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Pokemon Sword and Shield Zacian

Pokemon Sword and Shield Zacian is a Fairy Type, which makes it weak against Poison, Steel type moves. You can find and catch Zacian in Energy Plant - Tower Summit with a 100% chance to encounter during weather when walking through tall grass. The Max IV Stats of Zacian are 92 HP, 130 Attack, 80 SP Attack, 115 Defense, 115 SP Defense, and 138 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Zacian
Zacian Galar Pokedex ID: 398

List of Zacian Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 670
HP 92
Attack 130
Defense 115
Special Attack 80
Special Defense 115
Speed 138

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

Zacian Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Intrepid SwordNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

Known as a legendary hero, this Pokémon absorbs metal particles, transforming them into a weapon it uses to battle. (Zacian changes its form when it holds the Rusted Sword item)

Shield Pokedex Entry

This Pokémon has slumbered for many years. Some say it's Zamazenta's elder sister others say the two Pokémon are rivals. (Zacian changes its form when it holds the Rusted Sword item)

Pokemon Sword and Shield Zacian Evolutions

How do i evolve Zacian in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

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

Zacian Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Zacian?

Spawn locations you can find Zacian are in the Energy Plant - Tower Summit area, with a 100% chance to spawn during weather.

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

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Energy Plant - Tower Summit
100%70 - 70
Where to find and how to Catch Zacian in the Pokemon Sword Version of the game.
  • Step 1: Defeat Leon and become the Pokemon Champion.
  • Step 2: Travel to Slumbering Weald and begin a battle with Hop.
  • Step 3: Return the Rusted Sword(Pokemon Sword Ver) or Rusted Shield(Pokemon Shield Ver) to the pedestal.
  • Step 4: Battle Sordward(Pokemon Sword Ver) or Shielbert(Pokemon Shield Ver).
  • Step 5: Travel to and speak with Sonia at her Lab in Wedgehurst.
  • Step 6: Travel to Turffield Stadium and defeat Dynamax Tsareena.
  • Step 7: Travel to Hulbury Stadium and defeat Dynamax Gyarados.
  • Step 8: Travel to Motostoke Stadium and defeat Dynamax Torkoal.
  • Step 9: Travel to the Pokemon Research Lab and defeat both Sordward & Shielbert in a 2v2 battle with the help of Hop.
  • Step 10: Travel to Hammerlock Stadium and defeat Dynamax Haxorus.
  • Step 11: Travel to Stow-on-Side Stadium and defeat Dynamax Conkeldurr.
  • Step 12: Travel to Circhester Stadium and defeat Dynamax Gigalith.
  • Step 13: Travel to Ballonlea Stadium and defeat Bede's Dynamax Hatterene and Nessa's Dynamax Drednaw.
  • Step 14: Go to Energy Plant and defeat Shielbert or Sordward.
  • Step 15: Battle Zamazenta or Zacian to catch them.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Zacian Raids

Where do i find Zacian Raids?

Zacian 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 Zacian Weakness

Zacian 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 Zacian Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Zacian Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Zacian Moves List

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

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

Zacian Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Sacred Sword
01[] Quick Guard
01[] Metal Claw
01[] Howl
01[] Quick Attack
01[] Bite
11[] Slash
22[] Swords Dance
33[] Iron Head
44[] Laser Focus
55[] Crunch
66[] Moonblast
77[] Close Combat
88[] Giga Impact

TM Moves Zacian can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM12Solar BladePhysical12510010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM42RevengePhysical6010010Power increases if user was hit first.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM44ImprisonStatus10Opponent is unable to use moves that the user also knows.
TM58AssurancePhysical6010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM66Thunder FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
TM67Ice FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
TM68Fire FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
TM69Psycho CutPhysical7010020High critical hit ratio.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical701005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM84Tail SlapPhysical258510Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM85SnarlSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM94False SwipePhysical4010040Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM95Air SlashSpecial759520May cause flinching.
TM97Brutal SwingPhysical6010020The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.

Zacian TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR00Swords DanceStatus20Sharply raises user's Attack.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
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.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR32CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial9010010
TR53Close CombatPhysical1201005Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR74Iron HeadPhysical8010015May cause flinching.
TR85Work UpStatus30Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TR86Wild ChargePhysical9010015User receives recoil damage.
TR90Play RoughPhysical1359010May lower opponent's Attack.
TR97Psychic FangsPhysical8510010The user bites the target with its psychic capabilities. This can also destroy Light Screen and Reflect.

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