What is a static encounter in Pokémon sword?

A static encounter is when you can interact with an NPC, item, or Pokémon in the overworld and either enter a battle or receive the same Pokémon without any RNG. In Pokémon Sword and Shield’s The Crown Tundra expansion, for example, there are several static encounters with the Regis, Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizon.

Are legendary Pokémon static encounters?

Many Pokémon are obtainable as static encounters in the overworld. These Pokémon do not respawn, so if you defeat them, you won’t be able to catch them again.

Non-legendaries.
Pokemon Location
Spiritomb Route 36 (quest)
Shedinja Ilex Forest (postgame)
Slaking Route 46 (postgame)
Wailord Route 21 (underwater)

Can you catch static encounters Nuzlocke?

The player may only catch the first Pokémon encountered in each area, and none else. … If there’s a static encounter in the area, the player is allowed to capture them despite already capturing a Pokémon in that area.

What Pokémon has static ability?

Pokémon with Static
Pokémon Types Hidden Ability
Electrode Electric Static
Electabuzz Electric None
Zapdos Electric Static
Pichu Electric None