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This article is about the expansion for Pokémon Sword and Shield. For the location in the Galar region, see Crown Tundra.
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The Crown Tundra (Japanese: 冠の雪原 The Snowfield of the Crown) is the second expansion in the Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass. Featuring the Crown Tundra, the theme of the expansion is "exploration". It will be released in during Northern Hemisphere fall 2020.

It will be preceded by The Isle of Armor.




New Pokémon and forms

The Legendary Pokémon Calyrex will debut in The Crown Tundra.

Galarian Slowpoke can be evolved into Galarian Slowking using an item found in the Crown Tundra.

Five other new Legendary Pokémon have also been revealed. Two of these Pokémon appear to be Legendary titans; the other three resemble Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres, possibly being regional forms of the Legendary birds.

Returning Pokémon

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

CTdex Ndex MS Pokémon Type
  #032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison
  #033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison
  #034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
  #041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying
  #042 Golbat Golbat Poison Flying
  #125 Electabuzz Electabuzz Electric
  #169 Crobat Crobat Poison Flying
  #239 Elekid Elekid Electric
  #363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water
  #364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water
  #365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water
  #374 Beldum Beldum Steel Psychic
  #375 Metang Metang Steel Psychic
  #376 Metagross Metagross Steel Psychic
  #443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground
  #444 Gabite Gabite Dragon Ground
  #445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground
  #466 Electivire Electivire Electric
  #615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice
  #698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
  #699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice

Legendary Pokémon Dens

Many Legendary Pokémon from the past can be encountered as Dynamax Pokémon and caught while the player is exploring underneath Pokémon Dens.

They include Mewtwo, the Legendary beasts, the Tower duo, the Eon duo, the Weather trio, the Lake guardians, the Creation trio, Heatran, Cresselia, the Forces of Nature, the Tao trio, the Aura trio, the Guardian deities, and the Light trio.


The protagonist can wear exploration gear and new fashion items will also be available.

Co-op play mode

Players will be able to explore Pokémon Dens to find Legendary Pokémon from previous core series games.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 冠之雪原 Gūn-jī Syutyùhn
Mandarin 冠之雪原 Guān-zhī Xuěyuán
France Flag.png French Les terres enneigées de la Couronne
Germany Flag.png German Die Schneelande der Krone
Italy Flag.png Italian Le terre innevate della corona
South Korea Flag.png Korean 왕관의 설원 Wanggwan-ui Seorwon
Russia Flag.png Russian Корона Снежной Земли Korona Snezhnoy Zemli *
Горная тундра Gornaya tundra *
Spain Flag.png Spanish Las nieves de la corona

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