Where to find the Pokemon Nursery in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Everything that you need to know to find the Pokemon Nursery and get to breeding in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield.


There are many useful locations that players will want to learn the locations of as they adventure throughout the Galar Region in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. None, though, is more important to breeders than the Pokemon Nursery. In this guide, we’ll show you how to find the Pokemon Nursery, which will allow you to get your hands on Pokemon Eggs that you can hatch.

Where to find the Pokemon Nursery in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Players can find the Pokemon Nursery on Route 5, after they complete the first gym, and defeat the Grass Gym Leader, Milo. Head out of the town of Turffield and continue along route 5 until you spot the Pokemon Nursery just north of the path. You can talk to the woman outside to leave Pokemon, or head inside to find more people to talk with.

Pokemon Nursery location - Pokemon Sword and Shield
The Pokemon Nursery can be found on Route 5, just past Turffield.

The Pokemon Nursery plays a huge role in the breeding system including in Pokemon Sword and Shield, a system that has become a bit of a staple over the past few generations. If you’re going to get deep into breeding, though, we’d recommend learning where to find Ditto, as you can only find this important breeding Pokemon in one location in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield.

You should also check out our guide on how to fast travel, which will make getting back and forth to the Pokemon Nursery a breeze.

Now that you know where to find the Pokemon Nursery, you’re one step closer to your goal of catching them all. Remember to leave a couple of Pokemon behind at the nursery, and then check back often for a chance to receive a Pokemon Egg. Of course, the fun doesn’t stop there. You can always head back over to our Pokemon Sword and Shield hub, where you’ll find tons of great content designed to help you get the most from the latest Pokemon adventure.

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