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This page contains Game8's complete guide to the DLC expansion released in June 2020 for the game Pokemon Sword and Shield, The Isle of Armor. Read on to learn about new Pokemon, locations, and more.

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Isle of Armor Story Walkthrough

Story Guide

Story Walkthrough Info
Isle of Armor Story Walkthrough
Story Walkthrough
We're live updating our Isle of Armor story walkthrough, so keep checking for updates!
The Isle of Armor Story Walkthrough

Post-Game Content

If you're done with the story, why not challenge the post-game content?

Post-Game Content
All Post-Game Content
The Isle of Armor still have many other things to offer.
Isle of Armor Post-Game Content
DLC Pokemon
Completing the Pokedex
A total of 210 Pokemon are waiting for you to catch 'em all!
Isle of Armor Pokedex Completion Guide

Rival Trainer Guides

Isle of Armor Trainers
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Klara
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Avery
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Mustard

Isle of Armor Maps

Isle of Armor Wild Area Maps
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The Isle of Armor Wild Area Maps and Pokemon Locations

Isle of Armor Pokemon

Getting Pokemon without DLC

DLC Pokemon
All Pokemon without DLC
Not buy the DLC doesn't have to mean not getting new Pokemon.
▶︎ See how to get New Pokemon without DLC

New Legendary Pokemon - Kubfu

Kubfu Guides
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How to Get Kubfu
Best Kubfu
Best Nature for Kubfu
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Best Style for Urshifu
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Towers of Two Fists

Choose Between Bulbasaur or Squirtle

Choose Bulbasaur or Squirtle
You get to choose between a Squirtle and a Bulbasaur that can Gigantamax.
▶︎ Should you Choose Bulbasaur or Squirtle?

All New Pokemon

DLC Pokemon
New DLC Pokemon
List of all old Pokemon added with the DLC.
▶︎ See All DLC Pokemon
New Pokemon
New Pokemon
New Pokemon added in Isle of Armor.
▶︎ List of New Pokemon

The Isle of Armor Pokedex

All Pokemon Types

List of Pokemon Types
Fire
Fire
Water
Water
Grass
Grass
Electric
Electric
Ice
Ice
Fighting
Fighting
Poison
Poison
Ground
Ground
Flying
Flying
Psychic
Psychic
Bug
Bug
Rock
Rock
Ghost
Ghost
Dragon
Dragon
Dark
Dark
Steel
Steel
Fairy
Fairy
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Normal

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Hatching Pokemon
Hidden Abilities
Hidden Abilities
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Isle of Armor Tips & Tricks

Isle of Armor New Features

Isle of Armor Features
Cram-o-Matic
Cram-o-Matic
Max Soup
Max Soup
New Rotom Bike Upgrades
New Rotom Bikes
Restricted Sparring
Restricted Sparring

New Features in The Isle of Armor

New Isle of Armor Content

Beginner's Guides
Version Differences
Version Differences
Useful places
Useful Locations & Characters
Characters
List of Characters

Isle of Armor Items

New Features in Isle of Armor
New DLC Items
Here you can find all new items added with Isle of Armor.
▶︎ See all New Items
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Max Mushrooms
For your Pokemon to Gigantamax, you need these new shrooms!
▶︎ See how to find Max Mushrooms
Armorite Ore
Armorite Ore
New moves, loads of Watts, Armorite Ore is your key to all of them.
▶︎ See how to get Armorite Ore
Apricorns from Trees
Apricorns
Apricorns can be used to get rare Poke Balls, see our list of both here.
▶︎ See all Apricorns

All Item Types

List of All Items and Effects

Types of Items
Pokeballs IconPoke Balls TR IconTRs TM IconTMs
Berries IconBerries Evolution Stones IconEvolutionary Stones Ingredients IconIngredients
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Isle of Armor Moves

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List of New Moves
Here you can see all new moves in Isle of Armor.
▶︎ All New Moves
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List of New Tutor
Find all new moves available through Move Tutors in Isle of Armor here.
▶︎ All New Tutor Moves

All Move Types

List of Moves

List of Move Types
Fire
Fire
Water
Water
Grass
Grass
Electric
Electric
Ice
Ice
Fighting
Fighting
Poison
Poison
Ground
Ground
Flying
Flying
Psychic
Psychic
Bug
Bug
Rock
Rock
Ghost
Ghost
Dragon
Dragon
Dark
Dark
Steel
Steel
Fairy
Fairy
Normal
Normal

Isle of Armor Message Boards

Message Boards

Game8 Message Board
Discussion Board(57) Friend Request Board(8)
Pokemon Trading Board(6743) Max Raid Recruitment Board(26)
Ditto / Pokerus Trading Board(39782) Pokemon Memes Board(1)

Isle of Armor Overview

More than 100 Old Pokemon Added

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With the launch of "Isle of Armor", 100 Pokemon from the previous games will be re-joining us on our adventure.

The entirely new Galarian Slowpoke is available through a small preview event at Wedgehurst Station, so it's possible to get your hands on it even if you haven't purchased the Expansion Pass!

List of Pokemon Appearing in Expansion Pass DLC

New Story

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The Isle of Armor is a giant island far-off Galar region, where you can find beaches, forests, caves, dunes, and more. This island is also inhabited by Pokemon never seen before!

We're sure you'll meet plenty of friends and Pokemon along this new adventure.

Become the student of a Master

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Mustard, who was also previously a Champion, now runs the Pokemon Dojo. He was also the mentor of Champion Leon.

New Rivals

Pokemon Sword Pokemon Shield
Klara
Klara, the Poison-type user, is available in the Pokemon Sword Expansion Pass.
Avery
Avery, the Psychic-type user, is available in the Pokemon Shield Expansion Pass.

These new characters also appear at the Pokemon Dojo, training hard with the hopes of having their own Gym and Stadium. The Rival that appears depends on your game version.

Isle of Armor Product Information

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Release Date June 17, 2020
Pre-order From January 10
Price $30 USD

To access Isle of Armor, you need to buy the Expansion Pass for Pokemon Sword and/or Shield, depending on which version you're playing.

How to Buy and Download

There are 3 ways to get the DLC

Buy though Nintendo eShop
Nintendo Switch
Click the in-game Expansion Pass banner and buy from Nintendo eShop
Buy online
Computer, Smartphone
Buy from the Official Website
▶︎ Official Pokemon Expansion Pass Website
Buy physical download code
Stores
Buy download codes for the Expansion Pass directly at physical stores.
▶︎ Buy the download code from official retailers

How to Download the Isle of Armor DLC

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