The Exciting Release of Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet
The Pokemon Company International and Nintendo are thrilled to announce that the highly anticipated Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet video games will be launching on November 18, 2022. To add to the excitement, a brand new trailer showcasing newly discovered Pokemon has been released on the official Pokemon YouTube channel.
Cover Art Reveal and Unique Packaging
Each retail version of Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet features a different cover with the new Legendary Pokemon, Koraidon and Miraidon, respectively. These titles also boast title logos embellished with foil stamp-like designs that draw inspiration from these captivating Legendary Pokemon. The packaging of these games resembles the aesthetic of old books, creating anticipation for the new story that awaits players.
An Open-World RPG Adventure
Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet mark an exciting milestone in the Pokemon series as the first open-world RPGs. In addition to classic Pokemon features such as trading and battling, players will be able to venture through the diverse locations of the region alongside up to four players, immersing themselves in a truly interactive and dynamic experience.
Introducing New Characters and Pokemon
As players embark on their journey in Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet, they will encounter a range of never-before-seen Pokemon. Let’s take a closer look at some of these remarkable creatures:
Professor Sada and Professor Turo
Depending on the version chosen, players will meet either Professor Sada in Pokemon Scarlet or Professor Turo in Pokemon Violet. These knowledgeable professors are focusing their research on the lore passed down in the region, providing players with valuable insights and guidance throughout their adventure.
Nemona – The Energetic Pokemon Trainer
Nemona, an experienced Pokemon Trainer, will serve as players’ friend and reliable guide on their journey. With a sunny and energetic disposition, Nemona’s passion for Pokemon battles shines through, making her an exciting companion for players to embark on thrilling challenges with.
Pawmi – The Electric and Cautious Mouse Pokemon
Pawmi, a Mouse Pokemon, possesses electric sacs in its cheeks and electricity-discharging organs on its forepaws. To generate electricity, it rubs its cheeks together and delivers a shocking blow to its opponents using the pads on its forepaws. The fur covering its body serves as insulation against the cold and also stores electricity. When feeling uneasy, Pawmi instinctively rubs its cheeks, preparing for any potential electric shocks.
Category: Mouse Pokemon
Weight: 5.5 lbs.
Ability: Static / Natural Cure
Lechonk – The Herbaceous Hog Pokemon
Lechonk possesses a highly developed sense of smell, enabling it to locate and consume the most fragrant wild grasses and delicious Berries. As a result of its selective dining habits, Lechonk emits a herbal aroma that repels Bug-type Pokemon. When startled, Lechonk charges forward in a panic. Although its appearance may seem plump, the Pokemon’s body is predominantly composed of muscle built from its constant foraging for food.
Category: Hog Pokemon
Weight: 22.5 lbs.
Ability: Aroma Veil / Gluttony
Smoliv – The Bitter Olive Pokemon
Smoliv is recognized for the bitter oil it secretes from its head, which is unsuitable for consumption. When startled or attacked, Smoliv sprays this oil, slowing down its opponent and allowing it to make a quick getaway. The fruit on its head stores oil synthesized from gathered nutrients, enabling Smoliv to sustain itself without eating or drinking for up to a week. Preferring dry and sunny climates, Smoliv spends its days basking in the sun.
Category: Olive Pokemon
Weight: 14.3 lbs.
Ability: Early Bird
Discovering the First Partner Pokemon
New insights have been revealed about Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxlyâ€”the three Pokemon from which players can select their first partner Pokemon.
Sprigatito – The Captivating Grass Cat Pokemon
Sprigatito possesses a capricious and attention-seeking nature, and it may sulk if its Trainer gives attention to another Pokemon. When Sprigatito kneads and rubs its forepaws, it releases a sweet aroma that can mesmerize those around it. This aroma holds therapeutic qualities and can cause opponents to lose their will to battle. The composition of Sprigatito’s fluffy fur is similar to plants, allowing it to create energy by absorbing sunlight. The Pokemon maintains moisture in its fur through regular grooming, aiding its ability to photosynthesize.
Category: Grass Cat Pokemon
Weight: 9 lbs.
Fuecoco – The Easygoing Fire Croc Pokemon
Fuecoco has a laid-back attitude and tends to do things at its own pace. It has an insatiable love for food and eagerly sprints towards any enticing culinary discovery. The square scales on Fuecoco’s stomach and back absorb external heat, which is converted into fire energy. These scales are always warm, and at times they become hot, with flames flickering on top of Fuecoco’s head when it gets excited.
Category: Fire Croc Pokemon
Weight: 21.6 lbs.
Quaxly – The Tidy Duckling Pokemon
Quaxly is a serious-mannered Pokemon that faithfully follows in its Trainer’s footsteps. Its well-groomed appearance is the result of the gel secreted by its feathers, which repels water and grime.