Pokemon Sword / Shield's Latest Event Brings Back Every Gigantamax Pokemon
Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Gigantamax Meowth event has ended, but a new one is now underway. Starting June 2, developer Game Freak is bringing back every Gigantamax Pokemon for a limited time, giving you another chance to capture them.
Until June 29, Gigantamax Charizard, Gengar, Lapras, and more will appear more frequently in Max Raid battles. Some of these monsters will only be available in a specific version, while Gigantamax Snorlax will appear in both games. You can see which Gigantamax Pokemon will be available in each game below.
- Gigantamax Gengar
- Gigantamax Kingler
- Gigantamax Lapras
- Gigantamax Garbodor
- Gigantamax Corviknight
- Gigantamax Appletun
- Gigantamax Toxtricity (Amped Form)
- Gigantamax Centiskorch
- Gigantamax Grimmsnarl
- Gigantamax Alcremie
- Gigantamax Duraludon
- Gigantamax Charizard
- Gigantamax Butterfree
- Gigantamax Machamp
- Gigantamax Orbeetle
- Gigantamax Drednaw
- Gigantamax Coalossal
- Gigantamax Flapple
- Gigantamax Sandaconda
- Gigantamax Toxtricity (Low Key Form)
- Gigantamax Hatterene
- Gigantamax Copperajah
Before the Gigantamax Pokemon can appear in your game, you’ll need to refresh your Max Raid dens. You can do so either by connecting online via the Y-Comm or going into Mystery Gift and selecting Get the Wild Area news.
In the meantime, you can claim a free Galarian Ponyta with its Hidden Ability in Sword and Shield until June 4. A free Galarian Corsola will be available from June 5-11, and you can get a free Galarian Meowth starting June 12.
In other Pokemon news, The Pokemon Company recently revealed more details about The Isle of Armor–Sword and Shield’s first DLC. That expansion is slated to arrive on June 17. Another expansion called The Crown Tundra is scheduled to follow this fall. You can read more about the DLC in our roundup of everything we know about Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra.
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