A Gigantamax Pikachu Max Raid Battle event was taking place in Pokémon Sword and Shield from February 26 to February 28 at 23:59 UTC to celebrate Pokémon Day. There was also a chance to get Shiny Pikachu for those who participated in the event. More than 874,000 Pikachu were defeated during the event. Because of this accomplishment, 87 Armorite Ore and 87 Dynite Ore are now available to download via Mystery Gift until March 14, 2021.
Max Raid Battles can be tough to take on alone. Join forces with friends online to defeat these powerful Pokémon and have the chance to catch them! Remember, if the Max Raid Battle participants are victorious, everyone has the chance to catch the Pokémon, regardless of which version of the game they’re playing.