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The next slate of Max Raid Battle Pokémon in Pokémon Sword & Shield has been revealed, and this motley menagerie is full of Water-type Pokémon for you to make a splash with.

Going through July 19th at 5 p.m. PT, you’ll have a higher chance of encountering Kingler, Mantine, Sharpedo, Wailord, Jellicent, and Pyukumuku in Max Raid Battles, and also have a chance of encountering Shiny Wailords! So if you ever wanted a giant purple whale blimp to add to your squad, now’s the time to go for it!


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Written by Amelia Fruzzetti

A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.