Fossils are rare items found in the overworld. The items are fragments of prehistoric creatures and must be combined with a different one to produce a Pokemon.
A pair of fossils are commonly found in each version of the game. To get the other fossils, you need to set up a trade or obtain them from the Digging Duo.
How to resurrect fossils
Contrary to other games, the fossils in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield consist of two parts. Visit the researcher on the route 6, the path which leads to Stow-on-Side. Look for the her on the right platform and ask her to revive your fossil into a Pokemon. You need to give her two fossils. Below are the possible combinations.
|Fossil 1||Fossil 2||Pokemon|
Pokemon Sword and Shield Recommended Article List
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|Expansion Pass||All Diglett Locations||Gen 8 Starters|
|Galar Dex||Pokemon Battles||Walkthroughs|
|Beginner Guides||Strategy Guides||Game Database|
|Strategy Guides||Post-Game||TM Locations|
|TR List||Evolution Stones||Evolution Methods|