Sword/Shield Gym leaders

Pokémon Sword and Shield return to the gym leader formula after the Trials feature of Sun/Moon. Gym battles take place in large stadiums filled with cheering crowds, and are broadcast on television. Sword/Shield also features version-exclusive gyms.

Gym #1, Turffield



Milo
Grass Badge
Grass type Pokémon
#829
Gossifleur
Level 19
Grass
#830
Eldegoss
Level 20
Grass


Milo - rematch
Grass type Pokémon
#275
Shiftry
Level 60
Grass · Dark
#830
Eldegoss
Level 60
Grass
#182
Bellossom
Level 61
Grass
#421
Cherrim
Level 61
Grass
#841
Flapple
Level 62
Grass · Dragon

Gym #2, Hulbury



Nessa
Water Badge
Water type Pokémon
#118
Goldeen
Level 22
Water
#846
Arrokuda
Level 23
Water
#834
Drednaw
Level 24
Water · Rock


Nessa - rematch
Water type Pokémon
#768
Golisopod
Level 60
Bug · Water
#279
Pelipper
Level 60
Water · Flying
#195
Quagsire
Level 61
Water · Ground
#748
Toxapex
Level 61
Poison · Water
#834
Drednaw
Level 62
Water · Rock

Gym #3, Motostoke



Kabu
Fire Badge
Fire type Pokémon
#038
Ninetales
Level 25
Fire
#059
Arcanine
Level 25
Fire
#851
Centiskorch
Level 27
Fire · Bug


Kabu - rematch
Fire type Pokémon
#324
Torkoal
Level 60
Fire
#038
Ninetales
Level 60
Fire
#059
Arcanine
Level 61
Fire
#758
Salazzle
Level 61
Poison · Fire
#851
Centiskorch
Level 62
Fire · Bug

Gym #4, Stow-on-Side



Bea
(Pokémon Sword)
Fighting Badge
Fighting type Pokémon
#237
Hitmontop
Level 34
Fighting
#675
Pangoro
Level 34
Fighting · Dark
#865
Sirfetch'd
Level 35
Fighting
#068
Machamp
Level 36
Fighting


Bea - rematch
(Pokémon Sword)
Fighting type Pokémon
#701
Hawlucha
Level 60
Fighting · Flying
#853
Grapploct
Level 60
Fighting
#865
Sirfetch'd
Level 61
Fighting
#870
Falinks
Level 61
Fighting
#068
Machamp
Level 62
Fighting


Allister
(Pokémon Shield)
Ghost Badge
Ghost type Pokémon
#562
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
Level 34
Ground · Ghost
#778
Mimikyu
Level 34
Ghost · Fairy
#864
Cursola
Level 35
Ghost
#094
Gengar
Level 36
Ghost · Poison


Allister - rematch
(Pokémon Shield)
Ghost type Pokémon
#477
Dusknoir
Level 60
Ghost
#609
Chandelure
Level 60
Ghost · Fire
#864
Cursola
Level 61
Ghost
#867
Runerigus
Level 61
Ground · Ghost
#094
Gengar
Level 62
Ghost · Poison

Gym #5, Ballonlea



Opal
Fairy Badge
Fairy type Pokémon
#110
Weezing
Galarian Weezing
Level 36
Poison · Fairy
#303
Mawile
Level 36
Steel · Fairy
#468
Togekiss
Level 37
Fairy · Flying
#869
Alcremie
Level 38
Fairy

Gym #6, Circhester



Gordie
(Pokémon Sword)
Rock Badge
Rock type Pokémon
#689
Barbaracle
Level 40
Rock · Water
#213
Shuckle
Level 40
Bug · Rock
#874
Stonjourner
Level 41
Rock
#839
Coalossal
Level 42
Rock · Fire


Gordie - rematch
(Pokémon Sword)
Rock type Pokémon
#689
Barbaracle
Level 60
Rock · Water
#213
Shuckle
Level 60
Bug · Rock
#874
Stonjourner
Level 61
Rock
#248
Tyranitar
Level 61
Rock · Dark
#839
Coalossal
Level 62
Rock · Fire


Melony
(Pokémon Shield)
Ice Badge
Ice type Pokémon
#873
Frosmoth
Level 40
Ice · Bug
#555
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
Level 40
Ice
#875
Eiscue
Ice Face
Level 41
Ice
#131
Lapras
Level 42
Water · Ice


Melony - rematch
(Pokémon Shield)
Ice type Pokémon
#873
Frosmoth
Level 60
Ice · Bug
#866
Mr. Rime
Level 60
Psychic · Ice
#875
Eiscue
Ice Face
Level 61
Ice
#555
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
Level 61
Ice
#131
Lapras
Level 62
Water · Ice

Gym #7, Spikemuth



Piers
Dark Badge
Dark type Pokémon
#560
Scrafty
Level 44
Dark · Fighting
#687
Malamar
Level 45
Dark · Psychic
#435
Skuntank
Level 45
Poison · Dark
#862
Obstagoon
Level 46
Dark · Normal

Gym #8, Hammerlocke



Raihan
Dragon Badge
Dragon type Pokémon
#526
Gigalith
Level 46
Rock
#330
Flygon
Level 47
Ground · Dragon
#844
Sandaconda
Level 46
Ground
#884
Duraludon
Level 48
Steel · Dragon


Raihan - rematch
Dragon type Pokémon
#324
Torkoal
Level 60
Fire
#706
Goodra
Level 60
Dragon
#776
Turtonator
Level 61
Fire · Dragon
#330
Flygon
Level 61
Ground · Dragon
#884
Duraludon
Level 62
Steel · Dragon

Other trainers



Leon
Mixed types


Bede
Fairy type Pokémon
#303
Mawile
Level 51
Steel · Fairy
#282
Gardevoir
Level 51
Psychic · Fairy
#078
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
Level 52
Psychic · Fairy
#858
Hatterene
Level 53
Psychic · Fairy


Bede - rematch
Fairy type Pokémon
#303
Mawile
Level 61
Steel · Fairy
#282
Gardevoir
Level 61
Psychic · Fairy
#078
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
Level 62
Psychic · Fairy
#700
Sylveon
Level 62
Fairy
#858
Hatterene
Level 63
Psychic · Fairy