Pokémon Scarlet Violet: Regions, new mechanics, scenarios and new specimens… The new information!

Game news Pokémon Scarlet Violet: Regions, new mechanics, scenarios and new specimens… The new information!

Announced earlier in the year, Pokémon Scarlet/Purple will mark the start of the 9th generation of Pokémon. This means the discovery of new pokémon, new regions, new characters, derivative products in all directions, cards and anime. And we now know more about the new opus, expected on the Nintendo Switch.

Pokémon Violet and Scarlet: A 9th generation that is still very mysterious

On Pokémon Day, Nintendo and Game Freak revealed Pokémon Scarlet/Purple, as well as three starters in the game: Poussacha, Chochodile and Coiffeton. It has met with great success among players, but we have little information and images. The second trailer, revealed a few weeks ago, is highlighted the new region, the open-world and cooperative dimension of the gameas well as new pokemon, including two legendaries, Koiraidon and Miraidon.

On their side, we know the existence of Gourmetimmediately changed to an icon, Pohm and Olivini. Also introduced are Olim, Turum, and Menzi, who are the game’s two teachers as well as the future opponent. After several leaks, more or less reliable, it’s time for the developers to present things officiallyand to talk more about the mechanics of these new versions, expected on November 18.

Welcome to Paldea!

It all starts with a trailer that lets you discover different environments and which stimulate the search for wealth. Actually, the player characters students in an academy (Orange or Raisin depending on the version) directed by Mr Clavel, together with a biology teacher, Mr Jacq, as well as Olim and Turum, who have been presented before. So the players are sent on an extracurricular trip with Menzi, Pepper or Paniaa shy student, and able to discover the region, which is now called skirtaccording to their wishes and following three different designs.

The first, the only one presented today, is that of the arenaswhich consists of collecting 8 badges in the order you want and become a master, especially by beating Grusha, Ice-Type Champion. During their adventures, players will catch legendary pokemon Koraidon and Miraidon, which, as one can see, are actually mountains ! It is on their backs that we can move faster on land, navigate the waters and observe Pladea from the air!

Pokémon Scarlet Violet: Regions, new mechanics, scenarios and new specimens... The new information!Pokémon Scarlet Violet: Regions, new mechanics, scenarios and new specimens... The new information!

Many returning pokemon, and new creatures are revealed!

The trailer and the gameplay images presented allow us to discover a number of pokemon present in the title. The leaked number 400 has not been confirmed, however we have seen many pokemon from older generations such as Caninos, Arcanin, Passerouge, Pomdepik, Motisma, Girafarig, Héliatronc, Polagriffe, Cabriolaine, Chevroum, Vivaldaim, Nymphali or even Cizayox.

But we also found new creations, like Pâtachioa sweet little dog, a poisonous regional Axoloto or Babble. Speaking of Pokémon, we know that Embrylex and Dolman will be exclusive to Pokémon Scarletwhile Draby and Ice Cube are found in Pokémon Purple.

We are also waiting to know more about the mechanics of the game, to know if it is a 4-player co-op, if the rumor of a crystal type is established, and if the attack will return or not. First of all, yes, thanks to Club Union and the Poké Portal, three more players will be able to join the trainers in their adventures, but any restrictions on progress within the scenario are not yet known. On the other hand, the Portal and Club Union will allow trades and trainer battles.

The new teracrystallization mechanic

Pokémon Scarlet Violet: Regions, new mechanics, scenarios and new specimens... The new information!

But the most important thing is that, yes, there is a mechanic linked to the crystal is good in Pokémon Scarlet and Purple: teracrystallization. In an animation based on the basics of dynamax, players can make pokemon “sparkle like gems”. All pokemon are affected, and some may be even changing type thanks to this mechanic. Creatures have their normal type, and their teracrystal type.

Pokémon Scarlet Violet: Regions, new mechanics, scenarios and new specimens... The new information!

For some pokemon, the two may be the same, but others may have a different type than the basic one. For example, Eevee can remain a normal type or become a water or plant type. It’s up to players to find pokemon with a unique teracrystal type! Suffice it to say that with 18 types, the combinations can be many. Also, the mechanics of teracrystallization can Some pokemon have different forms.

Finally, Game Freak has indicated that teracrystallized pokemon are entitled to a buff to their type as well as their abilities. At the end of the mechanic, Game Freak announced the return of the raids, which this time will use the teracrystallization mechanic. But unlike last time, there is obviously no need to wait for your turn to act!

Pre-order bonuses

Players to pre-order Pokémon Scarlet and Purple receive a special Pikachu that can use flying-type and flying-type teracryst. This is the only way to get this Pikachu, which will be available until February 23, 2023. Also, players will receive the Adventure Pack, which contains 10 potions, 4 general heals, 3 boosters, 3 oils, 1 super candy and a nugget. Finally, players who pre-order the Duo Pack will receive a code to get 100 pokéballs.


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