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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
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Post-Game Content

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

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DLC PokemonCompleting the Pokedex A total of 210 Pokemon are waiting for you to catch 'em all!
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Rival Trainer Guides

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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 PokemonAll 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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Choose Between Bulbasaur or Squirtle

Choose Bulbasaur or Squirtle You get to choose between a Squirtle and a Bulbasaur that can Gigantamax.
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All New Pokemon

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▶︎ List of New Pokemon

The Isle of Armor Pokedex

All Pokemon Types

List of Pokemon Types
FireFire WaterWater GrassGrass
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PoisonPoison GroundGround FlyingFlying
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Isle of Armor Tips & Tricks

Isle of Armor New Features

Isle of Armor Features
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New Features in The Isle of Armor

New Isle of Armor Content

Beginner's Guides
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Isle of Armor Items

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

List of All Items and Effects

Types of Items
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Isle of Armor Moves

New Moves.pngList of New Moves Here you can see all new moves in Isle of Armor.
▶︎ All New Moves
Tutor Moves.pngList 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
FireFire WaterWater GrassGrass
ElectricElectric IceIce FightingFighting
PoisonPoison GroundGround FlyingFlying
PsychicPsychic BugBug RockRock
GhostGhost DragonDragon DarkDark
SteelSteel FairyFairy NormalNormal

Isle of Armor Message Boards

Message Boards

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Isle of Armor Overview

More than 100 Old Pokemon Added


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


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, the Poison-type user, is available in the Pokemon Sword Expansion Pass.
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 eShopNintendo Switch Click the in-game Expansion Pass banner and buy from Nintendo eShop
Buy onlineComputer, Smartphone Buy from the Official Website
▶︎ Official Pokemon Expansion Pass Website
Buy physical download codeStores 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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7 Chaicaover 3 years


6 Anonymousabout 4 years

i sure hope they bring them back. kinda hoping there are safari zones too hehe


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