The Isle of Armor

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The Isle of Armor (Japanese: 鎧の孤島 The Solitary Island of Armor) is the first expansion in the Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass. Featuring the Isle of Armor, the theme of the expansion is "growth". It will be released in June 2020.

It will be followed by The Crown Tundra.



The characters Mustard and KlaraSw/AverySh will appear.


New Pokémon and forms

The Legendary Pokémon Kubfu and Urshifu will debut in The Isle of Armor.

Galarian Slowpoke can be evolved into Galarian Slowbro using an item found in the Isle of Armor.

Returning Pokémon

Over 100 old Pokémon will become available in Pokémon Sword and Shield with the release of The Isle of Armor. These include:


New Gigantamax forms were introduced. This includes Venusaur, Blastoise, Rillaboom, Cinderace, and Inteleon. The new Pokémon Urshifu also has two different Gigantamax forms.

Additionally, this expansion will allow the player to train certain Pokémon traveling with them to be able to Gigantamax, such as their starter Pokémon.[1]


Apricorns will make a return, and can be made into Poké Balls. The Exp. Charm will increase the Exp. Points earned by the player's party.


Additional Move Tutor moves will be available, including new moves.


The protagonist can wear training clothes. New fashion items will also be available. The Rotom Bike can also be customized further than before.

Restricted Sparring

Main article: Restricted Sparring

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鎧之孤島 Hói-jī Gūdóu
Mandarin 鎧之孤島 / 铠之孤岛 Kǎi-zhī Gūdǎo
France Flag.png French L'île solitaire de l'Armure
Germany Flag.png German Die Insel der Rüstung
Italy Flag.png Italian L'isola solitaria dell'armatura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 갑옷의 외딴섬 Gabosui Oettanseom
Russia Flag.png Russian Бронированный Остров Bronirovannyy Ostrov*
Остров доспехов Ostrov dospekhov*
Spain Flag.png Spanish La isla de la armadura


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