Welcome to our comprehensive strategy guide for Pokémon: Sword & Shield the latest entry in the Pokemon video game franchise.
The main character's travels in the Galar region, based on Great Britain, alongside rivals Hop, Bede and Marnie aiming to dethrone the Pokémon League Champion.
Sword and Shield introduce several new features such as Dynamaxing and Gigantamaxing, functions that increase size and change forms of certain Pokémon; the Wild Area, a large open world with free camera movement; and raids with co-op battling. They also reintroduce features previously seen in Sun and Moon and Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, such as regional variants and roaming Pokémon depicted in the overworld.
Version 1.1 Includes:
Last Updated: 11th December 2019:
- Full Walkthrough featuring Pokemon encounter rates.
- All Gym Encounters and Strategies.
- Screenshots with annotated captions.
- New Items: Mints & Natures Explained.
- Post Game (Champion Cup etc).
- Dynamaxing and Gigantamaxing guide.
- Updated Pokemon Lists for all Areas.
- The Galar Region Complete Pokedex (Featuring 400 Pokemon).