Pokémon Sword and Shield – Rental Teams

While VGC20 rules have not been announced, we are playing off the Battle Stadium Ranked Double Battle ruleset! This is a list of rental teams that new players can use to help them get straight into playing the Pokémon Sword and Shield double battles. You can type the following rental team codes into your Pokémon Sword and Shield game by going opening Menu > VS > Battle Stadium > Rental Teams > Manage Teams You’re Renting.

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This document will be updated as the metagame progresses, so it will stay relevant throughout the entire season.
  • Article Published November 24 – Added teams from: HibikiVGC, blckkkkkk, AngelJMiranda, fluWhite16, kirisame and tailpoke
  • Update November 28 – Removed all paste translations and replaced them with English images. Added teams from – P4blo_GC, DanJBrown96, AuraRayquaza, HamsterManiaVGC, MrGX_VGC, Hibiki and leolim72
  • Update December 12 – Categorised Teams by date. Added teams from – EmbC, alcana10906, HamsterManiaVGC, Spaddy, AngelJMiranda, Hirofumi Kimura, zeen172M
  • Update December 25– Added teams from – PokeAlex, Shin, Pikaso, Paul Chua,Edu
While building for VGC20 has just begun, if you have a team you’d like to share consider submitting it to our database. It is the best way to get new or beginner players into the game, especially with the use of Rental Teams!
Team – Added December 12
Team – Added December 24