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This guide contains information and locations of all Gigantamax Pokemon appearing in the games Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for information about how to encounter each of these Pokemon in Max Raid Battles.

What are Gigantamax Pokemon?

A Step Up from Dynamax

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Gigantamax is a phenomenon in the Galar region wherein Pokemon change into a new, mega-sized form. Their HP is boosted, and their moves turn into powerful Max Moves, shared with Dynamax Pokemon, or G-Max Moves, which are unique to each Gigantamax Pokemon.

Differences between Dynamax and Gigantamax Pokemon

Gigantamax Pokemon are Rare

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Even if a Pokemon species has a Gigantamax Form, not every member of that species can Gigantamax. You'll need to find a Gigantamax Pokemon from a Max Raid Event, by giving your Pokemon Max Soup to unlock its Gigantamax potential.
How to Gigantamax Your Pokemon

Where to Find Gigantamax Pokemon

Use Max Soup

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In The Isle of Armor DLC, a new feature called Max Soup will allow a Pokemon which previously could only Dynamax to become capable of Gigantamaxing. You'll have to collect three Max Mushrooms around The Isle of Armor to make it.

How to Make Max Soup

Den Locations of Gigantamax Pokemon

Although they are rare, Gigantamax Pokemon can appear at Dens around the Wild Area and the Isle of Armor. Try throwing a Wishing Piece into one of the Dens below – if a thick purple beam comes out, you just might have a Gigantamax on your hands!

The Isle of Armor Pokemon

The following Gigantamax Pokemon can only be obtained via The Isle of Armor DLC, or by trading with another player.

Gigantamax Pokemon Location
Gigantamax Urshifu Single-Strike Style Image Gigantamax Urshifu Single-Strike Style Available in both Sword and Shield
Give Max Soup with Max Honey to Urshifu Single-Strike Style
Gigantamax Urshifu Rapid-Strike Style Image Gigantamax Urshifu Rapid-Strike Style Available in both Sword and Shield
Give Max Soup with Max Honey to Urshifu Rapid-Strike Style
Gigantamax Rillaboom Image Gigantamax Rillaboom Available in both Sword and Shield
Give Max Soup to a Rillaboom
Gigantamax Cinderace Image Gigantamax Cinderace Available in both Sword and Shield
Give Max Soup to a Cinderace
Gigantamax Inteleon Image Gigantamax Inteleon Available in both Sword and Shield
Give Max Soup to an Inteleon
Gigantamax Venusaur Image Gigantamax Venusaur Available in both Sword and Shield
・Evolve the Bulbasaur obtained in the Isle of Armor Story to a Venusaur
Training Lowlands Rare Den (G)
Forest of Focus Rare Den (E)
Gigantamax Blastoise Image Gigantamax Blastoise Available in both Sword and Shield
・Evolve the Squirtle obtained in the Isle of Armor Story to a Blastoise
Workout Sea Rare Den (G)
Stepping-Stone Sea Rare Den (B)

Galar Pokemon

The following Gigantamax Pokemon can be found in the Galar Region, without trading or purchasing The Isle of Armor DLC.

Gigantamax Pokemon Location
Gigantamax Charizard.pngGigantamax Charizard Available in both Sword and Shield
Lake of Outrage Special Den (A)
Gigantamax Centiskorch.pngGigantamax Centiskorch Available on both Sword and Shield
Stony Wilderness Special Den (A)
Gigantamax Drednaw.pngGigantamax Drednaw Available on both Sword and Shield
Giant's Cap Special Den (B)
Courageous Cavern Rare Den (B)
Gigantamax Kingler.pngGigantamax Kingler Available on both Sword and Shield
South Lake Miloch Special Den (C)
West Lake Axewell Special Den (C)
Gigantamax Flapple.pngGigantamax Flapple Available in Sword only
Dappled Grove Special Den (A)
Gigantamax Appletun.pngGigantamax Appletun Available in Shield only
Dappled Grove Special Den (A)
Gigantamax Machamp.pngGigantamax Machamp Available in Sword only
Stony Wilderness Special Den (C)
Gigantamax Gengar.pngGigantamax Gengar Available in Shield only
Stony Wilderness Special Den (C)
Gigantamax Garbodor.pngGigantamax Garbodor Available on both Sword and Shield
East Lake Axewell Special Den (A)
Gigantamax Sandaconda.pngGigantamax Sandaconda Available on both Sword and Shield
Dusty Bowl Special Dens (A) and (G)
Potbottom Desert Rare Den (C)
Gigantamax Corviknight.pngGigantamax Corviknight Available on both Sword and Shield
Giant's Cap Special Den (A)
Gigantamax Orbeetle.pngGigantamax Orbeetle Available on both Sword and Shield
Bridge Field Special Den (D)
Dappled Grove Special Den (D)
Training Lowlands Rare Den (D)
Gigantamax Butterfree.pngGigantamax Butterfree Available on both Sword and Shield
Rolling Fields Special Dens (B) and (F)
Gigantamax Coalossal.pngGigantamax Coalossal Available in Sword only
Giant's Seat Special Den (E)
Gigantamax Lapras.pngGigantamax Lapras Available in Shield only
Giant's Seat Special Den (E)
Gigantamax Grimmsnarl.pngGigantamax Grimmsnarl Available on both Sword and Shield
Dusty Bowl Special Den (H)
Gigantamax Copperajah.pngGigantamax Copperajah Available on both Sword and Shield
Stony Wilderness Special Den (K)
Gigantamax Duraludon.pngGigantamax Duraludon Available on both Sword and Shield
Giant's Seat Special Den (A)
Gigantamax Alcremie.pngGigantamax Alcremie Available on both Sword and Shield
Bridge Field Den Special and Regular Den (E)
Gigantamax hatterene.pngGigantamax Hatterene Available on both Sword and Shield
Bridge Field Special Den (H)
Gigantamax Pikachu.pngGigantamax Pikachu Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu Save Data Required
Talk to the person on the far left in the Wild Area Station.
Gigantamax Eevee.pngGigantamax Eevee Pokemon Let's Go Eevee Save Data Required
Talk to the person on the far left in the Wild Area Station.
Gigantamax Meowth.pngGigantamax Meowth Available on both Sword and Shield
Obtain the Gigantamax Meowth Mystery Gift
Gigantamax Snorlax.pngGigantamax Snorlax Available on both Sword and Shield
Has a chance of appearance on all the dens in the Wild Area
Gigantamax Toxtricity Image Gigantamax Toxtricity Available on both Sword and Shield
Has a chance of appearance on all the dens in the Wild Area

List of Gigantamax Pokemon

The following Gigantamax Pokemon have currently appeared in the game. Check back as new Gigantamax forms continue to appear!

List of Gigantamax Pokemon
Gigantamax Charizard.pngGigantamax Charizard Gigantamax Centiskorch.pngGigantamax Centiskorch Gigantamax Drednaw.pngGigantamax Drednaw Gigantamax Kingler.pngGigantamax Kingler
Gigantamax flapple.pngGigantamax Appletun Gigantamax flapple.pngGigantamax Flapple Gigantamax Machamp.pngGigantamax Machamp Gigantamax Gengar.pngGigantamax Gengar
Gigantamax Garbodor.pngGigantamax Garbodor Gigantamax Sandaconda.pngGigantamax Sandaconda Gigantamax Corviknight.pngGigantamax Corviknight Gigantamax Orbeetle.pngGigantamax Orbeetle
Gigantamax Butterfree.pngGigantamax Butterfree Gigantamax Coalossal.pngGigantamax Coalossal Gigantamax Lapras.pngGigantamax Lapras Gigantamax Grimmsnarl.pngGigantamax Grimmsnarl
Gigantamax Copperajah.pngGigantamax Copperajah Gigantamax Duraludon.pngGigantamax Duraludon Gigantamax Alcremie.pngGigantamax Alcremie Gigantamax hatterene.pngGigantamax Hatterene
Gigantamax Pikachu.pngGigantamax Pikachu Gigantamax Eevee.pngGigantamax Eevee Gigantamax Meowth.pngGigantamax Meowth Gigantamax Snorlax.pngGigantamax Snorlax
Gigantamax Toxtricity Image Gigantamax Toxtricity Gigantamax Venusaur Image Gigantamax Venusaur Gigantamax Blastoise Image Gigantamax Blastoise Gigantamax Rillaboom Image Gigantamax Rillaboom
Gigantamax Cinderace Image Gigantamax Cinderace Gigantamax Inteleon Image Gigantamax Inteleon Gigantamax Urshifu Single-Strike Style Image Gigantamax Urshifu Single-Strike Style Gigantamax Urshifu Rapid-Strike Style Image Gigantamax Urshifu Rapid-Strike Style

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