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Random encounter

A random encounter[1] (Japanese: !エンカウント ! encounter) is a type of wild Pokémon encounter found in the Galar region in Pokémon Sword and Shield. It is when an exclamation mark appears while the player is walking in the tall grass. Unlike symbol encounters, the Pokémon cannot be seen in the overworld until it is battled.

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