The first expansion titled Isle of Armor will introduce new monsters and will make a handful of classic oldies available too, while introducing some new forms too.
Need a handy breakdown of every Pokémon old and new coming in Isle of Armor? Brace yourselves for the list.
New Pokémon in Isle of Armor
Kubfu will be given to you in the Dojo (Picture: Pokemon)
- Type: Fighting
- Ability: Inner Focus
Inner Focus prevents Pokémon from flinching, although they can still flinch to Pokémon with Mold Breaker, Teravolt or Turboblaze.
Urshifu comes in two forms (Picture: Pokemon)
- Type: Fighting/Dark (Single Strike Style), Fighting/Water (Rapid Strike Style)
- Ability: Unseen Fist
Urshifu’s ability allows the Pokémon to deal damage when it attacks with moves that make direct contact, even if the target defends itself using Protect.
New Gigantamax Pokémon
Rillaboom's Gigantamax form (Picture: Pokemon)
- Move: G-Max Drum Solo
Rillaboom blasts away on a huge wooden drum kit, causing huge damage and ignoring any effects of the target’s ability.
Cinderace stands atop a huge fireball (Picture: Pokemon)
- Move: G-Max Fireball
Cinderace will kick a huge gigantic fireball at the opponent, causing huge damage and ignoring any effects of the target's ability.
Inteleon gets a sniper tower (Picture: Pokemon)
- Move: G-Max Hydrosnipe
Inteleon will shoot a water attack from atop a high tower, causing huge damage and ignoring any effects of the target’s ability.
Urshifu has two Gigantamax forms for each type (Picture: Pokemon)
- Move: G-Max One Blow (Single Strike Style), G-Max Rapid Flow (Rapid Strike Style)
Both of the variants of Urshifu’s G-max move will deal damage even if the target defends itself using moves like Max Guard or Protect.
Venosaur has a new Gigantamax form (Picture: Pokemon)
- Move: G-Max Vine Lash
This grass-type G-max move, while also dealing huge damage, will continue to deal damage for four turns to any Pokémon that isn’t a grass type.
Blastoise gets armed up (Picture: Pokemon)
- Move: G-Max Cannonade
This water-type G-max move, while also dealing huge damage, will continue to deal damage for four turns to any Pokémon that isn’t a water type.
Galarian Slowbro has a Shellster stuck to his arm (Picture: Pokemon)
- Type: Poison/Psychic
- Ability: Quick Draw
- Signature move: Shell Side Arm
A poison type move which fires poisonous liquid on foes. The move may poison the target and inflicts either physical or special damage depending on which will damage more.
Old Pokémon returning in Isle of Armor
Pokemon Sword and Shield's Isle of Armor expansions releases on Wednesday 17th June.