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Pokemon Sword/Shield Expansion Pass

Nintendo has shared a new commercial to promote the Expansion Pass for Pokemon Sword/Shield. We’ve included the advert below.

The first part of the Expansion Pass, The Isle of Armor, launches on June 17. The Crown Tundra will follow this fall.

Pokemon Sword/Shield

The Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield Expansion Pass isn’t entirely about new content. Game Freak is also bringing back a bunch of creatures from past entries that weren’t originally in these two titles.

Thanks to today’s trailer, we have a new round of Pokemon confirmed to be returning. The full lineup is as follows (divided by the part of the video they were shown):

Pokemon Sword/Shield

Another round of details (and screenshots) are in for Pokemon Sword/Shield. We have the official word on the latest features for The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra as part of the Expansion Pass, including new Galarian and Gigantamax Pokemon, tutor moves, the Galarian Star Tournament, and more.

Here’s the full rundown:

Pokemon Sword/Shield Expansion Pass

Following today’s new trailer, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have issued a whole bunch of new screenshots and art for the Expansion Pass in Pokemon Sword/Shield. The images showcase both The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra.

Here’s the full set:

The Pokemon Company has provided an update on the Expansion Pass for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. In a new trailer delivered today, it was revealed that The Isle of Armor – the first major piece of DLC – will launch worldwide on June 17.

The trailer not only gives us a look at The Isle of Armor, but The Crown Tundra as well. It also showcased a first look at Galarian Slowbro.

Here’s the trailer in both English and Japanese:

Pokemon Sword/Shield

The next Max Raid Battle event for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield has been announced, and it’s a pretty big one. 22 different Gigantamax Pokemon will be available all at once across both games.

Here’s the full lineup:

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl - Cyrus

After the source code for the Gen 3 Pokemon games leaked online a few days ago, some fans have been picking away at the code and files in hopes of finding some interesting secrets. There’s at least been an interesting discovery within the past few days.

Over on Twitter, users shinyhunter_map and RETIREglitch helped uncover an unused event with Team Galactic boss Cyrus. Here’s a clip from Pokemon Diamond/Pearl’s internal data on the skirts of Floaroma Town:

If everything is still going according to plan, Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield will have its first major DLC within the next few weeks. Nintendo, The Pokemon Company, and Game Freak previously announced that the debut expansion will arrive by the end of June.

Ahead of the upcoming DLC, Pokemon Home was updated on mobile yesterday. Fans have since datamined the latest files and have found the names of 21 new moves.

The full list is as follows:

It was just last month that the second generation of Pokemon games were hit with a huge leak. A ton of sprites surfaced, offering a look at a bunch of different beta designs

There are even more Pokemon leaks, this time impacting Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. We won’t be sharing any links here, but source code for the games have appeared online.

Some fans have gone to work and poked through all the various files and codes in hopes of uncovering previously-unknown information. Twitter user eclipse_tt has shared some of the early discoveries, which are as follows:

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have updated with a new distribution. By visiting Mystery Gift and then “Receive Via Internet,” a few new goodies can be obtained.

First up, players can get their hands on a Hidden Ability Galarian Mr. Mime at level 15. The Pokemon Comes in a Cherish Ball.

Also available are four different types of PokeBalls. These include a Lure Ball, Heavy Ball, Moon Ball and Dream Ball.

There’s no word currently on how long the Mystery Gift distribution will be live for.


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