Pokémon Sword and Shield Max Raid Event Celebrates Spring

Pokémon Sword and Shield Max Raid Event Celebrates Spring

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A Max Raid event taking place this weekend in Pokémon Sword and Shield is celebrating spring.

A Max Raid event is currently taking place at the moment, celebrating spring. According to Nintendo, the event begins today, March 26th, and will run through the 28th. During this time, players are more likely to encounter Vileplume, Bellossom, Cherrim, Lilligant, Lurantus, Comfey, and their pre-evolutions in Max Raid dens across the Wild Area, the Isle of Armor, and the Crown Tundra. Lucky trainers will be able to run into a Shiny Lilligant. 

In order to encounter these Pokémon in Raids, players do need to update their Max Rad dens. Gamers can do this by by connecting their game to the internet through the Y-Comm. Players can also update their Max Raid dens through the Mystery Gift menu. While in the Mystery Gift menu, they just have to select Get the Wild Area News. 

Last month it was announced that remakes for Pokémon Diamond and Pearl are on the way. Entitled Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, the games will be released for the Nintendo Switch sometime this year. In a trailer, we were able to see the art style that the games will utilize. When players are in the overworld, characters will feature a chibi look, similar to the original Diamond and Pearl. Once gamers enter battle, characters will have more realistic proportions. According to Nintendo, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl will stay faithful to the originals. The story of the originals will be faithfully reproduced, while the sense of scale in the original game's towns and routes will be preserved. While the remakes will be mostly faithful to the originals, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl will feature player-friendly conveniences that can be found in more recent Pokémon titles.  

Pokémon Sword and Shield are available now for the Nintendo Switch. 

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