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Pokemon Sword and Shield Pawniard

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pawniard is a Dark and Steel Type Sharp Blade Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground, Fire, Fighting type moves. You can find and catch Pawniard in Route 8 with a 20% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Pawniard are 45 HP, 85 Attack, 40 SP Attack, 70 Defense, 40 SP Defense, and 60 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pawniard
Pawniard Galar Pokedex ID: 246

List of Pawniard Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 340
HP 45
Attack 85
Defense 70
Special Attack 40
Special Defense 40
Speed 60

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

Pawniard Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Inner FocusNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

It uses river stones to maintain the cutting edges of the blades covering its body. These sharpened blades allow it to bring down opponents.

Shield Pokedex Entry

A pack of these Pokémon forms to serve a Bisharp boss. Each Pawniard trains diligently, dreaming of one day taking the lead.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pawniard Evolutions

How do i evolve Pawniard in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pawniard evolves into Bisharp when you reach Level 52.

Level 52
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Pawniard Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Pawniard?

A popular spawn location you can find Pawniard is in the Route 8 area with a 20% chance to spawn during All weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 8
20%39 - 41
Giant's Mirror
50%28 - 30
Motostoke Riverbank
5%26 - 28
Soothing Wetlands
10%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
10%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
10%10 - 15
Challenge Road
10%16 - 21
Potbottom Desert
10%19 - 24
Lake of Outrage
25%55 - 58

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Giant's Cap
30%26 - 28
Motostoke Outskirts
20%21 - 24
Motostoke Riverbank
35%26 - 28
Stony Wilderness
30%26 - 28
Soothing Wetlands
15%13 - 18
Forest of Focus
15%13 - 18
Challenge Road
15%19 - 24

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pawniard Raids

Where do i find Pawniard Raids?

You can find Pawniard raids in the following locations: Dusty Bowl, Giant's Mirror, Giant's Seat, Hammerlocke Hills, Stony Wilderness, West Lake Axewell.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pawniard Weakness

Pawniard is a Dark and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Ground, Fire, Fighting Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Ghost, Dark, Normal, Flying, Rock, Steel, Grass, Ice, Dragon, Psychic, Poison type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Pawniard Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Pawniard Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Pawniard Moves List

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

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

Pawniard Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Scratch
01[] Leer
05[] Fury Cutter
10[] Metal Claw
15[] Torment
20[] Scary Face
25[] Assurance
30[] Metal Sound
35[] Slash
40[] Night Slash
45[] Iron Defense
50[] Laser Focus
55[] Iron Head
60[] Swords Dance
65[] Guillotine

TM Moves Pawniard can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical9010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM37Beat UpPhysical10030Each Pokémon in your party attacks.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM42RevengePhysical6010010Power increases if user was hit first.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM57PaybackPhysical7510010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM58AssurancePhysical9010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM69Psycho CutPhysical7010020High critical hit ratio.
TM75Low SweepPhysical6510020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical701005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM85SnarlSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM94False SwipePhysical4010040Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.

Pawniard TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR00Swords DanceStatus20Sharply raises user's Attack.
TR07Low KickPhysical10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR58Dark PulseSpecial12010015May cause flinching.
TR74Iron HeadPhysical12010015May cause flinching.
TR76Stealth RockStatus20Damages opponent switching into battle.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR81Foul PlayPhysical142.510015Uses the opponent's Attack stat.

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