Nuzlocke Tracker

Pokémon Shield Nuzlocke Guide

This guide contains useful information for a Shield Nuzlocke. Lists of all of the available Pokémon, the number of encounters, and detailed overviews of all Boss battles.

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Shield Encounters

A fun aspect of Nuzlocke runs is the variety of encounters forcing you to try out new Pokémon you've never used before. That is why it's important to know which Pokémon will be available during a run. We've compiled a list of every encounter for Pokémon Shield so you can quickly see who you might want on your team!

Pokémon Shield has 72 different encounter locations with 368 different Pokémon available as wild encounters. Hover over a Pokémon to see where to encounter it!

15 Fire Pokémon encounters

19 Dragon Pokémon encounters

20 Fighting Pokémon encounters

23 Electric Pokémon encounters

25 Fairy Pokémon encounters

27 Steel Pokémon encounters

27 Ghost Pokémon encounters

28 Ice Pokémon encounters

28 Dark Pokémon encounters

29 Rock Pokémon encounters

30 Poison Pokémon encounters

31 Grass Pokémon encounters

33 Bug Pokémon encounters

38 Flying Pokémon encounters

39 Ground Pokémon encounters

40 Psychic Pokémon encounters

41 Normal Pokémon encounters

65 Water Pokémon encounters

15Fire Pokémon

19Dragon Pokémon

20Fighting Pokémon

23Electric Pokémon

25Fairy Pokémon

27Steel Pokémon

27Ghost Pokémon

28Ice Pokémon

28Dark Pokémon

29Rock Pokémon

30Poison Pokémon

31Grass Pokémon

33Bug Pokémon

38Flying Pokémon

39Ground Pokémon

40Psychic Pokémon

41Normal Pokémon

65Water Pokémon

Shield Boss Battles

In order to complete a Shield Nuzlocke and become the Champion, you will need to win 36 Boss battles throughout the Galar region - ranging from bickering Rival & Evil team fights, to Gym Leaders & ultimately the Elite Four.

These can be a challenge, especially when your dear nicknamed nuzlocke mons are at risk. So below we've listed detailed overviews of all these fights! Giving you all the information you'll need to face everything from Hop's Wooloo to Raihan's Duraludon.

8 Gym Leader fights

7 Elite Four fights

19 Rival fights

2 Evil Team fights

Select your starter type

Like all Pokémon games, you will have to select a starter. The type will update some of the boss teams to match. For example, if your starter was a grass type Hop might have a fire type to take advantage!

Gym Leader fights

Elite Four fights

Rival fights

Evil Team fights

Now that you're ready to take on the Pokémon Shield Nuzlocke Challenge, why not keep track of all your encounters with the Nuzlocke Tracker?