When Pokemon Sword & Shield were firest released, The Galar Region Pokedex was only comprised of 400 Pokemon. However, an extra 35 Pokemon were also found in the programming of the two games. These Pokemon could only be obtained by Transfer, since they originally could not be found within the Galar Region. Since then, the DLC Expansion Pass has added the Isle of Armor and Crown Tundra to the Galar Region, bringing along hundreds of Legacy Pokemon thatw ere originally excluded from the 8th Generation Games. This has caused the number to have dropped to 12 Transfer Only Pokemon as the rest have since been added to these given areas. Players can transfer Pokemon from Nintendo 3DS Games via Poke Bank and Pokemon GO to Pokemon Sword & Shield by using Pokemon HOME.
Transfer Only Pokemon
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