SPOILERS! Pokemon Sword and Shield Datamine Thread

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Today is the day! We have been made aware from very talented and trustworthy people that data dumps will begin starting from today. I'll be trying to keep on top of this thread until Nexus appears later on! This thread will get bigger, but please check the OP and related posts for updates!

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Pokemon
Notable Pokemon return and other Pokemon get GMaxes - 35 more Pokemon, taking the dex to 435. New additions include other Kanto Starters, Alola Starters, Jirachi, a mishmash of Gen 5 Legends, a handful of Alola legends and Meltan/Melmetal. Take the Alolan Formes of Galar Mons as a pinch of salt. The differences in mini sprites makes it look odd.

New Gigantamaxes (Currently unknown if Obtainable): Machamp, Snorlax, Melmetal, Orbeetle, Sandaconda, Toxtricity

Starter Hidden Abilities:
Rillaboom - Grassy Surge
Cinderace - Libero (New ability; same effect as Protean)
Inteleon - Sniper

Pokemon Base Stats (All In Galar)
Ability names and Descrptions
Pokedex Entries

Intrepid Sword Boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat when the Pokémon enters a battle. - Zacian
Dauntless Shield Boosts the Pokémon’s Defense stat when the Pokémon enters a battle. - Zamazenta
Libero Changes the Pokémon’s type to the type of the move it’s about to use. - Cinderace
Ball Fetch If the Pokémon is not holding an item, it will fetch the Poké Ball from the first failed throw of the battle. - Yamper
Cotton Down When the Pokémon is hit by an attack, it scatters cotton fluff around and lowers the Speed stat of all Pokémon except itself. - Eldegoss
Propeller Tail Ignores the effects of opposing Pokémon’s Abilities and moves that draw in moves. - Barraskewda
Mirror Armor Bounces back only the stat-lowering effects that the Pokémon receives. - Corviknight
Gulp Missile When the Pokémon uses Surf or Dive, it will come back with prey. When it takes damage, it will spit out the prey to attack. - Cramorant
Stalwart Ignores the effects of opposing Pokémon’s Abilities and moves that draw in moves. - Duraludon
Steam Engine Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat drastically if hit by a Fire- or Water-type move. - Rolycoly line
Punk Rock Boosts the power of sound-based moves. The Pokémon also takes half the damage from these kinds of moves. - Toxtricity
Sand Spit The Pokémon creates a sandstorm when it’s hit by an attack. - Sandaconda
Ice Scales The Pokémon is protected by ice scales, which halve the damage taken from special moves. - Frosmoth
Ripen Ripens Berries and doubles their effect. - Flapple/Appletun
Ice Face The Pokémon’s ice head can take a physical attack as a substitute, but the attack also changes the Pokémon’s appearance. The ice will be restored when it hails. - Eiscue
Power Spot Just being next to the Pokémon powers up moves. - Stonjourner
Mimicry Changes the Pokémon’s type depending on the terrain. - Galarian Stunfisk
Screen Cleaner When the Pokémon enters a battle, the effects of Light Screen, Reflect, and Aurora Veil are nullified for both opposing and ally Pokémon. - Mr Rime
Steely Spirit Powers up ally Pokémon’s Steel-type moves. - Purrserker
Perish Body When hit by a move that makes direct contact, the Pokémon and the attacker will faint after three turns unless they switch out of battle. - Galarian Corsola/Cursola
Wandering Spirit The Pokémon exchanges Abilities with a Pokémon that hits it with a move that makes direct contact. - Runerigus
Gorilla Tactics Boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat but only allows the use of the first selected move. - Galarian Darmanitan
Neutralizing Gas If the Pokémon with Neutralizing Gas is in the battle, the effects of all Pokémon’s Abilities will be nullified or will not be triggered. - Galarian Weezing
Pastel Veil Protects the Pokémon and its ally Pokémon from being poisoned. - Galarian Ponyta Line
Hunger Switch The Pokémon changes its form, alternating between its Full Belly Mode and Hangry Mode after the end of each turn. - Morpeko

Aegislash is so far the only mon we've found to have stat nerfs; -10 to both Defences. King's Shield also now only reduces Attack by 1 instead of 2.

Glaceon and Leafeon now evolve via their respective stones (Ice/Leaf) and Charjabug now evolves via the Thunderstone.

Gift Pokemon: Starters, Toxel, Type: Null, 4*Fossils and the Gigantamax Charmander/Pikachu/Eevee. Of all the gifts available, only the fossils can be shiny. Galar starters have random IVs. Gigantamax Pika/Eevee have ALL flawless IVs. - Everything else have 3 flawless IVs.

Screen Cleaner - Removes screens from the source's side similarly to Defog. - Anubis


Moves
Removed Moves - Notable removals: Return, Frustration, Hidden Power, Pursuit, all Z moves, Pikachu and Eevee Special Moves
Unused moves get the text: "This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered."

List of all moves - Gigantamax Moves
Double Iron Bash The user rotates, centering the hex nut in its chest, and then strikes with its arms twice in a row. This may also make the target flinch.
Dynamax Cannon The user unleashes a strong beam from its core. This move deals twice the damage if the target is Dynamaxed.
Snipe Shot The user ignores the effects of opposing Pokémon’s moves and Abilities that draw in moves, allowing this move to hit the chosen target.
Jaw Lock This move prevents the user and the target from switching out until either of them faints. The effect goes away if either of the Pokémon leaves the field.
Stuff Cheeks The user eats its held Berry, then sharply raises its Defense stat.
No Retreat This move raises all the user’s stats but prevents the user from switching out or fleeing.
Tar Shot The user pours sticky tar over the target, lowering the target’s Speed stat. The target becomes weaker to Fire-type moves.
Magic Powder The user scatters a cloud of magic powder that changes the target to Psychic type.
Dragon Darts The user attacks twice using Dreepy. If there are two targets, this move hits each target once.
Teatime The user has teatime with all the Pokémon in the battle. Each Pokémon eats its held Berry.
Octolock The user locks the target in and prevents it from fleeing. This move also lowers the target’s Defense and Sp. Def every turn.
Bolt Beak The user stabs the target with its electrified beak. If the user attacks before the target, the power of this move is doubled.
Fishious Rend The user rends the target with its hard gills. If the user attacks before the target, the power of this move is doubled.
Court Change With its mysterious power, the user swaps the effects on either side of the field.
Clangorous Soul The user raises all its stats by using some of its HP.
Body Press The user attacks by slamming its body into the target. The higher the user’s Defense, the more damage it can inflict on the target.
Decorate The user sharply raises the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats by decorating the target.
Drum Beating The user plays its drum, controlling the drum’s roots to attack the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat.
Snap Trap The user snares the target in a snap trap for four to five turns.
Pyro Ball The user attacks by igniting a small stone and launching it as a fiery ball at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Behemoth Blade The user becomes a gigantic sword and cuts the target. This move deals twice the damage if the target is Dynamaxed.
Behemoth Bash The user becomes a gigantic shield and slams into the target. This move deals twice the damage if the target is Dynamaxed.
Aura Wheel Morpeko attacks and raises its Speed with the energy stored in its cheeks. This move’s type changes depending on the user’s form.
Breaking Swipe The user swings its tough tail wildly and attacks opposing Pokémon. This also lowers their Attack stats.
Branch Poke The user attacks the target by poking it with a sharply pointed branch.
Overdrive The user attacks opposing Pokémon by twanging a guitar or bass guitar, causing a huge echo and strong vibration.
Apple Acid The user attacks the target with an acidic liquid created from tart apples. This also lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Grav Apple The user inflicts damage by dropping an apple from high above. This also lowers the target’s Defense stat.
Spirit Break The user attacks the target with so much force that it could break the target’s spirit. This also lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
Strange Steam The user attacks the target by emitting steam. This may also confuse the target.
Life Dew The user scatters mysterious water around and restores the HP of itself and its ally Pokémon in the battle.
Obstruct This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession. Direct contact harshly lowers the attacker’s Defense stat.
False Surrender The user pretends to bow its head, but then it stabs the target with its disheveled hair. This attack never misses.
Meteor Assault The user attacks wildly with its thick leek. The user can’t move on the next turn, because the force of this move makes it stagger.
Eternabeam This is Eternatus’s most powerful attack in its original form. The user can’t move on the next turn.
Steel Beam The user fires a beam of steel that it collected from its entire body. This also damages the user.
Max Flare This is a Fire-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user intensifies the sun for five turns.
Max Flutterby This is a Bug-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
Max Lightning This is an Electric-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Electric Terrain for five turns.
Max Strike This is a Normal-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target’s Speed stat.
Max Knuckle This is a Fighting-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon’s Attack stats.
Max Phantasm This is a Ghost-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target’s Defense stat.
Max Hailstorm This is an Ice-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns.
Max Ooze This is a Poison-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon’s Sp. Atk stats.
Max Geyser This is a Water-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns.
Max Airstream This is a Flying-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon’s Speed stats.
Max Starfall This is a Fairy-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Misty Terrain for five turns.
Max Wyrmwind This is a Dragon-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target’s Attack stat.
Max Mindstorm This is a Psychic-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Psychic Terrain for five turns.
Max Rockfall This is a Rock-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user summons a sandstorm lasting five turns.
Max Quake This is a Ground-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon’s Sp. Def stats.
Max Darkness This is a Dark-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Max Overgrowth This is a Grass-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Grassy Terrain for five turns.
Max Steelspike This is a Steel-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon’s Defense stats.
Max Guard This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
G-Max Wildfire A Fire-type attack that Gigantamax Charizard use. This move continues to deal damage to opponents for four turns.
G-Max Befuddle A Bug-type attack that Gigantamax Butterfree use. This move inflicts the poisoned, paralyzed, or asleep status condition on opponents.
G-Max Volt Crash An Electric-type attack that Gigantamax Pikachu use. This move paralyzes opponents.
G-Max Gold Rush A Normal-type attack that Gigantamax Meowth use. This move confuses opponents and also earns extra money.
G-Max Chi Strike A Fighting-type attack that Gigantamax Machamp use. This move raises the chance of critical hits.
G-Max Terror A Ghost-type attack that Gigantamax Gengar use. This Pokémon steps on the opposing Pokémon’s shadow to prevent them from escaping.
G-Max Resonance An Ice-type attack that Gigantamax Lapras use. This move reduces the damage received for five turns.
G-Max Cuddle A Normal-type attack that Gigantamax Eevee use. This move infatuates opponents.
G-Max Replenish A Normal-type attack that Gigantamax Snorlax use. This move restores Berries that have been eaten.
G-Max Malodor A Poison-type attack that Gigantamax Garbodor use. This move poisons opponents.
G-Max Stonesurge A Water-type attack that Gigantamax Drednaw use. This move scatters sharp rocks around the field.
G-Max Wind Rage A Flying-type attack that Gigantamax Corviknight use. This move removes the effects of moves like Reflect and Light Screen.
G-Max Stun Shock An Electric-type attack that Gigantamax Toxtricity use. This move poisons or paralyzes opponents.
G-Max Finale A Fairy-type attack that Gigantamax Alcremie use. This move heals the HP of allies.
G-Max Depletion A Dragon-type attack that Gigantamax Duraludon use. Reduces the PP of the last move used.
G-Max Gravitas A Psychic-type attack that Gigantamax Orbeetle use. This move changes gravity for five turns.
G-Max Volcalith A Rock-type attack that Gigantamax Coalossal use. This move continues to deal damage to opponents for four turns.
G-Max Sandblast A Ground-type attack that Gigantamax Sandaconda use. Opponents are trapped in a raging sandstorm for four to five turns.
G-Max Snooze A Dark-type attack that Gigantamax Grimmsnarl use. The user lets loose a huge yawn that lulls the targets into falling asleep on the next turn.
G-Max Tartness A Grass-type attack that Gigantamax Flapple use. This move reduces the opponents’ evasiveness.
G-Max Sweetness A Grass-type attack that Gigantamax Appletun use. This move heals the status conditions of allies.
G-Max Smite A Fairy-type attack that Gigantamax Hatterene use. This move confuses opponents.
G-Max Steelsurge A Steel-type attack that Gigantamax Copperajah use. This move scatters sharp spikes around the field.
G-Max Meltdown A Steel-type attack that Gigantamax Melmetal use. This move makes opponents incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
G-Max Foam Burst A Water-type attack that Gigantamax Kingler use. This move harshly lowers the Speed of opponents.
G-Max Centiferno A Fire-type attack that Gigantamax Centiskorch use. This move traps opponents in flames for four to five turns.


Part 1 of Moveset Listings
Part 2 of Moveset Listings
Listings of Pokemon by Moves they learn
Move Stats (Paste this into a spreadsheet)

Confirmation from Data mine:
Rapid Spin A spin attack that can also eliminate such moves as Bind, Wrap, and Leech Seed. This also raises the user’s Speed stat.
PLG (LGPE) changes to moves were reverted (sorry about Teleport), Rapid Spin was buffed to 50 power, Multi-Attack (Silvally Sig) is now 120 power

Teleport apparently kept its LGPE iteration and the above text is incorrect.
Weight Based moves do not work on Dynamax/Gigantamax Pokemon (Heavy Slam etc)


TMs:
- [TM00] Mega Punch
- [TM01] Mega Kick
- [TM02] Pay Day
- [TM03] Fire Punch
- [TM04] Ice Punch
- [TM05] Thunder Punch
- [TM06] Fly
- [TM07] Pin Missile
- [TM08] Hyper Beam
- [TM09] Giga Impact
- [TM10] Magical Leaf
- [TM11] Solar Beam
- [TM12] Solar Blade
- [TM13] Fire Spin
- [TM14] Thunder Wave
- [TM15] Dig
- [TM16] Screech
- [TM17] Light Screen
- [TM18] Reflect
- [TM19] Safeguard
- [TM20] Self-Destruct
- [TM21] Rest
- [TM22] Rock Slide
- [TM23] Thief
- [TM24] Snore
- [TM25] Protect
- [TM26] Scary Face
- [TM27] Icy Wind
- [TM28] Giga Drain
- [TM29] Charm
- [TM30] Steel Wing
- [TM31] Attract
- [TM32] Sandstorm
- [TM33] Rain Dance
- [TM34] Sunny Day
- [TM35] Hail
- [TM36] Whirlpool
- [TM37] Beat Up
- [TM38] Will-O-Wisp
- [TM39] Facade
- [TM40] Swift
- [TM41] Helping Hand
- [TM42] Revenge
- [TM43] Brick Break
- [TM44] Imprison
- [TM45] Dive
- [TM46] Weather Ball
- [TM47] Fake Tears
- [TM48] Rock Tomb
- [TM49] Sand Tomb
- [TM50] Bullet Seed
- [TM51] Icicle Spear
- [TM52] Bounce
- [TM53] Mud Shot
- [TM54] Rock Blast
- [TM55] Brine
- [TM56] U-turn
- [TM57] Payback
- [TM58] Assurance
- [TM59] Fling
- [TM60] Power Swap
- [TM61] Guard Swap
- [TM62] Speed Swap
- [TM63] Drain Punch
- [TM64] Avalanche
- [TM65] Shadow Claw
- [TM66] Thunder Fang
- [TM67] Ice Fang
- [TM68] Fire Fang
- [TM69] Psycho Cut
- [TM70] Trick Room
- [TM71] Wonder Room
- [TM72] Magic Room
- [TM73] Cross Poison
- [TM74] Venoshock
- [TM75] Low Sweep
- [TM76] Round
- [TM77] Hex
- [TM78] Acrobatics
- [TM79] Retaliate
- [TM80] Volt Switch
- [TM81] Bulldoze
- [TM82] Electroweb
- [TM83] Razor Shell
- [TM84] Tail Slap
- [TM85] Snarl
- [TM86] Phantom Force
- [TM87] Draining Kiss
- [TM88] Grassy Terrain
- [TM89] Misty Terrain
- [TM90] Electric Terrain
- [TM91] Psychic Terrain
- [TM92] Mystical Fire
- [TM93] Eerie Impulse
- [TM94] False Swipe
- [TM95] Air Slash
- [TM96] Smart Strike
- [TM97] Brutal Swing
- [TM98] Stomping Tantrum
- [TM99] Breaking Swipe
TRs:
- [TR00] Swords Dance
- [TR01] Body Slam
- [TR02] Flamethrower
- [TR03] Hydro Pump
- [TR04] Surf
- [TR05] Ice Beam
- [TR06] Blizzard
- [TR07] Low Kick
- [TR08] Thunderbolt
- [TR09] Thunder
- [TR10] Earthquake
- [TR11] Psychic
- [TR12] Agility
- [TR13] Focus Energy
- [TR14] Metronome
- [TR15] Fire Blast
- [TR16] Waterfall
- [TR17] Amnesia
- [TR18] Leech Life
- [TR19] Tri Attack
- [TR20] Substitute
- [TR21] Reversal
- [TR22] Sludge Bomb
- [TR23] Spikes
- [TR24] Outrage
- [TR25] Psyshock
- [TR26] Endure
- [TR27] Sleep Talk
- [TR28] Megahorn
- [TR29] Baton Pass
- [TR30] Encore
- [TR31] Iron Tail
- [TR32] Crunch
- [TR33] Shadow Ball
- [TR34] Future Sight
- [TR35] Uproar
- [TR36] Heat Wave
- [TR37] Taunt
- [TR38] Trick
- [TR39] Superpower
- [TR40] Skill Swap
- [TR41] Blaze Kick
- [TR42] Hyper Voice
- [TR43] Overheat
- [TR44] Cosmic Power
- [TR45] Muddy Water
- [TR46] Iron Defense
- [TR47] Dragon Claw
- [TR48] Bulk Up
- [TR49] Calm Mind
- [TR50] Leaf Blade
- [TR51] Dragon Dance
- [TR52] Gyro Ball
- [TR53] Close Combat
- [TR54] Toxic Spikes
- [TR55] Flare Blitz
- [TR56] Aura Sphere
- [TR57] Poison Jab
- [TR58] Dark Pulse
- [TR59] Seed Bomb
- [TR60] X-Scissor
- [TR61] Bug Buzz
- [TR62] Dragon Pulse
- [TR63] Power Gem
- [TR64] Focus Blast
- [TR65] Energy Ball
- [TR66] Brave Bird
- [TR67] Earth Power
- [TR68] Nasty Plot
- [TR69] Zen Headbutt
- [TR70] Flash Cannon
- [TR71] Leaf Storm
- [TR72] Power Whip
- [TR73] Gunk Shot
- [TR74] Iron Head
- [TR75] Stone Edge
- [TR76] Stealth Rock
- [TR77] Grass Knot
- [TR78] Sludge Wave
- [TR79] Heavy Slam
- [TR80] Electro Ball
- [TR81] Foul Play
- [TR82] Stored Power
- [TR83] Ally Switch
- [TR84] Scald
- [TR85] Work Up
- [TR86] Wild Charge
- [TR87] Drill Run
- [TR88] Heat Crash
- [TR89] Hurricane
- [TR90] Play Rough
- [TR91] Venom Drench
- [TR92] Dazzling Gleam
- [TR93] Darkest Lariat
- [TR94] High Horsepower
- [TR95] Throat Chop
- [TR96] Pollen Puff
- [TR97] Psychic Fangs
- [TR98] Liquidation
- [TR99] Body Press


Items

Full Item List - Please note that this list is rarely ever tampered with, so yes Megastones/Z Crystals etc are all listed. But so are things like the Explorer kit from Sinnoh, the GB Music player from HGSS etc. Do not get excited by the information in this. The first 1000 or so items are from other games, new stuff starts from 1075

Story SPOILERS
Trainer Rosters
Battle Tower Trainers
Battle Tower Pokemon (Paste into a Spreadsheet)
Parsed Pokemon Information For Tower
Shield Overworld Encounters
Shield Non Overworld Encounters
Sword Overworld Encounters
Sword Non Overworld Encounters
Static Encounters list (Not everything will be available)
Sword Raid Battles
Shield Raid Battles
 
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I'm really happy with that selection of legendaries. They left out most of the really OP ones, but still left us with a nice selection to play with. Ubers will be able to exist healthily with this selection.

Interesting that Ultra Necrozma got removed, but I suppose it is basically a mega. Does that mean Necrozma's two key items and the DNA splicers are still in?

Removing Return and Hidden Power is really surprising, though they vastly reduce the complications associated with using Ditto.
 
So they introduce a new Pokemon with an ability that ignores Me First (among others) and a new move that ignores Me First (among others) and now Me First isn't even in the game?

EDIT: OK Guys, I mixed up Follow Me and Me First, I am sorry. Shame on me.
 
So they introduce a new Pokemon with an ability that ignores Me First (among others) and a new move that ignores Me First (among others) and now Me First isn't even in the game?
You're thinking of Follow Me, Me First is a move along the lines of Mirror Move and Copycat where if you're faster than the opponent you can steal and use their move
EDIT: Shedinja'd
 
What's interesting to me is that exactly zero non-Z-move legendary signature moves have been removed.

Though also, basically all -ate users are gone
Sylveon, but it mostly runs special sets. TBH, it does introduce mindgames with Transform, and the user has no way of knowing what its current power is. They also tended to be OP for ingame runs. I expect those are why they got cut.

Annoyingly, we will still have to breed for 0 IVs on Trick Room mons by the looks of it.
 
I'm not very happy at some of the moves that got removed, but let's hope Mystical Fire and some other coverage moves gets widely distributed to make up for the loss.
I would argue that aside Hidden Power, none of those moves were ever used for coverage... or used at all.
Pursuit Return and SkyDrop are the only moves that saw real competitive usage outside of fringe cases or meme sets.

And the removal of Hidden Power, on top of further breaking the need to softreset/breed, removes a very very obscure and unintuitive mechanic from the game, plus allows to actually expand special movepools in the future without having to think of the "omnipresent" 60 BP attack.
 
I don't know how to feel about this
Hidden Power gone is fine for me, I never really liked that move ^^"
Return/Frustration is ... interesting, never really disliked it as a move, only curious about the usage of other normal type STABs like Body Slam.
So many legends and mythicals are returning (most likely per event) ... and I was happy to have a meta without them. Welp, can't be helped, I guess :"D

but I love the fact we'll see more Gigamax Mons, especially Sandaconda (I think that's the name), Toxels evolution and Melmetal
 

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