Welcome to Paldea! New Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Information Revealed


During the most recent Pokémon Presents, The Pokémon Company revealed new information about Pokémon Scarlet and Violetwhich includes not only the name of the new region (Paldea), but also new characters, new Pokémon, and more.

The region of Paldea

Being this the first open world Pokemon game, a lot depends on how developed the Paldea region feels, and from what this welcome trailer shows, it looks like we won’t be disappointed:

Players will begin their adventure in the Paldea region, a land of vast open spaces dotted with lakes, towering peaks, wastelands, and mountain ranges. Players will find many people and Pokémon living together in a variety of places, ranging from a farming town with bountiful harvests to a port city with a bustling market. There are also Pokémon that live in treetops, rivers, and other places in the wild.

In the center of Paldea sits the largest city in the region: Mesagoza. It is here that players will find either the Orange Academy or the Grape Academy. In scarlet pokemon Y Pokemon Violetthe name of the school, its emblem, its uniforms and other details will vary depending on the version of the game played.

The Terestal Phenomenon

Game Freak is no stranger to change PokemonTurn-based combat with some kind of twist to keep the battles exciting. X and Y have mega evolution, Sun and moon have z moves, sword and shield have Gigantamaxing, and Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will have Terastallizing.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet screenshot

This phenomenon is found only in the Paldea region and makes Pokémon sparkle and shine like gems. When a Pokémon Terastalizes, a Tera Jewel appears on the Pokémon’s head like a crown, and the Pokémon’s body shines like a carved gemstone.

All Pokémon in Paldea can be terastallized for special powers, and terastallization allows players to improve their battle strategies by increasing the power of any move that has the same type as their Pokémon’s Tera type. There are 18 types, which means there are countless combinations of Pokemon and Tera types.

new pokemon revealed

Perhaps one of the most exciting things about a new generation is the reveal of new Pokémon, especially when they’re as cute as Lechonk. Pokémon Scarlet and VioletThe latest showcase of gave us our first look at three new Pokémon and also revealed new forms for the legendary box art Koraidon and Miraidon.


Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Artwork by Fidough

Fidough’s skin has elastic qualities and is firm and smooth at the same time. When these Pokémon get excited, they intimidate their opponents by puffing up their bodies to appear larger. Fidough ferments things around him using the yeast from his breath. Yeast is useful for cooking, so this Pokémon has long been protected by people.

Category: Puppy Pokemon
Write: Fairy
Height: 1′
Weight: 24 lbs.
Ability: own time

Paldean Wooper

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet screenshot by Paldean Wooper

In ancient times, Wooper lived underwater in the Paldea region. After losing in a fight for territory, it seems that they began to live in swamps on land. To avoid drying out while living on land, they began to cover their bodies with a poisonous film. Their gills have hardened from living on land for so long. Their bodies are heavy and slow moving, but they can protect themselves by shooting a powerful poisonous liquid from their gills.

Category: Poison Fish Pokémon
Write: Poison/Ground
Height: 1’4″
Weight: 24.3 lbs.
Ability: Poison Point / Absorb Water


Illustrations of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet of Cetitan

Cetitan needs to have strong muscles in order to support their massive bodies, and the physical attacks that their bodies use have incredible power. They also migrate through snowy regions, protected by a thick layer of fat.

Category: Tera Whale Pokémon
Write: Ice
Height: 14’9″
Weight: 1,543.2 pounds.
Ability: Thick Fat / Slush Rush

New forms for Koraidon or Miraidon

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet screenshot

Unlike previous games, Pokemon Scarlet and VioletLegendary monsters will join the player near the beginning of their journey and help them traverse the open world of Paldea. Both Koraidon and Miraidon will have three different ways to explore different environments.

Build/Race Driving Mode: Players can ride Sprinting Build Koraidon or Drive Mode Miraidon, making it easier to traverse the sprawling Paldea region with greater freedom.

Swim Construction / Aquatic Mode: Players will be able to jump into vibrant rivers, lakes, and oceans to get close to the Pokémon that live there, or cross dangerous waters in an instant by riding Swimming Build Koraidon or Aquatic Mode Miraidon.

Slide/Slide Build Mode: Players can jump from mountains, towering cliffs, or tall buildings and glide to their destination.

The residents of Paldea

Another real highlight of Pokémon Scarlet and VioletIn the last trailer we were able to see all the designs of the characters that we will meet throughout our journey. I personally think Grusha’s design is the best of the bunch so far! In total, we were introduced to five new characters, including:

Clavell -He acts as the director of the academy and will teach the player many things about his school.

jack -Mister. Jacq is very knowledgeable about Pokémon biology and is the developer of the Pokédex app for the Rotom Phone. He will also be the player’s homeroom master.

Arven – Arven is a senior at the academy. He is good at cooking and is researching healthy recipes that can help Pokémon feel better.

Penny – Penny has a bit of a shy personality and, for some reason, doesn’t seem to come to the academy very often.

Glazed Gym Gym Leader, Grusha – Grusha used to be a professional snowboarder, but now he is the gym leader of Glaseado Gym full time. He is an Ice-type specialist who has Cetitan as a partner.

Screenshot of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet with Grusha

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pre-order bonuses

advance orders Pokémon Scarlet and Violet you can expect a variety of in-game items at launch, including:

  • special pikachu – Players will receive a special version of Pikachu that knows the move Fly. He will also turn flying-type when he terastalizes.
  • Adventure Game (Digital Only) – The game will gift players with a variety of items to help them on their journey, including potions, full heals, revives, ethers, rare candies, and nuggets.
  • double pack bonus – Those who buy the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet the double pack will receive 100 Poké Balls.

It is hard to believe that we are only a little over three months away from Pokémon Scarlet and VioletLaunching on November 18! I admit it, I’m a complete Pokemon fan and it takes very little to please me when it comes to the series. That said, my expectations have been completely subverted, and this is the most excited I’ve been about the franchise in a long time.

Check out our game hub for more screenshots! (We have one ton.) For future Pokémon Scarlet and Violet updates, be sure to stay tuned for news from RPGFan.


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