Pokemon Sword & Shield DLC: All The Confirmed Returning Pokemon So Far


Pokemon Sword and Shield are getting two big expansions this 12 months, every of which takes gamers to a brand new portion of the Galar area that is house to many new and returning Pokemon to gather. In all, greater than 200 acquainted Pokemon will probably be added to the Switch video games this 12 months, and also you don’t need to own the expansions to obtain them–all gamers will have the ability to accumulate the Pokemon by way of buying and selling or by transferring ones you have captured in earlier video games by way of the Pokemon Home service.

During the latest Pokemon Direct, developer Game Freak gave us a glimpse at a few of the new and returning Pokemon coming to Sword and Shield with every growth. We’ve listed all of the Pokemon talked about in the course of the presentation beneath. Each growth will even introduce some new variations of acquainted Pokemon, similar to Gigantamax forms of the Sword and Shield starters and Galarian Slowpoke, the latter of which you’ll be able to catch now due to a recent Sword and Shield update.

Sword and Shield’s first growth, Isle of Armor, is slated to launch this June. According to Game Freak, the theme of this growth is “growth,” and it will take gamers to the eponymous island the place they will encounter a brand new rival character and an previous man named Mustard, Galar’s longest-reigning Pokemon League Champion and Leon’s former mentor.

The second growth, The Crown Tundra, will observe someday this fall. Its theme is “exploration,” and it introduces a new co-op gamplay feature that lets you discover Pokemon Max Raid dens along with different gamers. Lurking inside these dens are quite a lot of Legendary Pokemon from earlier video games, in addition to a handful of latest ones.

The Pokemon Sword and Shield growth cross prices $30 USD and is accessible to pre-purchase now. If you do decide it up, you will obtain a Pikachu uniform and Eevee uniform to your coach as a bonus. You can compensate for all the opposite information from the Pokemon Direct in our recap.

Isle Of Armor Expansion

Returning Pokemon

  • Bulbasaur
  • Ivysaur
  • Venusaur
  • Squirtle
  • Wartortle
  • Blastoise
  • Horsea
  • Seadra
  • Kingdra
  • Fletchling
  • Fletchinder
  • Talonflame
  • Larvesta
  • Volcarona
  • Dedenne
  • Rockruff
  • Lycanroc

New Pokemon

  • Galarian Slowpoke
  • Galarian Slowbro
  • Kubfu
  • Urshifu

Crown Tundra Expansion

Returning Pokemon

  • Nidoran (M)
  • Nidorino
  • Nidoking
  • Nidoran (F)
  • Nidorina
  • Nidoqueen
  • Spheal
  • Sealeo
  • Walrein
  • Gible
  • Gabite
  • Garchomp
  • Amaura
  • Aurorus

Returning Legendaries

  • Mewtwo
  • Entei
  • Raikou
  • Suicune
  • Ho-Oh
  • Lugia
  • Regirock
  • Regice
  • Registeel
  • Latios
  • Latias
  • Groudon
  • Kyogre
  • Rayquaza
  • Azelf
  • Mesprit
  • Uxie
  • Heatran
  • Cresselia
  • Dialga
  • Palkia
  • Giratina
  • Tornadus
  • Thundurus
  • Landorus
  • Reshiram
  • Zekrom
  • Kyurem
  • Xerneas
  • Yveltal
  • Zygarde
  • Tapu Koko
  • Tapu Lele
  • Tapu Bulu
  • Tapu Fini
  • Solgaleo
  • Lunala
  • Necrozma

New Pokemon

  • Galarian Slowking
  • Calyrex
  • Galarian Articuno*
  • Galarian Zapdos*
  • Galarian Moltres*
  • Unnamed Regi 1
  • Unnamed Regi 2

* Name presently unconfirmed