Now that Pokemon Home has been out for a little bit and it actually enjoyed more than 1.3 million downloads during its debut week, there have been a ton of Trainers keen to see their Pokemon safely from one game to another. We definitely don't blame them - who wouldn't want to enjoy all the functionality of Pokemon Sword and Shield with some of your favorite Pokemon of the past decade? People have also been curious about what Pokemon are now obtainable in certain games, and we're here with a guide on how to get Melmetal in Pokemon Sword and Shield

How to Get Melmetal in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Meltan is a Pokemon that's fairly easy to acquire if you're someone who's an ardent Pokemon GO player. If you've been playing Pokemon GO and you have a Meltan, you might already be aware that turning it into a Melmetal is quite the investment of Candies. We're talking 400 here, which is definitely no number to sneeze at. However, once you have acquired a Melmetal by going on walks around the local suburb, the question of how to get it in Sword and Shield remains. Unfortunately, you're not able to push it right through to the Galar generation of games. The steps you're going to need to take are as follows:

  • Transfer Melmetal from Pokemon GO to Pokemon Let's Go
  • Transfer Melmetal from Pokemon Let's Go to Pokemon Home
  • Transfer Melmetal from Pokemon Home to Pokemon Sword and Shield

Now that you've got our guide on how to get Melmetal in Pokemon Sword and Shield, hopefully it's a little easier for you to pick up this particularly chunky boy. Sure, there are quite a few hoops to jump through at this point but we reckon that'll change in the future as more Pokemon Home functionality rolls out across the board. Need a hand with anything else in Pokemon Sword and Shield? We recommend checking out the following tips and tricks that we've put together to help Trainers gallivanting around the Galar region: