Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (SV)

Available Platforms

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet SV - Florian and Juliana Riding Koraidon and Miraidon

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (SV) releases on the Nintendo Switch family of systems on November 18, 2022. Read on to learn how you can play Pokemon Scarlet and Violet on your Nintendo Switch, Switch Lite, or Switch OLED.

Available Platforms

Nintendo Switch Family of Systems

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet SV - Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will be available on the Nintendo Switch family of systems. They can be played on a regular Nintendo Switch and the new Nintendo Switch OLED Model.

Will Pokemon Scarlet and Violet be Available on Nintendo Switch Lite?

As part of the Nintendo Switch family of systems, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet should also playable on the Nintendo Switch Lite.

Will Pokemon Scarlet and Violet be Available on Other Platforms?

Only on Nintendo Platforms

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet SV - Pokemon On Nintendo

Historically, Pokemon has always been played on Nintendo consoles. It is very unlikely that it will be released on other platforms other than Nintendo.

Which Platform Would You Like Pokemon Scarlet and Violet To Come To?

PS4 / PS5 25
Xbox 8
PC 37
Mobile 9

Let us know why in the comments!

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Related Links

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Latest News and Game Info

Game8 Exclusive!
Hands-On, Early Play Preview of The Teal Mask DLC!

Hands-On Early Access to the Teal Mask DLC - Pokemon SV
Game8 got a first look at The Teal Mask, Part 1 of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet coming on September 13 in a Japan-exclusive pre-release event. We've shared our first thoughts on the DLC in our exclusive article and details on all the features we had the chance to experience, including Ogre Oustin'!
Game8 Early Access Hands-On of Teal Mask DLC

Pokemon Presents and DLC Trailers

Presents/Trailer What We Learned
Pokemon Scarlet Pokemon Presents August 8thPokemon Presents August 8th The Teal Mask DLC Release Date
New Paradox Legendaries!
Raging Bolt | Iron Crown
・New Regional Evolutions!
Achaludon | Dipplin
・New DLC Returning Pokemon
Mewtwo Tera Raid
Mass Outbreak Events Schedule
Mochi Effects and Types
BB League Elite Four
League Club Features
Pokemon SV - August 13 News Indigo DiskWorlds Closing Ceremony August 13th New 19th Tera Type!
All Starter Pokemon in the Wild!
More DLC Returning Pokemon
New DLC Moves!
Psychic Noise | Upper Hand
Thunder Clap | Tachyon Cutter

Current & Upcoming Tera Raid Events

Tera Raid Events
Event Description
Pokemon SV The Teal Mask DLC - Iron Moth and Slither Wing Tera Raid Event.pngSlither Wing and Iron Moth 5-Star Tera Raid Event
Slither Wing and Iron Moth with different Tera Types will be available for capture during the event.
Event Duration: 922/2023 ~ 9/24/2023

Current & Upcoming Mass Outbreak Events

Mass Outbreak Events
Event Description
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet SV - Series DClefairy Mass Outbreak Event Featured Pokemon (With Title):

Featured Mark:

Location: Paldea, Kitakami
Start Date: 9/29/2023 (12:00 AM)
End Date: 10/1/2023 (11:59 PM)

Current & Upcoming Ranked Battle Series (Regulations)

Ranked Battle Rules
Event Description
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet SV - Series DRanked Battle Regulation D
(Series 4)

Ruleset: Pokemon transferred from Pokémon HOME except certain Restricted Pokemon are available in Regulation D! (Regulation D)
Regulation D Duration: 7/1/2023 ~ 9/30/2023
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet SV - Series ERanked Battle Regulation E
(Series 5)
Ruleset: New and Returning Pokemon from The Teal Mask DLC will be available in Regulation E!
Regulation E Duration: 10/1/2023 ~ 01/02/2024

Current Mystery Gift Codes

All Mystery Gift Codes
Code/Method Reward Start / End
L1KEAFLUTE CetitanPaldean Winds Cetitan Sep 6, 2023 -
August 31, 2024
TBD Mimikyu.pngElectric Tera Mimikyu Mystery Gift October, 2023 -
(In-Person Distribution) FlabebeCelebrate Flabebe November 18, 2022 -
October 31, 2023
Pokemon SV - Butter.pngPokemon SV - Peanut Butter.pngPokemon SV - Banana.png
Summer Tokkun Sandwich Ingredients
July 27, 2023 -
September 30, 2023 (14:59 UTC)
LEVELUP Rare CandyRare Candy (x10) April 14, 2023 -
October 2, 2023
REV1VE Max ReviveMax Revive (x5) April 14, 2023 -
October 2, 2023
Net BallDive BallDusk Ball

Timer BallQuick BallLuxury Ball
(5x of each above ball)
April 14, 2023 -
October 2, 2023
Connect to Pokemon HOME
Gen 9 HA Starters
May 3, 2023 -
No Expiration

Current & Upcoming Tournaments and Online Competitions

Event Description
2024 Championship Series2024 World Championship Series Ruleset: Regulation D
Duration: 9/08/2023 ~ August, 2024

Server Maintenance Status

Server Maintenance Status (September 2023)
No Scheduled Server Maintenance!

All Known Bugs, Glitches, Easter Eggs, and Hints

How to Fix Bugs
Save File Not Recognized Bug Corrupted Data Bug
Bad Egg Raid Bug Play Rough Bug
How to Do Glitches
High Speed Glide Glitch Unlimited Items Exploit
Picnic Item Farm Glitch Trick Room Female Indeedee Glitch
Shiny Flutter Mane Glitch
List of All Easter Eggs
Gen 1 Sprites Mosaic DLC Poster in Medali
Bedroom Joy-Con Color
List of All Hints
Shiny Tera Rayquaza in Pokemon Horizons Liko's Pendant and Roy's Pokeball
Ancient Traveller's Team in Pokemon Horizons Anime

List of Bugs, Glitches and Easter Eggs

Patch Notes & Update History

Update Versions Release Date
Version 2.0.2 Update: Teal Mask DLC Patch Notes Early October 2023
Version 2.0.1 Patch Notes: Teal Mask DLC Update September 13, 2023
Pokemon HOME Version 3.1.0 Teal Mask Patch Update September 13, 2023
Pokemon HOME Abnormal EXP Glitch Fix August 8, 2023
Live Tournament 1.3.2 Update June 28, 2023
Hisuian Move Patch TBC
Pokemon HOME Version 3.0.0 May 24, 2023
JP/KR Tournament Patch Version 1.3.1 May 25, 2023
Version 1.3.0 April 19, 2023
Version 1.2.0 February 27, 2023
Version 1.1.0 December 1, 2022
Version 1.0.1 November 18, 2022

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Pre-Release News

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