Pawniard

Pawniard is a Dark/Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Sharp Blade Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Black Blades comprise this Pokémon’s entire body. If battling dulls the blades, it sharpens them on stones by the river.
White They fight at Bisharp’s command. They cling to their prey and inflict damage by sinking their blades into it.
Black 2
White 2
Ignoring their injuries, groups attack by sinking the blades that cover their bodies into their prey.
X
Omega Ruby
Blades comprise this Pokémon’s entire body. If battling dulls the blades, it sharpens them on stones by the river.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Ignoring their injuries, groups attack by sinking the blades that cover their bodies into their prey.
Ultra Sun After shredding its prey, it sharpens its blades on a stone by the river. Each Pawniard has its own favorite sharpening stone.
Ultra Moon It follows Bisharp’s orders to a tee when it attacks enemies. After slashing an opponent, Pawniard clangs both of its blades together.

Evolution chart

Pawniard
#624
Pawniard
Dark · Steel

(Level 52)
Bisharp
#625
Bisharp
Dark · Steel

Name origin

pawn
the least important chess piece
poniard
a dagger

Moves learned by Pawniard

Pawniard sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Pawniard  sprite from Black & White Pawniard  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Pawniard Shiny sprite from Black & White Pawniard Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Pawniard

Black
White
Route 9, 11
Black 2
White 2
Route 9
X
Y
Route 15, Lost Hotel
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 17