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Read this Pokemon Sword and Shield (SWSH) guide to learn more about Max Raid Battles! Find out the latest news including raid events, schedule, and featured Dynamax and Gigantamax pokemon!

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Latest Max Raid Battle Event

Gigantamax Butterfree Raid

Gigantamax Butterfree Raid
Featured PokemonButterfree IconButterfree
ScheduleNovember 15, 2019 ~ early January 2020

Starting from the game's official release all the way up to the new year, players will be able to participate in Max Raid Battles against a Gigantamax Butterfree! Work together with your friends and defeat this formidable Pokemon to have a chance of catching it!

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Increased Pokemon Appearances

Pokemon SwordPokemon Shield
Drednaw IconDrednawCorviknight IconCorviknight

During the same time period, players will have an increased chance of encountering certain Gigantamax Pokemon depending on their game! Pokemon Sword players will be able to battle against a Gigantamax Drednaw, while Gigantamax Corviknight will appear more often in Pokemon Shield!

Check Out Version Differences Here!

Previous Dynamax & Gigantamax Raid Battles

There are currently no previous Max Raid Events. Check back soon to see past Max Raid Events here!

What Are Max Raid Battles?

Capture Dynamax & Gigantamax Pokemon

Capture Dynamax & Gigantamax

Max Raid Battles are encounters with special wild Pokemon. These wild Pokemon have the ability to Dynamax or Gigantamax. To add to this, these Pokemon may also have hidden abilities that give them an advantage in battle!

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Cooperate With Other Players

Cooperate With Other Players

Max Raid Battles will require you to work with 3 other players to defeat the wild Pokemon. As Dynamax and Gigantamax Pokemon are tough to bring down, you will need all the help you can get!

Check Out Dynamax & Gigantamax Here!

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