Pokemon Sword and Shield Aegislash Locations, How to Catch and Evolve

Like many other Pokemon, Aegislash has two different forms in Pokemon Sword and Shield, one exclusive to Sword and other for Shield. It changes into these forms depending upon the move it uses. Aegislash has different stats, spawn locations, abilities, strengths and weaknesses in both forms which we will discuss in detail further in the guide.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Aegislash

In both forms Aegislash is a steel and ghost type Pokemon and that is why it is weak against ground, fire, ghost and dark type Pokemon.

Aegislash Locations

Aegislash Shield and Sword are both found in the following locations, it is also mentioned along the locations, the weather it spawns in and the chances of it spawning:

Overworld Spawns

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn
Honedge Hammerlocke Hills Heavy Fog (Lv. 29-31) 44%

Non Overworld Spawns

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn
Honedge Hammerlocke Hills Snowstorm (Lv. 28-30) 15%
Doublade Lake of Outrage Snowstorm (Lv. 50-52) 25%

Stats of Aegislash in Sword

Following are the stats for Aegislash in Pokemon Sword:

Total 500
Attack 140
Special Attack 140
Defense 50
Special Defense 50
HP 60
Speed 60

Aegislash Shield Stats

Following are the stats for Aegislash in Pokemon Shield:

Total 500
Attack 50
Special Attack 50
Defense 140
Special Defense 140
HP 60
Speed 60

Aegislash Evolutions

Following is the evolution chain of both Aegislash Sword and Shield:

Pokemon Stage Type Requirement Total Attack SpAtk Defense SpDef HP Speed
Honedge Unevolved (1) Steel, Ghost 325 80 35 100 37 45 28
Doublade First Evolution (2) Steel, Ghost Level 35 448 110 45 150 49 59 35
Aegislash Shield Final Evolution (3) Steel, Ghost use Dusk Stone 500 50 50 140 140 60 60

Aegislash Abilities

Following are the abilities of both its forms:

Ability Type Effect
Stance Change Normal The Pokémon changes its form to Blade Forme when it uses an attack move and changes to Shield Forme when it uses King’s Shield.

Strengths and Weaknesses

Aegislash is weak against the following types and then there is a list of pokemon that have those types:

  • Ground 2x
  • Fire 2x
  • Ghost 2x
  • Dark 2x
Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
 Tyranitar  Rock  Dark
 Hydreigon  Dark  Dragon
 Arcanine  Fire
 Rhyperior Ground  Rock
 Charizard  Fire  Flying

Strong Against
Following are its strengths along with their multiplyer and then there is a list of pokemon that have those types:

  • Flying 1/2
  • Rock 1/2
  • Steel 1/2
  • Grass 1/2
  • Psychic 1/2
  • Ice 1/2
  • Dragon 1/2
  • Fairy 1/2
  • Normal Immune
  • Fighting Immune
  • Poison Immune
  • Bug 1/4
Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
 Tyranitar  Rock  Dark
 Hydreigon  Dark  Dragon
 Goodra  Dragon
 Silvally  Normal
 Togekiss  Fairy  Flying

Aegislash Moves

Following are the moves lists for Aegislash:

Lvl Move Type Pow Acc PP Effect
00 King’s Shield
01 Head Smash Rock 150 80 5 User receives recoil damage.
01 Aerial Ace Flying 60 20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
01 Metal Sound Steel 85 40 Sharply lowers opponent’s Special Defense.
01 Slash Normal 70 100 20 High critical hit ratio.
01 Night Slash Dark 70 100 15 High critical hit ratio.
01 Retaliate Normal 70 100 5 Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
01 Iron Defense Steel 15 Sharply raises user’s Defense.
01 Iron Head Steel 80 100 15 May cause flinching.
01 Power Trick Psychic 10 User’s own Attack and Defense switch.
01 Swords Dance Normal 20 Sharply raises user’s Attack.
01 Sacred Sword Fighting 90 100 20 Ignores opponent’s stat changes.
01 Tackle Normal 40 100 35
01 Fury Cutter Bug 40 95 20 Power increases each turn.
01 Shadow Sneak Ghost 40 100 30 User attacks first.
01 Autotomize Steel 15 Reduces weight and sharply raises Speed.

TM Moves Aegislash Sword can learn

TM Move Type Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08 Hyper Beam Normal 150 90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM09 Giga Impact Normal 150 90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM12 Solar Blade Grass 125 100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM16 Screech Normal 85 40 Sharply lowers opponent’s Defense.
TM18 Reflect Psychic 20 Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM21 Rest Psychic 10 User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22 Rock Slide Rock 75 90 10 May cause flinching.
TM24 Snore Normal 50 100 15 Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25 Protect Normal 10 Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM31 Attract Normal 100 15 If opponent is the opposite gender, it’s less likely to attack.
TM33 Rain Dance Water 5 Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34 Sunny Day Fire 5 Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39 Facade Normal 70 100 20 Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM43 Brick Break Fighting 75 100 15 Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost 70 100 15 High critical hit ratio.
TM69 Psycho Cut Psychic 70 100 20 High critical hit ratio.
TM76 Round Normal 60 100 15 Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79 Retaliate Normal 70 100 5 Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM94 False Swipe Normal 40 100 40 Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM95 Air Slash Flying 75 95 20 May cause flinching.
TM97 Brutal Swing Dark 60 100 20 The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.

TR Moves

TR Move Type Pow Acc PP Effect
TR00 Swords Dance Normal 20 Sharply raises user’s Attack.
TR20 Substitute Normal 10 Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR21 Reversal Fighting 100 15 The lower the user’s HP, the higher the power.
TR26 Endure Normal 10 Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27 Sleep Talk Normal 10 User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR33 Shadow Ball Ghost 80 100 15 May lower opponent’s Special Defense.
TR46 Iron Defense Steel 15 Sharply raises user’s Defense.
TR52 Gyro Ball Steel 100 5 The slower the user, the stronger the attack.
TR53 Close Combat Fighting 120 100 5 Lowers user’s Defense and Special Defense.
TR70 Flash Cannon Steel 80 100 10 May lower opponent’s Special Defense.
TR74 Iron Head Steel 80 100 15 May cause flinching.

This is all there is to know about this Pokemon.