Expansion passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available. Introducing Newly Discovered Legendary Pokémon, Too.

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today announced that physical versions including Pokémon Sword + Pokémon Sword: Expansion Pass and Pokémon Shield + Pokémon Shield: Expansion Pass are now available at all participating stores.

Those who have not yet started their adventure in the Galar region, will be able to get the same content in a single game card that they would get if they bought Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield (in physical format or in downloadable version) and its corresponding expansion pass separately .

Trainers who purchase these new packs will receive 100 Poké Balls as a special bonus and codes for the Pikachu Uniform and Eevee Uniform that were offered as special bonuses when the game and its corresponding expansion pass were purchased separately.

Expansion passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available.  Introducing Newly Discovered Legendary Pokémon, Too

Players will also be able to discover the new Legendary Pokémon from Crown Snows and the mysterious history of the Legendary Pokémon Calyrex. Legends say that a Pokémon taking up arms had under its fist the rest of the Crown Snow Pokémon. If any humans entered their territory, they mercilessly attacked them and their Pokémon as well. One day the legendary Pokémon Calyrex appeared and defeated it. In time, a close bond was created between the regal Pokémon and who would become its loyal steed.

New Legendary Pokémon

Expansion passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available.  Introducing Newly Discovered Legendary Pokémon, Too

Glastrier

Category: Ferocious Steed Pokémon
Height: 2.2 m
Weight: 800 kg
Type: Ice
Skill: White Neigh

Expansion passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available.  Introducing Newly Discovered Legendary Pokémon, Too

Glastrier produces intense cold air inside, which it lets out through the nose and hooves. This air covers its face and legs with ice, intensifying the extraordinary destructive power of its attacks. Although agility is not Glastrier’s strong suit, he is able to freeze the ground in the cold from his helmets and cross short distances in the blink of an eye, gliding across the ice. His ability, White Whinny, debuts in Pokémon Sword: Expansion Pass and Pokémon Shield: Expansion Pass. When a Pokémon with this ability weakens a target, its Attack increases.

Spectrier

Expansion passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available.  Introducing Newly Discovered Legendary Pokémon, Too

Category: Swift Steed Pokémon
Height: 2.0 m
Weight: 44.5 kg
Type: Ghost
Skill: Black Neigh

This Pokémon just wants silence and to be left alone. For this reason, he is usually more active at night, when his energy increases. His nocturnal habits have caused his vision to weaken, but his other four senses have been refined and allow him to get an exact idea of ​​both the terrain and the position of any living being. His ability, Black Neigh, debuts in Pokémon Sword: Expansion Pass and Pokémon Shield: Expansion Pass. When a Pokémon with this ability weakens a target, its Special Attack increases.

Calyrex Frost Rider

Expansion passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available.  Introducing Newly Discovered Legendary Pokémon, Too

Category: Emperor Pokémon
Height: 2.4 m
Weight: 809.1 kg
Type: Psychic and Ice
Skill: Equestrian Unit

Calyrex’s psychic energy increases Glastrier’s powers. The cold that Glastrier emits can reach 500 ° C below zero. He also has incredible stamina – he’s capable of running for seven days and seven nights. Furthermore, it freezes and destroys any obstacle that stands in its way. Thanks to Glastrier’s intense cold, Calyrex’s psychic potential has been maximized and its effects can manifest themselves in a radius of almost 50 km.

Calyrex Spectral Rider

Expansion passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available.  Introducing Newly Discovered Legendary Pokémon, Too

Category: Emperor Pokémon
Height: 2.4 m
Weight: 53.6 kg
Type: Psychic and Ghost
Skill: Equestrian Unit

Calyrex’s psychic energy increases Glastrier’s dexterity. He’s fast enough to run thousands of miles in a single day, and his spectral powers have been strengthened. Furthermore, the extraordinary power of Spectrier has unleashed the full potential of Calyrex’s psychic powers. Thanks to which, Calyrex is able to see the past and the future. The effects of this regal Pokémon can manifest themselves for more than 50 km around.