April 24, 2020

Take This Quiz to Test Your Galar Region Pokédex Knowledge

Use your Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield experience to identify as many of these Pokémon as you can.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have been out for a few months now, so you've hopefully had plenty of time to familiarize yourself with all of the amazing new Pokémon that have been discovered in the Galar region. But just how well do you know them?

We've scoured the Galar region Pokédex to find some interesting facts about these Pokémon. Can you figure out which Pokémon are being described based on just their Pokédex entries? Here's a hint: We only refer to unevolved Pokémon or Pokémon that have no known evolutions in this quiz. How many can you guess? Put your Pokémon knowledge to the test!


1. When it gets wet, its skin changes color, and this Pokémon becomes invisible as if it were camouflaged.


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2. It eats snow that piles up on the ground. The more snow it eats, the bigger and more impressive the spikes on its back grow.


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3. It stores poison in an internal poison sac and secretes that poison through its skin. If you touch this Pokémon, a tingling sensation follows.


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4. It wraps prey up with its heated body, cooking them in its coils. Once they're well-done, it will voraciously nibble them down to the last morsel.


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5. The powerful muscles in its tail generate its electricity. Compared to its lower body, its upper half is entirely too small.


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6. Through its nose, it sucks in the emanations produced by people and Pokémon when they feel annoyed. It thrives off this negative energy.


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7. This gluttonous Pokémon only assists people with their work because it wants treats. As it runs, it crackles with electricity.


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8. If a job requires serious strength, this Pokémon will excel at it. Its copper body tarnishes in the rain, turning a vibrant green color.


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9. As it digs, it swallows sand and stores it in its neck pouch. The pouch can hold more than 17 pounds of sand.


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10. Watch your step when wandering areas oceans once covered. What looks like a stone could be this Pokémon, and it will curse you if you kick it.


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11. Aided by the soft pads on its feet, it silently raids the food stores of other Pokémon. It survives off its ill-gotten gains.


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12. Living with a savage, seafaring people has toughened this Pokémon's body so much that parts of it have turned to iron.


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13. Once a year, on a specific date and at a specific time, they gather out of nowhere and form up in a circle.


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14. Its body resembles polished metal, and it's both lightweight and strong. The only drawback is that it rusts easily.


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15. If it sees any movement around it, this Pokémon charges for it straightaway, leading with its sharply pointed jaw. It's very proud of that jaw.


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So, how well did you do? Give yourself one point for each question that you got correct, and see where you land on the scale below:

0 – 6 points: You're a Poké Kid! Your Pokémon adventure is just beginning. There's so much more to discover. Have fun!

7 – 10 points: You're a Hiker! You've encountered a lot of Pokémon on your travels, but the wilderness continues to call your name. Go explore!

11 – 13 points: You're a Doctor! You've clearly been studying your Pokémon, but there's always more to learn. Keep it up to become a true expert!

14 – 15 points: You're a Pokémon Professor! Your knowledge is great, so be sure to share your research with the world.


How many of these Pokémon have you added to your Pokédex? As you play Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield, don't forget to check out those Pokédex entries—you might be surprised at some of the cool facts that you learn about your Pokémon.

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