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Pokémon Sword and Shield Max Raid Battle event will see 22 different Gigantamax Pokémon appear

22 different Gigantamax Pokémon will be available in an upcoming Max Raid Battle event, ranging from Charizard to Toxtricity.
Pokémon Sword and Shield will see 22 Gigantamax available for grabs in the next Max Raid Battle event. 

As reported by Serebii.net, the announcement of the next Max Raid Battle came through transfer service Pokémon Home, detailing the full list of Gigantamax Pokémon. 

The event starts 2nd June 1pm UTC (1pm in your local time) and ends on 29th June at 23.59 UTC, giving you plenty of time to bag your favourites depending which version you have. 

What Gigantamax Pokémon will be available in Pokémon Sword Max Raid Battles? 

  • Snorlax
  • Gengar
  • Kingler
  • Lapras
  • Garbodor
  • Corviknight
  • Appletun
  • Toxtricity (ampled form)
  • Centiskorch
  • Grimmsnarl
  • Alcremie
  • Duraludon

Gigantamax Machamp Pokemon
Gigantamax Machamp will be back in Pokemon Shield (Picture: Nintendo)


What Gigantamax Pokémon will be available in Pokémon Shield Max Raid Battles?

  • Snorlax
  • Charizard
  • Butterfree
  • Machamp
  • Orbeetle
  • Drednaw
  • Coalossal
  • Flapple
  • Sandaconda
  • Toxtricity (Low key form)
  • Hatterne
  • Copperajah

More details of the Max Raid Battle event will be available once it begins. 

This new event comes in advance of the Isle of Armor expansion for Sword and Shield, which is still yet to receive a specific June release date.

More details have emerged about the Isle of Armor expansion, including new abilities and items seemingly leaked by dataminers.