List of in-game event Pokémon in Sword and Shield

This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

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

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
  Grookey / Dex No. 810 Postwick Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Scorbunny

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Scorbunny / Dex No. 813 Postwick Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Sobble

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Sobble / Dex No. 816 Postwick Normal Pound
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Galarian Slowpoke

Starting in Patch 1.1.0, after the player visits the Wild Area for the first time, 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
  Slowpoke / Dex No. 079 Wedgehurst Ghost Curse
Lv.12 Type Met at Lv. 12. Normal Growl
  Psychic Unknown - Normal Yawn
Item - Psychic Confusion
  None - Ability Gluttony or Own Tempo
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

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
  Charmander / Dex No. 004 Postwick Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

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
  Pikachu / Dex No. 025 Meetup Spot Normal Growl
Lv.10 Type Met at Lv. 10. Normal Quick Attack
  Electric Unknown - Electric Thunder Wave
Item - Normal Double Team
  None - Ability Static
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Eevee

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Eevee / Dex No. 133 Meetup Spot Normal Growl
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Tail Whip
  Normal Unknown - Ground Sand Attack
Item - Normal Quick Attack
  None - Ability Run Away
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

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

Toxel

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

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

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
  Zacian Dex No. 888 Tower Summit Fighting Sacred Sword
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Swords Dance
  Fairy Steel - Steel Iron Head
Item - Dark Crunch
  Rusted Sword - Ability Intrepid Sword
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Zamazenta

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Zamazenta Dex No. 889 Tower Summit Normal Slash
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Dark Crunch
  Fighting Steel - Steel Iron Head
Item - Steel Iron Defense
  Rusted Shield - Ability Dauntless Shield
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

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 forced to capture it with their choice of Poké Ball. Eternatus's capture is guaranteed.

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

The Isle of Armor

Gigantamax Factor Bulbasaur and Squirtle

After the player has completed Mustard's first trial, Honey will present them with a choice between Bulbasaur or Squirtle. Both have the Gigantamax Factor, allowing them to Gigantamax once they've evolved into Venusaur or Blastoise.

Bulbasaur

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Bulbasaur / Dex No. 001 Master Dojo Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Grass Poison - Grass Vine Whip
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Squirtle

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Squirtle / Dex No. 007 Master Dojo Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Tail Whip
  Water Unknown - Water Water Gun
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Kubfu

After completing all three trials, the player will receive this Kubfu from Mustard. The player is then tasked with training at either the Tower of Darkness or the Tower of Waters with Kubfu alone. Completing its training will cause it to evolve into Urshifu in either its Fighting/Dark Single Strike Style or Fighting/Water Rapid Strike Style, depending on the place it trained.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Kubfu / Dex No. 891 Master Dojo Fighting Rock Smash
Lv.10 Type Met at Lv. 10. Normal Leer
  Fighting Unknown - Normal Endure
Item - Normal Focus Energy
  None - Ability Inner Focus
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Porygon

After defeating Mustard at the Battle Court, Hyde will have a Porygon the player can take. This Porygon has its Hidden Ability, Analytic.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Porygon Dex No. 137 Master Dojo Electric Magnet Rise
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Electric Thunder Shock
  Normal Unknown - Psychic Psybeam
Item - Normal Conversion 2
  None - Ability Analytic
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Diglett Trainer

After encountering a partially hidden Alolan Diglett in front of the bridge toward the Master Dojo, its will ask the player to find his other 150 Alolan Diglett are hiding in various locations throughout the Isle of Armor. As a reward for hitting a specific threshold of Diglett, the Diglett Trainer will gift the player Regional form Pokémon not native to Galar and one of the Alolan Starter Pokémon. Any of the Pokémon received that have a Hidden Ability will have their Hidden Ability, instead of one its species' standard Abilities.

Alolan Meowth

Requires at least 5 Alolan Diglett to be found.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Meowth Dex No. 052 Fields of Honor Normal Fake Out
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Dark Unknown - Normal Feint
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Rattled
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Kantonian Slowpoke

Requires at least 10 Alolan Diglett to be found.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Slowpoke Dex No. 079 Fields of Honor Ghost Curse
Lv.10 Type Met at Lv. 10. Normal Growl
  Water Psychic - Water Water Gun
Item - Normal Yawn
  King's Rock - Ability Regenerator
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Alolan Vulpix

Requires at least 20 Alolan Diglett to be found.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Vulpix Dex No. 037 Fields of Honor Ice Powder Snow
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Tail Whip
  Ice Unknown - Normal Disable
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Snow Warning
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Alolan Sandshrew

Requires at least 30 Alolan Diglett to be found.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Sandshrew Dex No. 027 Fields of Honor Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Defense Curl
  Ice Steel - Ice Mist
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Slush Rush
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Alolan Raichu

Requires at least 40 Alolan Diglett to be found.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Raichu Dex No. 026 Fields of Honor Electric Thunder Shock
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Normal Tail Whip
  Electric Psychic - Normal Growl
Item - Normal Quick Attack
  None - Ability Surge Surfer
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Alolan Marowak

Requires at least 50 Alolan Diglett to be found.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Marowak Dex No. 105 Fields of Honor Fire Flame Wheel
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Ghost Hex
  Fire Ghost - Dark Fling
Item - Ground Stomping Tantrum
  None - Ability Rock Head
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Alolan Exeggutor

Requires at least 75 Alolan Diglett to be found.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Exeggutor Dex No. 103 Fields of Honor Grass Absorb
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Psychic Hypnosis
  Grass Dragon - Psychic Reflect
Item - Grass Leech Seed
  None - Ability Harvest
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Alolan Starter Pokémon

All 3 require at least 100 Alolan Diglett to be found. The Pokémon received is based on the player's Starter Pokémon.

Rowlet

  If the player chose Grookey:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Rowlet Dex No. 722 Fields of Honor Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Grass Flying - Grass Leafage
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Long Reach
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Litten

  If the player chose Scorbunny:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Litten Dex No. 725 Fields of Honor Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Fire Unknown - Fire Ember
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Intimidate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Popplio

  If the player chose Sobble:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Popplio Dex No. 728 Fields of Honor Normal Pound
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Water Unknown - Water Water Gun
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Liquid Voice
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Alolan Diglett

Requires all 151 Alolan Diglett to be found. This Diglett is guaranteed to have 31 IVs in each stat.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Diglett Dex No. 050 Fields of Honor Ghost Astonish
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Ground Mud-Slap
  Ground Steel - Ground Bulldoze
Item - Dark Sucker Punch
  None - Ability Sand Force
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

The Crown Tundra

Legendary wings

After obtaining the Legendary Clue 3 from Peony, his notes in the clue will inform the player of a large tree in the Crown Tundra where legendary Pokémon gather. By going to Dyna Tree Hill, a cutscene of the Legendary wings will occur. Afterwards, the three birds will roam around Galar's three Wild Areas. Unlike previous roaming Pokémon, they do not flee once encountered.

Galarian Articuno

Galarian Articuno can be found flying around the Crown Tundra. Articuno will land in various places in the Crown Tundra. Upon landing, it will create two mirages of itself. However, they are not perfect copies, and if the player spots the correct Articuno, it will battle the player. If the player interacts with a mirage, Articuno will fly off.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Articuno Dex No. 144 Crown Tundra Psychic Freezing Glare
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Flying Hurricane
  Psychic Flying - Psychic Psycho Cut
Item - Psychic Psycho Shift
  None - Ability Competitive
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Galarian Zapdos

Galarian Zapdos can be found running around the Wild Area. The player must chase after and catch up to Zapdos to battle it.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Zapdos Dex No. 145 Wild Area Fighting Thunderous Kick
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Flying Drill Peck
  Fighting Flying - Fighting Reversal
Item - Normal Focus Energy
  None - Ability Defiant
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Galarian Moltres

Galarian Moltres can be found flying around the Isle of Armor in circles. The player must get ahead of Moltres in order to battle it.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Moltres Dex No. 146 Isle of Armor Dark Fiery Wrath
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Flying Hurricane
  Dark Flying - Dark Sucker Punch
Item - Dark Nasty Plot
  None - Ability Berserk
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Legendary titans

After obtaining Legendary Clue 2 from Peony, his notes in the clue will inform the player of four temples in the Crown Tundra. Finding one of the temples starts the The Terrible Titans... Lurking Locked Away! adventure. Similar to Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, entering the temple requires the player to meet a condition to enter, while similar to Pokémon Platinum, to awaken the titans, you must step on the dots on the floor and interact with the statue. All Pokémon listed here can be Shiny.

Regirock

Regirock can be found in the Rock Peak Ruins, located in the southeastern portion of Giant's Bed, near the river leading to Ballimere Lake. To enter the temple, one of the Pokémon in the player's party must hold an Everstone.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Regirock Dex No. 377 Rock Peak Ruins Fighting Superpower
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Rock Stone Edge
  Rock Unknown - Fighting Hammer Arm
Item - Ghost Curse
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Regice

Regice can be found in the Iceberg Ruins, located in Snowslide Slope, embedded into the side of the slope. To enter the temple, the player's walking Pokémon must be a Cryogonal.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Regice Dex No. 378 Iceberg Ruins Ice Ice Beam
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Electric Zap Cannon
  Ice Unknown - Psychic Amnesia
Item - Ice Icy Wind
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Registeel

Registeel can be found in the Iron Ruins, located in the western portion of Giant's Bed, south of Frostpoint Field. To enter the temple, the player must whistle near the door.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Registeel Dex No. 379 Iron Ruins Steel Heavy Slam
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Steel Flash Cannon
  Steel Unknown - Steel Iron Defense
Item - Electric Charge Beam
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Regieleki and Regidrago

Regieleki and Regidrago can be found in the Split-Decision Ruins, located in Three-Point Pass. To enter the temple, the player must have Regirock, Regice, and Registeel in their party. Only one of the two titans here can be captured, and the one that appears depends on the pattern of dots the player lights up on the floor; if the pattern matches the eyes of either titan, then the one it matches will appear.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Regieleki Dex No. 894 Split-Decision Ruins Electric Thunder Cage
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Electric Electroweb
  Electric Unknown - Normal Extreme Speed
Item - Electric Magnet Rise
  None - Ability Transistor
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Regidrago Dex No. 895 Split-Decision Ruins Dragon Dragon Energy
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Dragon Dragon Claw
  Dragon Unknown - Fighting Hammer Arm
Item - Normal Laser Focus
  None - Ability Dragon's Maw
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Spiritomb

After interacting with a tombstone in Ballimere Lake, talking with 32 different players, interacting with the tombstone again, then re-entering the area, a Spiritomb will appear. Spiritomb can be Shiny.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Spiritomb Dex No. 442 Ballimere Lake Ghost Shadow Ball
Lv.72 Type Met at Lv. 72. Dark Dark Pulse
  Ghost Dark - Psychic Hypnosis
Item - Psychic Dream Eater
  None - Ability Infiltrator
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Regigigas

Regigigas can be found in a Max Raid den that is normally unresponsive in Giant's Bed. Bringing all five of the Legendary titans to the den will awaken Regigigas in a Max Raid Battle. Regigigas can be Shiny.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Regigigas Dex No. 486 Giant's Bed Normal Giga Impact
Lv.100 Type Met at Lv. 100. Psychic Zen Headbutt
  Normal Unknown - Fighting Hammer Arm
Item - Normal Crush Grip
  None - Ability Slow Start
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Swords of Justice

In the western portion of Frostpoint Field from Freezington (near the base camp), the player will see a set of footprints near a tree. Sonia will then come by informing the player that she is looking for evidence of three Legendary Pokémon located in the Crown Tundra. Collecting 50 footprints will allow Sonia to pinpoint the exact location of the Pokémon. This event can only be triggered after the base game has been completed; otherwise, the footprints initiating this event will not be present until the player completes the base game. All Pokémon listed here, except for Keldeo, can be Shiny.

Cobalion

Cobalion's footprints, which are dark blue, can be found in Giant's Bed (near the entrance to Giant's Foot), Giant's Foot (between the exit to Giant's Bed and the river to Roaring-Sea Caves), throughout Roaring-Sea Caves, and Frigid Sea (between the entrance of Roaring-Sea Caves and the sea itself). After collecting all 50 footprints, Cobalion can be found on an island in the middle of Frigid Sea.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Cobalion Dex No. 638 Frigid Sea Fighting Sacred Sword
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Swords Dance
  Steel Fighting - Steel Iron Head
Item - Fighting Close Combat
  None - Ability Justified
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Terrakion

Terrakion's footprints, which are gray, can be found in Ballimere Lake and Lakeside Cave. After collecting all 50 footprints, Terrakion can be found in Lakeside Cave.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Terrakion Dex No. 639 Lakeside Cave Fighting Sacred Sword
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Swords Dance
  Rock Fighting - Rock Stone Edge
Item - Fighting Close Combat
  None - Ability Justified
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Virizion

Virizion's footprints, which are green, can be found in the western portion of Frostpoint Field and throughout Giant's Bed. After collecting all 50 footprints, Virizion can be found in Giant's Bed.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Virizion Dex No. 640 Giant's Bed Fighting Sacred Sword
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Swords Dance
  Grass Fighting - Grass Leaf Blade
Item - Fighting Close Combat
  None - Ability Justified
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Keldeo

After capturing Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion, a pair of brown footprints will appear near an island with a pot on it in Ballimere Lake. After interacting with the footprints and making a curry on the island with Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizon in the party, Keldeo will appear on the island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Keldeo Dex No. 647 Ballimere Lake Fighting Secret Sword
Lv.65 Type Met at Lv. 65. Fighting Sacred Sword
  Water Fighting - Normal Swords Dance
Item - Water Hydro Pump
  None - Ability Justified
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Cosmog

In Freezington an elderly woman in the house across from the peddler finds a Cosmog, calling it Fwoofy, and wants to give it to a Trainer she can trust to take care of it. After defeating the rampaging Glastrier or Spectrier in Freezington, she will entrust the player to take it in their care.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Cosmog Dex No. 789 Freezington Normal Splash
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Psychic Teleport
  Psychic Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Unaware
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Poipole

After unlocking the They Came From The Ultra Beyond adventure and obtaining 5 Ultra Beasts via Dynamax Adventures, a Poipole will appear in Max Lair. The Dynamax Adventure attendant will inform the player that Poipole was found deep in the den, and brought out so she could study it more. Unable to simultaneously do her research on the Max Lair dens and keep an eye on Poipole, she asks the player to take care of it for her.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Poipole Dex No. 803 Max Lair Normal Helping Hand
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Poison Acid
  Poison Unknown - Normal Fury Attack
Item - Bug Fell Stinger
  None - Ability Beast Boost
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Glastrier, Spectrier, and Calyrex

At the end of the storyline involving Calyrex, it will challenge the player while riding its steed. The steed it is riding is dependent on which carrot the player grew with their Carrot Seeds. If the player grows an Iceroot Carrot, the carrot will attract Glastrier, and the player will battle Calyrex in its Ice Rider form. If the player grows a Shaderoot Carrot, it will call forth Spectrier, and the player will battle Calyrex in its Shadow Rider form. The other Legendary Pokémon becomes unobtainable as a result of not being chosen.

Regardless of the choice, when the player catches Calyrex, both Pokémon will effectively be caught in the same ball, and the steed of their choice will be added to their Pokédex at the same time as Calyrex. It will share the same Poké Ball used to catch it, but all of its other stats, including IVs and Nature, will differ once split using the Reins of Unity.

Ice Rider Calyrex

  If the player chose Glastrier:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Calyrex Dex No. 898 Crown Shrine Ice Glacial Lance
Lv.80 Type Met at Lv. 80. Psychic Psychic
  Psychic Ice - Steel Iron Defense
Item - Grass Giga Drain
  None - Ability As One
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Glastrier Dex No. 896 Crown Shrine Dark Taunt
Lv.75 Type Met at Lv. 75. Normal Double-Edge
  Ice Unknown - Normal Swords Dance
Item - Ice Icicle Crash
  None - Ability Chilling Neigh
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Shadow Rider Calyrex

  If the player chose Spectrier:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Calyrex Dex No. 898 Crown Shrine Ghost Astral Barrage
Lv.80 Type Met at Lv. 80. Psychic Psychic
  Psychic Ghost - Psychic Agility
Item - Grass Giga Drain
  None - Ability As One
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Spectrier Dex No. 897 Crown Shrine Normal Disable
Lv.75 Type Met at Lv. 75. Normal Double-Edge
  Ghost Unknown - Dark Nasty Plot
Item - Ghost Shadow Ball
  None - Ability Grim Neigh
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Dynamax Adventure Final Bosses

All Pokémon listed here can be Shiny. While they may be encountered multiple times, only one of each may be caught, unless the player does not keep the Pokémon. All Pokémon here can be encountered, regardless of game version, in other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Legendary birds

Articuno
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Articuno Dex No. 144 Max Lair Ice Ice Beam
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Ice Freeze-Dry
  Ice Flying - Flying Hurricane
Item - Ice Mist
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Zapdos
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Zapdos Dex No. 145 Max Lair Electric Thunder
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Flying Drill Peck
  Electric Flying - Flying Brave Bird
Item - Psychic Agility
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Moltres
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Moltres Dex No. 146 Max Lair Fire Heat Wave
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Flying Wing Attack
  Fire Flying - Normal Leer
Item - Fire Fire Spin
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Mewtwo

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Mewtwo Dex No. 150 Max Lair Psychic Psychic
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Disable
  Psychic Unknown - Normal Recover
Item - Ice Blizzard
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Legendary beasts

Raikou
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Raikou Dex No. 243 Max Lair Electric Thunderbolt
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Howl
  Electric Unknown - Normal Extreme Speed
Item - Normal Weather Ball
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Entei
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Entei Dex No. 244 Max Lair Fire Flamethrower
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Scary Face
  Fire Unknown - Normal Extreme Speed
Item - Dark Crunch
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Suicune
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Suicune Dex No. 245 Max Lair Water Liquidation
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Extrasensory
  Water Unknown - Normal Extreme Speed
Item - Psychic Calm Mind
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Tower duo

Lugia is exclusive to players whose base game is Shield, while Ho-Oh is exclusive to players whose base game is Sword. Lugia and Ho-Oh can be captured in the opposite version by entering other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Lugia
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Lugia Dex No. 249 Max Lair Dragon Dragon Pulse
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Extrasensory
  Psychic Flying - Water Whirlpool
Item - Rock Ancient Power
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Ho-Oh
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Ho-Oh Dex No. 250 Max Lair Fire Flare Blitz
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Extrasensory
  Fire Flying - Fire Sunny Day
Item - Rock Ancient Power
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Eon duo

Latias is exclusive to players whose base game is Shield, while Latios is exclusive to players whose base game is Sword. Latias and Latios can be captured in the opposite version by entering other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Latias
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Latias Dex No. 380 Max Lair Normal Reflect Type
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Dragon Dragon Breath
  Dragon Psychic - Psychic Zen Headbutt
Item - Water Surf
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Latios
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Latios Dex No. 381 Max Lair Dragon Dragon Dance
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Dragon Dragon Pulse
  Dragon Psychic - Psychic Zen Headbutt
Item - Fighting Aura Sphere
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Super-ancient Pokémon

Kyogre is exclusive to players whose base game is Shield, while Groudon is exclusive to players whose base game is Sword. Rayquaza can be found in both versions. Kyogre and Groudon can be captured in the opposite version by entering other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Kyogre
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Kyogre Dex No. 382 Max Lair Water Surf
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Body Slam
  Water Unknown - Water Aqua Ring
Item - Electric Thunder
  None - Ability Drizzle
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Groudon
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Groudon Dex No. 383 Max Lair Ground Earthquake
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Scary Face
  Ground Unknown - Fire Lava Plume
Item - Fighting Hammer Arm
  None - Ability Drought
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Rayquaza
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Rayquaza Dex No. 384 Max Lair Flying Dragon Ascent
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Dark Brutal Swing
  Dragon Flying - Normal Extreme Speed
Item - Dragon Twister
  None - Ability Air Lock
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Lake guardians

Uxie
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Uxie Dex No. 480 Max Lair Psychic Psychic
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Future Sight
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Magic Room
Item - Ghost Shadow Ball
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Mesprit
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Mesprit Dex No. 481 Max Lair Psychic Psychic
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fairy Charm
  Psychic Unknown - Fairy Draining Kiss
Item - Normal Tri Attack
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Azelf
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Azelf Dex No. 482 Max Lair Psychic Psychic
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fairy Dazzling Gleam
  Psychic Unknown - Dark Nasty Plot
Item - Normal Facade
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Creation trio

Dialga is exclusive to players whose base game is Sword, while Palkia is exclusive to players whose base game is Shield. Giratina can be found in both versions. Dialga and Palkia can be captured in the opposite version by entering other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Dialga
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Dialga Dex No. 483 Max Lair Normal Slash
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Rock Ancient Power
  Steel Dragon - Steel Flash Cannon
Item - Dragon Dragon Claw
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Palkia
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Palkia Dex No. 484 Max Lair Normal Slash
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Water Surf
  Water Dragon - Rock Ancient Power
Item - Dragon Dragon Claw
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Giratina
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Giratina Dex No. 487 Max Lair Dragon Dragon Claw
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Scary Face
  Ghost Dragon - Ghost Shadow Ball
Item - Rock Ancient Power
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Heatran

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Heatran / Dex No. 485 Max Lair Steel Metal Sound
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fire Lava Plume
  Fire Steel - Dark Crunch
Item - Steel Iron Head
  None - Ability Flash Fire
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Cresselia

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Cresselia Dex No. 488 Max Lair Ice Icy Wind
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fairy Moonblast
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Psycho Cut
Item - Psychic Psyshock
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Forces of Nature

Tornadus is exclusive to players whose base game is Sword, while Thundurus is exclusive to players whose base game is Shield. Landorus can be found in both versions. Tornadus and Thundurus can be captured in the opposite version by entering other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Tornadus
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Tornadus Dex No. 641 Max Lair Flying Hurricane
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Agility
  Flying Unknown - Ice Icy Wind
Item - Fire Heat Wave
  None - Ability Prankster
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Thundurus
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Thundurus Dex No. 642 Max Lair Electric Thunder
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Water Rain Dance
  Electric Flying - Normal Weather Ball
Item - Poison Sludge Wave
  None - Ability Prankster
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Landorus
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Landorus Dex No. 645 Max Lair Ground Sand Tomb
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Rock Rock Slide
  Ground Flying - Ground Bulldoze
Item - Fighting Focus Blast
  None - Ability Sand Force
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Tao trio

Reshiram is exclusive to players whose base game is Sword, while Zekrom is exclusive to players whose base game is Shield. Kyurem can be found in both versions. Reshiram and Zekrom can be captured in the opposite version by entering other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Reshiram
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Reshiram Dex No. 643 Max Lair Normal Noble Roar
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Extrasensory
  Dragon Fire - Fire Fusion Flare
Item - Dragon Dragon Pulse
  None - Ability Turboblaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Zekrom
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Zekrom Dex No. 644 Max Lair Normal Noble Roar
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Slash
  Dragon Electric - Electric Fusion Bolt
Item - Dragon Dragon Claw
  None - Ability Teravolt
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Kyurem
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Kyurem Dex No. 646 Max Lair Ice Ice Beam
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Hyper Voice
  Dragon Ice - Ghost Shadow Ball
Item - Normal Scary Face
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Aura trio

Xerneas is exclusive to players whose base game is Sword, while Yveltal is exclusive to players whose base game is Shield. Zygarde can be found in both versions. Xerneas and Yveltal can be captured in the opposite version by entering other players' Dynamax Adventures.

Xerneas
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Xerneas Dex No. 716 Max Lair Grass Ingrain
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fairy Dazzling Gleam
  Fairy Unknown - Fairy Moonblast
Item - Grass Horn Leech
  None - Ability Fairy Aura
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Yveltal
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Yveltal Dex No. 717 Max Lair Dark Taunt
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Flying Oblivion Wing
  Dark Flying - Dragon Dragon Rush
Item - Dark Sucker Punch
  None - Ability Dark Aura
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Zygarde
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  Zygarde Dex No. 718