As they played through the Isle Of Armor DLC for Pokemon Sword And Shield, some players began encountering an annoying bug with the DLC’s new Pokedex.
The bug in question is that the Isle Of Armor’s new Pokedex sometimes fails to register Pokemon transferred via Pokemon HOME as part of dex completion. This means that in order to finish the Isle Of Armor pokedex, affected players would have to complete it manually by capturing wild and evolving wild Pokemon, even if they already obtained these Pokemon via a HOME transfer.
Since then, the Pokemon Company has acknowledged the existence of the bug, and has confirmed that a fix is in the works for affected players. You can check out the Pokemon Company’s full statement about the issue below, roughly translated from Japanese.
Thank you for always enjoying “Pokemon Sword/Shield” and “Pokémon HOME”.
We are currently confirming that the Pokémon brought from the Nintendo Switch version “Pokémon HOME” to “Pokemon Sword /Shield” may not be registered in “Isle Of Armor Pokedex”.
We are working on a fix, so please wait for a while until the fix is completed.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
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[UPDATE]: It has been reported by multiple players that the issue can be remedied by leaving your transferred Pokemon in the daycare, and then taking them out to update the Pokedex listing. This will of course cost affected players a few Pokedollars, but is currently the only workaround available until the official fix is released.