Thursday, January 9th, was a fascinating time for the Pokemon community as an official expansion pass for both Sword and Shield was announced to the joy of many players. This expansion pass will consist of two DLCS called Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra. These Isle of Armor and Crown Tundra expansions will be bringing a plethora of new content for Trainers to experience. A whole host of new Gigantamax characters will be one of the focal points of the expansions, which will include new forms for the veteran characters of Venasaur and Blastoise. 

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Venasaur

 Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Venasaur

The franchise's very first Grass-type starter's final evolved form in Venasaur will be joining Charizard when it comes to Generation 1 creatures who have this new and powerful form. Venasaur gets a much larger flower petal on top of its head that covers its entire body with an even more formidable flower sitting on top ready to deliver its devastating power at a moment's notice. 

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Blastoise

 Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Blastoise

Blastoise is also joining its Generation 1 starter comrades in the Gigantamax class. Its new giant form transforms the two cannons on its shell into an assortment of cannons that turn Blastoise into a living battleship that is likely to be able to deliver some severe punishment in battles. 

There will no doubt be plenty of Trainers who will be looking to battle and catch these new versions of Venasaur and Blastoise to add powerful characters to their team for future adventures. 

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