Pokémon Sword/Shield January Wild Area Event

January’s Gigantamax event in Pokémon Sword & Shield is coming to an end soon! On January 31st, Alcremie will disappear from Max Raid battles. On February 7th, Coalossal, Lapras, Appletun & Flapple will also disappear!

Gigantamax Pokémon have a new form when Dynamaxed, and have extra powerful G-Max moves, so it’s worth picking them up while you can!

To find the Gigantamaxed Pokémon either look for other trainers broadcasting for help in taking down one, or explore the Wild Area and look for a Raid Lair with a pillar of light shooting out of it that looks a little different than usual. It should be a slightly darker colour and have clouds swirling round it. Trust me, you’ll know it when you see it!

No word yet on what the next lot of Gigantamax Pokémon will be, but as soon as we find out we’ll let you know! Also keep an eye on the official Pokémon twitter account for up to date news on all Wild Area happenings.