Pokémon Sword & Shield DLC news for September 29

We’ll be covering the Pokémon Sword & Shield news live as it premieres, so stay tuned!

Live coverage

  • Trailer is beginning
  • Ishihara is going to be sharing news for Pokémon Sword & Shield
  • New trailer for the DLC release
  • Galarian Slowking revealed in trailer
  • Crown Tundra features Peony, who puts you in charge of his expeditions
  • New dens can be challenged
  • Every legendary Pokémon appearing in the main series can be captured
  • The Galarian Star Tournament allows you to team up with other trainers from Sword & Shield
  • Releases Oct 22
  • Special cap-wearing Pikachu will be distributed to celebrate the release of the Crown Tundra, the first can be redeemed with code P1KACHUGET
  • A Melmetal that can Gigantamax will be a gift for using Pokémon GO with Pokémon HOME
  • Ability Patch item allows you to change a Pokémon’s Ability to species’ Hidden Ability!
  • Pokémon Dens limit you to rental Pokémon when challenging them

Galarian Slowking

Galarian Slowking is Poison/Psychic and has a new ability called Curious Medicine which clears any stat changes on an ally when the Pokémon enters battle. It also has a new attack Psychic-type called Eerie Spell which does damage and also removes 3 PP from the last attack they used.

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