Pokemon Sword and Shield - Piers Gym Challenge (Spikemuth) Guide

Gym challenge guide for Piers of Spikemuth Gym in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. This includes information about his gym mission, his trainers, and his pokemon.

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Piers Gym Challenge (Spikemuth) Guide

Guide for Spikemuth Gym Challenge

The Spikemuth Gym is the seventh Galar gym to be visited by the player in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Its gym leader is Piers and he specializes in dark-type pokemon.

Recommended Pokemon

  • Fairy: Sylveon, Slurpuff, Gardevoir
  • Ground: Excadrill, Dugtrio

Gym Mission

Unlike most gym challenges, the one in Spikemuth is straightforward. You will be pit against waves of Team Yell grunts who use dark type pokemon. Keep moving along the path leading to Piers to battle him.

Spikemuth Gym Trainers

  • Team Yell Grunt A – Linoone (Lv.42)
  • Team Yell Grunt B – Thievul (Lv.42)
  • Team Yell Grunt C – Scrafty (Lv.42)
  • Team Yell Grunt D – Weavile (Lv.43)
  • Team Yell Joshua -Drapion (Lv.43) and Team Yell Grunt E Liepard (Lv.43 )

Piers Gym Challenge

  • Scrafty (Lv.44), Obstagoon (Lv.46), Malamar (Lv.45), and Skuntank (Lv.45)

Piers team can be dealt with easily using fairy type pokemon, preferably Sylveon or Slurpuff. Switch in ground type pokemon when he sends out Skuntank since its part-poison typing is effective against fairy pokemon.

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