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Pokémon: Sword & Shield
Strategy Guide

First Published: 15-11-2019 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 12-12-2019 / 00:36 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 15-12-2019 / 05:26 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Dappled Grove

Max Raids

Note: The Pokémon you encounter will vary based on if it’s a Common Den or a Rare Den. Additionally, some configurations of the same Den can appear in multiple locations.

  • Den A/C

Head east of the first Berry Tree to find this Den
then search south of the first Berry Tree to the north to find Den C.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
BudewGrass/Poison☆ - 35%
Seedot (Sword only)Grass☆ - 35%
Lotad (Shield only)Water/Grass☆ - 35%
BounsweetGrass☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
OddishGrass/Poison☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Nuzleaf (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆ - 20%
Lombre (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆ - 20%
RoseliaGrass/Poison☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
GloomGrass/Poison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
SteeneeGrass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Shiftry (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Ludicolo (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
TsareenaGrass☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
VileplumeGrass/Poison☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
BellossomGrass☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
CherubiGrass☆ - 35%
Seedot (Sword only)Grass☆ - 35%
Lotad (Shield only)Water/Grass☆ - 35%
GossifleurGrass☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
CottoneeGrass/Fairy☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Nuzleaf (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
Lombre (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
MorelullGrass/Fairy☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
CherrimGrass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
ShiinoticGrass/Fairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
EldegossGrass☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
WhimsicottGrass/Fairy☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Shiftry (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Ludicolo (shield only)Water/Grass☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
DhelmiseGhost/Grass☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den B

Head east of the Watt Trader and Berry Tree to find this Den.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
CaterpieBug☆ - 35%
GrubbinBug☆ - 35%
NincadaBug/Ground☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
JoltikBug/Electric☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
MetapodBug☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 10%
DurantBug/Steel☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
CharjabugBug/Electric☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
NinjaskBug/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
ButterfreeBug/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
GalvantulaBug/Electric☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
VikavoltBug/Electric☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
WimpodBug/Water☆ - 35%
BlipbugBug☆ - 35%
KarrablastBug☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
DewpiderWater/Bug☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
ShelmetBug☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
DwebbleBug/Rock☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
DottlerBug/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
OrbeetleBug/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
AraquanidWater/Bug☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
GolisopodBug/Water☆☆☆☆ - 30%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Escavalier (Sword only)Bug/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Accelgor (Shield only)Bug☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Orbeetle (Gigantamax)Bug/Psychic☆☆☆ - 10%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
  • Den D

This pair of Dens are the furthest north of Dappled Grove, Den D can be found in the southern of the two.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
BudewGrass/Poison☆ - 35%
Seedot (Sword only)Grass☆ - 35%
Lotad (Shield only)Water/Grass☆ - 35%
BounsweetGrass☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
OddishGrass/Poison☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Nuzleaf (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆ - 20%
Lombre (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆ - 20%
RoseliaGrass/Poison☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
GloomGrass/Poison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
SteeneeGrass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Shiftry (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Ludicolo (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
TsareenaGrass☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
VileplumeGrass/Poison☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
BellossomGrass☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
BudewGrass/Poison☆ - 35%
Seedot (Sword only)Grass☆ - 35%
Lotad (Shield only)Water/Grass☆ - 35%
GossifleurGrass☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
FerroseedGrass/Steel☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Nuzleaf (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
Lombre (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
ApplinGrass/Dragon☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
RoseliaGrass/Poison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
Shiftry (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Ludicolo (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
EldegossGrass☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
FerrothornGrass/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
RoseradeGrass/Poison☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Flapple (Sword only)Grass/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
Appletun (Shield only)Grass/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den E

This pair of Dens are the furthest north of Dappled Grove, Den E can be found in the northern of the two.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
PhantumpGhost/Grass☆ - 35%
PumpkabooGhost/Grass☆ - 40%, ☆☆ - 35%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 1%
MorelullGrass/Fairy☆ - 15%, ☆☆ - 35%
RoseliaGrass/Poison☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
ShiinoticGrass/Fairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
MaractusGrass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
TrevenantGhost/Grass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
GourgeistGhost/Grass☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 29%
DhelmiseGhost/Grass☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
BudewGrass/Poison☆ - 35%
Seedot (Sword only)Grass☆ - 35%
Lotad (Shield only)Water/Grass☆ - 35%
GossifleurGrass☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
FerroseedGrass/Steel☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Nuzleaf (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
Lombre (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
ApplinGrass/Dragon☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
RoseliaGrass/Poison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
Shiftry (Sword only)Grass/Dark☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Ludicolo (Shield only)Water/Grass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
EldegossGrass☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
FerrothornGrass/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
RoseradeGrass/Poison☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Flapple (Sword only)Grass/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
Appletun (Shield only)Grass/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    15 November 2019
  • Last Updated
    12 December 2019
    Version History
  • Guide Author

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