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Pokemon Sword and Shield - Latest News & Guides

Gigantamax Meowth Hits Wild Areas

Gigantamax Meowth
Event DurationMay 26th, 2020 ~ June 2nd, 2020

The final of the 3 Gigantamax Events this time around, Gigantamax Meowth, has arrived in Wild Areas. It will be available to catch until June 2nd, so make sure you don't miss out! This Pokemon has a great G-Max move that can be used for making money!

Check Out The Gigantamax Meowth Raid Event

Gigantamax Eevee Appears

Gigantamax Eevee
Event DurationMay 19, 2020 ~ May 26, 2020

Gigantamax Eevee now appears more frequently in the Wild Area! Previously, this Pokemon was only obtainable by having a Let's Go Eevee save on your Switch, other players will now have a chance to catch this Pokemon!

Check Out the Gigantamax Eevee Event!

More News On The Isle Of Armor

Tower of Two Fists

There was also news about The Isle Of Armor expansion pass in the Nintendo Direct Mini. In addition to what was announced previously, new info has been shared regarding the Gen 8 starters' G-Max moves and the condition of how Kubfu evolves in different forms.

Check Out The DLC (Expansion Pass) Summary Here!

Zarude - Movie Tie-In Info Announced

Zarude

It seems that the method for obtaining Zarude will be purchasing a ticket to the upcoming Pokemon movie "Coco" (releases July 10th in Japan). By buying a ticket, players will get the mythical Pokemon: Zarude, as well as a shiny Celebi! Pre-orders for tickets start on April 17.

(※) Note: Event info for North America has not yet been announced.

Zarude - The Rogue Monkey Pokemon

Zarude

When fighting, it swings around using trees & their branches, attacking relentlessly with its sharp claws or with any other means it has. Its quick wit helps it perform well in several battles.

Check Out More Info On Zarude Here!

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Pokemon & Item Database

Pokemon & Item Database

Pokemon Database

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Wild Area Guide

Wild Area Guide
Check Out The Wild Area Tips & Guide!

Today's Recommended Pokemon (5/22)

The Pokemon listed here are found during fixed weather (which resets at midnight). Pokemon which appear during random weather (Sandstorms, Hail, Fog, etc) are not included.

Today's Wild Area Weather (5/22)

Weather Icon Legend
DroughtDroughtSunnySunnyCloudyCloudy
RainyRainyThunderstormThunderstormSnowSnow
HailHailSandstormSandstormFogFog
Check Out How Weather Affects Pokemon

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Breeding Guides & Post Game Contents

Breeding Guides & Post Game Contents

Breeding Related Contents

List Of Competitive Builds

Post Game Content

Pokemon Sword and Shields - Story Walkthroughs & Gym Guides

Story Walkthroughs & Gym Guides

Storyline Walkthrough

Up To 1st GymUp To 2nd Gym
Up To 3rd GymUp To 4th Gym
Up To 5th GymUp To 6th Gym
Up To 7th GymUp To 8th Gym
vs. Marnie and Hopvs. Oleana
vs. Bede and Nessavs. Bea and Raihan
vs. Champion LeonGet Legendaries
vs. Hop (Final Battle)After Beating The Game
Check Out All Story Walkthrough List!

Gym Leaders Guide

*Sword Only - Blue Background
*Shield Only - Red Background

Other How To Beat Articles

LeonLeon HopHop (Final Battle)
Check Out All Gym Leader List!

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Beginner Tips & Useful Information

Beginner Tips & Useful Information
Check Out the Beginner Tips Here!

Beginner Tips & Farming Guide

New Features

What's New In Pokemon Sword and Shield

The Dynamax Phenomenon

Dynamax Pikachu

The Galar region's Pokemon have a region-specific characteristic called Dynamax. This phenomenon allows Pokemon to turn into gigantic versions of themselves, making them tremendously strong!

Gigantamaxing Changes Pokemon's Size & Form

Gigantamaxing Pokemons

The new feature Gigantamaxing not only changes a Pokemon's size but also its base form. Gigantamax Pokemon can also use G-Max Moves! Gigantamax Pokemon can be battled and captured in Max Raid Battles.

Check Out Dynamaxing & Gigantamaxing Here!

Max Raid Battle With 4 Trainers

Max Raid battle

Work together with 4 other trainers to take down Dynamax and Gigantamax Pokemon! Defeat them in Max Raid Battles to get a chance to catch them similar to how raid battles in Pokemon GO.

Related Articles

Check out Max Raid Battle Events Guide here!

Explore the Wild Area

wild area

Catch both new and old Pokemon in the Wild Area. The Pokemon you encounter in the Wild Area will differ depending on the weather and location.

Check Out The Wild Area Guide!

Many New Features Added!

poke jobs

New features such as Surprise Trade, the Battle Stadium, and Poke Jobs are introduced! Catch up on what's new in Sword & Shield before its official release.

Check Out All New Game Features!

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Release Information

Expected To Release On November 15th, 2019

Package
Release DateNovember 15th, 2019
PublisherNintendo
GenreAdventure RPG
Price$59.99
PlatformNintendo Switch
Check Out Pre-Order Bonuses Here!

Choose From "Sword" And "Shield"

Version Exclusive Pokemon

version exclusive

There will be version exclusive Pokemon in each version. For example, Deino & Jangmo-o only appear in Pokemon Sword while Larvitar and Goomy only appear in Pokemon Shield.

Find All The Version Differences Here!

Different Gym Leaders

Gym Leader Bea

Some gym leaders will only appear in certain versions. For example, gym leader Allister appears in Pokemon Shield, while gym leader Bea only appears in Pokemon Sword.

Check Out All The New Characters Here!

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