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Pokemon Sword and Shield Elgyem

Pokemon Sword and Shield Elgyem is a Psychic Type Cerebral Pokémon, which makes it weak against Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves. You can find and catch Elgyem in Bridge Field with a 10% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Elgyem are 55 HP, 55 Attack, 85 SP Attack, 55 Defense, 55 SP Defense, and 30 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Elgyem
Elgyem Galar Pokedex ID: 277

List of Elgyem Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 335
HP 55
Attack 55
Defense 55
Special Attack 85
Special Defense 55
Speed 30

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Elgyem to have is Quiet, this will increase it's Sp. Atk and decrease it's Speed stats.

Elgyem Abilities

Ability Type Effect

Sword Pokedex Entry

If this Pokémon stands near a TV, strange scenery will appear on the screen. That scenery is said to be from its home.

Shield Pokedex Entry

This Pokémon was discovered about 50 years ago. Its highly developed brain enables it to exert its psychic powers.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Elgyem Evolutions

How do i evolve Elgyem in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Elgyem evolves into Beheeyem when you reach Level 42.

Level 42
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Elgyem Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Elgyem?

A popular spawn location you can find Elgyem is in the Bridge Field area with a 10% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Bridge Field
10%27 - 29
Bridge Field
10%27 - 29
Bridge Field
20%27 - 29
Lake of Outrage
32%55 - 58

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Bridge Field
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
30%26 - 28

Pokemon Sword and Shield Elgyem Raids

Where do i find Elgyem Raids?

You can find Elgyem raids in the following locations: Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Elgyem Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Elgyem Weakness

Elgyem is a Psychic Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Bug, Ghost, Dark Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Fighting, Psychic type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Elgyem Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Elgyem Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Elgyem Moves List

What moves can Elgyem learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Elgyem can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Psychic type +50% STAB damage.

Elgyem Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Confusion
01[] Growl
06[] Imprison
12[] Teleport
18[] Psybeam
24[] Power Split
24[] Guard Split
30[] Headbutt
36[] Zen Headbutt
43[] Recover
48[] Calm Mind
54[] Wonder Room
60[] Psychic

TM Moves Elgyem can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM17Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM18ReflectStatus20Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM30Steel WingPhysical709025May raise user's Defense.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44ImprisonStatus10Opponent is unable to use moves that the user also knows.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM60Power SwapStatus10User and opponent swap Attack and Special Attack.
TM61Guard SwapStatus10User and opponent swap Defense and Special Defense.
TM70Trick RoomStatus5Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
TM71Wonder RoomStatus10Swaps every Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense for 5 turns.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.

Elgyem TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR11PsychicSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR25PsyshockSpecial12010010Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR38TrickStatus10010Swaps held items with the opponent.
TR40Skill SwapStatus10The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
TR44Cosmic PowerStatus20Raises user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR49Calm MindStatus20Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
TR58Dark PulseSpecial8010015May cause flinching.
TR65Energy BallSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical1209015May cause flinching.
TR82Stored PowerSpecial3010010Power increases when user's stats have been raised.
TR83Ally SwitchStatus15User switches with opposite teammate.

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