Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Guide & Walkthrough Wiki

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are the newest Generation 9 Pokemon games announced for the Nintendo Switch. Learn everything we know about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, including the Starter Pokemon, region, new features, and all confirmed Pokemon.

Pokemon Presents Released August 3rd

A new Pokemon Presents was released on August 3rd at 6 AM PT (9 AM EST)! A variety of new features were confirmed to give a better sense of how Scarlet and Violet will unfold as the new games in the series.

Everything We Learned
Terastal Forms can allow Pokemon to have atypical types
Tera Raid Battles allow players to find rare Terastal Forms
Full map of Paldea revealed
Paldean Forms confirmed with Paldean Wooper
・New Pokemon - Fidough and Cetitan
Bike Forms for Koraidon and Miraidon change with terrain
・Open World style expands the game into three grand stories
New characters - Penny, Jacq, Arvel, Clavell, Grusha
Version Exclusive Pokemon confirmed
Early Purchase Bonus of exclusive Flying-Tera Type Pikachu!

Pokemon Presents: Everything We Learned

Latest Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Trailer

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A new trailer has been released for Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet on June 01, 2022 at 6:00AM PDT! Our full explanation of the trailer gives details on all the new announcements included.

Everything We Learned
・Release date confirmed - November 18, 2022
・Legendaries revelead - Koraidon and Miraidon
・New Pokemon also revealed - Pawmi, Lechonk, and Smoliv
Professor Sada and Professor Turo announced for the two versions of the game
・Rival announced - Nemona, a powerful Pokemon trainer
4-Player multiplayer in an open world

June 1 Trailer: Everything We Learned

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Release Date and Preorder

Scarlet and Violet Release Date

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet - Release Date November 18 2022

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, the newest additions to the Pokemon series, have been confirmed for a worldwide release in November 18, 2022. In addition, digital preorders are now available in the Nintendo eShop!

Release Date: When Will Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Come Out?

Scarlet and Violet Preorder

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From March 3, 2022, Trainers can preorder Pokemon Scarlet and Violet in both digital and physical forms. For more information about preorders as well as preorder bonuses, check out this article:

How to Preorder and All Preorder Bonuses

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Pokedex

Legendary Pokemon

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Two new legendaries, Koraidon and Miraidon, were recently announced. These two powerful Pokemon seem to come from the past and the future.

Gen 9 Legendaries: Koraidon and Miraidon Revealed

Starter Pokemon

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Pokemon SV - Fire Icon
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Quaxly.pngQuaxly
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The three Starter Pokemon for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have been officially announced. Like previous Pokemon games, a Grass, Fire, and Water-type Starter will be available.

Starter Pokemon: Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly

Other New Pokemon

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Cetitan.png Cetitan
Pokemon Ice Type Icon
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Pokemon Fairy Type Icon
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Pokemon Poison Type Icon Pokemon Ground Type Icon

More new Pokemon have also been revealed, including the first Paldean Regional Form!

New Pokemon: All New Generation 9 Pokemon

Returning Pokemon

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Some of the Pokemon we've come to know and love are coming back in the new game!

Pokedex: All Confirmed Pokemon

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet New Region

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The Paldea Region seems to be based on Spain considering the appearance of the areas seen in the game and the name origins of newly announced Pokemon.

Paldea Region Map and Locations

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Characters

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The main characters in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have version exclusive uniforms matching the colors of the associated game. This might imply the presence of other version exclusive clothing, a series first.

Main Characters: Who Are the Protagonists?

Other Characters

SV - Professor Sada Full Body.pngProfessor Sada SV - Professor Turo Full Body.pngProfessor Turo SV - Nemona.pngNemona
Pokemon Scarlet Violet - Penny Icon.pngPenny Pokemon Scarlet Violet - Jacq Icon.pngJacq Pokemon Scarlet Violet - Grusha Icon.pngGrusha
Pokemon Scarlet Violet - Clavell Icon.pngClavell Pokemon Scarlet Violet - Arven Icon.pngArven

The Pokemon Professors in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are also version exclusive, with Professor Sada appearing in Pokemon Scarlet and Professor Turo appearing in Pokemon Violet. Nemona, the rival, seems to appear in both games, and is shown using a Pawmi in the Second Trailer.

List of Characters

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet New Features

4-Player Multiplayer

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet - Explore the Region with Up to Four Players

The June 1 trailer also announced a multiplayer feature of the game which allows 4 players to play together in the open world Pokemon game.

List of Multiplayer Features

All New Features

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Plenty of new features were shown in the trailers. Learn more about these new features to know more about the game!

New Features and Everything We Know

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Other News

Pokemon HOME Support and Release Date

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The Japanese Site has confirmed that Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will receive Pokemon HOME support after its release. Although no official date has been announced, the two games' likely release date of November means that Pokemon HOME support may come in early 2023.

Pokemon HOME Support and Release Date

Is the National Dex in the Game?

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Based on official sources, it's likely that Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will not have the complete National Dex in the game. Like Pokemon Sword and Shield before it, it seems that there will be some Pokemon which are not available in the game in any way.

Is the National Dex in the Game?

Will There be Mega Evolution?

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Image from Pokemon X and Y

Although a reoccuring feature since its introduction in Generation VI's Pokemon X and Y, there are currently no announcements or hints yet regarding the possibility of Mega Evolutions appearing in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. It's likely that Mega Evolutions have been replaced by the new Terastal feature.

Will There Be Mega Evolution?

List of Trailers

Title Date
Pokemon Presents August 3, 2022
June 1 Trailer June 1, 2022
Announcement Trailer February 27, 2022

Latest News

Latest News and Game Info

About Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Game Information

Game Title Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet
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Release Date November 18, 2022 (Worldwide)
Release Date
File Size 10.0 GB
Available Platforms Nintendo Switch
Genre Open-world
Developer GameFreak
Official Site Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet Official Site

An Open World Game

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is confirmed to be an open world game unlike previous games in the series, building on predecessors like Pokemon Legends: Arceus and the Wild Area from Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Possible Name Connections

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet returns the tradition of naming Pokemon games after colors; the two colors appear to be a reference to a Oranges and Grapes, which appear several times in the trailer and even feature as heraldic symbols.

The colors may also be a reference to the Flag of the Second Spanish Republic, which features the colors Red and Dark Purple very prominently.

Which Version Will You Buy?

Pokemon Scarlet! 89
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Pokemon Violet! 96
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Double Pack all the way!! 61
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