Read this to learn about the Pokemon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass (DLC) for the Isle of Armor and the Crown Tundra. Read about price, release date, eshop, new pokemon & rivals.
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3/26 - New DLC (Expansion Pass) Info Unveiled
Wrap Up Of New Info
|Latest News On Isle Of Armor|
|Challenge Towers of Two Fists with Kubfu|
|Kubfu evolves differently depending on which tower you’ve cleared|
|G-Max moves of 8th gen starters unveiled|
|New outfits & league card decorations|
Challenge Towers of Two Fists with Kubfu
After finishing your training with Mustard, you will get your partner Pokemon Kubfu. By challenging Towers of Two Fist with Kubfu, it can evolve into Urshifu!
Kubfu Has Branching Evolutions Depending On Tower Cleared
|Tower of Darkness||Single Strike Style|
|Tower of Waters||Rapid Strike Style|
The Towers of Two Fists consist of two main areas; the "Tower of Darkness" and the "Tower of Waters". Kubfu's form when it evolves will be different depending on which tower you clear!
Gen 8 Starters G-Max Moves Unveiled
Name of the G-Max Moves
New Outfits & League Card Decorations
New outfits and league card decorations will be added in this update which will allow you to dress up as Marnie, as well as many other characters. Also, new decorations for league cards will be added too!
Previous DLC (Expansion Pass) Features - New Pokemon & Rivals
200 Pokemon From Previous Games To Be Added
In this new Expansion Pass, you'll be able to play with some more of your old favorite Pokemon from previous games in the franchise. The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra will bring a total of over 200 Pokemon! This will bring the Sword/Shield Pokedex up to over 600 Pokemon!
New Pokemon Urshifu
The Expansion will feature not only the return of old Pokemon, but will also bring totally new monsters to the game! The new Pokemon Kubfu and Urshifu will appear, alongside new Galarian versions of previously existing Pokemon such as Slowpoke!New Pokemon List In DLC
Available Now: Galarian Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke is the Galarian form of the Slowpoke found in previous titles. Its appetite for the Galarica seeds (a kind of spice) for generations has altered its appearance and behavior in comparison to the normal Slowpoke.Galarian Slowpoke - How To Get
New Characters And New Areas
The Isle of Armor and the Crown Tundra will both feature a new story that is entirely separate from the currently release main games. New characters will also appear to help and guide you through this story. It appears that some characters will actually be version exclusive too!
Version Exclusive Rivals
Pokemon Sword will feature Klara, a poison-type trainer, while Pokemon Shield will have Avery, who uses Psychic-types.
Check Out the New Rivals Here
New Battle Mode: Restricted Sparring
Restricted Sparring is a new battle mode that limits the type of Pokemon you can bring into battle. It may pave the way for new competitive modes for players to challenge!Restricted Sparring - What Is It?
DLC (Expansion Pass) - Price & Release Date
Large-Scale Paid Downloadable Content From Eshop
Price may depend on your resident country.
With this paid Expansion Pass, you'll be able to go on new adventures in two totally new areas. The first part, "The Isle Of Armor" will release in June 2020. The second part, "The Crown Tundra" will come out sometime in Fall 2020. Buying the Pass will let you play both of these new adventures!
Prepurchases Are Already Available!
Although the new content won't be released until June, the Expansion Pass is already on sale! You can purchase on the Nintendo E-Shop on your Switch, or on the Nintendo Store.>> Check Out How To Purchase Here
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How To Buy The DLC (Expansion Pass) - Eshop
Caution! Separate Version For Sword And Shield
The DLC (Expansion Pass) is sold separately for Sword and Shield version. If you bought the DLC (Expansion Pass) version for the wrong base game, you will not be able to play the new content!
Different Pokemon & Rival Between Version
Some Pokemon or rivals may be different between Shield and Sword. If you own both versions, consider buying both DLC (Expansion Pass) for the full experience.
How To Buy On The Nintendo Store
1: Use The eShop or The Nintendo Store
The easiest way to buy the Pass right now digitally is to either use your Nintendo Switch eShop, or the official Nintendo Store.
2: Press The Prepurchase Button
When you reach the page shown in the picture above, press the Prepurchase Now button for the game you own. Be careful not to accidentally buy the wrong Pass! You'll be taken to the Nintendo Store, where you'll have to fill in your info and can purchase the game.>> Check Out The Official Store Here
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How To Buy On The Switch eShop
1: Look For The Pass On The E-Shop
Access the Nintendo E-Shop on your switch home page. You should see the Pass in the Featured tab. If it isn't there, use the search function to find it.
2: Press The 'Prepurchase' Button
Afterwards, confirm that you have the correct pass version before buying! When you're done, press the proceed to function button.
Download Cards May Also Be Available
Certain retailers may sell download cards which you can buy at the store. Once you buy that card, enter the code on it into your Switch to gain access to the Pass.
▲Participating retailers may vary according to your country of residence, as well as the time period.
Introduced In Pokemon Direct
In January 2020, there was Pokemon Direct which can be found on Youtube. Many DLC features are introduced in the video and Expansion Pass was part of it.More Info About Pokemon Direct Summary Here!