Cities and towns
- Wild Area
- Slumbering Weald
- Galar Mine
- Galar Mine No. 2
- Motostoke Outskirts
- Glimwood Tangle
- Route 9 Tunnel
- Rose Tower/Battle Tower
- Energy Plant
- Isle of Armor
- Crown Tundra
Flapple (rematches, Sword only)
Appletun (rematches, Shield only)
Bea (Sword only)
Allister (Shield only)
Gordie (Sword only)
Melony (Shield only)
Inteleon (if the player character chooses Grookey)
Rillaboom (if the player character chooses Scorbunny)
Cinderace (if the player character chooses Sobble)
Bea (Finals; Sword only)
Allister (Finals; Shield only)
- Galar is the first core series region:
- To not have an "o" in its English name.
- To not have an Elite Four.
- Because of this, the Galar Pokémon League only have the Champion Cup, where the player character only battle the rivals, three of the eight Gym leaders, in the Semi-Finals and Finals receptively and battle the Champion in championship match.
- To contain no settlements that end in "Town" or "City" in their English names.
- To introduce no Mythical Pokémon at the time of its release.
- To contain a single landmass the map of which does not fit on the screen. Previous regions with multiple maps either contained or were archipelagos.
- To introduce four fossils, the most of any region so far.
- Despite this, the region does not beat the record for most Fossil Pokémon introduced (five in Kanto) due to the Galarian Fossil Pokémon being unable to evolve.
- Also, for the first time, none of the introduced Fossil Pokémon are Rock-type.
- To have two Gym Leaders resign from their posts over the course of a single game's plot.
- To not have an anime series solely dedicated to Ash Ketchum fully exploring the region in a journey.
- Like Kalos, Galar is based on an European country. In this case, Galar is based on the United Kingdom upside-down.
- Galar is one, if not the biggest, region so far in the Pokémon franchise.
- Much like Johto, Galar region does not have an Electric-type Gym Leader or other notable specialists.
- Galar is the first region to have a Dark-type Gym and Gym Leader.
- Galar is the first region to not have traditional badges. The names are now simply the Type used by the Gym Leader.
- Galar is the first region where trainers have to wear official/regulation uniforms when challenging gym leaders. This clothing style is comparable to Super Contests in Sinnoh.
- Galar has the fewest numbered routes of any core series region, with ten.
- Gym Leader battles are public spectacles, with gyms now having stadiums for the battles. The puzzles and challenges each gym have been retained from previous games, though.
- Galar's gym challenge bears similarity to the Heartland Carnival in the anime series, Yu-Gi-Oh ZEXAL.
- Having to register to participate.
- Collecting pieces of an emblem to gain entry into the final round.
- This region is rumored to be connected to the Kalos region.
- The adjectival form of Galar is "Galarian".
Axew's Eye · Bridge Field · Dappled Grove · Dusty Bowl · East Lake Axewell · Giant's Cap · Giant's Mirror · Giant's Seat · Hammerlocke Hills · Lake of Outrage · Meetup Spot · Motostoke Riverbank · North Lake Miloch · Rolling Fields · South Lake Miloch · Stony Wilderness · Watchtower Ruins · West Lake Axewell
Brawlers' Cave · Challenge Beach · Challenge Road · Courageous Cavern · Fields of Honor · Forest of Focus · Honeycalm Island · Honeycalm Sea · Insular Sea · Loop Lagoon · Master Dojo · Potbottom Desert · Soothing Wetlands · Stepping-Stone Sea · Training Lowlands · Tower of Darkness · Tower of Waters · Warm-Up Tunnel · Workout Sea
|Other regions: Kanto (Sevii Islands) · Johto · Hoenn · Sinnoh (Battle Zone) · Unova · Kalos · Alola · Galar (Isle of Armor · Crown Tundra)|
|Galar Gym Leaders|
|Galar Champion Cup|
|Other Elite Four and Champions: Kanto · Johto · Hoenn · Sinnoh · Unova · Kalos · Alola|
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