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Pokemon Sword & Shield: How to Get Persian

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Pokemon Sword & Shield: How to Get Persian

Pokemon Sword & Shield’s 800-strong Pokedex sees the return of many iconic Pokemon from previous games. This includes Pokemon like Meowth and its evolution Persian. Here’s how to get Persian in Pokemon Sword & Shield.

As you may have deduced from the above, you’ll first need to find and catch a Meowth before you can think about getting a Persian. Unfortunately, you can’t actually get a Meowth in Sword & Shield by simply capturing. Instead, you’ll need to trade for it by catching a Galarian Meowth.

How to Get Meowth

Galarian Meowths can be caught in the Route 4 area of the game. You should find them to be a fairly common spawn among the yellowish grass.

Once you have you Galarian Meowth, return to the Turrfield Stadium in Route 4 and speak with the young child in the blue jacket. He’s looking for a Galarian Meowth and will trade his Meowth for one.

Now you’re ready to get a Persian.

How to Get Persian in Pokemon Sword & Shield

Once you have your Meowth, evolving it to a Persian is pretty simple. It’s just a matter of increasing its level to 28.

Of course, all Pokemon level-up after being used in battle, but you can always use experience candy to level them more quickly. Candy comes in different sizes that each give a different XP boost, which is as follows:

  • XL – 30000
  • L – 10000
  • M – 3000
  • S – 800
  • XS – 100

That is everything you need to know about how to get Persian in Pokemon Sword & Shield. For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to head on over to our ever-expanding Pokemon Sword & Shield guide wiki, search for Twinfinite, or check out more of our guides down below.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

To sum up how to get Persian in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

  1. Catch a Galarian Meowth on Route 4.

  2. Return to the Turrfield Stadium in Route 4 and speak with the young child in the blue jacket. He’s looking for a Galarian Meowth and will trade his Meowth for one.

  3. Train Meowth to level 32 to evolve it.

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