Unlike the previous games, there are no Elite Four in the Galar Pokémon League. Instead, it only has 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.
The player then faces against three of the Gym Leaders in the finals, Nessa, the Gym Leader of the Hulbury Stadium, Bea, the Gym Leader of the Stow-on-Side Stadium in Pokémon Sword only, or Allister Gym, Leader of the Stow-on-Side Stadium in Pokémon Shield only, and Raihan the Gym Leader of the Hammerlocke Stadium.
Sword and Shield
Bea (Finals; Sword only)
Allister (Finals; Shield only)
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 Lagon · 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)|