The ultimate Pokémon Sword & Shield Nintendo Switch accessory guide

Your guide to every Pokémon Sword & Shield accessory for Switch.
Pokemon Sword and Shield Nintendo Switch Accessories Guide

Looking for Pokémon Sword & Shield Nintendo Switch accessories? Well you’ve come to the right place!

We’ve scoured every corner of the internet to curate the ultimate Pokémon Sword & Shield accessory list. From pre-order bonuses to consoles, controllers, and cases – we’ve got Galar covered.

Guides & Books

Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield: The Official Galar Region Strategy Guide

Pokémon Sword & Shield: Official Strategy Guide

Published by The Pokémon Company themselves, the official Galar region strategy guide is packed full of tips and tricks to help budding trainers.

Serious collectors might want to turn their attention to the hardback collectors edition though. As this will also feature exclusive concept art from the games, a Pokémon Sword / Shield Joy-Con controller skin, tech decal pack, and unique cover art!

Available from: Amazon – Paperback | Hardback


Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield: The Official Galar Region Pokédex

Pokémon Sword & Shield: Official Galar Region Pokédex

In addition to the official strategy guide, The Pokémon Company will also be offering fans an official Galar Pokédex. Covering everything from starter Pokémon to those that are a little more mysterious, the official Pokédex wraps up everything Gen 8 into one handy guide.

The Galar Pokédex will include detailed descriptions, Pokémon locations, moves, items, and more!

Available from: Amazon (Paperback)

Nintendo Switch Cases / Bags

Pokémon Sword & Shield Nintendo Switch Hard Pouch by HORI

Pokémon Sword & Shield Nintendo Switch Hard Pouch – HORI

Designed the fit the standard Nintendo Switch console, this officially licensed hard case features double-sided artwork of all the three Galar starter Pokémon on the outside.

Inside, the case boasts a handy storage flap for 10 Nintendo Switch carts and an interior design themed with Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield colors / symbols.

Available from: Amazon (more photos provided)


Sacoche Bag Pokemon Sword Shield for Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite Sacoche Bag  (Pokémon Sword & Shield)

Featuring all three starter Pokémon and two Galar Legendaries, the Sword and Shield Sacoche bag certainly lets fans carry their Switch Lite in style.

Currently only available in Japan, the bag features multiple compartments and game card storage slots to keep everything together. As the bag is produced by Nintendo, we’re keeping our fingers crossed that it’ll be available to order in the West soon.

Available from: Amazon (Japan) | PlayAsia


Switch Lite Quick Pouch Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokémon Quick Pouches for Switch Lite – Keys Factory

The Nintendo Switch Lite is definitely becoming the favourite for Sword and Shield cases. These officially licensed “Quick Pouches” are produced by Keys Factory and are available in three different designs.

Like the Sacoche bag, the Pokémon Sword & Shield quick pouches are currently only available to order in Japan. However, some Keys Factory products have made their way West in the past. So here’s to hoping.

Available from: Amazon (Japan)


Pokemon SMart Piuch with AC Adapter

Nintendo Switch Smart Pouch + AC Adapter – Max Games

Produced by Max Games and officially licensed by Nintendo, these Sword & Shield themed pouches also come bundled with a Nintendo Switch AC adapter.

Unfortunately, at the time of writing, both of these designs appear only to be available in Japan. It’s currently unknown whether or not they’ll ever get an official release in Western territories.

Available from: Amazon Japan Pouch 1 | Pouch 2


Amazon Exclusive Pokemon Sword and Shield Case Pouch for Switch

Amazon Japan’s (Prime Day) Exclusive Pokémon Sword & Shield Pouch

This retailer and country exclusive Nintendo Switch pouch is only available as part of Amazon Japan’s Sword & Shield “Prime Day 2019” promotion.

The pouch was available of part of a bundle which included the game double-pack, fold-able Poké Ball cardboard box and other goodies.

Available from: Amazon (Japan)


Pokeball Nintendo Switch Adventure Bag

Nintendo Switch Adventure Pack (Poké Ball Edition) – HORI

While technically not Sword & Shield specific, HORI’s Poké Ball adventure pack is definitely a great alternative for Western Pokémon fans.

This officially licensed shoulder bag comes with a padded strap and two main storage compartments. It even offers enough space to stash a Nintendo Switch console, some games, a controller and accessories.

Available from: Amazon

Nintendo Switch Controllers

Enhanced Wireless Controller For Nintendo Switch - Pokemon Sword

Enhanced Wireless Switch Controller Pokémon Sword & Shield – PowerA

If you’re looking to get your hands on some officially licensed Pokémon Sword and Shield Nintendo Switch controllers then these two from PowerA are currently your only options.

Available in both Sword (bottom) and a Shield (top) variants, the controllers feature a wireless bluetooth 5.0 connection, motion controls, and mappable buttons.

Available from: Amazon – Shield Ed. | Sword Ed.


Poké Ball Plus Switch Controller

Poké Ball Plus (Limited Functionality)

Although the Poké Ball Plus controller is compatible with Pokémon Sword & Shield, it cannot actually be used as a game controller.

Instead, you’ll be able to transfer Pokémon from the game and take them for a stroll in the real world. Mew can also be obtained in Sword and Shield by linking the Poké Ball Plus, just like in Let’s Go.

Available from: Amazon | Nintendo UK | Best Buy

Nintendo Switch Consoles

Nintendo Switch Lite - Zacian and Zamazenta Edition

Nintendo Switch Lite – Zacian and Zamazenta Edition

Featuring Galar’s two legendary wolves on the back and Pokémon Sword / Shield themed buttons on the front, this special edition Switch Lite is certainly a looker.

It’s worth noting that the Zacian and Zamazenta Edition doesn’t come bundled with a copy of the game though. So make sure you’re not caught out on launch day.

Available from: Amazon

Game Cases & Cart Storage

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gold Steelbook

Golden Steelbook Case – Zacian and Zamazenta (Pre-order Bonus)

The golden steelbook case is a Pokémon Sword & Shield Dual Pack pre-order bonus. It features both Zacian and Zamazenta on either side of the case.

This pre-order bonus is widely available in Europe but is exclusive to Target in North America.

Available from: Amazon UK  | Target US


Pokémon Sword SteelBook

Pokémon Sword Steelbook Case (Pre-order Bonus)

The Pokémon Sword steelbook case features the legendary wolf Zacian on the front and the Sword emblem on the back.

The Sword themed steelcase is a pre-order bonus for  Pokémon Sword at select European retailers.

Available from: Amazon UK | Micromania


Pokémon Shield Steelbook Case

Pokémon Shield Steelbook Case (Pre-order Bonus)

Just like the Pokémon Sword steelbook, the Shield version is available as a pre-order bonus at select retailers throughout Europe.

The Shield variant features Zamazenta on the front and the Shield emblem on the rear.

Available from: Amazon UK | Micromania


Pokemon Sword and Shield Game Cart Cases Max Games

Pokémon Sword & Shield Switch Cart Cases – Max Games

Holding up to 24 Nintendo Switch game carts in each case, these Pokémon Sword & Shield cases are produced by Max Games and licensed by Nintendo.

Unfortunately, they’re only available in Japan right now.

Available from: Amazon Japan – Design 1 | Design 2

Other Bonus Items

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pin Badge Set London Poke Center

Pokémon Sword & Shield Pin Badges

Exclusive to the London pop-up Pokémon Center, this collection of Pokémon Sword & Shield pin badges is given as an in-store pre-order bonus.

The store will only be open until 15th November 2019.

Available from: London Pokémon Center


Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Figurine Preorder Bonus

Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble Figurine

Featuring all three Galar starter Pokémon, this figurine is yet another pre-order bonus for the Pokémon Sword & Shield Dual Pack.

The figurine is available as a pre-order bonus through select European retailers.

Available from: Amazon UK | ShopTo | Micromania


Pokemon Sword and Shield Poster

Double-Sided Pokémon Sword & Shield Wall Banner

Acting as a pre-order bonus for the Double Pack at GameStop, this double-sided wall banner features the two legendary wolves (Zacian and Zamazenta) on the front. The reverse side of the banner showcases the Galar regional map.

Available from: GameStop US


Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble Keychain Plush

Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble Key Chain Plush

These three keychain plushies are bonus items for Sword /Shield pre-orders on the official US Pokémon Center website.

Double pack pre-orders receive all three, while a random plush is given for single game orders.

Available from: Pokémon Center Website (US)