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How Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield differ – exclusive Pokemon and Gym Leaders

Posted on July 8, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Pokemon Sword/Shield

The Pokemon Company has shared some information regarding how Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield will differ.

Just like previous entries, you’ll find exclusive Pokemon depending on the version you play. Additionally, each game will feature different Gyms with their own Gym Leaders.

Here are the full details:

Version Exclusives

There are several differences between Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and one such difference is the species of Pokémon that appear.

For example, Deino and Jangmo-o only appear in Pokémon Sword…

While Larvitar and Goomy only appear in Pokémon Shield.

Each Version of the Game has Different Gym Leaders for you to Challenge

Certain towns will have different Gyms that you can challenge depending on whether you’re playing Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield!

In Pokémon Sword, you’ll face down Bea.

While in Pokémon Shield, you can test your skills against Allister.


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