Legendary Pokémon

Legendary Pokémon and how to get them in Pokémon Sword and Shield Crown Tundra

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Galar

Eternatus

On the Darkest Day, Chairman Rose awakens Eternatus. On the first encounter, you will have to defeat it since it is not catchable at this point. It will change forms into a Dynamax style called Eternamax.

In a team with Hop, Zacian and Zamazenta you will face Eternamax in a Max Raid Battle. Once it's defeated you will have a chance to catch it.

Zamazenta

In the post-game, you will meet Sordard and Shielbert and they cause mayhem in the region. Amongst other things they attack the Legendary Dog of the opposing version and you will have to fight it. Once you defeat that Pokémon the other Legendary Dog will appear for you to battle and catch.

In Shield you will fight Zacian and can catch Zamazentas.

Zacian

In the post-game, you will meet Sordard and Shielbert and they cause mayhem in the region. Amongst other things they attack the Legendary Dog of the opposing version and you will have to fight it. Once you defeat that Pokémon the other Legendary Dog will appear for you to battle and catch.

In Sword you will Fight Zamazenta and be able to catch Zacian.

Type:Null

Location: Battle Tower

After becoming Champion a League Staff member in the Battle tower will give you a Type: Null that is in need of a trainer. They also give you the Memory items that are used to evolve it into Silvally.

Isle of Armor

Kubfu

Location: Isle of Armor

Kubfu is given to the player by Mustard after winning the Dojo challenge. Kubfu can be evolved into the Urshifu Single Strike Style at the Tower of Darkness or Urshifu Rapid Strike Style at the Tower of Waters.

Crown Tundra

Calyrex and Glastrier/Spectrier

Calyrex

Location: Crown Shine

In order to start Calyrex's storyline, players must put the Wooden Crown on the statue in Freezington. Once it's put on, Calyrex will come out of the forest and want to battle and talk with you, using Peony's body to speak with you. Calyrex wants to know if it is still remembered by the villagers and to once again get its loyal steed.

Glastrier and Spectrier

Location: Crown Shrine

In order to get Calyrex its loyal steed, you have to get carrots seeds. To get seeds to trade Ore with the villager standing beside the garden and he will trade them for carrot seeds. Next Calyrex will instruct you to plant seeds in either the Old Cemetery or the Snowslide Slopes. The location that is chosen to plant the carrots will determine what steed Pokémon will appear. Plant in the Old Cemetery and Spectrier will appear; plant in the Snowslide Slopes and Spectrier will appear. Once the seeds are planted Calyrex will use magic to help the carrots grow resulting in one large carrot. Once that carrot is picked the steed will run by heading towards Freesington. Back in the village the player will distract the steed, stopping it from hurting the villagers, and battle it. After the battle, it will leave a tuff of its fur. With the tuff of fur and petal that Calyrex the player can make reigns.

Calyrex suggests luring the steed up to the Crown Shrine with the carrot so it can use the Reigns to catch and once again join forces with the steed. Calyrex succeeds in catching its steed and you can then catch Carlyx in its full form. Once caught, the two can be unfused.

A Legendary Tree of A Legendary Three (Legendary Birds)

Articuno

Location: Crown Tundra

Once you reach Dyna Tree Hill players will see a cut scene of the three legendary birds fighting each other and eventually flying off in three directions. Galarian Articuno can be found flying in Crown Tundra. Once it's found chase it until it makes a mirage so it looks like there are three of them, players must interact with the real Articuno in order to battle it.

Moltres

Location: Isle of Armor

Once you reach Dyna Tree Hill players will see a cut scene of the three legendary birds fighting each other and eventually flying off in three directions. Galarian Moltres can be found flying around the Isle of Armor. Intercept the bird in order to battle it.

Zapdos

Location: Wild Area (Main Island)

Once you reach Dyna Tree Hill players will see a cut scene of the three legendary birds fighting each other and eventually flying off in three directions. Galarian Zapdos can be found running in the Wild Area, once you catch up to it you can battle it.

The Terrible Titans... Lurking Locked Away (Legendary Giants)

Registeel

Location: Iron Ruins in Giant's Bed

Hint: " Let ring the piercing note that will wake the giant of steel."

Using the left stick press in to whistle while standing in front of the Iron Ruin door. Once inside step on all of the stones to make them glow in Registeel's pattern. This will cause the room to shake after players can touch the statue at the front of the room to enter a Registeel encounter.

Regirock

Location: Rock Peak Ruins in Giant's Bed

Hint: "Let the first Pokémon hold a never-changing stone."

Have the first Pokémon in party hold an Everstone and touch the door to open it. Once inside step on all of the stones to make them glow in Regirock's pattern. This will cause the room to shake, and players can touch the statue at the front of the room to enter a Regirock encounter.

Regice

Location: Iceberg Ruins in Snowslide Slop

Hint: "Walk together with a living crystal of snow."

Have Cryogonal as the first Pokémon in the party and touch the door to open it. This will cause the room to shake, and players can touch the statue at the front of the room to enter a Regice encounter.

Regieleki and Regidrago

Location: Split-Decision Ruins in Three-Point Pass

Hint:" A giant of rock. A giant of ice. A giant of steel. When gather the three giant, the door of destiny will be opened"

Have Regice, Regirock, and Registeel in your Pokémon Party upon reaching the door and interact with the door. Once inside the choice between Regieleki and Regidrago has to be made. Players can only catch one of the two Pokémon. The pattern of stone that is stepped on will determine what Pokémon is encountered.

Regigigas

Location: Giant's Bed

In a Raid Den in Giant's Bed

The Swords of Justice

Virizion

Location: Giant's Bed

Foot-Print Color: Green

Once players have encounter Sonia, Virzion's footprints can be found throughout the wild areas, mainly in Giant's Bed, and surround areas. Once 100% of evidence of the Grassland Pokémon has been found talk to Sonia and she will determine that this Pokémon can be found in the Giant's Bed area. Head to that area and Virzion can be found and battled.

Cobalion

Location: Frigid Sea

Foot-Print Color: Blue

Once players have encounter Sonia, Cobalian's footprints can be found throughout the wild areas mainly Roaring Sea-caves, Frigid Sea, and nearby areas. Once 100% of evidence of the Iron Will Pokémon has been found talk to Sonia and she will determine that this Pokémon can be found in the Frigid Sea. There Cobalion can be found on the island in the Frigid Sea.

Terrakion

Locations: Lakeside Cave

Foot-Print Color: Brown

Once players have encounter Sonia, Terrakion's footprints can be found throughout the wild area mainly Ballemire lake and Lakeside Cave and the nearby areas. Once 100% of evidence of the Cavern Pokémon has been found talk to Sonia and she will determine that this Pokémon can be found on the Lakeside Cave. Terrakion can be found in that cave and battled.

Keldeo

Location: Ballimere Lake

Make a Curry with Cobalion, Terrakion and Virizion in your party on an island in Ballimere Lake, the entrance to the lake is near Dyna Tree Hill, and Keldeo will appear and can be battled.

Others

Cosmog

Location: Freezington

After protecting the town of Freezington from Glastrier or Spectrier, the lady in the 3rd house will gift you a Cosmog that she had found recently and was in need of a good trainer.

Poipole

Location: Max Lair

Once the player has started the Ultra Beast story by finding the hint and completing 5 Dynamax Adventures that ends with an Ultra Beast encounter, Poipole will appear in the Max Lair.

Once it appears interact with it and the Professor will ask you to take it since she cant keep and eye on it.

This page was last updated on November 10th, 2020, 12:25 PM