Pokemon Sword And Shield Moltres Guide: How To Catch, Location, Stats

Pokemon Sword Shield Moltres

With the release of Crown Tundra DLC the Galarian forms of the legendary birds Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres have been added in Pokemon Sword and Shield. All of these have been reimagined for the new game and look very cool indeed. In this Pokemon Sword and Shield guide, we are going to go over how you can catch the Galarian form of Moltres.

How To Catch Galarian Moltres In Pokemon Sword And Shield

While progressing through the Crown Tundra DLC storyline you will come across a pink tree. Once you have reached this point in the story, you can proceed to find the legendary birds in the game. You will trigger the cutscene for the legendary birds and when that happens you need to head over to Dyna Tree Hill.

The three legendary birds are going to be roaming around in the open world. Moltres can be found on the Isle of Armor. It is flying around and can even go over water. Intercept it when it is on land and use the whistle/bell to get the attention of the Pokemon. This will allow you to battle it and then capture it.


Moltres has the following base stats in Pokemon Sword and Shield:

HP 90
Attack 100
Defense 90
Special Attack 125
Special Defense 85
Speed 90

Abilities, Strengths, Weaknesses

Moltres has the following abilities:

Berserk When the health of the Pokemon drops below half its special attack increases.

Moltres is a Dark and Flying-type Pokemon so it is weak against Electric, Ice, Flying, Psychic and Fairy-Type Pokemon. It is, however, strong against Grass, Fighting, Dark, Bug and Ground-Type Pokemon.

This is how you can find and catch Moltres, one of the legendary birds in Pokemon Sword and Shield. If you are interested in learning more about the game then you can check out our guide on how you can catch Virizion. For more content related to the game be sure to check out our Pokemon Sword and Shield guides hub.

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