Elgyem in Pokémon Sword and Shield is one of the rarer finds within the Galar region, and is one of the few Pokémon that made it into the new games after the cut of the National Pokedex for Generation VIII. Where can up and coming Galar champions find an Elgyem, and what do they evolve into? Also, is Elgyem an effective Pokémon competitively?
Elgyem Evolution Into Beheeyem
Training Elgyem to level 42 will allow it to evolve into Beheeyem, a much stronger pyshic type Pokémo. It's best to train your Elgyem into a Beheeyem so it can learn the move Synchronoise, a powerful psychic move with 120 base power.
As mentioned earlier, Elgyem is a relatively rare Pokemon, with it's highest encounter rate in any area being 30%. Elgyem can be found in Bridge Field, Motostoke Riverbank, and in Max Raid Battles. When around Bridge Field, it's best to try and catch Elgyem during heavy fog, as that is the kind of weather that Elgyem and Beheeyem thrive on.
Naturally, as a psychic type, Elgyem is best used as a special attacker, with its stats leaned heavily towards benefiting special type moves:
Special Attack: 85
Special Defense: 55
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