Pokémon Sword & Shield: Where to find Gigantamax Pokémon Location Guide

While all Pokémon in Sword & Shield have the ability to Dynamax, not all can Gigantamax, or G-Max. The latter is a special form with visual differences from its normal appearance. Even if the species does have a Gigantamax Form, not all individuals can access it. Only special Pokémon captured in the Wild Area’s Max Raid battles are able to.

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This location guide will show you where the Gigantamax Pokémon spawn and make hunting for them much easier. It was compiled with the help of Japanese site Game8 and Twitter user Eclipse.

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Map with Gigantamax Pokémon Dens

In the image above, Gigantamax Pokémon dens are represented by a den with fire coming out. Each region’s Gigantamax Dens are numbered for easy identification.

Where each Gigantamax (G-Max) Pokémon Spawns

Right now there is a launch event happening, so some rates of Gigantamax Pokémon spawns are affected. Check the page for more information and what spawns more or less frequently in each version.

Here is some general information about Gigantamax spawns that will aid you in your search:

  • All Gigantamax have a 5% chance to appear!
  • Official Gigantamax Events (Like the Butterfree one) have a 50% chance to appear!
  • Hidden Gigantamax Events have usually between a 10% to 20% chance of appearing.

Rolling Fields

  • 1.1  Gigantamax Butterfly location
  • 1.2  Gigantamax Butterfly location

Dappled Grove

  • 2.1  Gigantamax Orbeetle location
  • 2.2  Gigantamax Flapple location (SWORD) / Gigantamax Appletun location (SHIELD)

West Lake Axewell

  • 3.1  Gigantamax Kingler location

Giant’s Seat

  • 5.1  Gigantamax Coalossal location (SWORD) / Gigantamax Lapras location (SHIELD)
  • 5.2  Gigantamax Duraludon location

South Lake Miloch

  • 6.1  Gigantamax Kingler location

East Lake Axewell

  • 7.1  Gigantamax Garbodor location

Stony Wilderness

  • 10.1  Gigantamax Copperajah location
  • 10.2  Gigantamax Machamp location (SWORD) / Gigantamax Gengar location (SHIELD)
  • 10.3  Gigantamax Centiskorch location

Bridge Field

  • 11.1  Gigantamax Hatterene location
  • 11.2  Gigantamax Orbeetle location
  • 11.3  Gigantamax Alcremie location  

Dusty Bowl

  • 12.1  Gigantamax Grimmsnarl location
  • 12.2  Gigantamax Sandaconda location
  • 12.3  Gigantamax Sandaconda location  

Giant’s Cup

  • 14.1  Gigantamax Drednaw location (SHIELD) (Currently also the location for Gigantamax Corviknight in Shield because of the launch event)
  • 14.2  Gigantamax Corviknight location (SWORD) (Currently also the location for Gigantamax Drednaw in Sword because of the launch event)

Lake of Outrage

  • 15.1  Gigantamax Charizard location

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