Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Puzzler’s Pack DLC Previewing Now Freely Available via PC

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Puzzler’s Pack DLC Previewing Now Freely Available via PC

Developer Yacht Club Games has announced Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Puzzler’s Pack DLC is now available for early previewing on PC via Steam. Players are encouraged to share their opinions on the game’s official Discord server.

The currently available content is listed below:

  • 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 – Our green mini-game queen 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 Relics: Chester dug up 2  new Relics to aid you in your quest! Test ’em out on your run!
  • 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 brand new secret quest in the Pocket Dungeon! Scale a colossal beanstalk to discover a confounding castle nestled in the clouds
  • New Quests: In the Quandary Castle,  you’ll unlock unique challenges called “Quandary Runs” for each playable character! Note: Only 2 out of the 4 quests are accessible with Shovel Knight.

Later updates will include the following:

  • Mr. Hat’s Fancy Shop: Whoa! A well-tailored traveler has wandered into the Pocket Dungeon! Mr. Hat will provide you with various headpieces that modify your runs! There will be 20+ run modifiers to purchase!
  • Mod Support: Mod support will allow players to add their own content to the game. This feature will only be for the PC version.
  • Refract Abilities: Challenge yourself with new takes on your favorite character’s abilities! Variety is the spice of life!

To reiterate, this pack is free, meaning players only need the base game installed to use this DLC. The console versions of the DLC will launch once the pack is officially released.

Info on accessing the DLC can be viewed via the official Yacht Club Games website.

The trailer announcing this preview pack’s arrival is viewable below:

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is an action-puzzle adventure mashup where players will meet Puzzle Knight and shovel through scads and foes. Players will gain access to new equipment and large bosses throughout the game, both familiar and old. The game also has a narrative with a few twists as players complete puzzles.

If you missed it, check out our review of the title’s initial PC release.

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is currently available for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

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