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In each Pokemon game I usually make a point of trading with each NPC that offers one.

Where are the traders in Sword/Shield? Which Pokemon do they offer and what do they want in return?

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There are plenty of trades to perform in Sword/Shield! Here's the ones I've been able to find, as well as some from other sources

Both Games:

These trades are available in both games:

  1. Bunnelby → Skwovet ♂ (Motostoke Pokemon Center)
    Nickname: Cheekers, Level: 10, Nature: Mild, Ability: Cheek Pouch, Held Item: Oran Berry, Dynamax: 1

    • Tackle
    • Tail Whip
    • Bite
    • Stuff Cheeks
  2. Meowth (Galar) → Meowth (Kanto) ♂ (Turrfield Gym)
    Nickname: Cash, Level: 18, Nature: Timid, Ability: Technician, Held Item: Sitrus Berry, Dynamax: 1

    • Scratch
    • Pay Day
    • Bite
    • Last Resort
  3. Minccino → Cottonee ♀ (Hulbury Market)
    Nickname: Candyfloss, Level: 23, Nature: Modest, Ability: Prankster, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 1

    • Mega Drain
    • Razor Leaf
    • Growth
    • Last Resort
  4. Toxel → Togepi ♀ (Hammerlocke - Outside Vault)
    Nickname: Snips, Level: 25, Nature: Timid, Ability: Serene Grace, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 1

    • Ancient Power
    • Yawn
    • Metronome
    • Life Dew
  5. Yamask (Galar) → Yamask (Unova) ♂ (Ballonlea Gym)
    Nickname: Masky, Level: 36, Nature: Bold, Ability: Mummy, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 2

    • Hex
    • Mean Look
    • Grudge
    • Will-O-Wisp
  6. Obstagoon → Mr. Mime (Kanto) ♂ (Spikemuth - Near battle area)
    Nickname: Mymo, Level: 40, Nature: Calm, Ability: Soundproof, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 1

    • Light Screen
    • Reflect
    • Safeguard
    • Sucker Punch
  7. Frosmoth → Duraludon ♂ (Wyndon - 4th house down from the stadium)
    Nickname: Linear, Level: 50, Nature: Adamant, Ability: Heavy Metal, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 3

    • Iron Defense
    • Laser Focus
    • Dragon Claw
    • Night Slash

Version-Exclusive Trades:

These trades are exclusive to either Sword or Shield as noted below:

  1. (Sword) Maractus → Hatenna ♀ (Stow-on-Side - Top of leftmost building)
    Nickname: Fringe, Level: 30, Nature: Quiet, Ability: Anticipation, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 1

    • Aromatherapy
    • Psybeam
    • Heal Pulse
    • Dazzling Gleam
  2. (Shield) Maractus → Impidimp ♂ (Stow-on-Side - Top of leftmost building)
    Nickname: Peepers, Level: 30, Nature: Random, Ability: Anticipation, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 1

    • Assurance
    • Swagger
    • Sucker Punch
    • Torment
  3. (Sword) Vanillish → Throh ♂ (Circhester - Ice cream stall)
    Nickname: Reddos, Level: 37, Nature: Adamant, Ability: Inner Focus, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 2

    • Revenge
    • Bulk Up
    • Storm Throw
    • Vital Throw
  4. (Shield) Vanillish → Sawk ♂ (Circhester - Ice cream stall)
    Nickname: Bluebop, Level: 37, Nature: Adamant, Ability: Inner Focus, Held Item: None, Dynamax: 2

    • Low Sweep
    • Bulk Up
    • Retaliate
    • Brick Break

Sources for the ones I was unable to find originally:

  • Serebii (Version exclusive differences for Shield)
  • IGN

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