon To Bring

PokemonTypeCatch Location
GrimmsnarlGrimmsnarlDarkIconFairyLV.42: Evolves From Morgrem
CoalossalCoalossalRockfireLV.34: Evolves From Carkol

Tips to Defeat Champion Leon

Recommended Level: 70

It is recommended to get your Pokemon up to level 70 before challenging Champion Leon. Having Pokemon with levels lower than 70 may make the battle difficult for you.

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Dynamax A Pokemon With Rock Type Moves

Dynamax A Pokemon With Rock Type Moves

Charizard is already fast enough in its normal version but its much faster & more powerful when in its Gigantamax form. Make sure to Dynamax a powerful Rock type to combat its dangerous flames.

Find A Counter To Leon's Starter Pokemon

At the beginning of the game, Leon will pick the Pokemon with Type advantage over yours. Before fighting him, make sure to bring a Pokemon that can counter this Type advantage.

Leon - Gym Leader Overview

LeonLeon is the current Champion of the Galar region & has never been defeated in an official Pokémon battle. His personality, together with his peerless skill, has made him extremely popular. He truly deserves the title of "the greatest Trainer in all of Galar."

Rewards Gained When Beating Leon

Rewards Gained When Beating Leon
Money 15,600
Badge n/a
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Defeat Leon To Beat The Game

Other Activities To Do After The Game

Other Activities To Do After The Game

After beating Leon, the ending credits will roll & you'll have completed the game! There are other activities to do like capturing the new Legendaries, breeding strong Pokemon, & more!

Check Out What To Do After Beating Game!

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Fixed! Thank you for the feedback!

Anonymous 1

Mr. Rime is only on his team if you chose scorbunny, otherwise he’ll have rhyperior if you chose sobble, and seismitoad if you picked grookey

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