Pokémon Crown Tundra Terrakion location, how to catch and moveset explained

How to catch Terrakion in Crown Tundra.

Terrakion, the Cavern Pokémon, can be found by finding sets of Cavern Footprints around the Crown Tundra in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Alongside Cobalion and Virizion, Terrakion is a member of the legendary Swords of Justice quartet and, if you catch all three, you'll unlock the ability to catch Keldeo.

Below you'll discover exactly where Terrakion is located in the Crown Tundra, along with some useful tips for catching it.

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Terrakion location, weakness and moveset in Pokémon Sword and Shield Crown Tundra explained

Terrakion is located in the Lakeside Cave in the Crown Tundra; you can easily find it in the main area of the cave.

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You can easily find Terrakion by entering either of the entrances of Lakeside Cave, heading to the main area of the cave and then up to the north-west corner. It might take for Terrakion to appear, but, trust us, it's there!

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How to catch Terrakion in Pokémon Sword and Shield Crown Tundra explained

Before heading to the Lakeside Cave to battle Terrakion in the Crown Tundra, ensure you have enough PokéBalls, Ultra Balls are a good idea, and healing items. It's also a good idea to save your game before battling Terrakion, so that, if something goes wrong, you can load a previous save.

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Terrakion is level 80 and rock and fighting-type Pokémon. Thanks to this, it's weak against fairy, fighting, grass, ground, psychic and water-type Pokémon.

For your team, we recommend a mixture of Pokémon that have an advantage over Terrakion, and are around level 70, and Pokémon with higher levels. You can use these Pokémon as a buffer for when you start throwing PokéBalls. Though you can always use a Master Ball if you have one.

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Paralysing Terrakion or making it fall asleep will also make it easier to catch.


With it finally in the wild, here's how to start the Crown Tundra DLC and our full Pokémon Crown Tundra walkthrough. Plus, here's how to catch Calyrex, Glastrier and Spectrier, the Regieleki and Regidrago puzzle solution and Regirock, Regice, Registeel locations, details on how to catch Legendary Birds Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres in the Crown Tundra, the Ultra Beasts and Necrozma adventure, Dynamax Adventures, including the legendries you can catch on these adventures, and the new Crown Tundra Pokédex and returning Pokémon explained. For Isle of Armor players, here's how to find the Slowpoke, where to find Max Mushroom locations, and how to get Kubfu, become best friends and evolve it, plus all Diglett locations too! For the base game, here's info on the ability to transfer Pokémon to Pokémon Home, the Wild Area, lists of all TM locations and TRs, all Galarian forms and finally our main Pokémon Sword and Shield walkthrough for the whole game.


Terrakion moveset in Pokémon Sword and Shield Crown Tundra explained

Terrakion in the Crown Tundra DLC will be level 70 and have the Justified ability, which will increase its attack stat if the opponent uses a dark-type move. It will also know the following moves:

  • Sacred Sword (Fighting)
  • Swords Dance (Normal)
  • Stone Edge (Rock)
  • Close Combat (Fighting)
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If you've also caught Virizion and Cobalion, then you find Keldeo. You can also return to Sonia in Freezington and she'll reward you with 10 Exp. Candies, with the size increasing each time you return.

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