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Pokemon Sword and Shield Xerneas

Pokemon Sword and Shield Xerneas is a Fairy Type Life Pokémon, which makes it weak against Poison, Steel type moves. You can find and catch Xerneas using our guide below on How To Obtain this pokemon. The Max IV Stats of Xerneas are 126 HP, 131 Attack, 131 SP Attack, 95 Defense, 98 SP Defense, and 99 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Xerneas
Xerneas Galar Pokedex ID: C716

List of Xerneas Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 680
HP 126
Attack 131
Defense 95
Special Attack 131
Special Defense 98
Speed 99

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

Xerneas Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Fairy AuraNormal

Pokemon Sword and Shield Xerneas Evolutions

How do i evolve Xerneas in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

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

Xerneas Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Xerneas?

Xerneas does not normally spawn in the wild, you will need to find this pokemon using a different method.

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


Pokemon Sword and Shield Xerneas Raids

Where do i find Xerneas Raids?

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

This pokemon does not spawn as a raid.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Xerneas Weakness

Xerneas is a Fairy Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Poison, Steel Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Fighting, Bug, Dark, Dragon type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Xerneas Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Xerneas Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Xerneas Moves List

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

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

Xerneas Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
1[] Tackle
1[] Gravity
5[] Light Screen
10[] Aurora Beam
15[] Nature Power
20[] Night Slash
25[] Aromatherapy
30[] Psych Up
35[] Horn Leech
40[] Misty Terrain
45[] Ingrain
50[] Take Down
55[] Geomancy
60[] Moonblast
65[] Heal Pulse
70[] Megahorn
75[] Close Combat
80[] Outrage
85[] Giga Impact

TM Moves Xerneas can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM17Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM18ReflectStatus20Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
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.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM35HailStatus10Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM71Wonder RoomStatus10Swaps every Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense for 5 turns.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM87Draining KissSpecial7510010User recovers most the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM89Misty TerrainStatus10Protects the field from status conditions for 5 turns.
TM96Smart StrikePhysical7010The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.

Xerneas TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1107010May paralyze opponent.
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR24OutragePhysical12010010User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
TR25PsyshockSpecial8010010Inflicts 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.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial9010010
TR49Calm MindStatus20Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
TR53Close CombatPhysical1201005Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical809015May cause flinching.
TR70Flash CannonSpecial8010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR90Play RoughPhysical1359010May lower opponent's Attack.
TR92Dazzling GleamSpecial12010010Hits all adjacent opponents.

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