Spooky things are afoot
in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield‘s Max Raid Battles all month
long. Through Saturday, October 31,
2020, at 4:59 p.m. PDT, you’ll find that Ghost-type Pokémon Gengar, Drifblim,
and Dusknoir, along with Dark-type Pokémon Hydreigon, Grimmsnarl, and Morpeko,
will appear more frequently in Max Raid Battles.
For an opportunity
to encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, you’ll need to connect your
Nintendo Switch system to the internet through Y-Comm or by selecting Mystery
Gift in the X menu, then selecting Get the Wild Area News. After that,
whenever you see a pillar of light shining from a Pokémon Den, you can walk up
to the Pokémon Den and interact with it to start a Max Raid Battle with a
Be sure to read our Pokémon
Sword and Pokémon Shield Max Raid Battle Tips article for advice
on how to topple these giant opponents. Don’t wait, though—you won’t want to
miss out on the chance to add these Pokémon to your team!