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Read this guide to learn about Pokemon's Galarian Forms in Pokemon Sword and Shield; including Galar Evolution, types, differences & more!

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What is Regional Form?

Species Variants Unique to Specific Regions

Alolan Vulpix

↑This special variant of Vulpix is found only in the Alola Region.

"Regional Form" refers to a special variant of Pokemon found only in a specific region. This often means the Pokemon will have adapted unique looks and traits compared to the original species.

Regional Forms Have Different Stats & Traits

Other than their unique appearance, Pokemon with Regional Forms may have different types, moves and even evolutionary forms when compared to their original variants.

New Galarian Regional Form Appears in Sword and Shield

Aside from the Kanto and Alolan Forms, select species of classic Pokemon can be found with a unique Galarian Form in the game.

Galarian Pokemon List

Pokemon with Galarian Regional Forms

PokemonTypeHow to Get
Galarian PonytaGalarian PonytaPsychic[Location]
Glimwood Tangle
(*Shield Only) 
Galarian RapidashGalarian RapidashPsychicFairy[Evolution]
Evolves from Galarian Ponyta at Lv.40
Galarian WeezingGalarian WeezingPoisonFairy[Location]
Slumbering Weald
[Evolution]
Evolves from Koffing at Lv.35
Galarian ZigzagoonGalarian ZigzagoondarkNormal[Location]
Route 2
Route 3
Galarian LinooneGalarian LinoonedarkNormal[Location]
Giant's Cap
(Except Thunder., Clear, & Sand.)
[Evolution]
Evolve from Galarian Zigzagoon at Lv.20
Galarian FarfetchGalarian Farfetch'dFighting Icon[Location]
Route 5
(*Sword Only)
Galarian MeowthGalarian MeowthSteel[Location]
Route 4
Galarian StunfiskGalarian StunfiskGroundSteel[Location]
Galar Mine No. 2
Slumbering Weald
Galarian CorsolaGalarian CorsolaGhost[Location]
Giant's Mirror
(*Shield Only)
Galarian YamaskGalarian YamaskGroundGhost[Location]
Route 6
Galarian Mr. MimeGalarian Mr. MimeIcePsychic[Location]
Route 10
[Evolution]
Level Up Mime Jr. with the move Mimic
Galarian DarumakaGalarian Darumaka Ice[Location]
Route 10
Route 8
(*Sword Only)
Galarian DarmanitanGalarian Darmanitan Ice[Evolution]
Use Ice Stone on Galarian Darumaka
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Galarian Pokemon Evolution

Certain Pokemon Have A Unique Galarian Evolution

Certain Galarian Pokemon can evolve into a unique Galarian form, which is only be found in this region.

Galarian Pokemon With Regional Evolution

PokemonTypeHow to Get
ObstagoonObstagoondarkNormal [Location]
Route 2
[Evolution]
Evolves only at night from a Lv. 35 Galarian Linoone
PerrserkerPerrserkerSteel [Location]
Route 7
Route 9
[Evolution]
Evolves from Galarian Meowth at Lv. 28
Sirfetch’dSirfetch’dFighting Icon [Evolution]
Evolves from a Galarian Farfetch'd which lands 3 critical hits in one battle
CursolaCursolaGhost [Evolution]
Evolves from Galarian Corsola at Lv. 38
RunerigusRunerigusGroundGhost[Evolution]
Evolves from Galarian Yamask under some very specific conditions
Mr. RimeMr. RimeIcePsychic[Evolution]
Evolves from Galarian Mr. Mime at Lv. 42

Can You Get Original Species Variants?

3 Original Pokemon Variants Are Available

In Pokemon Sword and Shield, you will be able to capture the original variants of Meowth, Yamask, and Mr. Mime by trading with an NPC.

Check Out Where The Trading NPCs Are Here!

Original Species Available in Sword and Shield

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