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The Crown Tundra’s new Pokémon include more Galarian forms and new legendaries

Pokémon Sword and Shield: The Crown Tundra brings back fan favourites and adds five brand new Pokémon

Much like Pokémon Sword and Shield’s first DLC, The Isle of Armor, the newest expansion, The Crown Tundra, has many fun and fresh features. In this snowy landscape, you can find new Pokémon dens, the Galarian Star tournament, Ability Patches, new moves, and every single legendary Pokémon from previous titles

Along with everything just mentioned, The Crown Tundra has brought back 119 fan favourite Pokémon, added five brand new Pokémon, and also four new Galarian forms of existing monsters. Unsurprisingly, most of the new additions are legendaries that will join the enormous roster The Crown Tundra has included in the DLC.

If you have kept up with the trailers Nintendo has released during the build-up to The Crown Tundra, you should be familiar with most of the Pokémon below. But, Nintendo always has a couple of tricks up its sleeve. Some of the Pokémon making their debut in The Crown Tundra have never been seen before prior to the release of the DLC.

Without further ado, let’s get into the list of all the brand new Pokémon you can expect to encounter in The Crown Tundra DLC.

The Crown Tundra New Pokémon


Regieleki is an Electric-type Pokémon and one of the newest additions to the legendary Regi crew. Regieleki has the ability Transistor and its own signature move Thunder Cage, which allows it to fire bolts of electricity from its lower half, trapping foes below in a cage of lightning.


Regidrago is a Dragon-type Pokémon and one of the newest additions to the legendary Regi crew. Regidrago has the ability Dragon’s Maw and its own signature move Dragon Energy, this allows it to assume the shape of a dragon’s head, which then fires intense dragon energy from its mouth.


Calyrex is a Psychic/Grass-type legendary Pokémon. It is known as the King Pokémon and can ride into battle on Spectrier or Glastrier.


Glastrier is an Ice-type Pokémon with the Chilling Neigh ability. This ability allows it to let out a chilling neigh that boosts its attack stat.


Spectrier is a Ghost-type Pokémon with the Grim Neigh ability. This ability allows it to let out a terrifying neigh that boosts its special attack stat.

The Crown Tundra New Galarian forms

Galarian Articuno

The original Articuno was an Ice/Flying-type Pokémon, however its Galarian form sees it become a Psychic/Flying-type. Galarian Articuno has the signature move, Freezing Glare, which allows it to fire psychic beams from both eyes.

Galarian Zapdos

The original Zapdos was an Electric/Flying-type Pokémon, however its Galarian form sees it become a Fighting/Flying type. Galarian Zapdos has the signature move, Thunderous Kick, which allows it to overwhelm its target with lightning-fast movement before delivering a powerful kick.

Galarian Moltres

The original Moltres was a Fire/Flying-type Pokémon, however its Galarian form sees it become a Dark/Flying type. Galarian Moltres has the signature move, Fiery Wrath, which it allows it to transform its wrath into a fire aura to attack.

Galarian Slowking

The original Slowking was a Water/Psychic-type Pokémon, t however its Galarian form sees it become a Poision/Psychic-type. Glarian Slowking receives the special ability, Curious Medicine, which allows it to reset ally stat changes when it enters the battle.

The Crown Tundra Returning Pokémon

  • Nidoran♀
  • Nidorina
  • Nidoqueen
  • Nidoran♂
  • Nidorino
  • Nidoking
  • Zubat
  • Golbat
  • Electabuzz
  • Magmar
  • Dratini
  • Dragonair
  • Dragonite
  • Crobat
  • Elekid
  • Magby
  • Aron
  • Lairon
  • Aggron
  • Swablu
  • Altaria
  • Lileep
  • Cradily
  • Absol
  • Spheal
  • Sealeo
  • Walrein
  • Relicanth
  • Beldum
  • Metang
  • Metagross
  • Gible
  • Gabite
  • Garchomp
  • Electivire
  • Magmortar
  • Audino
  • Cryogonal
  • Tyrunt
  • Tyrantrum
  • Amaura
  • Aurorus
  • Carbink
  • Articuno
  • Zapdos
  • Moltres
  • Raikou
  • Entei
  • Suicune
  • Lugia
  • Ho-Oh
  • Regirock
  • Regice
  • Registeel
  • Latias
  • Latios
  • Kyogre
  • Groudon
  • Rayquaza
  • Uxie
  • Mesprit
  • Azelf
  • Dialga
  • Palkia
  • Heatran
  • Regigigas
  • Giratina
  • Cresselia
  • Tornadus
  • Thundurus
  • Landorus
  • Xerneas
  • Yveltal
  • Zygarde
  • Tapu Koko
  • Tapu Lele
  • Tapu Bulu
  • Tapu Fini
  • Nihilego
  • Buzzwole
  • Pheromosa
  • Xurkitree
  • Celesteela
  • Kartana
  • Guzzlord
  • Poipole
  • Naganadel
  • Stakataka
  • Blacephalon

The Crown Tundra includes many new additions that will be immensely strong in Pokémon ranked battles. If you need a hand getting to grips with the Galarian forms’ new typings, check out our Pokémon type chart to see how they’ll stack up in battle.