Milcery leaves Pokémon Sword and Shield boosted raids while Gigantamax Kingler, Grimmsnarl, Orbeetle, Hatterene, and Toxtricity remain until March 9

It's time for a change.

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Major changes are coming to Pokémon Sword and Shield. The number of Pokémon featured in the Wild Area Event is decreasing.

A special Milcery that could originally evolve into any flavor and style of Gigantamax Alcremie is no longer a part of the Wild Area Event.

Catching this Milcery was also the only way you could get the Star Sweet and Ribbon Sweets needed to evolve into the unique flavors for Alcremie. There’s no other way to get them right now unless Game Freak brings the raids back in the future.

Gigantamax raids featuring Kingler, Grimmsnarl, Orbeetle, Hatterene, and Toxtricity remain, however, for a limited time only and will cease to spawn as frequently on March 9. This will likely see a new rotation of Gigantamax Pokémon appear sometime after the cutoff date.

Game Freak has been cycling many Gigantamax Pokémon in raids for months, giving trainers an ample amount of time to collect their favorites.