Isle of Armor: Max Soup Guide (How to Get Max Mushrooms)

One of the Isle of Armor’s most interesting features is the addition of Max Soup – this special meal can give certain Pokémon the ability to Gigantamax instead of transforming into their usual Dynamax form. This opens up a range of new possibilities, including the chance to unlock the Gigantamax form of your starter Pokémon, […]

Isle of Armor: How to Evolve Slowpoke (Galarian Slowbro Guide)

Galarian Slowpoke and Slowbro are the latest regional forms added to Pokémon Sword and Shield, as part of the recent Isle of Armor expansion. You’ll have no trouble catching yourself a Slowpoke – they’re all over the island – but obtaining its evolved form requires a little more work. Here’s how to evolve Galarian Slowpoke! […]

Isle of Armor: How to Evolve Kubfu (Pokémon Sword and Shield)

Soon after making it to Sword and Shield’s new Isle of Armor area and completing three challenges at the island’s dojo, you’ll receive the legendary Fighting-type Pokémon Kubfu. Kubfu is used in much of the Isle of Armor’s main questline, and will eventually evolve into the Gigantamax-capable Urshifu as you progress through the Isle’s challenges. […]

New Horizons: How to Improve Your Island’s Rating

While it may not be immediately obvious to new players, islands in Animal Crossing: New Horizons are graded on a five-star system based on their level of development. Here’s how to improve your island and achieve the coveted five-star rating! Checking Your Island Rating Your island rating won’t be visible from the start of the […]

Animal Crossing New Horizons Flower Breeding Guide

The first time you try your hand at gardening in Animal Crossing: New Horizons you’ll be able to plant a range of different flowers, each coming in several different colors. These are available from Timmy and Tommy’s store, Nook’s Cranny (or from Tom Nook’s tent if Nook’s Cranny hasn’t yet been built). However, there are […]