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List of in-game event Pokémon in Generation VIII

This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in the Generation VIII Pokémon games.

Most of these Pokémon can only be obtained once per game; however, some may also be obtained in other ways as well. All Pokémon listed here cannot be Shiny, but if the Pokémon can breed, it can produce Shiny offspring.

Contents

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Base game

Galar starter Pokémon

After bringing Leon back to Postwick, the Champion will present the player the three starter Pokémon the player can choose from.

Grookey
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Grookey / Dex No. 810 Postwick Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
810Grookey.png Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh
Scorbunny
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Scorbunny / Dex No. 813 Postwick Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
813Scorbunny.png Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh
Sobble
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Sobble / Dex No. 816 Postwick Normal Pound
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
816Sobble.png Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

Galarian Slowpoke

Starting in Patch 1.1.0, the player has the opportunity to catch this Galarian Slowpoke at Wedgehurst Station during a scene where they meet KlaraSw/AverySh from The Isle of Armor expansion.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Slowpoke / Dex No. 079 Wedgehurst Ghost Curse
Lv.12 Type Met at Lv. 12. Normal Growl
079Slowpoke-Galar.png Psychic Unknown - Normal Yawn
Item - Psychic Confusion
None None - Ability Gluttony or Own Tempo
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

Gigantamax Factor Charmander

After he is dethroned as Champion, Leon will leave this Charmander in a Poké Ball in his room in Postwick. This Charmander has a Gigantamax Factor, and can Gigantamax once it becomes a Charizard.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Charmander / Dex No. 004 Postwick Normal Scratch
Lv.5
Gigantamax Factor
Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
004Charmander.png Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

Gigantamax Factor Pikachu and Eevee

If the player talks to male NPC on the left side of the Wild Area Station in Meetup Spot with a save file from Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Let's Go, Eevee!, they can receive one of these special Pokémon with a Gigantamax Factor. Players of Let's Go, Pikachu! can receive a Pikachu, while players of Let's Go, Eevee! can receive an Eevee. Both Pokémon cannot evolve, but do come with a maxed out 31 IVs across all of their stats.

Pikachu
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Pikachu / Dex No. 025 Meetup Spot Normal Growl
Lv.10
Gigantamax Factor
Type Met at Lv. 10. Normal Quick Attack
025Pikachu.png Electric Unknown - Electric Thunder Wave
Item - Normal Double Team
None None - Ability Static
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh
Eevee
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Eevee / Dex No. 133 Meetup Spot Normal Growl
Lv.5
Gigantamax Factor
Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Tail Whip
133Eevee.png Normal Unknown - Ground Sand Attack
Item - Normal Quick Attack
None None - Ability Run Away
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

Type: Null

A League Staff member will entrust the player with this Type: Null after they become Champion and visit them at the newly-opened Battle Tower. They will also receive a set of Memories to use for it when it evolves into Silvally.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Type: Null Dex No. 772 Battle Tower Normal Tri Attack
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Bug X-Scissor
772Type Null.png Normal Unknown - Steel Iron Head
Item - Normal Take Down
None None - Ability Battle Armor
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

Toxel

The player can receive this Toxel from a Pokémon Breeder on Route 5 inside the Pokémon Nursery.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Luxury Ball summary IV.png Toxel / Dex No. 848 Route 5 Electric Nuzzle
Lv.1 Type Met at Lv. 1. Normal Growl
848Toxel.png Electric Poison - Normal Flail
Item - Poison Acid
None None - Ability Rattled or Static
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

Zacian and Zamazenta

This ZacianSw/ZamazentaSh challenges the player during the post-game story involving Sordward and Shielbert. It is given the Rusted SwordSw/Rusted ShieldSh before it is battled, and will be holding it when it is captured. Because of this, it will have access to its signature move, Behemoth BladeSw/Behemoth BashSh during the battle, replacing Iron Head.

Zacian
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Zacian / Dex No. 888 Tower Summit Fighting Sacred Sword
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Swords Dance
888Zacian.png Fairy Steel - Steel Iron Head
Item - Dark Crunch
Rusted Sword Rusted Sword - Ability Intrepid Sword
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh
Zamazenta
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Zamazenta / Dex No. 889 Tower Summit Normal Slash
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Dark Crunch
889Zamazenta.png Fighting Steel - Steel Iron Head
Item - Steel Iron Defense
Rusted Shield Rusted Shield - Ability Dauntless Shield
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

Eternatus

During the climax of the main story, the player will join forces with Hop, Zacian, and Zamazenta in a Max Raid Battle against Eternamax Eternatus on the Energy Plant's Tower Summit. After Eternatus is defeated, the player will be able to capture it with their choice of Poké Ball. Eternatus's capture is guaranteed.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Eternatus / Dex No. 890 Tower Summit Poison Cross Poison
Lv.60 Type Met at Lv. 60. Dragon Dragon Pulse
890Eternatus.png Poison Dragon - Fire Flamethrower
Item - Dragon Dynamax Cannon
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

The Isle of Armor

483Dialga.png This section is about an expected future event. The section's contents may change as the event approaches and more information becomes available. Please be cautious when adding information to this section, as rumors and speculation often get confused with fact; avoid any information on this subject which is not confirmed by reliable sources.

Kubfu

Over the course of the Isle of Armor storyline, the player will receive this Kubfu from Mustard.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png Kubfu ? Dex No. ??? Isle of Armor -- --
Lv.?? Type Met at Lv. ??. -- --
Kubfu.png Fighting Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Inner Focus
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh

See also


Event distributions
Standard event Pokémon distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalTrading
Generation VII: 3DS: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalQR Codes
Switch: Serial code
Generation VIII: InternetSerial code
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VGen VI
Gen VII (3DSSwitch) • Gen VIIIIn-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VIGen VIIGen VIII
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VII (Game-based) • Gen VIII
Global Link
Other lists
Wonder Cards (Gen VGen VIGen VII) • Serial code prefixes