Various non-player characters across the Galar region can be traded with to obtain certain pokemon. Doing so can help you complete your pokedex, breed pokemon, or even provide you more coverage in battle. Some pokemon species can only be obtained this way outside of trading with other players online.
Traded pokemon have nicknames given to them by their original trainers. Note that you will not be able to rename them after obtaining them.
Lv. 10 Skwovet
|Motostoke pokemon center||Trade for Bunnelby|
Lv. 18 Kantonian Meowth
|Turffield stadium||Trade for Galarian Meowth|
Trading with Mattia is the only way to obtain a Kantonian Meowth and its evolution without trading with other players online.
Lv. 23 Cottonee
|Hulbury market area||Trade for Minccino|
Lv. 25 Togepi
|Hammerlocke vault entrance||Trade for Toxel|
Lv. 30 Hatenna (Sword)
Lv. 30 Impidimp (Shield)
|Roof of the west building||Trade for Maractus|
Lv. 36 Unovan Yamask
|Ballonlea stadium||Trade for Galarian Yamask|
Trading with Eve is the only way to obtain a Unovan Yamask and its evolution without trading with other players online.
Lv. 37 Throh (Sword)
Lv. 37 Sawk (Shield)
|Circhester ice cream stall||Trade for Vanillish|
|Team Yell Edmund||
Lv. 40 Kantonian Mr. Mime
|Spikemuth battle area||Trade for Obstagoon|
Trading with Edmund is the only way to obtain a Kantonian Mr. Mime without trading with other players online.
Lv. 50 Duraludon
|Fourth house near the park||Trade for Frosmoth|
Pokemon Sword and Shield Recommended Article List
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