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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 (????) 29-01-2020 / 16:58 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Motostoke Riverbank

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 just to the east of the bridge.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
SkwovetNormal☆ - 35%
WoolooNormal☆ - 35%
ZigzagoonDark/Normal☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 40%
MunchlaxNormal☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 10%
IndeedeePsychic/Normal☆☆ - 10%
GreedentNormal☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
LinooneDark/Normal☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
DubwoolNormal☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
DiggersbyNormal/Ground☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Oranguru (Shield only)Normal/Psychic☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
SnorlaxNormal☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
BunnelbyNormal☆ - 35%
PidoveNormal/Flying☆ - 35%
SkwovetNormal☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 40%
EeveeNormal☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 10%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
TranquillNormal/Flying☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
WoolooNormal☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
UnfezantNormal/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
DubwoolNormal☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%. ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Oranguru (Shield only)Normal/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
IndeedeeNormal/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
SnorlaxNormal☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den B

You'll find Den B a little to the south of the pond.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
PichuElectric☆ - 35%
ElectrikeElectric☆ - 35%
JoltikBug/Electric☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
ChinchouWater/Electric☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
CharjabugBug/Electric☆☆ - 20%
PikachuElectric☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
ManectricElectric☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
LanturnWater/Electric☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
GalvantulaBug/Electric☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
VikavoltBug/Electric☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
RaichuElectric☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
YamperElectric☆ - 35%
ToxelElectric/Poison☆ - 35%
PikachuElectric☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
JoltikBug/Electric☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
ChinchouWater/Electric☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
LanturnWater/Electric☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
BoltundElectric☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
ToxtricityElectric/Poison☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
PincurchinElectric☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
GalvantulaBug/Electric☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
TogedemaruElectric/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
MorpekoElectric/Dark☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den C

Head to the western wall from the pond to reach Den C.

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

  • Den D

You'll find Den D along the edge to the northeast.

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%
RaltsPsychic/Fairy☆ - 35%
Mr. MimeIce/Psychic☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
WoobatPsychic/Flying☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
HatennaPsychic☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
HattremPsychic☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
KirliaPsychic/Fairy☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
SwoobatPsychic/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
HatterenePsychic/Fairy☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Mr. RimeIce/Psychic☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
MalamarDark/Psychic☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
GardevoirPsychic/Fairy☆☆☆☆☆ - 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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