A new Max Raid event has begun in Pokemon Sword and Shield. The event runs until 4:59 PM PT on April 27, and during that time, Gigantamax versions of Charizard, Duraludon, Copperajah, and Garbodor will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid dens.
All four Gigantamax Pokemon are available in both Sword and Shield, but five-star versions of the Raids are exclusive to certain games. Sword players can encounter five-star G-Max Duraludon and Copperajah, while Shield players will find five-star G-Max Charizard and Garbodor.
Gigantamax Pokemon are normally incredibly rare in Sword and Shield, making these events a good chance to add them to your collection. To refresh your Raids, you’ll first need to either connect your game online via the Y-Comm or go into Mystery Gift from the menu screen and select Get the Wild Area news. You can read more about the event on the official Pokemon website.