Pawniard • Generation VIII Pokédex

Pawniard
Pokédex Page for Pawniard

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Pawniard, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Pawniard is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Pawniard

Pawniard
Sprite of Pawniard in Pokémon HOME

Pawniard's Type

DARK
STEEL

Pawniard's Pokédex #s

National #
624
Galar #
246
Armor #
29
Crown #
--

Pawniard's Base Stats

HP:
45
Attack:
85
Defense:
70
Sp. Atk:
40
Sp. Def:
40
Speed:
60
Total:
340

Misc. Info

Height:
1'8" (0.5m)
Weight:
22.5 lbs. (10.2 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Human-Like
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
68
Catch Rate:
120
Base Happiness:
35

Pawniard's Abilities

Here are what abilities Pawniard can possibly have, along with their effects.
Defiant
Raises Pawniard's Attack by two stages whenever any of its stats are lowered in battle.
Inner Focus
Pawniard cannot flinch.
Pressure
Moves that target Pawniard consume 1 PP more than normal.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Pawniard's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIGHTING
FIRE
GROUND
½
NORMAL
GRASS
ICE
FLYING
ROCK
GHOST
DRAGON
DARK
STEEL
immune
POISON
PSYCHIC

Pawniard's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Pawniard evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Pawniard
Pawniard
starting form
Bisharp
Bisharp
at level 52

Pawniard's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Pawniard can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Pawniard learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Scratch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
5
Fury Cutter
Each consecutive hit increases Fury Cutter's power by 40.
BUG
PHYSICAL
40 95% 20 One Target
10
Metal Claw
Has a 10% chance of raising Pawniard's Attack by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 35 One Target
15
Torment
Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
20
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
25
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
30
Metal Sound
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
35
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
40
Night Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
45
Iron Defense
Raises Pawniard's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
50
Laser Focus
Pawniard's next move will be a critical hit.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
55
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
60
Swords Dance
Raises Pawniard's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
65
Guillotine
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Pawniard can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM14
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM21
Rest
Pawniard restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Pawniard from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM37
Beat Up
Hits once for each conscious Pokémon in the party, doing damage based on its Attack.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Pawniard is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM42
Revenge
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Pawniard attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Pawniard's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM69
Psycho Cut
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM75
Low Sweep
Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM85
Snarl
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
DARK
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM94
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Pawniard can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Pawniard's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR07
Low Kick
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Pawniard's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Pawniard's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Pawniard's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR60
X-Scissor
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR74
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR76
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TR77
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR81
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Pawniard's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Pawniard can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Pawniard.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Sucker Punch
Has +1 priority. Fails unless the target uses a damaging move.
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Headbutt
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Mean Look
Prevents the target from fleeing or switching out.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 5 One Target
EGG
Quick Guard
Protects your team from moves that that have positive priority for the turn.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 15 User's Field

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Pawniard can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Lash Out
If Pawniard's stats were lowered this turn, Lash Out's power is doubled.
DARK
PHYSICAL
75 100% 5 One Target

Pawniard's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Pawniard's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Pawniard's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Pawniard is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
200 231 263 294 45
Attack
175 206 238 269 85
Defense
145 176 208 239 70
Sp. Atk
85 116 148 179 40
Sp. Def
85 116 148 179 40
Speed
125 156 188 219 60
Total
340

Where to Find Pawniard in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Pawniard, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Pawniard in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Pawniard in the Wild

Galar Route 8

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
20% Lv. 39-41

Motostoke Outskirts

Random Encounters
Any Weather
20% Lv. 21-24

Motostoke Riverbank

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- 5% -- --
Lv. 26-28
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- 35% -- --
Lv. 26-28

Stony Wilderness

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- 30% -- --
Lv. 26-28

Giant's Mirror

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- 50% -- --
Lv. 28-30

Giant's Cap

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- 30% -- --
Lv. 26-28

Soothing Wetlands

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Sword
20%
Shield
10%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 10-15
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- 15% -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 13-18

Forest of Focus

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Sword
20%
Shield
10%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 10-15
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- 15% -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 13-18

Challenge Road

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Sword
10%
Shield
20%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 16-21
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- 15% -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 19-24

Potbottom Desert

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Sword
10%
Shield
20%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 19-24

Pokédex Entries for Pawniard

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
It uses river stones to maintain the cutting edges of the blades covering its body. These sharpened blades allow it to bring down opponents.
Shield
A pack of these Pokémon forms to serve a Bisharp boss. Each Pawniard trains diligently, dreaming of one day taking the lead.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Ultra Sun
After shredding its prey, it sharpens its blades on a stone by the river. Each Pawniard has its own favorite sharpening stone.
Ultra Moon
It follows Bisharp's orders to a tee when it attacks enemies. After slashing an opponent, Pawniard clangs both of its blades together.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
Blades comprise this Pokémon's entire body. If battling dulls the blades, it sharpens them on stones by the river.
Y Alpha Sapphire
Ignoring their injuries, groups attack by sinking the blades that cover their bodies into their prey.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black
Blades comprise this Pokémon's entire body. If battling dulls the blades, it sharpens them on stones by the river.
White
They fight at Bisharp's command. They cling to their prey and inflict damage by sinking their blades into it.
Black 2 White 2
Ignoring their injuries, groups attack by sinking the blades that cover their bodies into their prey.
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