The world is your Cloyster
If there’s one thing we always hope for with a brand-new Pokémon generation, it’s a sense of childlike wonder. Of course, it’s not always a guarantee, especially with a formula that has been followed consistently for the last 26 years, but we always start a new generation with our fingers crossed that we'll be...
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Guides
Chi-Yu is gonna be a problem
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are burning through Ranked Double Battle formats like a Skeledirge burning through a Grass-type team with Torch Song. The initial Ranked Series 1 limited the official competitive format to regular Paldean Pokémon. The recent Ranked Series 2 allo
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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are being treated to an all-new DLC expansion in 2023, The Hidden Treasure Of Area Zero. Buying the expansion grants you access to two chunks of additional content – The Teal Mask which will become available in fall 2023, and The Indigo Disk which arrives later in winter 2023...
For The Teal Mask and The Indigo Disk
Pokémon Day 2023 brought us the reveal of Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's Expansion Pass — The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero. Following on from Pokémon Sword & Shield's formula, the Expansion Pass will contain two pieces of new story DLC, complete with new areas — The Teal Mask, and
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero will add another 230
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are the newest Pokémon games on the block, and the first new mainline entry in the series since Pokémon Sword and Shield came out in November 2019. Both Scarlet and Violet are out now, and players all over the world are discovering a brand new generation 9 Pokédex...
Five more 'mons coming in the Expansion Pass
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet haven't got a full 150 new designs, but we do get 107 new Pokémon to add to our collection — including the long-awaited Pokémon number 1,000, bringing the National Dex up to four digits. We've listed all the new Pokémon to be found in the Paldea Pokédex below, but be...
Pokémon from the past and future will ruin your day
The most exciting time for competitive Pokémon fans is when we get a new Pokémon game. A close second is when the ranked format changes, specifically the official double battle format. Trainers have been experimenting with Pokémon Scarlet and Violet's ranked double battles since December 2022,...
How to get these version-exclusive Pokémon
Armarouge and Ceruledge are two brand new Pokémon in Scarlet & Violet. These two humanoid 'mons were shown off during one of the game's trailers, and they both take a little bit of inspiration from the ol' Mega Man it seems. Basically, we're saying they're incredibly cool. These Pokémon may have...
What are the differences?
Pokémon Scarlet & Violet kicked off the ninth generation of the Pokémon RPGs with a few significant changes, including a wholly open world and the chance to tackle the Gyms in whatever order you see fit! But before you dive into the vast Paldea region, budding Trainers first need to decide whether they'll be Team...
Evolution stones in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are tough to track down, and once you find them, you’re a bit limited in what you can do with them. Outside the staples such as Fire Stone, finding most evolution stones is a matter of luck. If you’re hoping to breed an army of Glaceon or M
Star Raids for some Star Bucks
If you're someone who thinks Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is a bit too easy, then you should seek out 6-Star Raids. These Tera Raids are the game's most difficult challenge, and you'll need to have the best Pokémon in order to secure victory. They're so tough that you can't even access them until you've beaten the...
How to complete Starfall Street
With all five Team Star leaders beaten, there's only one thing left to do to disband the delinquents. Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's Starfall Street has touched on some difficult subjects around bullying, but you'll need to prove who's boss in order to reach the end of the road. Be careful as there are endgame...
The Paldea region is known for its prestigious school, and while you don’t have to give all the right Pokémon Scarlet and Violet class answers, it certainly benefits you to take time out from saving the world and attend a few lectures. Coming first in your exams and befriending your teachers earns you some rare rewards, including...
About The Game
The newest chapters in the Pokémon™ series, the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games, are coming to the Nintendo Switch™ system later this year. As the main character, you can explore a wide-open world at your own pace, and can encounter the Legendary Pokémon Koraidon in Pokémon Scarlet and Miraidon in Pokémon Violet. In these games, you’ll be able to enjoy the iconic adventures of the Pokémon series, like battling against wild Pokémon and trying to catch them! Choose either Sprigatito, the Grass Cat Pokémon, Fuecoco, the Fire Croc Pokémon, or Quaxly, the Duckling Pokémon to be your first partner Pokémon before setting off on your journey through this new region.
Explore freely in the rich open world of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet
Trainers can explore an open world where the various towns and cities have no borders and blend seamlessly into the wilderness. Pokémon can be discovered all over this expansive region— in the skies, in the seas, in the forests, on the streets, and more! Your outfit will vary depending on whether you play Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet. After their release, the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games will be able to link with Pokémon HOME.