Pokemon Sword and Shield

List of Raid Boss Locations

Game8's Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Wiki is live!
☆ Check out our competitive guides for Scarlet and Violet!
Tier List / Doubles Tier List / Movesets / Rental Teams
Competitive Battle Guide

List of Raid Boss Locations.png
This is a list of Raid Bosses and where they are found in the games Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for information on each Raid Boss, whether it has a Hidden Ability, and which versions of the game it is available in. Updated with Dynamax Adventure information!

All Wild Area Guides
Isle of Armor Wild Area Maps Icon.pngIsle of Armor Maps Crown Tundra Maps Icon.pngCrown Tundra Maps
Wild AreaWild Area Overview Raid BattlesRaid Battle Guide
Raid BossesAll Raid Bosses WeatherWeather Guide
How to Farm Watts Icon.pngHow to Farm Watts

What are Raid Bosses?

Raid Boss Hydreigon.png

Raid Bosses are the Pokemon encountered in Dens in the Wild Area. When a beam of light comes out of Den, players can find a Pokemon there. Sometimes, a thick pink beam of light will come out of a Den, indicating a rarer or Gigantamax Pokemon; this is called a Rare Den.

Learn more about how to start battles with Raid Bosses and join them with your friends with our guide down below.

How to Start and Join Max Raid Battles

List of Raid Bosses by Generation

Click a link below to jump to a list of Raid Bosses from each generation and where they appear.

List of Raid Bosses by Generation

Generation 1 Pokemon.pngGeneration 1 Generation 2 PokemonGeneration 2 Generation 3 PokemonGeneration 3
Generation 4 PokemonGeneration 4 Generation 5 PokemonGeneration 5 Generation 6 PokemonGeneration 6
Generation 7 PokemonGeneration 7 New PokemonGeneration 8 (New Pokemon)

List of Dynamax Adventure Pokemon

List of Legendary Pokemon

Legendary Pokemon from previous generations appear in the new feature of The Crown Tundra, Dynamax Adventures. Here you can find a list of the Legendaries waiting for you to catch them at the Max Lair!

Pokemon SWSH - ArticunoArticuno Pokemon SWSH - ZapdosZapdos Pokemon SWSH - MoltresMoltres Pokemon SWSH - MewtwoMewtwo
Pokemon SWSH - RaikouRaikou Pokemon SWSH - EnteiEntei Pokemon SWSH - SuicuneSuicune Pokemon SWSH - LugiaLugia
Pokemon SWSH - Ho-ohHo-oh Pokemon SWSH - LatiasLatias Pokemon SWSH - LatiosLatios Pokemon SWSH - KyogreKyogre
Pokemon SWSH - GroudonGroudon Pokemon SWSH - RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon SWSH - UxieUxie Pokemon SWSH - MespritMesprit
Pokemon SWSH - AzelfAzelf Pokemon SWSH - DialgaDialga Pokemon SWSH - PalkiaPalkia Pokemon SWSH - HeatranHeatran
Pokemon SWSH - GiratinaGiratina Pokemon SWSH - CresseliaCresselia Pokemon SWSH - TornadusTornadus Pokemon SWSH - ThundurusThundurus
Pokemon SWSH - ReshiramReshiram Pokemon SWSH - ZekromZekrom Pokemon SWSH - LandorusLandorus Pokemon SWSH - KyuremKyurem
Pokemon SWSH - XerneasXerneas Pokemon SWSH - YveltalYveltal Pokemon SWSH - ZygardeZygarde Pokemon SWSH - Tapu KokoTapu Koko
Pokemon SWSH - Tapu LeleTapu Lele Pokemon SWSH - Tapu BuluTapu Bulu Pokemon SWSH - Tapu FiniTapu Fini Pokemon SWSH - SolgaleoSolgaleo
Pokemon SWSH - LunalaLunala Pokemon SWSH - NihilegoNihilego Pokemon SWSH - BuzzwoleBuzzwole Pokemon SWSH - PheromosaPheromosa
Pokemon SWSH - XurkitreeXurkitree Pokemon SWSH - CelesteelaCelesteela Pokemon SWSH - KartanaKartana Pokemon SWSH - GuzzlordGuzzlord
Pokemon SWSH - NecrozmaNecrozma Pokemon SWSH - StakatakaStakataka Pokemon SWSH - BlacephalonBlacephalon

Related Links

Wild Area and Raid Strategy

Pokemon Sword and Shield - List of Wild Areas and RaidsWild Area and Raid Strategy

The Crown Tundra Maps

Crown Tundra Wild Area Maps
Crown Tundra - Slippery Slope Map and PokemonSlippery Slope Crown Tundra - Frostpoint Field Map and PokemonFrostpoint Field Crown Tundra - GiantGiant's Bed
Crown Tundra - Old Cemetary Map and PokemonOld Cemetery Crown Tundra - GiantGiant's Foot Crown Tundra - Ballimere Lake Map and PokemonBallimere Lake
Crown Tundra - Dyna Tree Hill Map and PokemonDyna Tree Hill Crown Tundra - Frigid Sea Map and PokemonFrigid Sea Crown Tundra - Three-Point Pass Map and PokemonThree-Point Pass
Crown Tundra - Snowslide Slope Map and PokemonSnowslide Slope Crown Tundra - Path to the Peak Map and PokemonPath to the Peak Crown Tundra - Crown Shrine Map and PokemonCrown Shrine
Crown Tundra - Lakeside Cave Map and PokemonLakeside Cave Crown Tundra - Roaring-Sea Caves Map and PokemonRoaring-Sea Caves Crown Tundra - Tunnel to the Top Map and PokemonTunnel to the Top

The Isle of Armor Maps

Isle of Armor Wild Area Maps
Isle of Armor - Fields of Honor Map and PokemonFields of Honor Isle of Armor - Soothing Wetlands Map and PokemonSoothing Wetlands Isle of Armor - Forest of Focus Map and PokemonForest of Focus
Isle of Armor - Challenge Beach Map and PokemonChallenge Beach Isle of Armor - BrawlersBrawlers' Cave Isle of Armor - Loop Lagoon Map and PokemonLoop Lagoon
Isle of Armor - Stepping-Stone Sea Map and PokemonStepping-Stone Sea Isle of Armor - Insular Sea Map and PokemonInsular Sea Isle of Armor - Honeycalm Island Map and PokemonHoneycalm Island
Isle of Armor - Honeycalm Sea Map and PokemonHoneycalm Sea Isle of Armor - Potbottom Desert Map and PokemonPotbottom Desert Isle of Armor - Warm-Up Tunnel Map and PokemonWarm-Up Tunnel
Isle of Armor - Training Lowlands Map and PokemonTraining Lowlands Isle of Armor - Challenge Lowlands Map and PokemonChallenge Road Isle of Armor - Courageous Cavern Map and PokemonCourageous Cavern
Isle of Armor - Workout Sea Map and PokemonWorkout Sea

The Isle of Armor Wild Area

All Wild Area Maps

Rolling FieldsRolling Fields Dappled GroveDappled Grove West Lake AxewellWest Lake Axewell
AxewAxew's Eye GiantGiant's Seat South Lake MilochSouth Lake Miloch
East Lake AxewellEast Lake Axewell Watchtower RuinsWatchtower Ruins Motostoke RiverbankMotostoke Riverbank
Stony WildernessStony Wilderness Bridge FieldBridge Field Dusty BowlDusty Bowl
GiantGiant's Mirror GiantGiant's Cap Lake of OutrageLake of Outrage
Hammerlocke HillsHammerlocke Hills North Lake MilochNorth Lake Miloch

All Raid Boss Locations

Pokemon SWSH - All Raid Boss Locations
Location of Each Raid Boss by Generation


    Walkthrough Menu

    Please participate in our
    site improvement survey 06/2024
    Would you assist in
    improving Game8's site?
    This survey will take about 1 minute.
    Your answers will help us to improve our website.
    We are listening to our users' valuable opinions and discussing how to act on them.
    The information collected through this survey will be used for the purpose of improving our services. In addition, the information will only be disclosed a part of a statistic in a format that will not allow identification of personal information.
    Begin Survey

    All rights reserved