Mark your calendars and get ready to catch even more Pokémon in Pokémon Sword and Shield Isle of Armor expansion.
It’s almost time to explore more of the Galar Region in Pokémon Sword and Shield. A new area will be unlocked soon for trainers to catch and explore more of the Pokémon world. The Isle of Armor release date is closer than you think.
Isle of Armor Release Date
DLC usually isn’t the word that comes to mind when I think of Pokémon, but gaming has changed a lot since 1999. In a first for the Pokémon series, it was announced that Pokémon Sword and Shield would be getting two expansions earlier this year.
The two expansions, Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra, expand on the world of Galar and bring newly discovered Pokémon and some old favorites. Trainers will finally be able to evolve the Galarian Slowpoke that was released this year. The Isle of Armor expansion releases on June 17, 2020, which is just two weeks away at time of this post.
Isle of Armor will also have a few new features including the Cram-0-matic, which upon feeding it four items will combine and give out an item in exchange. A list of new tutor moves will be available in exchange for Armorite, which will be earned in Max Raid Battles.
The last feature to grace Isle of Armor is Max Soup. Max Soup is a dish made from rare ingredients gathered on the Isle of Armor. If a Pokémon with hidden potential drinks Max Soup it will be capable of Gigantamaxing. While a list of ingredients and new Pokémon being able to Gigantamax aren’t known at this time, we will report on them as soon as it is released.
I for one am excited to explore this new region of Galar and discover what mysteries it’s hiding. Stay tuned to Guide Stash and check out the rest of our Pokémon Sword and Shield content.