The Expansion Pass for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield grants access to two upcoming expansions: The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra. Both expansions come with a new area to explore, new Pokémon to catch, clothing, handy features, and more.
In The Isle of Armor players explore a beautiful island and become apprentices at a Fighting Dojo, where they are gifted a legendary Pokémon Kubfu. The expansion also adds Gigantamax forms for starters Rillaboom, Cinderace, and Inteleon.
Early Purchase Bonus
Pre-order the Expansion Pass ($29.99) at any time before August 31, 2020 to receive Leon’s cap and tights depicted above. The bonus codes will be distributed after the release of The Isle of Armor.
Special Purchase Bonus
You will also receive a Pikachu Uniform and an Eevee Uniform to wear in the expansions and the original games just by buying the Expansion Pass. Unlike the previous bonus, this one is not timed.
The bonuses can be claimed by launching the game and selecting Mystery Gift, Get a Mystery Gift, Get with Code/Password, and entering your code.
Do note that the Pokémon Sword Expansion Pass is only compatible with the Pokémon Sword base game, and the same goes for Pokémon Shield. If you own both games and want to play the expansions on both, you will need two Expansion Passes.
The Isle of Armor launches in June, while The Crown Tundra launches this Fall.