Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokemon Sword and Shield Guides

Pokemon Sword & Shield Swords of Justice: how to catch Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion and Keldeo by finding footprints
Pokemon Sword & Shield Swords of Justice: how to catch Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion and Keldeo by finding footprints

How to catch the Sword of Justice Pokemon - that's Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion and Keldeo - in Sword & Shield.

guide by Alex Donaldson on 26 October, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to catch Magmar and where to get the Magmarizer to evolve to Magmortar
Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to catch Magmar and where to get the Magmarizer to evolve to Magmortar

Here's how to catch beloved fire-type Magmar and evolve it into Magmortar with the Magmarizer in The Crown Tundra DLC.

guide by Alex Donaldson on 25 October, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield: All Legendary Pokemon available via Dynamax Adventure Pokemon Dens
Pokemon Sword & Shield: All Legendary Pokemon available via Dynamax Adventure Pokemon Dens

Here's all of the returning legendary Pokemon you can now catch in The Crown Tundra DLC's new Dynamax Adventure Pokemon Dens.

guide by Alex Donaldson on 24 October, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to catch Mewtwo, and how to get Mew via Mystery Gift
Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to catch Mewtwo, and how to get Mew via Mystery Gift

Finally, the newly-released DLC allows you to catch Mewtwo in Sword & Shield. Not so much luck if your favorite Pokemon is Mew, however.

guide by Alex Donaldson on 24 October, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield: How to get more Master Balls
Pokemon Sword & Shield: How to get more Master Balls

You can get more than one Master Ball in Sword & Shield with some patience - and in the DLC, a second even comes easily.

guide by Alex Donaldson on 24 October, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield Everstone locations & uses
Pokemon Sword & Shield Everstone locations & uses

Here's where to get all the Everstones, updated with new Everstone locations in the DLC.

guide by Alex Donaldson on 24 October, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield Articuno, Zapdos & Moltres: where to catch the new shiny-locked Galarian forms
Pokemon Sword & Shield Articuno, Zapdos & Moltres: where to catch the new shiny-locked Galarian forms

Where to catch the new Galarian Articuno, Zapdos & Moltres in The Crown Tundra DLC.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 24 October, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield Evolution Stones & Items locations & evolve list
Pokemon Sword & Shield Evolution Stones & Items locations & evolve list

Here's all the evolution stones & items that can be used to evolve Pokemon, and how to get them.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 21 June, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield Cram-o-matic recipes & tips
Pokemon Sword & Shield Cram-o-matic recipes & tips

The Cram-o-Matic can be really useful - but what you'll get from it is entirely determined by what you put in.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 25 June, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to get and evolve Porygon to Porygon2 and Porygon-Z
Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to get and evolve Porygon to Porygon2 and Porygon-Z

Porygon (and its evolutions) are among the Pokemon returning to Sword & Shield with the Isle of Armor DLC. Here's how to catch and evolve it.

guide by James Galizio on 19 June, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to get Alola Pokemon in Isle of Armor including Alolan Raichu, Exeggutor and starters
Pokemon Sword & Shield: how to get Alola Pokemon in Isle of Armor including Alolan Raichu, Exeggutor and starters

Some of the Alolan form Pokemon from Sun & Moon are making the jump to the Galar Region in the Isle of Armor DLC. Here's how to get 'em.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 19 June, 2020

Pokemon Sword and Shield Breeding Guide
Pokemon Sword and Shield Breeding Guide

Learn the basics of breeding for competitive success.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 03 December, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: how to change gym outfit and unlock special uniforms to show off your gym challenge credentials
Pokemon Sword and Shield: how to change gym outfit and unlock special uniforms to show off your gym challenge credentials

As well as regular clothes, you can style it out in special Gym Outfit clothes - but there's a catch.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 30 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Move Tutors: move reminder and all special move tutors located
Pokemon Sword and Shield Move Tutors: move reminder and all special move tutors located

Here's where to find all the unique NPCs that act as move tutors and teach your Pokemon new attacks and tricks.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 29 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Fairy Gym Answers: how to ace all questions in Opal's quiz
Pokemon Sword and Shield Fairy Gym Answers: how to ace all questions in Opal's quiz

Here's every answer to Opal's little quiz in the fairy-type gym.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 26 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield In-Game Trades: all NPC Pokemon trades listed
Pokemon Sword and Shield In-Game Trades: all NPC Pokemon trades listed

Here's every NPC trade in Pokemon Sword & Shield, in case you want to do some in-game trades without heading online or meeting up with friends.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 23 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: how to get a Charmander that can Gigantamax
Pokemon Sword and Shield: how to get a Charmander that can Gigantamax

Here's how to get your very own of the all-time best Pokemon starter, Charmander, in Sword & Shield.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 22 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword & Shield Breeding Items locations: Destiny Knot, Everstone and Power gear
Pokemon Sword & Shield Breeding Items locations: Destiny Knot, Everstone and Power gear

Here's where to find the Destiny Knot, Everstone and other breeding-impacting gear in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 21 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: where to find a Ditto
Pokemon Sword and Shield: where to find a Ditto

Here's where to find and catch a Ditto in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Simple!

guide by RPG Site Staff on 20 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shiny Pokemon: where to get the Shiny Charm and how to farm Shinies
Pokemon Sword and Shield Shiny Pokemon: where to get the Shiny Charm and how to farm Shinies

Going shiny hunting in Pokemon Sword and Shield? Here's some advice to help you keep your sanity.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 18 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Post Game guide: the Master Ball, Legendary Pokemon and Rare League Cards
Pokemon Sword and Shield Post Game guide: the Master Ball, Legendary Pokemon and Rare League Cards

What should you do once you've been crowned champion? Here's some post game suggestions for Pokemon Sword and Shield.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 18 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Exclusives: every version exclusive Pokemon and feature listed
Pokemon Sword and Shield Exclusives: every version exclusive Pokemon and feature listed

What's the difference between Pokemon Sword and Shield? This handy list of all the version exclusives will explain.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 17 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: where to find Eevee and how to get every Eeveelution this time around
Pokemon Sword and Shield: where to find Eevee and how to get every Eeveelution this time around

Here's how to catch an Eevee, then how to evolve it every which way in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 17 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Fossils: fossil combos to get all 4 fossil Pokemon
Pokemon Sword and Shield Fossils: fossil combos to get all 4 fossil Pokemon

Here's how to get your hands on the four fossils in Pokemon Sword & Shield and turn them into the four new fossil Pokemon.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 21 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield - all Gigantamax Forms for planning your team
Pokemon Sword and Shield - all Gigantamax Forms for planning your team

If you want lots of ultimate form Pokemon on your team, you'll want to plan ahead. Consult our list of all Gigantimax Forms to be informed...

guide by RPG Site Staff on 16 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Multiplayer: how to activate your internet connection for trades, battles, raids and more
Pokemon Sword and Shield Multiplayer: how to activate your internet connection for trades, battles, raids and more

Getting online to join Pokemon Sword and Shield multiplayer is simple - but it's not automatic.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 15 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield New Pokemon: every new Pokemon and evolution native to Galar
Pokemon Sword and Shield New Pokemon: every new Pokemon and evolution native to Galar

Here's every single new Pokemon in Pokemon Sword & Shield, listed - just in case you want to see them all in one place.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 15 November, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Starters: starter evolutions and help choosing the best starter for you
Pokemon Sword and Shield Starters: starter evolutions and help choosing the best starter for you

Which is the best starter Pokemon for you? We break down the starter evolutions, their move sets, abilities and more to help you to decide.

guide by RPG Site Staff on 15 November, 2019