Route 8


TrainersPokemonItems


Wild Area?: No
North Exit: Circhester
South Exit: Route 7

Route 8 is a path through various ruins in Galar. These require you to navigate through the ruins utilising various path and ladders. The Pokémon Falinks will often run between various parts of the ruins

Route 8
Area Anchors
Main AreaSteamdrift Way

Main Area

Wild Pokémon

AnchorsRandomOverworldSpecial Rare Pokémon

Overworld

Pokémon Sword
Golett Gurdurr Pawniard Boldore Togedemaru Rufflet Solrock
Golett Gurdurr Pawniard Boldore Togedemaru Rufflet Solrock
25% 25% 20% 10% 5% 10% 5%
Level Level Level Level Level Level Level
39 - 41 39 - 41 39 - 41 39 - 41 39 - 41 39 - 41 39 - 41
Pokémon Shield
GolettBoldorePawniardGurdurrTogedemaruVullabyLunatone
GolettBoldorePawniardGurdurrTogedemaruVullabyLunatone
25%25%20%10%5%10%5%
LevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevel
39 - 4139 - 4139 - 4139 - 4139 - 4139 - 4139 - 41

Random in Grass

Pokémon Sword
SandacondaRhyhornDusclopsHaunterBronzongHippowdonDrapionFalinks
SandacondaRhyhornDusclopsHaunterBronzongHippowdonDrapionFalinks
30%20%15%10%10%8%5%2%
LevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevel
38 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 40
Pokémon Shield
SandacondaRhyhornDusclopsHaunterBronzongHippowdonDrapionFalinks
SandacondaRhyhornDusclopsHaunterBronzongHippowdonDrapionFalinks
30%20%15%10%10%8%5%2%
LevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevelLevel
38 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 4038 - 40

Special Overworld Encounters

Pokémon Sword
CrustleFalinks
CrustleFalinks
-%-%
LevelLevel
40 - 4040 - 40
Pokémon Shield
CrustleFalinks
CrustleFalinks
-%-%
LevelLevel
40 - 4040 - 40

Trainers

Sword / Shield

RoseliaHattrem
Doctor Joanna RoseliaHattrem
Battle Type

Items
Level 36Level 36


Attacks:
Leech Seed
Magical Leaf
Poison Sting
Attacks:
Dazzling Gleam
Psybeam
Brutal Swing
Calm Mind
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
DreepyVullaby
Backpacker Barbara DreepyVullaby
Battle Type

Items
Level 36Level 37


Attacks:
Bite
Quick Attack
Astonish
Attacks:
Iron Defense
Whirlwind
Pluck
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Togedemaru
Musician Charles Togedemaru
Battle Type

Items
Level 37

Attacks:
Zing Zap
Fell Stinger
Nuzzle
Hold Item:
No Item
ExcadrillLucario
Office Worker Jordan ExcadrillLucario
Battle Type

Items
Level 36Level 37


Attacks:
Metal Claw
Rock Slide
Dig
Attacks:
Metal Claw
Power-Up Punch
Detect
Counter
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
HippowdonPerrserker
Office Worker Alison HippowdonPerrserker
Battle Type

Items
Level 36Level 37


Attacks:
Yawn
Sand Tomb
Crunch
Attacks:
Taunt
Swagger
Fake Out
Fury Swipes
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item

Items - Sword & Shield

PictureItemMethodQuantity
Shiny StoneOn ledge around south east of route1
  TM96Up ladder in west part of route1
X DefenseHidden in corner by stairs on the east2
Hyper PotionIn grass in small ladder part midway through the route3
Luxury BallOn ramp up before a drop midway through route3
ElixirHidden between the two ramps1
Max ReviveIn alcoves of rocks in the left of the route towards the end1
Big NuggetHidden in rock in area bove Backpacker Barbara1
NuggetIn top right corner of Falinks pit1
King's RockIn small alcove in middle of Falinks pit1
  TM43Follow path west of north exit1
Terrain ExtenderIn path east of tent by north exit1
Pixie PlateHidden in small alcove half way through1

Steamdrift Way

Wild Pokémon

AnchorsRandomOverworld

Overworld

Pokémon Sword
Snom Snorunt Sneasel Vanillish Sawk
Snom Snorunt Sneasel Vanillish Sawk
40% 25% 20% 10% 5%
Level Level Level Level Level
39 - 43 39 - 43 39 - 43 39 - 43 39 - 43
Pokémon Shield
SnomSnoruntSneaselVanillishThroh
SnomSnoruntSneaselVanillishThroh
40%25%20%10%5%
LevelLevelLevelLevelLevel
39 - 4339 - 4339 - 4339 - 4339 - 43

Random in Grass

Pokémon Sword
SnomSneaselSnoverDelibirdDarumaka
SnomSneaselSnoverDelibirdDarumaka
40%25%20%10%5%
LevelLevelLevelLevelLevel
38 - 4138 - 4138 - 4138 - 4138 - 41
Pokémon Shield
SnomSneaselSnoverDelibird
SnomSneaselSnoverDelibird
40%25%20%15%
LevelLevelLevelLevel
38 - 4138 - 4138 - 4138 - 41

Trainers

Sword / Shield

ArcanineBoltund
Police Officer Bobby ArcanineBoltund
Battle Type

Items
Level 37Level 37


Attacks:
Extreme Speed
Thunder Fang
Roar
Fire Fang
Attacks:
Crunch
Nuzzle
Roar
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item