Pokemon Sword and Shield Route 5 Walkthrough

Learn all about the Pokemon Sword and Shield Route 5 as you enter the first area with the largest number of Pokemon encounters so far

Learn all about the Pokemon Sword and Shield Route 5 as you enter the first area with the largest number of Pokemon encounters so far. In this guide, we have compiled all the information about Sword and Shield Route 5 and what to expect when traveling through this area.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Route 5

At the very beginning, you will get a mandatory battel with the Gillian and Cam as they will throw their Klink an Helioptile for the fight.


  • Level: 18
  • Type: Steel


  • Level: 18
  • Type: Electric/Normal

Ignore the south path and go to the one on right and at the end of the very first grass patch, you will find Shed Shell into the grove of trees.

Now come back and go to the south path and you will get three Heal Balls in the center of the grass patch. There you will meet Cook Stuart and will have to fight his Applin.


  • Level: 20
  • Type: Grass/Dragon

Go to the grass patch on the right and get yourself TM31 Attract in the corner. On the left area of the route 5 campsite, you will also find two hidden Big Mushrooms.

There you will have two trainers blocking your way. One Debra with her Minccino and Steenee, while Adrian with Stufful, Ralts, and Cutiefly.


  • Level: 17
  • Type: Normal


  • Level: 19
  • Type: Grass


  • Level: 17
  • Type: Normal/Fighting


  • Level: 19
  • Type: Psychic/Fairy


  • Level: 18
  • Type: Bug/Fairy

After that you will see a building, that is Pokemon Nursery and you can get inside and talk to the lady with the Toxel and she will just give that to you and also drops five Exp Candies XS.

After leaving the nursery, get to the east and you will see two thugs harassing a poor old fellow.

You will have to fight them both with their Zigzagoon(Galarian) and Thievul, for round two you will also face Sableye.


  • Level: 17
  • Type: Dark/Normal


  • Level: 18
  • Type: Dark


  • Level: 18
  • Type: Dark/Ghost

There will also be a hidden Genius Feather on the fridge. A hidden Health Feather will also be on the bridge before the guy wearing blue and after him will be the Resist Feather and another Health Feather.

You will face Hop, who is always looking for a fight. He has got some really good Pokemon.


  • Level: 18
  • Type: Normal


  • Level: 19
  • Type: Flying


  • Level: 21
  • Type: Water/Grass/Fire

After that just move a few steps ahead and you will find hidden Health Feather. There will be another hidden item Resist Feather along the railing, at the end will be a hidden Health Feather close there.

After the bridge you will face Breeder Denise, and you will face her Cherubi and Woobat.


  • Level: 18
  • Type: Grass


  • Level: 19
  • Type: Psychic/Flying

After defeating Denise get those three X Sp. Atks to her right. In the patch of grass get the hidden Bulb hiding in the small opening of short grass. Now you will face the final trainer Gabrielle with her Croagnuk.


  • Level: 19
  • Type: Poison/Fighting

And this is the end of route 5 of the Galar region.