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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 / 15:11 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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Rolling Fields

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

Head north and search behind the Berry Tree to find this Den.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
BunnelbyNormal☆ - 35%
HoothootNormal/Flying☆ - 35%
PidoveNormal/Flying☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
MinccinoNormal☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
HelioptileNormal/Electric☆☆ - 20%
StuffulNormal/Fighting☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
DiggersbyNormal/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
NoctowlNormal/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
UnfezantNormal/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
HelioliskNormal/Electric☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
CinccinoNormal☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
BewearNormal/Fighting☆☆☆☆☆ - 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

Make your way to the west of Den A to find this Den.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
DiglettGround☆ - 35%
MudbrayGround☆ - 35%
NincadaBug/Ground☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
DrilburGround☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
OnixRock/Ground☆☆ - 20%
BarboachWater/Ground☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
SteelixSteel/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
WhiscashWater/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
DiggersbyNormal/Ground☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
DugtrioGround☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
ExcadrilGround/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
MudsdaleGround☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
WooperWater/Ground☆ - 35%
BarboachWater/Ground☆ - 35%
YamaskGround/Ghost☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
GolettGround/Ghost☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
PalpitoadWater/Ground☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
QuagsireWater/Ground☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
StunfiskGround/Steel☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
GolurkGround/Ghost☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
GastrodonWater/Ground☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
SeismitoadWater/Ground☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
RunerigusGround/Ghost☆☆☆☆☆ - 1%
RhyperiorGround/Rock☆☆☆☆☆ - 4%
  • Den C

You'll find this Den in the far southwest corner of Rolling Fields.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
NoibatFlying/Dragon☆ - 35%
TrapinchGround☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
AxewDragon☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆ - 35% (Shield)
Jangmo-o (Sword only)Dragon☆☆ - 20%
Goomy (Shield only)Dragon☆☆ - 20%
VibravaGround/Dragon☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
Hakamo-o (Sword only)Dragon/Fighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 35%
Sliggoo (Shield only)Dragon☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
FraxureDragon☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
HaxorusDragon☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Shield)
FlygonGround/Dragon☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
Turtonator (Sword only)Fire/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Drampa (Shield only)Normal/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Kommo-o (Sword only)Dragon/Fighting☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
Goodra (Shield only)Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
TrapinchGround☆ - 35% (Sword), ☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
ApplinGrass/Dragon☆ - 35%
AxewDragon☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆ - 35% (Shield)
Jangmo-o (Sword only)Dragon☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Goomy (Shield only)Dragon☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
DreepyDragon/Ghost☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
Fraxure (Sword only)Dragon☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
Vibrava (Shield only)Ground/Dragon☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
Hakamo-o (Sword only)Dragon/Fighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
Sliggoo (Shield only)Dragon☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
Turtonator (Sword only)Fire/Dragon☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Drampa (Shield only)Normal/Dragon☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Kommo-o (Sword only)Dragon/Fighting☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Goodra (Shield only)Dragon☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
DrakloakDragon/Ghost☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Haxorus (Sword only)Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Flygon (Shield only)Ground/Dragon☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
DragapultDragon/Ghost☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den D/F

Search to the east of the western Berry Tree for Den Dwhile Den F can be found to the northeast just before the Zone change.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
PidoveNormal/Flying☆ - 35%
HoothootNormal/Flying☆ - 35%
NatuPsychic/Flying☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
Rufflet (Sword only)Normal/Flying☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Vullaby (Shield only)Dark/Flying☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
WoobatPsychic/Flying☆☆ - 20%
TranquillNormal/Flying☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
UnfezantNormal/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ -35%
NoctowlNormal/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
SwoobatPsychic/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%. ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
XatuPsychic/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 15%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
Braviary (Sword only)Normal/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Mandibuzz (Shield only)Dark/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
SigilyphPsychic/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
WimpodBug/Water☆ - 30%
BlipbugBug☆ - 20%
KarrablastBug☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20% (Shield)
DewpiderWater/Bug☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 25%
ShelmetBug☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 25% (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%
ButterfreeBug/Flying☆, ☆☆, ☆☆☆, ☆☆☆☆, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
  • Den E

Head north along the dirt path and you'll find this Den just before you leave Rolling Fields.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
TyrogueFighting☆ - 35%
MachopFighting☆ - 35%
TimburrFighting☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
Scraggy (Sword only)Dark/Fighting☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
Croagunk (Shield only)Poison/Fighting☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
MachokeFighting☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 10% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
GurdurrFighting☆☆ - 20%. ☆☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20%. ☆☆☆ - 10% (Shield)
HitmonleeFighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
HitmonchanFighting☆☆☆ - 20%. ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Shield)
Scrafty (Sword only)Dark/Fighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%. ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Toxicroak (Shield only)Poison/Fighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
ConkeldurrFighting☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10% (Shield)
MachampFighting☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
HitmontopFighting☆☆☆☆☆ - 10% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆ - 25%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Shield)

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
RioluFighting☆ - 35%
MachopFighting☆ - 35%
Scraggy (Sword only)Dark/Fighting☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
Croadunk (Shield only)Poison/Fighting☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
StuffulNormal/Fighting☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
BewearNormal/Fighting☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
FalinksFighting☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
MachokeFighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
Scrafty (Sword only)Dark/Fighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
Toxicroak (Shield only)Poison/Fighting☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
MachampFighting☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Passimian (Sword only)Fighting☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
Hawlucha (Shield only)Fighting/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
LucarioFighting/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
GalladePsychic/Fighting☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den G

Make your way east from the entrance and look in the middle of a grass patch 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% (Shield)
DewpiderWater/Bug☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
ShelmetBug☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
DwebbleBug/Rock☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
DottlerBug/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%. ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
OrbeetleBug/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
AraquanidWater/Bug☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
GolisopodBug/Water☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 30%
Escavalier (Sword only)Bug/Steel☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
Accelgor (Shield only)Bug☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
ShedinjaBug/Ghost☆☆☆☆☆ - 5%
  • Den H

Hug the eastern cliff from the entrance and you'll reach this Den first.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
BonslyRock☆ - 35%
RoggenrolaRock☆ - 35% (Sword), ☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
BinacleRock/Water☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆ - 35% (Shield)
DwebbleBug/Rock☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
RhyhornGround/Rock☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
BoldoreRock☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
BarbaracleRock/Water☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
RhydonGround/Rock☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
SudowoodoRock☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
CrustleBug/Rock☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Shield)
GigalithRock☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Shield)
ShuckleBug/Rock☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%

Rare Den

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 I

Head to the far southeast corner of Rolling Fields to find this Den.

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%

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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