Sawk • Generation VIII Pokédex

Sawk
Pokédex Page for Sawk

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

Sawk

Sawk
Sprite of Sawk in Pokémon HOME

Sawk's Type

FIGHTING

Sawk's Pokédex #s

National #
539
Galar #
249
Armor #
--
Crown #
--

Sawk's Base Stats

HP:
75
Attack:
125
Defense:
75
Sp. Atk:
30
Sp. Def:
75
Speed:
85
Total:
465

Misc. Info

Height:
4'7" (1.4m)
Weight:
112.4 lbs. (51 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Human-Like
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
2 Attack
Base EXP:
163
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
70

Sawk's Abilities

Here are what abilities Sawk can possibly have, along with their effects.
Sturdy
If Sawk has full HP and would be knocked out by a single hit, it survives with 1 HP. Also protects against OHKO moves.
Inner Focus
Sawk cannot flinch.
Mold Breaker
Sawk's moves are not affected or blocked by the target's Ability.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Sawk's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FLYING
PSYCHIC
FAIRY
½
BUG
ROCK
DARK

Sawk's Evolution Line

Sawk does not evolve into any other known or available Pokémon.

Sawk's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Sawk 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 Sawk 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
Rock Smash
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 15 One Target
1
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
5
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
10
Double Kick
Hits the target two times in a row.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
30 100% 30 One Target
15
Quick Guard
Protects your team from moves that that have positive priority for the turn.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 15 User's Field
20
Low Sweep
Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
25
Bulk Up
Raises Sawk's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
30
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
35
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
40
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
45
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
50
Reversal
Does more damage when Sawk's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
55
Close Combat
Lowers Sawk's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Sawk 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
TM00
Mega Punch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 85% 20 One Target
TM01
Mega Kick
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 75% 5 One Target
TM03
Fire Punch
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM04
Ice Punch
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM05
Thunder Punch
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM21
Rest
Sawk restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
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 Sawk 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
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Sawk is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM41
Helping Hand
Increases the power of ally Pokémon's moves for the rest of the turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 Ally
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 Sawk attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Sawk's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 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
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Sawk 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
TR07
Low Kick
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR13
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Sawk's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR21
Reversal
Does more damage when Sawk's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
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 Sawk'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
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Sawk's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR48
Bulk Up
Raises Sawk's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR53
Close Combat
Lowers Sawk's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR64
Focus Blast
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
120 70% 5 One Target
TR69
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
TR75
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
TR77
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR85
Work Up
Raises Sawk's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR95
Throat Chop
Prevents the target from using any sound-based moves for the next two turns.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Sawk 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
Coaching
Raises the Attack and Defense of Sawk's allies by one stage each.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 10 User

Sawk's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Sawk'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 Sawk's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Sawk 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
260 291 323 354 75
Attack
255 286 318 349 125
Defense
155 186 218 249 75
Sp. Atk
65 96 128 159 30
Sp. Def
155 186 218 249 75
Speed
175 206 238 269 85
Total
465

Where to Find Sawk in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Sawk, 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 Sawk in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)
Exclusive to Pokémon Sword

Sawk is exclusive to Pokémon Sword, so if you are playing Pokémon Shield, you will need to trade with someone playing Pokémon Sword in order to obtain it for your Pokédex.

Special Ways to Get Sawk

In Pokémon Shield, you can trade a man south of one of the inn buildings in Circhester a Vanillish for a Sawk, which is not normally available in Shield.

Sawk in the Wild

Galar Route 8 (Steamdrift Way)

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Sword
5%
Lv. 39-43

Motostoke Outskirts

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Sword
5%
Lv. 22-26

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
--
Sword
5%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28

Bridge Field

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Sword
5%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 27-29

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
--
Sword
10%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30

Pokédex Entries for Sawk

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
If you see a Sawk training in the mountains in its single-minded pursuit of strength, it's best to quietly pass by.
Shield
The karate chops of a Sawk that's trained itself to the limit can cleave the ocean itself.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
Desiring the strongest karate chop, they seclude themselves in mountains and train without sleeping.
Y Alpha Sapphire
Tying their belts gets them pumped and makes their punches more destructive. Disturbing their training angers them.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black
The sound of Sawk punching boulders and trees can be heard all the way from the mountains where they train.
White
Tying their belts gets them pumped and makes their punches more destructive. Disturbing their training angers them.
Black 2 White 2
Desiring the strongest karate chop, they seclude themselves in mountains and train without sleeping.
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