Just like G-Max Moves, Max Moves are a new addition to Sword and Shield that are specific to Pokémon in Dynamax. Once you’ve got a Pokémon completely Dynamaxed, it will acquire these Max Moves depending on what your Pokémon knows when it comes to moves.
Pokémon Sword and Shield Max Moves
In this Pokémon Sword and Shield Max Moves Guide, we’ve shared all that you need to know about these Max Moves, which Pokémon can use these moves, and their effects.
|Max Airstream||Flying||This move increases the speed of the caster.|
|Max Darkness||Dark||You can decrease your opponent’s Special DEF stat. with this move.|
|Max Flare||Fire||You can activate harsh sunlight using Max Flare move.|
|Max Geyser||Water||Opposite of Max Flare, this move activates rain on the field.|
|Max Guard||Normal||When used, the move protects the caster from all incoming effects. However, activating the move continuously increases its chances of missing.|
|Max Ice||Ice||As the name suggests, you can use the move to cause hailing.|
|Max Knuckle||Fight||You can increase your ATK stat. with this move.|
|Max Lightning||Electric||You can activate electric terrain by using the Max Lightning move.|
|Max Overgrowth||Grass||You can activate grassy terrain by using the Max Overgrowth move.|
|Max Rockfall||Rock||You can cause a sandstorm to appear on the field with Max Rockfall.|
|Max Starfall||Fairy||You can activate misty terrain by using the Max Starfall move.|
|Max Steelspike||Steel||You can increase your DEF by using Max Steelspike.|
|Max Strike||Normal||You can lower your opponent’s SPD stat. by using this Pokémon Sword and Shield move.|