Gyms are immensely popular in the Galar region as they now take place in large stadiums and are televised across the region. During your journey you will meet eight different gym leaders and collect their badges.
Gym 1: Milo
Type Specialty: Grass
Official Description: Milo is one of the Gym Leaders of the Galar region. He has a kind heart and is well liked by the Trainers of his Gym. His credo is to always enjoy battles, and he specializes in endurance matches using Grass-type Pokémon.
Gym ?: Nessa
Type Specialty: Water
Official description: Nessa is an expert on Water-type Pokémon and one of the Gym Leaders you must face on your adventure. Her calm and collected attitude hides a competitive spirit and indomitable will. She will overwhelm any opponent in battle by blasting them with powerful Water-type moves.
Gym ?: Bea (Exclusive to Sword)
Type Specialty: Fighting
Official Description: Bea is a prodigy in Galar karate, carrying on its century-old traditions and techniques. She’s also an expert on Fighting-type Pokémon! She’s known for her stoicism and very rarely shows her emotions. It seems her battle style remains very precise, even when she’s backed into a corner!
Gym? : Allister (Exclusive to Shield)
Type Specialty: Ghost
Official description: Allister is a talented Trainer of Ghost-type Pokémon who has taken on the mantle of the Ghost-type Gym Leader at a young age. He’s extremely shy and fearful, and he always hides his face with a mask when around other people. He rarely makes public appearances and apparently spends most of his time around ruins or in cemeteries.