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Chapter 12: Post Game

Slumbering Weald

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Back in your home, head left from your bedroom and you'll be greeted by Professor Magnolia. She'll give you the Master Ball. Exit your house and head east to get to Hop's house. Go inside and up the stairs. There is a Poke Ball in Leon's room that contains a Charmander, just for you. Now, head back west towards your house and enter the Slumbering Weald once again.

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Navigate back through this area to where you came across the legendary beasts before. Hop will be waiting here. Speak to him and agree to battle. He will have a Lv. 59 Dubwool, a Lv. 60 starter evolution, a Lv. 58 Snorlax, a Lv. 58 Pincurchin, a Lv. 58 Cramorant, and a Lv. 59 Corviknight. After the battle, Sonia will show up, revealing herself as the new professor, and giving you a signed copy of Sonia's Book.

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You'll then join Hop in returning the Rusted Sword or Shield to its proper place. Two men, Sordward and Shielbert, will show up and start causing problems. You'll need to battle the one associated with your version of the game. Shielbert will have a Lv. 60 Sirfetch'd, a Lv. 60 Bronzong, a Lv. 60 Falinks, and a Lv. 60 Klinklang.

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After winning your battle, you'll find that Hop has gone and lost to his opponent. After they all run off, agree to go with Sonia to the lab in Wedgehurst. Fly to Wedgehurst and heal up your team. Head to the Pokemon Lab, it's in the southeast part of town. Inside, Sonia will introduce you to her assistant and the new piece of tech she's been working on. It's a map that shows high levels of activity related to Dynamaxing.

Dynamax Outbreak

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As per Sonia's suggestion, go ahead and take a flying taxi to Turffield. Head to Turffield Stadium in the center of town. Inside, you'll find Piers and Milo speaking. Head out onto the pitch with the group and you'll be up in a raid battle against a Dynamaxed Tsareena. It shouldn't be too difficult to defeat with the help of everyone else. Afterward, you'll get Milo's Rare League Card.

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You'll find Sordward and Shielbert behind the counter. They'll explain their plans to keep Dynamaxing Pokemon. Exit the stadium and speak with Sonia. Afterward, call a flying taxi to Hulbury. Heal up if you need and then head to the stadium. Enter and Nessa will be waiting to explain the situation. This time, you'll take on a Dynamaxed Gyarados.

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Rinse and repeat, although this Gyarados seems to put up more of a fight. Afterward, you'll get Nessa's Rare League Card. This time, fly to Motostoke. Go to the stadium by taking the lift in the center of town. This time, Kabu will greet you. This is the exact same situation as before. You'll be up against a Dynamaxed Torkoal. After winning, you'll get Kabu's Rare League Card.

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Afterward, Sonia will call you up to tell you that Sordward and Shielbert are harassing her at the Pokemon Lab. Fly on over to Wedgehurst and go to the lab. It's time to take on the brothers again, this time in a double battle with Hop. They will have a Lv. 62 Golisopod, a Lv. 62 Bronzong, a Lv. 62 Doublade, a Lv. 62 Falinks, a Lv. 62 Bisharp, and a Lv. 62 Klinklang. After the battle, a rather surprising twist: Sonia's assistant was working with the baddies all along.

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Afterward, you'll find that there are four more stadiums to pay visit to. These can be done in any order. Let's start off with Hammerlocke, so take a flying taxi there. Heal up, then head into Hammerlocke Stadium. Head forward and speak to Raihan. This time, the group will split up to take on a Dynamax Pokemon each. You'll be tasked with taking out a Dynamaxed Haxorus. You can Dynamax yourself, so do so and use a Fairy or Ice-type moves. You'll get Raihan's Rare League Card for defeating it.

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Next, take a flying taxi to Stow-on-Side. Heal up and head into Stow-on-Side Stadium. Speak to Allister or Bea inside and the same routine will follow. You'll be on your own, against a Dynamaxed Dusknoir. You can once again Dynamax yourself, so do so and use a Dark or Ghost-type move against it. You'll get Allister's Rare League Card or Bea's Rare League Card for your work.

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Head to Ballonlea via flying taxi next. Heal up and head to the Ballonlea Stadium. This one has a nice little twist. Bede has already taken out the Dynamaxed Pokemon, so you'll just need to defeat him in battle. He'll use Fairy type of course, so Poison or Steel-types will suit you well. He has a Lv. 61 Mawile, a Lv. 61 Gardevoir, a Lv. 62 Rapidash, and a Lv. 63 Hatterene. After winning, you'll get Bede's Rare League Card and Opal's Rare League Card.

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Finally, take a flying taxi to Circhester. Heal up and head to Circhester Stadium. Once again, there will be one Dynamaxed Pokemon for each of you. You'll need to defeat the Ice-type Dynamaxed Froslass. Use Fire and Fighting type attacks if you have them. After winning the battle, you'll get Melony's Rare League Card. You'll get a call from Sonia with a lead on Sordward and Shielbert.

Zacian and Zamzenta

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Take a flying taxi to Hammerlocke Stadium. Speak to Sonia and with the help of Yamper she'll open up the door. Inside, Shielbert will be waiting with a group of fans. You'll need to defeat him in battle. He'll have a Lv. 64 Sirfetch'd, a Lv. 64 Bronzong, a Lv. 64 Falinks, and a Lv. 64 Klinklang. After winning, head up the elevator to find Sordward on top of the building.

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Sordward will have succesfully summoned either Zamzenta (Sword version) or Zacian (Shield version). Zamzenta is Fighting type and Zacian is Fairy type. The legendary beast will be Lv. 70 and quite powerful, they will put up a good fight. The key to this battle it to deal as much damage as early as possible, as the legendary will build up its stats for a few turns before attacking.

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After winning the battle, your title legendary Zacian (Sword version) or Zamzenta (Shield version) will appear. After a brief cutscene, it's now time for you to battle, and capture, the title legendary of your game. The battle will be very similar to the previous. This time, of course, you'll want to catch the legendary. This is a good candidate for your Master Ball, but if you want to save it you can use Ultra Balls as well.

Rival Battle

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Afterward, a conversation with Sordward and Shielbert will ensure. You will also get Pier's Rare League Card. You'll then get a call from Hop and he'll request your help in the Slumbering Weald. Fly to Postwick and heal up at your mother's if you'd like. Then enter the Slumbering Weald. Speak to Sonia here, and she'll take you straight to Hop.

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After a cutscene, Hop will catch the other legendary beast. He'll then challenge you to one more battle. This time around, he'll have a Lv. 69 Dubwool, a Lv. 68 Snorlax, a Lv. 69 Corviknight, a Lv. 70 starter evolution, a Lv. 68 Pincurchin, and a Lv. 70 Zacian or Zamzenta. After the battle, Hop will proclaim that he wants to become a professor and Sonia will offer him a job. You'll get Hop's Rare League Card.

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Sordward and Shielbert will pay a visit and declare that you are in fact Galar's new royality. With that, the postgame is officially over. The plot of the game has concluded. Cogratulations! If you'd like, you can now challenge the trainers at the Battle Tower over in Wyndon. And of course, there's still the Pokedex to complete and the Wild Area to explore, so get after it!

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