Want to start a brand new game in Sword & Shield? This guide explains How To Restart A New Game In Pokemon Sword And Shield as it has a number of benefits, including the potential ability to get all three starter Pokemon, with some trading luck.
You can restart a fresh save on your Nintendo Switch at any point but be careful. All Pokemon on your save file are gone, forever. This includes any single use Pokemon you may have gotten from events, Mystery Gifts, etc. So make sure you are willing to lose whatever’s on the account.
How To Start A New Game In Pokemon Sword And Shield
To wipe your Pokemon Sword & Shield data, do the following:
- From the Nintendo Switch Home Screen, select System Settings
- Find Data Management on the next screen
- Scroll down to the Delete Save Data option
- Choose Pokemon Sword & Shield to delete your file for your current profile
You can then restart your Pokemon Sword or Shield and start afresh.
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