Read this to find out about the Crown Tundra expansion pass DLC content in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Learn about the release date, co-op mode, legendary Pokemon Calyrex, and more.
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How To Start The Crown Tundra
How To Get To The Crown Tundra
|1||Go to the home screen of your Nintendo Switch and press the "+" button on Pokemon Sword or Shield to update to the latest version|
|2||Start Pokemon Sword or Shield and receive the Crown Pass|
|3||Go to Wedgehurst station and talk to the station staff to go to the Crown Tundra|
Update Your Software
Press the + button on your Nintendo Switch's home screen to update Pokemon software to the latest version. If you have purchased the expansion pass and your software is the latest version, you'll automatically get the Crown Pass.Learn How To Buy Expansion Pass From Here
Guides On Crown Tundra
Crown Tundra Story Walkthrough
The Crown Tundra DLC added a brand new story to the game, allowing you to become an exploration chief and explore a frozen land. If you want to fully enjoy the Crown Tundra main story, make sure to read our guides below!
New Features In Crown Tundra
Dynamax Adventures are a new multiplayer mode where you'll be able to explore the Dens where Dynamax Pokemon live alongside 3 other players! If you defeat the Pokemon here, you'll get a chance to catch it, but if you lose, you'll be blown out of the den! This is where you'll be able to catch lots of Legendary Pokemon from past generations!Learn More On Dynamax Adventure From Here
Galar Star Tournament
A new tournament has also been introduced in the Crown Tundra. You can now tag up and fight in 2 on 2 matches alongside your favorite characters. Make your own dream match with this new tournament and get rewards!Learn More About The Galar Star Tournament Here
Crown Tundra Pokedex
Catch Old & New Legendary Pokemon
You will be able to find many Legendaries from previous Pokemon games here, such as Rayquaza, Mewtwo, and more! There will even be some new Legendary Pokemon.
New Legendary PokemonCheck Out How To Get All Legendary Pokemon Here
Calyrex's Fused FormsFind Out Which Form Is Better From Here
Over 100 Old Pokemon Are Returning
100+ Pokemon are returning with this first update, including Garchomp and Metagross! Combining with the Pokemon coming in The Isle of Armor, there will be a total of 200+ Pokemon added to the Sword/Shield Pokedex!Check Out Full List Of Crown Tundra Pokedex
New Regi Pokemon & Legendary Birds
2 New Regis Added!
|Special Move||Thunder Cage|
This Regi is a pure Electric type which is said to have an inexhaustible supply of electricity running throughout its body. This allows the Pokemon to use more powerful electric type moves against its opponents.Check Out More On Regieleki From Here
|Special Move||Dragon Energy|
This Regi variant is a pure Dragon type, with a soul made of crystallized dragon energy. This allows it to use much more powerful dragon type moves against its enemies.Check Out More On Regidrago From Here
You Can Only Get Regieleki Or Regidrago
In Crown Tundra, you'll be forced to choose which Regi you want to catch: Regieleki or Regidrago! Read the guide below for some tips on choosing and our thoughts on which Regi is better.Check Out The Guide On Which Regi Is Better Here
Galarian Legendary Birds
The familiar Legendary Birds from Generation 1 are back - but now they have Galarian versions with entirely new typings, abilities, and special moves! Check out the details below.
|Special Move||"Burning Rage"|
|Special Move||"Thunderclap Kick"|
|Special Move||"Freezing Gaze"|
Crown Tundra Version Differences
Purchase The Pass That Matches Your Version
Note that the Expansion Pass has 2 versions and you will need to purchase the Expansion Pass that matches the version of the game you own. For example, If you have Pokémon Sword, you will need to purchase the Pokémon Sword Expansion Pass, while if you have Pokémon Shield, you will need to purchase the Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass.
Version Exclusive Pokemon
The wild Pokemon and legendary Pokemon you'll encounter in Crown Tundra are different depending on your version. Check the table below for a list of version exclusive Pokemon.
|Sword Exclusive Pokemon|
|Shield Exclusive Pokemon|
|Sword Exclusive Legendary Pokemon|
|Tornadus (Incarnate Form)||Tornadus (Therian Form)||Reshiram|
|Shield Exclusive Legendary Pokemon|
|Thundurus||Thundurus (Therian Form)||Zekrom|
What's Crown Tundra Expansion?
2nd Set Of The Expansion Pass
The second part of the Expansion Pass takes place in the Crown Tundra, which is a wild snowy area with a treacherous but beautiful landscape. Players will be encouraged to travel to every nook and cranny of this area to find new Pokemon!Check Out An Overview Of All DLC Here!
Official Trailer Of Crown Tundra
Additional Pokemon Update Is Free!
Even if you don't buy the Expansion Pass, you will still be able to get the newly released 200 Pokemon in game. Since you can't go to these areas, you will most likely have to trade for them or bring them over with Pokemon Home.Check Out More Info On Pokemon Home Here!
Travel Deep Within Pokemon Dens
In this expansion you'll take on the role of an explorer and dive deep into Pokemon Dens. Here you'll be able to find new Pokemon, some of which will be Legendary!Check Out The Crown Tundra Map Here
New Fashion Items and Hairstyles
Just like in Isle of Armor, new fashion options will become available in Crown Tundra, some of which look very unique! The majority of the items are not bought at stores, but are instead unlocked as you progress the Crown Tundra story.Check Out New Clothes Added In Crown Tundra
Special Purchase Bonus
By purchasing the Expansion Pass, you will receive a special Pikachu and Eevee Uniform set!