The Soul Guardian

How Gyms Work

How Gyms Work
The Soul Guardian Guide


In Soul Guardian, you get to travel to different locations and play through the game’s main story quests. Not only do you get to catch partners along the way, but you also get to challenge trainers who can provide you with a way to test out your team’s strength.

In order for you to see your progress as a trainer, you’ll be able to challenge Gyms along the way as part of the story. In this page, we’ll be checking how gyms work in Soul Guardian, as well as their benefits for completing them.

What are Gyms?

In Soul Guardian, the creatures that you can capture can come in a variety of different types. These elemental attributes make up their strengths and weaknesses. Gyms are places in specific towns you can visit in order for you to battle a lot of trainers who are specializing on a specific type.

Use the Quest Tracker to move to the next gym trainer

Use the Quest Tracker to move to the next gym trainer

In order to challenge Gyms, you will need to play through the game’s main story, and keep continuing until you’re prompted in order to fight a gym. Part of the main quest requirements for Gym challenges is for you to fight a lot of trainers, until you reach the Gym Leader. You should be able to see how many challenges you have through the quest tracker.

Challenge the Gym Leader at the end, they have challenging teams

Challenge the Gym Leader at the end, they have challenging teams

Once you reach the end of the quest challenge, you will get to fight the Gym Leader which has stronger team members. Be careful when challenging and keep your items ready such as revives and potions just in case. You can also check our Type Effectiveness Guide to see which types are stronger!

Gym Rewards

Aside from completing the game’s main story quests, you might be wondering what other benefits you can gain from completing Gym challenges. Well, one of the ways you can make you team stronger is by increasing their Star Up, and this will need items called Essences.

Essences are part of the rewards you can acquire from defeating these gym trainers and leaders. There are a lot of towns available as well that you’ll get to travel to along the way, so make sure to raise various team members of specific types in order for you to get the best chances of winning.

Obtain Essences from Gym Trainers and Leaders

Obtain Essences from Gym Trainers and Leaders

You can make your team members stronger as well if you increase their Effort Values, as well as Individual values. Hopefully you’ll be able to complete the different Gym Challenges that Soul Guardian has on their world map.

This concludes our page for How Gyms Work in Soul Guardian. We hope that this helps you in your gameplay, there are a lot of other features as well that you’ll find so don’t forget to continue with your game’s progress.

If you have any other questions, you can head to our Answers Page and check if there’s any information there that will be useful for you. Please feel free to leave us a comment down below as well, we’d love to hear from you!

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