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Pokémon: Sword & Shield
Strategy Guide

First Published: 15-11-2019 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 28-01-2020 / 15:53 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 20-02-2020 / 14:47 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Hammerlocke Hills

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

Den A can be found to the east of the western Berry Tree.

Common Den

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
VanilliteIce☆ - 35%
SnomIce/Bug☆ - 35%
Mr. MimeIce/Psychic☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
BergmiteIce☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 40%
SnoruntIce☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
VanillishIce☆☆ - 5%, ☆☆☆ - 5%
AvaluggIce☆☆☆ - 35%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
FrosmothIce/Bug☆☆☆ - 30%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
VanilluxeIce☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Mr. RimeIce/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
FroslassIce/Ghost☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
GlaceonIce☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den B

Den B is to the northeast of the western Berry Tree, against the wall of Hammerlocke.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
ToxelElectric/Poison☆ - 35%
GastlyGhost/Poison☆ - 35%
SkorupiPoison/Bug☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
OddishGrass/Poison☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
GloomGrass/Poison☆☆ - 20%
HaunterGhost/Poison☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
KoffingPoison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
QwilfishWater/Poison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
VileplumeGrass/Poison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
RoseliaGrass/Poison☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
ToxtricityElectric/Poison☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
WeezingPoison/Fairy☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
PichuElectric☆ - 35%
ElectrikeElectric☆ - 35%
ToxelElectric/Poison☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
HelioptileElectric/Normal☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
JoltikBug/Electric☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
PikachuElectric☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
PikachuElectric☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
Rotom (Mow)Electric/Grass☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Rotom (Fan)Electric/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Rotom (Wash)Electric/Water☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Rotom (Frost)Electric/Ice☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Rotom (Heat)Electric/Fire☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den C

Den C can be found in the center of the Zone, west of the entrance to Hammerlocke.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
CleffaFairy☆ - 35%
TogepiFairy☆ - 35%
CutieflyBug/Fairy☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
Swirlix (Sword only)Fairy☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Spritzee (Shield only)Fairy☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
ClefairyFairy☆☆ - 20%
MorelullGrass/Fairy☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
TogeticFairy/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
ClefableFairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
RibombeeBug/Fairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
ShiinoticGrass/Fairy☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Slurpuff (Sword only)Fairy☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Aromatisse (Shield only)Fairy☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
TogekissFairy/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
TogepiFairy☆ - 35%
MorelullGrass/Fairy☆ - 35%
ImpidimpDark/Fairy☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
RaltsPsychic/Fairy☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
TogeticFairy/Flying☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
ShiinoticGrass/Fairy☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
MorgremDark/Fairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
Mawile (Sword only)Steel/Fairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Rapidash (Shield only)Psychic/Fairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
GardevoirPsychic/Fairy☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
TogekissFairy/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
GrimmsnarlDark/Fairy☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
MimikyuGhost/Fairy☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den D

Den D overlooks Dusty Bowl to the south.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
Vulpix (Sword only)Fire☆ - 35%
Growlithe (Shield only)Fire☆ - 35%
SalanditPoison/Fire☆ - 35%
LitwickGhost/Fire☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
SalazzlePoison/Fire☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35% (Shield)
LampentGhost/Fire☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40% (Shield)
Ninetales (Sword only)Fire☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Arcanine (Shield only)Fire☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
TorkoalFire☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
ChandelureGhost/Fire☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Turtonator (Sword only)Fire/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

  • Den E

Den E can be found southeast of the entrance to Hammerlocke.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
RookideeFlying☆ - 35%
NoibatFlying/Dragon☆ - 35%
WingullWater/Flying☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
NatuPsychic/Flying☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
DrifloonGhost/Flying☆☆ - 20%
CorvisquireFlying☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
DrifblimGhost/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
PelipperWater/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
XatuPsychic/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
CorviknightFlying/Steel☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
HawluchaFighting/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
CramorantFlying/Water☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
NatuPsychic/Flying☆ - 35%
HoothootNormal/Flying☆ - 35%
RookideeFlying☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
WingullWater/Flying☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
ButterfreeBug/Flying☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
CorvisquireFlying☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
NoctowlNormal/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
PelipperWater/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
XatuPsychic/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
HawluchaFighting/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
CorviknightFlying/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
DelibirdIce/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den F

Den F is found northeast of the Zone, against the wall.

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 G

Den G is found to the far southeast, on the border of Giant's Mirror.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
Mime Jr.Psychic/Fairy☆ - 35%
WynautPsychic☆ - 35%
NatuPsychic/Flying☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
BaltoyGround/Psychic☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
BronzorSteel/Psychic☆☆ - 20%
Mr. MimeIce/Psychic☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆ - 15%
SigilyphPsychic/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%
XatuPsychic/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%
IndeedeePsychic/Normal☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
ClaydolGround/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 10%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Mr. RimeIce/Psychic☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
WobbuffetPsychic☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
InkayDark/Psychic☆ - 35%
BronzorSteel/Psychic☆ - 35%
Mr. MimeIce/Psychic☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
WoobatPsychic/Flying☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
HatennaPsychic☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
HattremPsychic☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
BronzongSteel/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
SwoobatPsychic/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
MalamarDark/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Mr. RimeIce/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
HatterenePsychic☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
EspeonPsychic☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Guide Information

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

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