Pokémon Sword and Shield’s first enlargement, Isle of Armor, will likely be out by the tip of June — and with it comes a brand new legendary monster, Kubfu. While cute, the brawler evolves right into a extra menacing Urshifu whose preventing type will rely on the way you play the enlargement.
According to a mini Nintendo Direct launched this morning, Isle of Armor will current gamers with two routes. Fans should tackle the “Towers of Two Fists,” which embody the Tower of Darkness and Tower of Waters. Notably, gamers can solely climb one of many gauntlets, not each. The tower you defeat will decide Urshifu’s type.
Urshifu is accessible in Single Strike Style (Tower of Darkness, Fighting/Dark-type) and Rapid Strike Style (Tower of Waters, Fighting/Water-type). Based on the footage, it seems that Urshifu may have a particular transfer that correlates with its type, in addition to a barely completely different look.
Nintendo additionally says the Isle of Armor will present new outfits, hairstyles, and league card background. Starters will even get new Gigantamax varieties, together with a monster with a flippin’ sniper. Each enlargement will value $29.99, although particulars on what’s within the Crown Tundra is forthcoming. Folks who purchase the enlargement or the enlargement go early will get Leon’s caps and tights as an in-game bonus. That supply will likely be out there till Aug. 31, Nintendo says.
The Japanese developer additionally notes that the discharge dates for every part within the Direct might change because of the challenges presented by COVID-19.