Guides Pokedex

Pokemon Sword and Shield Sawk

Pokemon Sword and Shield Sawk is a Fighting Type Karate Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Psychic, Fairy type moves. You can find and catch Sawk in Route 8 - Steamdrift Way with a 5% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Sawk are 75 HP, 125 Attack, 30 SP Attack, 75 Defense, 75 SP Defense, and 85 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Sawk
Sawk Galar Pokedex ID: 249

List of Sawk Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 465
HP 75
Attack 125
Defense 75
Special Attack 30
Special Defense 75
Speed 85

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

Sawk Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Inner FocusNormal
Mold BreakerHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

If you see a Sawk training in the mountains in its single-minded pursuit of strength, it's best to quietly pass by.

Shield Pokedex Entry

The karate chops of a Sawk that's trained itself to the limit can cleave the ocean itself.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Sawk Evolutions

How do i evolve Sawk in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Currently Pokemon Sword and Shield Sawk does not have an evolution form in Generation 8.

Sawk Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Sawk?

A popular spawn location you can find Sawk is in the Route 8 - Steamdrift Way area with a 5% chance to spawn during All weather.

Sawk is a Pokemon Sword Exclusive Pokemon and can only be found within the Sword Version of the game.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 8 - Steamdrift Way
5%39 - 43
Bridge Field
5%27 - 29
Giant's Mirror
10%28 - 30
Motostoke Outskirts
5%22 - 26
Motostoke Riverbank
5%26 - 28

Pokemon Sword and Shield Sawk Raids

Where do i find Sawk Raids?

You can find Sawk raids in the following locations: Dusty Bowl, North Lake Miloch.

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

Sawk Raid is exclusive and can only be found within the Pokemon Sword Version of the game.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Sawk Weakness

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

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Sawk Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Sawk Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Sawk Moves List

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

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

Sawk Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Rock Smash
01[] Leer
05[] Focus Energy
10[] Double Kick
15[] Quick Guard
20[] Low Sweep
25[] Bulk Up
30[] Retaliate
35[] Brick Break
40[] Counter
45[] Endure
50[] Reversal
55[] Close Combat

TM Moves Sawk can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM03Fire PunchPhysical7510015May burn opponent.
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical7510015May paralyze opponent.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
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.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM42RevengePhysical9010010Power increases if user was hit first.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical112.510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM75Low SweepPhysical97.510020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical701005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical6010020Lowers opponent's Speed.

Sawk TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR07Low KickPhysical10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR10EarthquakePhysical10010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR13Focus EnergyStatus30Increases critical hit ratio.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR21ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
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.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1801005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR48Bulk UpStatus20Raises user's Attack and Defense.
TR53Close CombatPhysical1801005Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial180705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical809015May cause flinching.
TR75Stone EdgePhysical100805High critical hit ratio.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR85Work UpStatus30Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TR95Throat ChopPhysical8010015Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.

More guides

See all