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Pokémon: Sword & Shield
Strategy Guide

First Published: 15-11-2019 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 19-01-2020 / 20:32 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 20-01-2020 / 08:26 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Giant's Seat

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/B

Den A can be found to the south of the Zonewhile Den B can be found to the east of the monolith.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
RolycolyRock☆ - 35%
RoggenrolaRock☆ - 35% (Sword), ☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
DwebbleBug/Rock☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆ - 35% (Shield)
BinacleRock/Water☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
CarkolRock/Fire☆☆ - 20%
BoldoreRock☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
CrustleBug/Rock☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
BarbaracleRock/Water☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
OnixRock/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
CoalossalRock/Fire☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Shield)
GigalithRock☆☆☆☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Shield)
RhyperiorGround/Rock☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den - Sword (A only)

NameTypeEncounter Rate
DwebbleBug/Rock☆ - 35%
BonslyRock☆ - 35%
RolycolyRock☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
BinacleRock/Water☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
CarkolRock/Fire☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
SudowoodoRock☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
BarbaracleRock/Water☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
OnixRock/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
CrustleBug/Rock☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
SteelixSteel/Ground☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
StonjournerRock☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
CoalossalRock/Fire☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den - Shield (A only)

NameTypeEncounter Rate
VanilliteIce☆ - 35%
CubchooIce☆ - 35%
Mr. MimeIce/Psychic☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
BergmiteIce☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 40%
SnoruntIce☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
DelibirdIce/Flying☆☆ - 5%, ☆☆☆ - 5%
AvaluggIce☆☆☆ - 35%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
GlalieIce☆☆☆ - 30%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
VanilluxeIce☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
Mr. RimeIce/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
EiscueIce☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
LaprasWater/Ice☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den (B only)

NameTypeEncounter Rate
DwebbleBug/Rock☆ - 35%
BonslyRock☆ - 35%
RolycolyRock☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
Binacle (Sword only)Rock/Water☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Roggenrola (Shield only)Rock☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
CarkolRock/Fire☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
Sudowoodo (Sword only)Rock☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
Larvitar (Shield only)Rock/Ground☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
Barbaracle (Sword only)Rock/Water☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Pupitar (Shield only)Rock/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
OnixRock/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
CrustleBug/Rock☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
CoalossalRock/Fire☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
SteelixSteel/Ground☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Stonjourner (Sword only)Rock☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
Tyranitar (Shield only)Rock/Dark☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den C

Den C is located along the northwestern bank.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
KlinkSteel☆ - 35%, ☆☆ - 20%
BronzorSteel/Psychic☆ - 35%, ☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
FerroseedGrass/Steel☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
PawniardDark/Steel☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
SteelixSteel/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
FerrothornGrass/Steel☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
BronzongSteel/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
BisharpDark/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Mawile (Sword only)Steel/Fairy☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
TogedemaruElectric/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
RioluFighting☆ - 35%
BronzorSteel/Psychic☆ - 35%
PawniardDark/Steel☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
KlinkSteel☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
OnixRock/Ground☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
DurantBug/Steel☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Shield)
KlangSteel☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40% (Shield)
BronzongSteel/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
BisharpDark/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
SteelixSteel/Ground☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
KlinklangSteel☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
LucarioFighting/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den D/E

You'll find Den D on the eastern edge, between grass patches
while Den E is located south of the northernmost tree.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
KlinkSteel☆ - 35%
MeowthSteel☆ - 35%
BronzorSteel/Psychic☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
FerroseedGrass/Steel☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
PawniardDark/Steel☆☆ - 20%
CufantSteel☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
KlangSteel☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
PerrserkerSteel☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
BronzongSteel/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
BisharpDark/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
KlinklangSteel☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
CopperajahSteel☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%

Rare Den (D only)

NameTypeEncounter Rate
MeowthSteel☆ - 35%
BronzorSteel/Psychic☆ - 35%
PawniardDark/Steel☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
FerroseedGrass/Steel☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
HonedgeSteel/Ghost☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
BronzongSteel/Psychic☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
FerrothornGrass/Steel☆☆☆ - 30%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
PerrserkerSteel☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
BisharpDark/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
StunfiskGround/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
CopperajahSteel☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
DuraludonSteel/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den (E only)

NameTypeEncounter Rate
RioluFighting☆ - 35%
BronzorSteel/Psychic☆ - 35%
PawniardDark/Steel☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
KlinkSteel☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
OnixRock/Ground☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
DurantBug/Steel☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Shield)
KlangSteel☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40% (Shield)
BronzongSteel/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
BisharpDark/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
SteelixSteel/Ground☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
KlinklangSteel☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
DuraludonSteel/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    15 November 2019
  • Last Updated
    19 January 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author

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