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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 / 09:34 GMT

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Guide

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South Lake Miloch

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 is the first Den you'll encounter when taking the path down from Rolling Fields.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
CaterpieBug☆ - 35%
CombeeBug/Flying☆ - 35%
CutieflyBug/Fairy☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
BlipbugBug☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
JoltikBug/Electric☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 10%
MetapodBug☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
DottlerBug/Psychic☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
GalvantulaBug/Electric☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
ButterfreeBug/Flying☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
RibombeeBug/Fairy☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
VespiquenBug/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
OrbeetleBug/Psychic☆☆☆☆☆ - 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 B

This Den can be found to the east of the previous one.

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

  • Den C

You'll find this Den in the northwest of the lake area.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
ChewtleWater☆ - 35%
ArrokudaWater☆ - 35%
ShellosWater☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
DewpiderWater/Bug☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
WailmerWater☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 10%
BasculinWater☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
WishiwashiWater☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%
DrednawWater/Rock☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
BarraskewdaWater☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
AraquanidWater/Bug☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
GastrodonWater/Ground☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%
WailordWater☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
CorphishWater☆ - 40%
KrabbyWater☆ - 25%
ArrokudaWater☆ - 25%, ☆☆ - 25%
ChewtleWater☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 25%
MareaniePoison/Water☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
BasculinWater☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 30%
CrawdauntWater/Dark☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
ToxapexPoison/Water☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
PyukumukuWater☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25%
GyaradosWater/Flying☆☆☆☆ - 30%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
LaprasWater/Ice☆☆☆☆☆ - 15%
KinglerWater☆☆ - 10%, ☆☆☆- 10%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
  • Den D/E

You'll find both Den Dand Den E side-by-side in the southern part of the lake.

Common Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
TympoleWater☆ - 35%
ShellderWater☆ - 35%
ChinchouWater/Electric☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
MareaniePoison/Water☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30% (Sword), ☆☆ - 20% (Shield)
PalpitoadWater/Ground☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30% (Shield)
ArrokudaWater☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 40%
CloysterWater/Ice☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10% (Shield)
LanturnWater/Electric☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Shield)
WishiwashiWater☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Shield)
SeismitoadWater/Ground☆☆☆☆ - 50%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 25% (Sword), ☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Shield)
ToxapexPoison/Water☆☆☆☆☆ - 20% (Sword), ☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 10% (Shield)
BarraskewdaWater☆☆☆☆☆ - 20%

Rare Den

NameTypeEncounter Rate
MantykeWater/Flying☆ - 68%
RemoraidWater☆ - 2%
WailmerWater☆ - 20%, ☆☆ - 30%
BinacleRock/Water☆ - 10%, ☆☆ - 30%
KrabbyWater☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆ - 20%
PyukumukuWater☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 40%
KinglerWater☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%
BasculinWater☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
QwilfishWater/Poison☆☆☆☆ - 20%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
OctilleryWater☆☆☆☆ - 40%, ☆☆☆☆☆ - 35%
WailordWater☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%
MantineWater/Flying☆☆☆☆☆ - 10%

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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