Although the Marriland Team Builder worked just fine for Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl even before this update, it would show an “unavailable in Sword/Shield” message next to any Pokémon in BDSP that wasn’t in Sword/Shield. With the update, when in Gen. 8 mode, it will show a ✅ for either BDSP or Sword/Shield if it is available in that game or a ❌ if it is not.
This should hopefully make it easier to see if your desired team is compatible with either game at a glance!
Hopefully there are no problems with this update, but if there are, feel free to reach out to me on Twitter to let me know so I can fix them as soon as possible!
The Marriland Pokédex has been updated to handle Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl as well. For Pokémon that exist in both games, you’ll find a toggle to switch between its learned moves for BDSP or for Sword/Shield; for Pokémon that exist only in one set of games, it will only show moves for those games.
Locations for Pokémon in Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are not yet added to the Pokédex. Apologies for that! They should be in a future update, but having access to the learned moves was something very important to add right away.
There will likely be a few bugs or problems that spring up from this update, so if you spot any, please feel free to reach out to me over on Twitter and I will try to get them fixed!
Walkthrough Coming Next
Now that these very important updates are done, the next step for the Marriland website is to begin work on the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl walkthrough! I hope to have it started within the next day or two and will be sure to update it frequently. Again, thank you for your patience, and I hope that the content for the Marriland website will help you enjoy Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl!
For more than a year now, development on a major improvement to the Marriland website has been underway, following last year’s release of the Isle of Armor from the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass. There were many development issues that needed to be worked out in order to not just accommodate this new update, but also pave the way to accommodating older and future generations as well.
At long last, “The Big Update” is now live, and it provides a massive overhaul to both the Pokédex and the Marriland Team Builder. You can check them out by clicking their respective links, or you can read on for some of the new features that were added to each.
This update isn’t a news update, but a general update post about the work that has been done on the site, as well as what is planned for the immediate- and short-term future. I’d also like to give a proper introduction for those of you that are new, and to say thank you to those of you that have used the site. Feel free to read on if you’re interested in hearing what I have to say.
It’s finally time — time for Pokémon Sword & Shield! Throughout the past 18 hours, the games have been launching throughout the world, but now both Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have launched worldwide, finally now available in North America as midnight EST rolls along.
To help through your adventure in the Galar region, the Marriland website has now launched its Pokémon Sword & Shield Pokédex — a mobile-friendly Pokédex with info on each Pokémon’s moves, abilities, and more.
Additionally, to help decide on your team throughout the game, the site’s Pokémon Team Builder has been updated for FULL Sword & Shield support! You can use this tool to check your whole team’s weaknesses and resistances at once.
Look forward to the upcoming Pokémon Sword & Shield Walkthrough and associated videos coming to Marriland.com very soon!
A lot of work has gone into the Marriland website over the past several months, though most of it has been behind the scenes, working on a new engine that will eventually house the site’s Pokédex and other tools. One of the most popular and most useful features on the Marriland website is the Pokémon Team Builder, which can be used to help plan teams and check for party-wide weaknesses and resistances.
I’m pleased to announce that the Team Builder has received a MASSIVE update (v5.0.0) that should make it much easier to use. It also has added support for all of the officially-revealed Pokémon in Pokémon Sword & Shield, so if there are any officially-revealed Pokémon you would like to include on a potential team, you can include them.