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SwSh Expansion Pass Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass DLC announced

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    Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass was announced during today’s Pokémon Direct presentation.
    This Expansion Pass contains two sets of additional content—The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra
    slide.jpg There are two different Expansion Passes, The Isle of Armor (scheduled for release during June 2020) and The Crown Tundra (scheduled for release during the fall of 2020). If you purchase the Expansion Pass, you'll have access to both of these expansions.
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    You’ll be able to jump right into your new adventures with the same save data you’ve been using to play Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield

    FREE UPDATE:
    starting today you can update you copy of Sword/Shield and experience events with the new character Kiara (Sword) and Avery (Shield).
    If you head to Wedgehurst Station you will also receive a Galarian Slowpoke.
    Note: anyone who’s playing Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield will be able to experience the beginning of the Expansion Pass’s story.

    Galarian Slowpoke
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    Category: Dopey Pokémon
    Type: Psychic
    Height: 3'11"
    Weight: 79.4 lbs.
    Ability: Gluttony / Own Tempo
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    Note: Galarian Slowpoke can evolve into Galarian Slowbro if you use an item that can be found on The Isle of Armor. It can also evolve into Galarian Slowking if you use an item that can be found in The Crown Tundra.

    PART 1 - THE ISLE OF ARMOR (scheduled for release during June 2020):

    • A new area, The Isle of Armor
    • New Pokémon
    • Clothing items
    • Handy features, items, and more
    • Over 100 familiar species of Pokémon will become available
      (note: those Pokémon can be obtained in the base game but can only be brought using Pokémon HOME or trading with someone who has the Expansion Pass)
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    You'll meet a new mentor named Mustard, a former Champion himself. Plus, you can discover the Legendary Pokémon Kubfu, a Fighting-type Pokémon that can evolve into the powerful Urshifu.
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    New characters:
    char_mustard[1].png Mustard
    Rivals:
    char_klara[1].png Klara (exclusive to Pokémon Sword)
    char_avery[1].png Alvery (exclusive to Pokémon Shield)
    New Pokémon:
    pokemon_kubfu_2x[1].png pokemon_kubfu_2_2x[1].png Kubfu

    Category: Wushu Pokémon
    Type: Fighting
    Height: 2'
    Weight: 26.5 lbs.
    Ability: Inner Focus
    pokemon_urshifu_2x[1].png Urshifu (Single Strike Style)
    Category: Wushu Pokémon
    Type: Fighting/Dark
    Height: 6'3"
    Weight: 231.5 lbs.
    Ability: Unseen Fist
    pokemon_urshifu_2_2x[1].png Urshifu (Rapid Strike Style)
    Category: Wushu Pokémon
    Type: Fighting/Dark
    Height: 6'3"
    Weight: 231.5 lbs.
    Ability: Unseen Fist
    Note: Kubfu will evolve into either Single Strike Style Urshifu or Rapid Strike Style Urshifu. Which form it evolves into will change depending on choices made during your adventure. The forms are not tied to the game version you are playing.

    gmaxurshifu.jpg Gigantamax Urshifu
    Single Strike Style -Type: Fighting/Dark
    Rapid Strike Style - Type: Fighting/Water

    Gigantamax Rillaboom, Cinderace and Inteleon
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    Items:You’ll find new items that will help you along your journey, like an Exp. Charm that’ll come in handy when leveling up your Pokémon.

    New tutor moves: New moves that have never been available in past Pokémon series games will appear in this expansion.

    A new way to battle: Restricted Sparring
    The Isle of Armor will also introduce a way to challenge yourself to some new battles.With Restricted Sparring, you’ll be limited in what types of Pokémon you can use and forced to battle under set conditions.

    PART 2 - THE CROWN TUNDRA (scheduled for release during the fall of 2020):
    • A new area, The Crown Tundra
    • New Pokémon
    • New co-op play feature
    • Clothing items and more
    • Over 100 familiar species of Pokémon will become available
      (note: those Pokémon can be obtained in the base game but can only be brought using Pokémon HOME or trading with someone who has the Expansion Pass)
    The Crown Tundra is a wintry area just waiting to be explored. You can travel the frigid fields and encounter amazing Pokémon in Pokémon Dens. Plus, you'll discover the Legendary Pokémon Calyrex, a graceful Pokémon that was once said to rule over parts of Galar.
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    New Pokémon:
    pokemon_calyrex_2x[1].png pokemon_calyrex_2_2x[1].png Calyrex
    Category: King Pokémon
    Type: Psychic/Grass
    Height: 3'7"
    Weight: 17 lbs.
    Ability: Unnerve
    New co-op play feature: In The Crown Tundra, you and your friends will be able to enter and explore Pokémon Dens found on The Crown Tundra in a new gameplay feature. Deep inside these dens, you’ll have a chance to encounter Legendary Pokémon from previous Pokémon series games.

    Both The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra will include:
    • New Pokédexes: your Galar Pokédex will be updated so that you can register even more Pokémon as you discover them! In The Isle of Armor, you’ll be aiming to complete The Isle of Armor Pokédex, while in The Crown Tundra, you’ll be working on The Crown Tundra Pokédex
    • Max Raid Battles against new Pokémon: there are Pokémon Dens on The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra, just like in the Wild Area.

    PRE-ORDER BONUS:
    If you purchase the Expansion Pass, you’ll be able to receive a Pikachu Uniform and an Eevee Uniform as a special purchase bonus.
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    Upon purchase of the Expansion Pass, an email with your codes will be sent to the email address registered to your Nintendo Account. From the in-game menu, go to Mystery Gift, select Get with Code/Password, and then enter your codes.

    Returning Pokémon with new form:
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    Venusaur and Blastoise venusaur[1].jpg blastoise[1].jpg
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