As part of a new update for Pokemon Sword and Shield, players will be able to experience the first taste of the upcoming expansion pass for both games. This new update will allow you to get yourself a Galarian Slowpoke by heading to a specific town in the Galar region. If you’re trying to figure out how to get Galarian Slowpoke in Pokemon Sword and Shield, here’s what you need to do.
How to Get Galarian Slowpoke in Pokemon Sword and Shield
Before you get ahead of yourself, you want to make sure that your copy of Pokemon Sword or Shield is updated to the newest version. To do this, go to the Switch home menu and press the – or + button on the controller while you’re hovering over your Pokemon game and then select software update.
Once your game is updated, start it up and then follow the directions below.
Time needed: 3 minutes.
To sum up how to get Galarian Slowpoke in Pokemon Sword and Shield
- Head on over to Wedgehurst; it’s the first big town just north of route 1. Once you make it there, just head into the Wedgehurst Station.
- Depending on your version, a new character will pop up in the station. Simply go up and talk to them to start a conversation.
- A Galarian Slowpoke will then appear on the ground, ready for you to approach it for a battle.
It’s only level 12 so it should be easy to capture with any type of Poke Ball.
And that’s pretty much all of the info you need to know about how to get Galarian Slowpoke in Pokemon Sword and Shield. If you are currently playing through the Switch JRPGs, make sure to look into our expansive Guide Wiki. It has tons of useful information and tips to help you through your Galar adventure.
Here are a few of our guides to get you started: