There is no reason why there is no National Dex
Although they tried to move assets from the 3DS repeats of the Pokemon Famitsu interview confirms that they must start from scratch
Against the backdrop of fans' misgivings that Game Freak has just used 3DS assets, the developer rejects such concepts, noting that they "recover everything from scratch", all with a team of 143 people after transfer problems. The interview also confirms that Dynamax Pokemon has to be restored from the ground within the switch itself, adding extra work.
With over 1000 creatures in the mix at this point, making all of them again with a team of this size would be a discouraging, almost IMO project: hinting why the National Dex is not in. Speaking of Fimitsu also suggests, that the idea of attracting everyone is "barely manageable" in 3DS, and even less with Switch with even more original Sword & Shield The Pokémon is introduced. From now on, they have not yet decided whether to add more creatures by post-marketing update.
As a concession, Freake says there will be a lot of content to go through, including the Wild Areas, which double as junctions for meetings with bosses as bosses. I'm playing! Although National Dex Completion has always been my number one goal, I am delighted to be satisfied with the completion of the Galar region.
Pokemon [Famitsu via Reddit]
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