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How to unlock hidden clothing in Pokemon Sword & Shield Crown Tundra

Published: 3/Nov/2020 0:33

by Brent Koepp

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Pokemon Sword & Shield’s latest DLC, The Crown Tundra, is not only packed with new monsters to catch, it also has clothing items that can be unlocked. Here is how you can obtain the newest attire in the Nintendo RPG.

Pokemon Sword & Shield got its second DLC, The Crown Tundra, on October 22. The expansion introduced players to the Dynamax Adventures mode, and brought past gen Legendaries to the RPG.

However, the add-on didn’t just expand the region with new ‘mons, it also included clothing items for trainers to unlock. Here is our guide to every new attire added to the game, and how you can get them.

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The Crown Tundra offers players a host of unlockable clothing items.

Unlocking clothing items in Pokemon Crown Tundra

For Sword & Shield’s first DLC, The Isle of Armor, new clothing items were added to stores in the Galar region that could be purchased. Unfortunately in The Crown Tundra, it’s not as straightforward this time around.

Almost every single new clothing item must be unlocked, either through completing tasks or talking to the right person. Because of this, the secret content may get overlooked by Trainers making their way through the story.

Players wanting to look their best will have to put in a little extra work. Below we will break down all the attire items available in the October update, and explain the quickest ways to obtaining them.

Story campaign unlocks

Some of the easiest unlocks are actually done through naturally playing the DLC’s main story. Below are a list of items you get from completing the campaign:

  • Boatneck Sweatshirt – Trainers will get this fairly quickly in the campaign, as the Mayor of Freezington gives the item after discussing the legend of Calyrex. The gray sweater features the Legendary ‘mon and its horse.
  • Expedition Uniform – Early on in the story, Mr Peony will give you this orange getup to wear while searching for Legends across the Crown Tundra.
  • Gold Expedition Uniform – Players will automatically be rewarded with this shiny version of the expedition attire after completing the main story.
  • W x F x G ensemble – After beating the DLC, fly to The Isle of Armor train station where a fashion designer in a blue suit will sell you this three-piece getup. This is needed to send the fashion designer to Wyndon Stadium.
  • C x L Ensemble – Fly to Wyndon Stadium and talk to the man in the blue suit. He will give you a two-piece hoodie and tights.
  • Legendary Regieleki or Regidrago Hoodie – Now that you’ve taken care of all the above, you can talk to the fashion designer a third time at Wyndon Stadium. In the Crown Tundra DLC, you had to choose between the two new Regis. The man in the suit will now give you an epic hoodie based on the Legendary giant you caught.  If you trade for the other Regi, you can get the second hoodie as well.
  • Replica State Crown – Dedicated Trainers who 100% their Crown Tundra Dex will be rewarded this queen-style crown. Simply talk to the scientist at the CT train station and show her your completed Pokedex.

Galarian Star Tournament

After beating Crown Tundra’s story, Leon will call on you to travel to Wyndon. The former champion will reveal he has created the Galarian Star Tournament. The following attire is unlocked after competing in the contest:

  • Galarian Star Uniform – After beating the Galarian Star Tournament, Trainers will be given this detailed black jersey that is fitting of a champion.

Dynamax Adventures

Players dabbling in Dynamax Adventures can unlock a few items in the Max Lair. Simply speak to Peonia at the entrance numerous times.

  • Futurisitic Shades – Gifted by Peonia after having several conversations with her.
  • Futuristic Monocle – Same as above.

Bonus unlocks

  • Hex Nut Sport Cap: Players who already have Meltan from Pokemon GO can transfer it to Sword & Shield. Once the rare monster is in your game, talk to the scientist at the Crown Tundra train station to be rewarded with the themed hat.
Pokemon crown tundra clothing store
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Trainers can switch to new attire in the October DLC.

Unlike the Isle of Armor, Game Freak designed The Crown TundraThe Crown Tundra heavily around discovery and unlocks. The DLC is actually packed with pretty epic clothing items – if you know where to look for them.

Despite releasing at the end of 2019, the Gen 8 RPG is already the third highest-selling title in the Nintendo franchise – proof that Pokemon has never been more popular.

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SypherPK reveals secret buff to Fortnite’s superpower abilities

Published: 17/Nov/2020 10:12 Updated: 17/Nov/2020 10:14

by Connor Bennett

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Popular Fortnite content creator SypherPK has revealed that Epic Games might have made a mistake with Siphon Squads, giving the mythic superpowers an unannounced buff. 

At the start of Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 4, a number of Marvel heroes and villains descended on the battle royale island to prepare for their impending fight against Galactus. 

As a result of their arrival, Fortnite has become awash with all sorts of Marvel references – be it through cosmetics, points of interest, or in-game challenges. Though, the biggest addition has been the mythical superpowers. 

These superpowers are obtainable by taking down the hero, or villain, that they usually belong to. Getting your hands on one won’t typically guarantee a victory, but, there might be a different story in Siphon Squads. 

Iron Man using the Unibeam ability in Fortnite.
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Iron Man’s Unibeam has received a huge buff in Siphon Squads.

During his November 15 video, Sypher pointed out that if you drop into a Siphon Squads game, the mythic superpowers actually act as if they’re still inside the Marvel Knockout limited-time mode. 

According to Sypher, when playing Siphon Squads, the Doctor Doom bomb will do 90 damage instead of its usual 60. On top of that, the Doctor Doom gauntlets do 45 damage instead of 35.

Iron Man’s Unibeam ability has also seen an uptick in power too, all the way to dealing 150 damage. “In this game, I found a Unibeam and I just started one-shotting everybody in the lobby. 150 damage is insane in a game mode like this,” Sypher added. 

As for the other abilities in-game, neither Wolverine or She-Hulk drop their abilities in Siphon Squads mode, so they don’t see a drastic improvement. 

The change to Doctor Doom and Iron Man might have been intended by Epic specifically for the mode, but given that they’ve gone unannounced, it might surprise a few players. Though, if it’s a mistake, the devs will likely roll them back to normal sooner rather than later.