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Pokemon Sword/Shield hosting new Max Raid Battle event, but can crash your game

Posted on June 29, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are now hosting a new Max Raid Battle event. A number of Steel-type and Rock-type Pokemon are being featured, including Rhydon, Steelix, and Gigantamax Copperajah.

Unfortunately, players may want to avoid participating for the time being due to a significant issue. The raid data contains rewards for item 1604, which is thought to be the Armorite-ore variant for The Crown Tundra DLC. However, this hasn’t actually been released yet, and can crash your game.

You may encounter the error below:

Game Freak will most likely be addressing the situation soon with some sort of fix. We’ll report back when we have more information.

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