A new Max Raid event is underway in Pokemon Sword and Shield. To commemorate the seasonal equinox, Pokémon that evolve over sunstones or moonstones will appear more frequently in Max Raid Caves in the Wild Area and Isle of Armor, and you will have the opportunity to encounter Shiny Clefable in the raids . However, you need to act quickly as the event is only this weekend.
Through September 20, 4:59 p.m. PT / 7:59 p.m. ET, the following Pokémon will be shown in Max Raid Battles by sword and shield:
As mentioned before, you also have the chance to come across a shiny Clefable in five star raids. In order for the Pokemon event to appear in your game, you must first update your raid caves. You can either do this by connecting the Y-Comm online or by going into Mystery Gift from the menu screen and selecting Get the Wild Area News.
Once the Equinox event ends, Pokemon Sword and Shield̵
In addition, the second expansion of Pokemon Sword and Shield, The Crown Tundra, is still in preparation. Although the DLC doesn’t have a release date yet, it is scheduled to launch this fall. He will take players to a new Arctic region where they can encounter new and returning Legendary Pokémon and explore Raid Dens. The Pokemon Company recently released a short new trailer for The Crown Tundra that featured some of the returning Legendaries. For more information on the upcoming expansion, check out our roundup of everything Pokemon Sword and Shields DLC.
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