New Pokemon Sword & Shield Event Now Live, Features Gigantamax Charizard And More – GameSpot

A new Max Raid event is underway in the Switch Pokemon games, increasing the spawn rates of Gigantamax Charizard, Duraludon, Garbodor, and Copperajah.

A new Max Raid event has begun in Pokemon Sword and Shield. The event runs until 4:59 PM PT on April 27, and during that time, Gigantamax versions of Charizard, Duraludon, Copperajah, and Garbodor will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid dens.
All four Gigantamax Pokemon are available in both Sword and Shield, but five-star versions of the Raids are exclusive to certain games. Sword players can encounter five-star G-Max Duraludon and Copperajah, while Shield players will find five-star G-Max Charizard and Garbodor.
Gigantamax Pokemon are normally incredibly rare in Sword and Shield, making these events a good chance to add them to your collection. To refresh your Raids, you’ll first need to either connect your game online via the Y-Comm or go into Mystery Gift from the menu screen and select Get the Wild Area news. You can read more about the event on the official Pokemon website.
In addition to the new Max Raid event, there’s still a little time left to grab some free items in Sword and Shield. Until the end of the month, you can claim 20 Battle Points, a Bottle Cap, and three TR94s–which teach the Ground-type attack High Horsepower–via Mystery Gift. You can see all the free Sword and Shield gifts expiring soon in our roundup.
In other Pokemon news, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company shared some more details on Sword and Shield’s first expansion, Isle of Armor, during the surprise Nintendo Direct Mini. In particular, we learned more details on how to evolve the Legendary Pokemon Kubfu into Urshifu, as well as what G-max moves the Galar starting trio–Rillaboom, Cinderace, and Inteleon–will have when they learn how to Gigantamax.
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