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The Crown Tundra Expansion - Features & Release Date

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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, & more!

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The Crown Tundra - Release Date & Features

This article is based on information from up to June 2nd. Check back for more constant updates!

Crown Tundra Announcement Overview

Crown Tundra
Lates Info On Crown Tundra
2 New Regi Pokemon revealed
Galarian Form Legendary Birds unveiled
Dynamax Adventure Mode Info
Galar Star Tournament Info

2 New Regis Incoming

※ The information below is drawn from the Japanese official website. When official English names are released, it will be updated.



This Regi is a pure Electric type which is said to have an inexhaustible supply of electricity running throughout its body. This allows it to use more powerful electric type moves against its opponents.

Type Electric Icon
Special MoveThunder Cage



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.

Type dragon Icon
AbilityDragon's Maw
Special MoveDragon Energy

Galarian Legendary Birds

Information on the Legendary Birds we saw previously has been revealed - it appears they'll be Galarian versions with entirely new typings, abilities, and special moves! Check out the details below.

Galarian Moltres

Legendary Birds
Typedark IconFlying Icon
Special Move"Burning Rage"

Galarian Zapdos

Legendary Birds
Type Fighting IconFlying Icon
Special Move"Thunderclap Kick"

Galarian Articuno

Legendary Birds
Type Psychic IconFlying Icon
Special Move"Freezing Gaze"
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Dynamax Adventure

Dynamax Adventure

Dynamax Adventures will be 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 likely where you'll be able to catch lots of past-gen Legendaries as well!

Learn More On Dynamax Adventure From Here

Galar Star Tournament


New tournament introduced from Crown Tundra. You can now tag up and fight 2 on 2 match with your favorite character. Make your own dream match with this new tournament!

Learn More On Galar Star Tournament From Here

Release On November 30th, 2020 (NEW)

The Crown of Tundra expansion will be released on November 30th, 2020! The release date information was made available on the Japanese Nintendo Store on May 14th. The expansion pass is already available for purchase.

Theme Of Exploration

Crown Tundra

The second part of the Expansion Pass will take place in the Crown Tundra, which is a wild snowy area with a treacherous but beautiful landscape. Players will be encourage to travel to every nook and cranny of this area to find new Pokemon!

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Over 100 Old Pokemon Are Returning

Crown tundra pokemon

100+ Pokemon are said to be returning with this first update, including Garchomp and Beldum! Combining with the Pokemon coming in The Isle of Armor, there will be a total of 200+ Pokemon added to the Sword/Shield Pokedex!

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Additional Pokemon Update Is Free!

Even if you don't buy the Expansion Pass, you will 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

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!

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! Start saving up money so you can buy them all once they become available!

Check Out A Full List of Trainer Outfits & Fashion Here

Special Purchase Bonus

Special Purchase Bonus

By purchasing the Expansion Pass, you will receive a special Pikachu and Eevee Uniform set!

New Legendary Pokemon

Experience The Story Of Calyrex


A new Legendary type Pokemon which is said to have once ruled over the Galar region will appear in this update. Calyrex is a Grass/Psychic type, similar to Celebi.

Check Out More Info About Calyrex Here!

New Co-Op Play

New Co-Op Play Mode Added

Co-op Play

A new co-op play mode will be made available, which allows you to go inside and explore Pokemon Dens. Inside, you might be able to find Legendary Pokemon!

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Catch Old and 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.

Galarian Legendary Birds?

brand new legendaries

During the Nintendo Direct, while the announcer was mentioning "brand new legendary Pokemon", a picture of 3 Pokemon that strongly resemble Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres was shown. These could be Galarian versions of these old Pokemon, so perhaps they'll have a new type?

Check Out All Galarian Form Pokemon Here!

Newly Added Pokemon

This list also includes the evolutions of confirmed Pokemon.

Generation 1

NidoranNidoran♂ NidorinoNidorino NidokingNidoking ZubatZubat
GolbatGolbat ElectabuzzElectabuzz ArticunoArticuno ZapdosZapdos
MoltresMoltres - - -

Generation 2

CrobatCrobatElekidElekid RaikouRaikou EnteiEntei
SuicuneSuicune LugiaLugia Ho-OhHo-oh -

Generation 3

SphealSpheal SealeoSealeo WalreinWalrein BeldumBeldum
MetangMetang MetagrossMetagross RegirockRegirock RegiceRegice
RegisteelRegisteel LatiasLatias LatiosLatios KyogreKyogre
GroudonGroudon RayquazaRayquaza - -

Generation 4

GibleGible GabiteGabite GarchompGarchomp ElectivireElectivire
Uxie Uxie MespritMesprit AzelfAzelf DialgaDialga
PalkiaPalkia HeatranHeatran RegigigasRegigigas GiratinaGiratina
Cresselia Cresselia - - -

Generation 5

CryogonalCryogonal TornadusTornadus ThundurusThundurus LandorusLandorus

Generation 6

AmauraAmaura AurorusAurorus XerneasXerneas YveltalYveltal
ZygardeZygarde - - -

Generation 7

Tapu KokoTapu Koko Tapu LeleTapu Lele Tapu BuluTapu Bulu Tapu FiniTapu Fini
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I thought the electric Regi was Regieleki

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