The three Galar starters – Grookey, Scorbunny and Scobble can be acquired for free in Pokemon Sword and Shield. These Pokemon with special abilities are up for grabs and this guide will show you how to get them.
Pokemon Sword and Shield: How To Get Galar Starters For Free
First, you need to complete the transfer of a Pokemon to Pokemon Home. Basically, the players who transfer a monster from any of the titles to Pokemon Home will be eligible to get the aforementioned Pokemon. Then do the steps shown below.
Steps to Get Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble
In Pokemon Home mobile version, you need to select the Menu button which will be located at the bottom. Choose Mystery Gift and then Gift Box. Tap on every Pokemon there and then pick Receive. This will give you Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble.
Let’s take a look at some abilities of these Pokemon. Grookey is a Grass-type Pokemon who looks like a little chimp. It has a green body, brown ears and tail and and orange snout and limbs. Grookey has a hidden ability called Grassy Surge which will create Grassy Terrain on the battlefield.
Sobble is a Water-type Pokemon that is blue in color with a yellow fin-like growth on the top of its head. It can camouflage itself in water which helps it blend in surroundings. When it is threatened, it will start to bawl, making others cry too.
And then there is Scorbunny, a Fire-type Pokemon. It looks and hops like a rabbit and has some powerful legs which it uses to confuse its opponents. The Scorbunny is quite a rare Pokemon.
Do note that you will not need a Pokemon Home subscription to get this but some features like battle stats are only available to premium users.
So this is everything on how to get Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Go ahead and claim these Galar starters quickly. For more Sword and Shield tips, check out our guides on GamerTweak.