Pokemon Sword and Shield's new Electric-Poison Pokemon Toxel and Toxtricity joins Generation 8 as one of the most unique Pokemon in the field to collect in your Pokedex.
Although it is far from the legendaries Zacian And Zamazenta, it is a fantastic addition to any team.
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One of the best Pokemon Sword and Shield tips and tricks that you can learn is that certain NPC's that players are able to talk to, and these in-game players grant you unique rewards for simply talking to them; this how-to get Toxel!
Here's our guide to getting Toxel and how to Evole it into Toxtricity.
Where Do I Find it!
Sometime after you complete the first gym in the Galar region, the grass-type leader Milo; you will need to progress through Route 5 in order to make it to the next gym leader.
Along the way to the second gym, you will come across a random building nestled in the middle of Route 5.
Upon entering this building you will notice that this is the Pokemon daycare, which is a place for you to drop off your companions, in order for them to level up; although it comes at a price.
Talking to one of the NPC's in this building will trigger the dialogue, where they will offer you a Toxel! The Toxel you receive is LVL 1 and does not evolve until LVL 30, until then it will not learn any moves and is essentially a baby Pokemon. Still a fantastic Pokemon to use if you have the patience to see it through leveling.
Toxel's Two Evolved Forms
Once Toxel reaches LVL 30 it will evolve into either its "Amped Form" or its "Calm Form", the variant will depend on its personality. The list of which personalities will result in which form is listed below!
- Adamant, Brave, Docile, Hardy, Hasty, Impish, Jolly, Lax, Naive, Naughty, Rash, Quirky, or Sassy
- Bashful, Bold, Calm, Careful, Gentle, Lonely, Mild, Modest, Quiet, Relaxed, Serious, or Timid