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Apr 20, 2023

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon getting gigantic DLC for FREE with the Puzzler’s Pack, coming soon

From Press Release:

April, 19th, 2023 (Los Angeles, Calif) – Exciting news, Shovel Knight fans! Get ready for a thrilling new adventure with the Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Puzzler’s Pack DLC, launching this Spring on Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Steam! This GIGANTIC DLC Pack includes new playable characters, formidable “Quandary Challenges,” neat new Relics, robust run modifiers, and expansive new areas to explore! Plus, it’s completely FREE – fans only need the base game to enjoy all the new content. This is just the first of three free DLC releases planned for the title, so stay tuned for even more puzzling action!

Puzzler’s Pack NEW Content Overview

  • New Playable Characters:

    • Puzzle Knight – Everyone’s favorite puzzle prodigy is now a playable character! While on your run, you’ll be able to rotate surrounding foes clockwise to create convenient new combos!

    • Mona –The green queen of Alchemy can now embark on her very own Pocket Dungeon adventure! Utilize her awesome alchemist abilities by exploding nearby potions. Chain them to get more bang for your buck!

  • New Battles, Boons, and Bosses: Keep your wits as sharp as your shovel, as new obstacles of all types await you in every level!

  • New Relics: Chester has “found” a TON of new Relics to aid you in your quest! Make sure to take ‘em for a spin.

  • New Areas to Explore:  

    • Hedge Farm – An earthy plot of land has appeared in the Pocket Dungeon! Ready that green thumb of yours, the wholesome Hedge Farmer needs some agricultural assistance!

    • Castle Quandary – Uncover a wealth of quests and content far above the Pocket Dungeon! Scale a colossal beanstalk to discover a confounding castle nestled in the clouds.

  • New Quests: Castle Quandary offers unique quests for each character. Completing these Quandary Challenges (Legendary Path, Character Quest, Trial of Offerings, and Refract Realm) will unlock new costumes, abilities, and more!

  • Marathon Mode: Battle endless waves of enemies in a desperate bid for survival! Enemy configurations will change between stages, but the battle never ends. How long can you last?

  • Mr. Hat’s Fancy Shop: How resplendent! A well-tailored traveler has wandered into the Pocket Dungeon, replete with wares. Mr. Hat will provide you with various headpieces that modify your game in scores of wacky ways! There are TONS of run modifiers to purchase!

  • Secret Content: We’ve thrown so many secrets, too. It’s probably not even possible to find them all…

  • New Features & Quality of Life Improvements: We’ve added Set Seeds, Weekly Challenges, Bump Assists (Think Bumper Bowling! It’s a cool new mode to stop you from dying!), Cutscene skips, and more!

  • New Feats: Calling all completionists! We’ve added a ton of new feats for you to collect as you adventure through all of this sweet sweet content.

About Yacht Club Games

Yacht Club Games is an independent game studio composed of fun-loving gaming geniuses who have dedicated their lives to video games. They are committed to creating fun and challenging games that tug at your heartstrings and delight you with levity and charm. Their flagship series, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, is a compilation of five pixel-perfect stand-alone adventures: Shovel of Hope, Plague of Shadows, Specter of Torment, King of Cards, and Shovel Knight Showdown. They’ve collaborated with talented developer friends to co-develop innovative new titles like the recently released Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon, as well as the platforming adventure, Shovel Knight Dig! They are also known for their newly announced title, Mina the Hollower, and for publishing Mechanical Head Studio’s 2D ninja action platformer, Cyber Shadow. Founded in 2013, Yacht Club Games’ headquarters is located in Los Angeles, California.