Razor Claw in Pokemon Sword & Shield is an item that you can find in the game, and it’s necessary to evolve certain Pokemon. So, naturally, you’ll be wondering how to get a Razor Claw in the game. Well, the matter is pretty simple on the surface, but there is one aspect that complicates things pretty significantly. All that said, in our Pokemon Sword & Shield Where to Get a Razor Claw guide, we’re gonna show you where to find and how to get the Razor Claw in Pokemon SwSh.
Where to Find Razor Claw in Pokemon Sword & Shield?
To find the Razor Claw in Pokemon Sword & Shield, you’ll have to go into Hammerlocke and visit the first Pokemon Center that you’ll come across upon entering or fast travelling to the city. Go inside, and head to the right. Speak to the lady with the cool sunglasses and Poke Balls hanging off of her belt. She sells stuff for BP, aka Battle Points. You can purchase the Razor Claw from her for 10 BP. And that’s it, that’s all there is to it. She sells a lot of other stuff for sale, too, so feel free to browse her wares.
Now, there’s a problem here. Until you reach the very end of the game, and the Battle Tower at the tippy-top of the map, you can’t earn Battle Points. And you unlock the Battle Tower after beating the game. Yes, you can’t evolve your Pokemon that need the Razor Claw until you beat the game; at least, not as far as we know. Feel free to correct us. Anyway, enter the Battle Tower and start battling and climbing up the ranks. Every victorious battle rewards you with BPs. The further you rank up, the more BPs you’ll get as a reward.
UPDATE: As our lovely reader StargateNerd pointed out (thank you, StargateNerd), there’s a small island in the corner of Dusty Bowl where you can get a Razor Claw without having to grind Battle Points. The island in question is the one with a single, large tree on it. You’ll need the Water Rotom Bike to reach it. Explore the edge of the water near the cliff wall to find the Razor Claw.
That’s about all we’ve got when it comes to finding the Pokemon Sword & Shield Razor Claw. If something else in the game is bothering you, check out our other Pokemon Sword & Shield guides. Like, for example, Hidden Abilities in Pokemon Sword and Shield, Trade Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield, and / or How Mystery Gift Works.