Hop

Encounter 1: Postwick

Location: Postwick

The first encounter you have with Hop is right at the start of the game. He will come to your house with his Wooloo and tell you that his brother, the Champion Leon, has arrived at the train station in the nearby town of Wedgehurst and suggest you go with him to meet him. Go to the station and Leon will say that he has a special gift for you and Hop and, when you return to Hop's house in Postwick, it turns out to be the Starter Pokémon of the region. Hop will take the starter weak to you after the two families hold a barbecue.

The next day, Leon suggests starting out with a Pokémon battle between you and Hop. Hop already has a Wooloo and his starter Pokémon.

WoolooSobble
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooSobble
Battle Type

Items
Level 3Level 5


Attacks:
Tackle


Attacks:
Pound
Growl

Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Grookey Chosen
WoolooGrookey
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooGrookey
Battle Type

Items
Level 3Level 5


Attacks:
Tackle


Attacks:
Scratch
Growl

Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Scorbunny Chosen
WoolooScorbunny
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooScorbunny
Battle Type

Items
Level 3Level 5


Attacks:
Tackle


Attacks:
Tackle
Growl

Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Sobble Chosen
Hop

Encounter 2: Slumbering Weald

Location: Slumbering Weald

Shortly afterwards, when you go to leave Postwick, a crash is heard and you find out that a Wooloo has gone in to Slumbering Weald, a forest from where people don't return so it is closed off. Hop decides to rush in to help the Wooloo and you follow. However, when you get further in, it gets foggy and Zacian/Zamazenta appear. As you battle, it gets foggier and eventually you and Hop are knocked unconscious.

Leon arrives and then suggests getting out of there and going to see Professor Magnolia.

Hop

Encounter 3: Route 2

Location: Route 2

When in Route 2, you will find Professor Magnolia's house where Leon already is and you'll discuss Dynamax and various other elements including the Gym Challenge. Leon thinks about endorsing both of you but decides to settle it with a Pokémon battle, so Hop challenges you again

WoolooRookideeSobble
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooRookideeSobble
Battle Type

Items
Level 6Level 5Level 8



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl

Attacks:
Leer
Peck

Attacks:
Pound
Growl
Water Gun
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Grookey Chosen
WoolooRookideeGrookey
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooRookideeGrookey
Battle Type

Items
Level 6Level 5Level 8



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl

Attacks:
Leer
Peck

Attacks:
Scratch
Growl
Branch Poke
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Scorbunny Chosen
WoolooRookideeScorbunny
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooRookideeScorbunny
Battle Type

Items
Level 6Level 5Level 8



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl

Attacks:
Leer
Peck

Attacks:
Tackle
Growl
Ember
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Sobble Chosen

After defeating him, Leon gives you both endorsements to enter the Gym Challenge and some Wishing Stars fall down and you each get a Wishing Star, which gets turned into a Dynamax Band. The next stop is to go to Motostoke to register, but you have to do that via the train station in Wedgehurst. Hop gives you TM40 and you head to the Wild Area via train and Hop is excited as he can catch so many Pokémon in the Wild Area.

Hop

Encounter 4: Motostoke

Location: Motostoke

When you reach Motostoke, you and Hop can register for the Gym Challenge. When there, you bump into Bede and have the first encounter with Team Yell where you have a Multi Battle with Hop against the Team Yell grunts. Then, it's time for the opening ceremony.

After the opening ceremony, Leon introduces you both to Chairman Rose and you work out the way to go. Go towards Route 3 and Hop will challenge you to another battle. Defeat him and you'll get his League Card.

WoolooRookideeSobble
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooRookideeSobble
Battle Type

Items
Level 11Level 12Level 14



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl

Attacks:
Peck
Leer

Attacks:
Pound
Growl
Water Gun
Bind
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Grookey Chosen
WoolooRookideeGrookey
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooRookideeGrookey
Battle Type

Items
Level 11Level 12Level 14



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl

Attacks:
Peck
Leer

Attacks:
Scratch
Growl
Branch Poke
Taunt
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Scorbunny Chosen
WoolooRookideeScorbunny
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooRookideeScorbunny
Battle Type

Items
Level 11Level 12Level 14



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl

Attacks:
Peck
Leer

Attacks:
Tackle
Growl
Ember
Quick Attack
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Sobble Chosen
Hop

Encounter 5: Turffield

Location: Turffield

When you reach Turffield, you will see Hop once again. He'll say the gym is packed and that it'll be a while before it's your turns, but mentions that Sonia is looking for you but isn't sure where she is. Then, Sonia's Yamper appears and will show you the way.

Hop

Encounter 6: Route 5

Location: Route 5

On the bridge in Route 5, you'll encounter Hop again. He insists if you get any closer that you'll have to battle. He insists that it is the perfect training. Defeat him and he'll give you a Revive.

WoolooCorvisquireDrizzile
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooCorvisquireDrizzile
Battle Type

Items
Level 18Level 19Level 21



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl
Defense Curl
Double Kick
Attacks:
Leer
Peck
Fury Attack
Pluck
Attacks:
Round
Growl
Water Pulse
Bind
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Grookey Chosen
WoolooCorvisquireThwackey
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooCorvisquireThwackey
Battle Type

Items
Level 18Level 19Level 21



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl
Defense Curl
Double Kick
Attacks:
Leer
Peck
Fury Attack
Pluck
Attacks:
Round
Razor Leaf
Double Hit
Screech
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Scorbunny Chosen
WoolooCorvisquireRaboot
Pokémon Trainer Hop WoolooCorvisquireRaboot
Battle Type

Items
Level 18Level 19Level 21



Attacks:
Tackle
Growl
Defense Curl
Double Kick
Attacks:
Leer
Peck
Fury Attack
Pluck
Attacks:
Round
Growl
Double Kick
Flame Charge
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Sobble Chosen
Hop

Encounter 7: Hulbury

Location: Hulbury

After going to dinner with Rose and Sonia in Hulbury after earning your badge, when you exit the restaurant you will find Hop waiting for you. He will state that you need to head back to Motostoke to battle Kabu but that he heard Kabu is in Galar Mine No. 2 so you'll need to meet him there first else you can't battle in the gym.

Hop

Encounter 8: Galar Mine No. 2

Location: Galar Mine No. 2

In Galar Mine No. 2, you'll find your way blocked by some Team Yell grunts. As you go to face them, Hop appears and insists they stop as he'll be the new champion and can take them on. He suggests a Multi Battle against Team Yell.

Hop

Encounter 9: Motostoke & Wild Area

Location: Motostoke & Wild Area

After beating Kabu, when you go to leave the city to go to the Wild Area to head towards Hammerlocke, you will bump into Hop and the three Gym Leaders who come to see you off and give you encouragement. However, when you get into the Wild Area, Hop's enthusiasm shows and he suggests catching more strong Pokémon as he'll be doing that to fill in the next page of the tale of his Legend. However, Bede soon appears and starts belittling Hop, including how Hop throws a Poké Ball. He then challenges Bede to a battle. Hop insists that he'll win, but when you reach Hammerlocke, you discover he didn't.

Hop

Encounter 10: Route 6

Location: Route 6

When you reach Route 6, you'll find Hop as you take on Team Yell who are harassing people who come near a Silicobra. After you take out the Team Yell grunts, Hop will mention how bede easily defeated him and that what Bede said, about Hop dragging Leon's good name through the mud due to his lack of skill, is getting to him as it will make people think Leon is weak like him. He leaves in order to figure things out.

Hop

Encounter 11: Stow-on-Side

Location: Stow-on-Side

When you reach Stow-on-Side you will find that Hop is ahead and he says he still desn't know what to do about how he's weak and ruining his brother's reputation. He insists he's going to try many things against you to see what works so challenges you to a battle. When you defeat him, he questions how he still managed to lost as he tried switching for every matchup. He insists he'll try harder until nobody's laughing at him anymore.

CramorantToxelSilicobraDrizzile
Pokémon Trainer Hop CramorantToxelSilicobraDrizzile
Battle Type

Items
Level 28Level 29Level 30Level 33




Attacks:
Dive
Fury Attack
Pluck
Attacks:
Tearful Look
Nuzzle
Flail
Acid
Attacks:
Glare
Dig
Brutal Swing
Attacks:
Water Pulse
Sucker Punch
Round
Tearful Look
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Grookey Chosen
CramorantToxelSilicobraThwackey
Pokémon Trainer Hop CramorantToxelSilicobraThwackey
Battle Type

Items
Level 29Level 29Level 30Level 33




Attacks:
Dive
Fury Attack
Pluck
Attacks:
Tearful Look
Nuzzle
Flail
Acid
Attacks:
Glare
Dig
Brutal Swing
Attacks:
Knock Off
Razor Leaf
Screech
Round
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Scorbunny Chosen
CramorantToxelSilicobraRaboot
Pokémon Trainer Hop CramorantToxelSilicobraRaboot
Battle Type

Items
Level 29Level 29Level 30Level 33




Attacks:
Dive
Fury Attack
Pluck
Attacks:
Tearful Look
Nuzzle
Flail
Acid
Attacks:
Glare
Dig
Brutal Swing
Attacks:
Flame Charge
Agility
Round
Double Kick
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Sobble Chosen
Hop

Encounter 12: Hammerlocke

Location: Hammerlocke

When you return to Hammerlocke, you'll bump into Hop. Hop mentions how he feels lost due to Glimwood Tangle and Opal's Gym Mission, but that he's finally caught up to you. He asks you to join him in Route 7 to have another battle as he has been coming up with strategies to not just catch up to Leon but to surpass him. Defeat him and he mentions how he can tell how strong Leon is and that he is getting stronger, just maybe not as fast as you. He heals his team and says that you'll battle him again when you get your badges in Circhester

TrevenantHeatmorSnorlaxBoltundInteleon
Pokémon Trainer Hop TrevenantHeatmorSnorlaxBoltundInteleon
Battle Type

Items
Level 34Level 34Level 35Level 35Level 37





Attacks:
Horn Leech
Shadow Claw
Confuse Ray
Attacks:
Fire Lash
Bug Bite
Slash
Lick
Attacks:
Body Slam
Stockpile
Heavy Slam
Attacks:
Spark
Crunch
Roar
Nuzzle
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Sucker Punch
Tearful Look
Whirlpool
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Grookey Chosen
TrevenantHeatmorSnorlaxBoltundRillaboom
Pokémon Trainer Hop TrevenantHeatmorSnorlaxBoltundRillaboom
Battle Type

Items
Level 34Level 34Level 35Level 35Level 37





Attacks:
Horn Leech
Shadow Claw
Confuse Ray
Attacks:
Fire Lash
Bug Bite
Slash
Lick
Attacks:
Body Slam
Stockpile
Heavy Slam
Attacks:
Spark
Crunch
Roar
Nuzzle
Attacks:
Drum Beating
Knock Off
Slam
Brutal Swing
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Scorbunny Chosen
TrevenantHeatmorSnorlaxBoltundCinderace
Pokémon Trainer Hop TrevenantHeatmorSnorlaxBoltundCinderace
Battle Type

Items
Level 34Level 34Level 35Level 35Level 37





Attacks:
Horn Leech
Shadow Claw
Confuse Ray
Attacks:
Fire Lash
Bug Bite
Slash
Lick
Attacks:
Body Slam
Stockpile
Heavy Slam
Attacks:
Spark
Crunch
Roar
Nuzzle
Attacks:
Pyro Ball
Headbutt
Acrobatics
Agility
Hold Item:
No Item
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No Item
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No Item
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No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Sobble Chosen
Hop

Encounter 13: Circhster

Location: Circhster

When you reach Circhester and enter the Gym, Hop will leave and tell you that he unfortunately has already lost the match. He questions his strategy as he did just what he has seen Leon do. He gives you the Gym Leader's card and then leaves to decide what to put in his team and to stop doubting himself

Hop

Encounter 14: Circhster

Location: Circhster

After beating the Gym, you'll find Hop and Sonia in the nearby restaurant. Sonia explains how her research is going and afterwards, Hop suggests checking out Circhester and going to the Hero's Bath. When there, Sonia states that because both of you met the mysterious Pokémon in Slumbering Weald, you could become new heroes. Hop likes the idea and due to the meal he has a lot of energy and insits on having an exhibition match starringthe future champion. Defeat him and he states he's going to keep trying the Gym in order to get the badge

DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxInteleon
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxInteleon
Battle Type

Items
Level 40Level 40Level 39Level 39Level 41





Attacks:
Double Kick
Take Down
Growl
Defense Curl
Attacks:
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Pluck
Fury Attack
Attacks:
Spark
Bubble Beam
Curse
Attacks:
Heavy Slam
Body Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Tearful Look
Sucker Punch
Liquidation
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Grookey Chosen
DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxRillaboom
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxRillaboom
Battle Type

Items
Level 40Level 40Level 39Level 39Level 41





Attacks:
Double Kick
Take Down
Growl
Defense Curl
Attacks:
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Pluck
Fury Attack
Attacks:
Spark
Bubble Beam
Curse
Attacks:
Heavy Slam
Body Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Drum Beating
Double Hit
Brick Break
Knock Off
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Scorbunny Chosen
DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCinderace
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCinderace
Battle Type

Items
Level 40Level 40Level 39Level 39Level 41





Attacks:
Double Kick
Take Down
Growl
Defense Curl
Attacks:
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Pluck
Fury Attack
Attacks:
Spark
Bubble Beam
Curse
Attacks:
Heavy Slam
Body Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Pyro Ball
Counter
Mega Kick
Double Kick
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Sobble Chosen
Hop

Encounter 15: Route 9

Location: Route 9

After defeating the Spikemuth Gym, you'll find Hop in Route 9. He will mention that some crazy things started happening and that Pokémon were starting to Dynamax. He showed you the news of Leon taking it down. Head to Circhester and you'll both learn about how things are going wrong. Leon suggests once again that you and Hop just focus on the Gym Challenge

Hop

Encounter 16: Hammerlocke

Location: Hammerlocke

After defeating Raihan in Hammerlocke, when you go to leave, Hop will soon arrive and challenge Raihan. Raihan jokes that he'll give Hop a battle that makes him want to quit the Gym Challenge but Hop insists he has worked out his strategy that he knows how to battle, won't lose and will defeat Raihan, you and even Leon. He goes into the gym to battle.

At the train station, Hop will appear and show that he has beaten Raihan and decides to join you on the train up to Wyndon for the Pokémon League.

Hop

Encounter 17: Wyndon

Location: Wyndon

During the semi finals, Hop is your second opponent and will talk about how he never thought he'd be standing in the league facing you. He says it's time to finish what he started and challenges you. He Dynamaxes his starter Pokémon. Defeat him and and he will say that he could never feel like a hero but thinks you could do it.

DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxInteleon
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxInteleon
Battle Type

Items
Level 48Level 48Level 47Level 47Level 49





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Reversal
Body Slam
Zen Headbutt
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Swagger
Attacks:
Thunderbolt
Poison Jab
Curse
Attacks:
Heavy Slam
High Horsepower
Hammer Arm
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Mud Shot
Icy Wind
Dark Pulse
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxRillaboom
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxRillaboom
Battle Type

Items
Level 48Level 48Level 47Level 47Level 49





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Reversal
Body Slam
Zen Headbutt
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Swagger
Attacks:
Thunderbolt
Poison Jab
Curse
Attacks:
Heavy Slam
High Horsepower
Hammer Arm
Attacks:
Drum Beating
High Horsepower
Snarl
Uproar
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
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DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCinderace
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCinderace
Battle Type

Items
Level 48Level 48Level 47Level 47Level 49





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Reversal
Body Slam
Zen Headbutt
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Swagger
Attacks:
Thunderbolt
Poison Jab
Curse
Attacks:
Heavy Slam
High Horsepower
Hammer Arm
Attacks:
Pyro Ball
Counter
Gunk Shot
Bounce
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
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No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Dynamax
Dynamax
Hop

Encounter 18: Wyndon

Location: Wyndon

After the semi-finals, Leon says that he will meet you and Hop for dinner. However, when Leon doesn't appear Hop gets concerned and when Piers comes to let you know he's gone to Rose Tower, Hop decides to help out and get there, but when Oleana hides the key to the lift at Rose Tower, Hop helps you find it. In Rose Tower, Hop will join you in Multi Battles against Macro Cosmos staff members so you can reach the top and find Leon. Afterwards, Leon takes you and Hop to dinner finally.

Hop

Encounter 19: Wyndon Stadium

Location: Wyndon Stadium

After defeating the finals, Hop will come into the dressing room and will give you words of encouragement but says it was a hard choice to decide whether to cheer on you or his brother. His starter pokémon agrees that he should support you and he insists you take out Leon.

However, shortly afterwards, Rose interrupts the finals and unleashes the darkest day. Leon insists he'll take responsibility for the mess and goes off. However, Hop starts thinking about where he heard the name and remembers Sonia's research and recommends going to Slumbering Weald

Hop

Encounter 20: Slumbering Weald

Location: Slumbering Weald

When you get to Slumbering Weald, you will find Sonia is there already. Go depe into the forest with Hop and you'll encounter Zacian and Zamazenta. He insists that they help solve the problem when they disappear and Sonia arrives. Sonia insists there was nobody here and explains her research. He suggests looking for the sword and shield which can be found deep in the woods. With the Rusted Sword & Rusted Shield in hand, you head back to help Leon in Hammerlocke

Hop

Encounter 21: Energy Plant

Location: Energy Plant

When you arrive in Hammerlocke, you and Hop both go through and try to help Leon. However, it's too strong for Leon so you have to battle it, but when you take it down it changes into a new form. You and Hop challenge it in a Max Raid battle but it doesn't work, so you and Hop both use the Rusted items to summon Zacian and Zamazenta in order for them to come and help. You face off in a Max Raid Battle against Eternatus with Hop, Zacian and Zamazenta. Then, you catch it

Hop

Encounter 22: Wyndon

Location: Wyndon

Three days later, you'll be in Wyndon and Hop will come meet you in the hotel. He will check that you're ok and asks if you're ok for the Championship Match that Leon is insisting on having. He will take you there.

Hop

Encounter 23: Slumbering Weald

Location: Slumbering Weald

After becoming champion, you'll meet Hop in Slumbering Wealdy. He'll mention that's uncanny as he felt the same as he came there to do some thinking. He congratulates you on his victory but then decides to challenge you to another battle.

DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCramorantInteleon
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCramorantInteleon
Battle Type

Items
Level 59Level 59Level 58Level 58Level 58Level 60






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Brave Bird
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Bubble Beam
Fury Attack
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
High Horsepower
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Dive
Drill Peck
Throat Chop
Steel Wing
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Sucker Punch
Liquidation
U-turn
Grookey Chosen
DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCramorantRillaboom
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCramorantRillaboom
Battle Type

Items
Level 59Level 59Level 58Level 58Level 58Level 60






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Brave Bird
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Bubble Beam
Fury Attack
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
High Horsepower
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Dive
Drill Peck
Throat Chop
Steel Wing
Attacks:
Drum Beating
Slam
Knock Off
Uproar
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Dynamax
Dynamax
Scorbunny Chosen
DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCramorantCinderace
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolCorviknightPincurchinSnorlaxCramorantCinderace
Battle Type

Items
Level 59Level 59Level 58Level 58Level 58Level 60






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Scary Face
Brave Bird
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Bubble Beam
Fury Attack
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
High Horsepower
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Dive
Drill Peck
Throat Chop
Steel Wing
Attacks:
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Pyro Ball
Agility
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Dynamax
Dynamax
Sobble Chosen

After defeating him, Sonia will arrive and will suggest returning the Sword & Shield to the gravesite. Hop also mentions how he lined up day one to buy Sonia's book. However, shortly afterwards, Sordward & Shielbert appear and cause problems. While oyu defeat one of them, Hop loses to the other and the item he returned gets stolen and Hop makes chase.

Hop

Encounter 24: Turffield, Hulbury & Motostoke

Location: Turffield, Hulbury & Motostoke

As Sordward & Shielbert's plan comes into action, Hop reluctantly joins you in helping take down the Dynamaxed Pokémon that start appearing in Turffield, Hulbury & Motostoke Gyms in Max Raid Battles.

Hop

Encounter 25: Wedgehurst

Location: Wedgehurst

When you go to Sonia's laboratory in Wedgehurst, you will encounter Shielbert and Sordward again. They will taunt Hop but Piers tells him to not lose his spirit. You challenge them in a Multi-Battle with Hop. After the battle, Sonia get sbetrayed by her assistant and Hop didn't want to say the wrong thing to make it worse. He starts to think about what they said about revealing the true natures of Zacian & Zamazenta. However, more Power Spots are activated and Hop joins you in helping protect the other gyms from Dynamaxed Pokémon.

Hop

Encounter 26: Energy Plant

Location: Energy Plant

At the Energy Plant, you Hop and Piers will find Sordward and Shielbert once again and you'll face them. Push them back and you can go up to the roof where they are attacking Zamazenta/Zacian. Hop will try to calm down the Pokémon after you battle it but it'll go to attack him, only to be protected by the other Legendary. The attacking Legendary will run off and Hop will go after it with the retrieved Rusted item while you catch the Legendary Pokémon.

Hop

Encounter 27: Slumbering Weald

Location: Slumbering Weald

When you return to Slumbering Weald, you'll find Hop calming down Zamazenta/Zacian. Eventually, he'll capture the Legendary Pokémon and then challenge you to a battle with his new Pokémon. After the battle, he will start thinking about what he wants and decide he wants to be a Pokémon Professor but that he'll always see you as his rival. Sonia offers to take him on as her new assistant to which he accepts.

DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightInteleonZamazenta
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightInteleonZamazenta
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 68Level 69Level 70Level 70






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Liquidation
Recover
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Sucker Punch
Ice Beam
Dark Pulse
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Bash
Psychic Fangs
Play Rough
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:

Rusted Shield
Grookey Chosen
Sword Only
DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightRillaboomZamazenta
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightRillaboomZamazenta
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 68Level 69Level 70Level 70






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Liquidation
Recover
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Drum Beating
Slam
Knock Off
High Horsepower
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Bash
Psychic Fangs
Play Rough
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:

Rusted Shield
Scorbunny Chosen
Sword Only
DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightCinderaceZamazenta
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightCinderaceZamazenta
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 68Level 69Level 70Level 70






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Liquidation
Recover
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Gunk Shot
Iron Head
Pyro Ball
Zen Headbutt
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Bash
Psychic Fangs
Play Rough
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:

Rusted Shield
Sobble Chosen
Sword Only
DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightInteleonZacian
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightInteleonZacian
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 68Level 69Level 70Level 70






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Liquidation
Recover
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Sucker Punch
Ice Beam
Dark Pulse
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Blade
Wild Charge
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:

Rusted Sword
Dynamax
Dynamax
Grookey Chosen
Shield Only
DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightRillaboomZacian
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightRillaboomZacian
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 68Level 69Level 70Level 70






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Liquidation
Recover
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Drum Beating
Slam
Knock Off
High Horsepower
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Blade
Wild Charge
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:

Rusted Sword
Scorbunny Chosen
Shield Only
DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightCinderaceZacian
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxPincurchinCorviknightCinderaceZacian
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 68Level 69Level 70Level 70






Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Zing Zap
Poison Jab
Liquidation
Recover
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Gunk Shot
Iron Head
Pyro Ball
Zen Headbutt
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Blade
Wild Charge
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:

Rusted Sword
Sobble Chosen
Shield Only
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Hop

Encounter 28: Wedgehurst

Location: Wedgehurst

Afterwards, you can now find Hop in Sonia's lab. He will insist he's giving it his best with his studies and that it's hard but it's also fun.

Hop

Encounter 29: Wyndon Stadium

Location: Wyndon Stadium

After the story is done, despite now being on the path to being a professor, Hop is one of the trainers who you can call for a match in the Champion Cup, or who appears at any time when you go through. This time, he will have his Legendary Pokémon and he'll Gigantamax his Corviknight.

DubwoolSnorlaxInteleonCorviknightZamazenta
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxInteleonCorviknightZamazenta
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 70Level 70Level 70





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Sucker Punch
Ice Beam
Dark Pulse
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Light Screen
Swagger
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Bash
Iron Defense
Play Rough
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
Rusted Shield
Rusted Shield
Giganatamax
Gigantamax
DubwoolSnorlaxInteleonCorviknightZacian
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxInteleonCorviknightZacian
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 70Level 70Level 70





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Snipe Shot
Sucker Punch
Ice Beam
Dark Pulse
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Light Screen
Swagger
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Blade
Swords Dance
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
Rusted Sword
Rusted Sword
Giganatamax
Gigantamax
DubwoolSnorlaxRillaboomCorviknightZamazenta
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxRillaboomCorviknightZamazenta
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 70Level 70Level 70





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Drum Beating
Slam
Knock Off
High Horsepower
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Light Screen
Swagger
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Bash
Iron Defense
Play Rough
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
Rusted Shield
Rusted Shield
Giganatamax
Gigantamax
DubwoolSnorlaxRillaboomCorviknightZacian
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxRillaboomCorviknightZacian
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 70Level 70Level 70





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Drum Beating
Slam
Knock Off
High Horsepower
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Blade
Swords Dance
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
Rusted Sword
Rusted Sword
Giganatamax
Gigantamax
DubwoolSnorlaxCinderaceCorviknightZamazenta
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxCinderaceCorviknightZamazenta
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 70Level 70Level 70





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Gunk Shot
Iron Head
Pyro Ball
Low Sweep
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Bash
Iron Defense
Play Rough
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
Rusted Shield
Rusted Shield
Giganatamax
Gigantamax
DubwoolSnorlaxCinderaceCorviknightZacian
Pokémon Trainer Hop DubwoolSnorlaxCinderaceCorviknightZacian
Battle Type

Items
Level 69Level 68Level 70Level 70Level 70





Attacks:
Cotton Guard
Double Kick
Double-Edge
Headbutt
Attacks:
Hammer Arm
Earthquake
Heavy Slam
Crunch
Attacks:
Gunk Shot
Iron Head
Pyro Ball
Low Sweep
Attacks:
Steel Wing
Drill Peck
Swagger
Light Screen
Attacks:
Crunch
Behemoth Blade
Swords Dance
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
Rusted Sword
Rusted Sword
Giganatamax
Gigantamax
Hop