Now that you can easily get a Sobble with its hidden ability, Sniper, it has no reason to be sad anymore. Well, except for the fact that Torrent is arguably a better ability. Either way, here’s everything you need to know in order to add Sniper Sobble to your team as of the Isle of Armor expansion.
How to Get Sniper Sobble in Pokemon Sword & Shield
This whole process of getting Sniper Sobble into your copy of Sword & Shield should only takes a few minutes. Just make sure you have Pokemon Home on both your phone and Switch connected via the same account. No worries, you won’t need to pay for Home in order to do this.
Sniper Sobble is clearly meant to be paired up with the move Snipe Shot. Sniper boosts damage from critical hits and Snipe Shot has a higher critical hit rate. It’s not the most sound strategy since it’s based on RNG, but it’ll make landing critical hits more exciting.
To get Sniper Sobble in Pokemon Sword & Shield, first you’ll need to transfer any Pokemon you want from Sword & Shield into Pokemon Home on your Nintendo Switch. Once this is done, then you’ll move on to the phone step of the process.
Open the Pokemon Home mobile app, tap the button at the bottom of the screen, and tap on Mystery Gifts. Inside of Mystery Gifts you’ll see a button labeled Gifts Box. Inside this box you should see something called Gift for connecting to Galar 3. Tap there and claim the gift.
Now Sniper Sobble will be in your Box in Pokemon Home. You’ll need to go back to your Switch in order to get this mon into Sword & Shield. Launch the Home app and transfer your brand new Sobble into the game.
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Here’s a quick rundown on how to get Sniper Sobble in Sword & Shield:
- Transfer any Pokemon from Sword & Shield to Home
You can only do this using the Pokemon Home app on Nintendo Switch.
- Claim Gift for connecting to Galar 3
Open the Home mobile app, tap the button at the bottom of the screen, then Mystery Gifts, then Gift Box. Tap the gift, then claim.
- Transfer Sobble to Sword & Shield
It’s time to launch the Home app on your Switch again. Move that little Sobble from Home to Sword & Shield. You’re all done!
That’s all there is to know about how to get Sniper Sobble in Pokemon Sword & Shield. If you want to learn about how to get the other hidden ability starters, then check out these guides: