A new pair of Pokemon games is coming this fall. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are set to launch for the Nintendo Switch on Nov. 18, kicking off a brand-new generation for the beloved monster-catching series.
Like Sword and Shield before them, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet take players on a new journey in a vast, open-world region brimming with unfamiliar characters and never-before-seen Pokemon. Although we’ve only gotten a brief look at the games since they were announced, here are all the new Pokemon that have been revealed so far.
- Category: Grass Cat
- Type: Grass
- Ability: Overgrow
Sprigatito is Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s grass-type starter Pokemon. The grass kitten is described as “capricious” and “attention-seeking.”
- Category: Fire Croc
- Type: Fire
- Ability: Blaze
Fuecoco is Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s fire-type starter. The pepper-shaped crocodile is said to be “laid back” and “does things at its own pace.”
- Category: Duckling
- Type: Water
- Ability: Torrent
Quaxly is the final starter Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet. The water-type duckling is described as “earnest and tidy.”
- Category: Mouse
- Type: Electric
- Ability: Static/Natural Cure
One of the Pokemon used by your friend and rival Nemona, Pawmi is an electric-type mouse that can discharge electricity from its cheeks and forepaws.
- Category: Hog
- Type: Normal
- Ability: Aroma Veil/Gluttony
Another Pokemon used by Nemona, Lechonk is a timid, rotund piglet with a keen sense of smell.
- Category: Olive
- Type: Grass/Normal
- Ability: Early Bird
This tiny olive Pokemon can discharge a bitter oil to slow foes down and give itself an opportunity to escape.
- Category: Puppy
- Type: Fairy
- Ability: Own Tempo
This doughy puppy Pokemon has smooth moist skin and puffs up its body to intimidate foes.
- Category: Terra Whale
- Type: Ice
- Ability: Thick Fat/Slush Rush
A muscular land whale Pokemon found in arctic regions. The horn on its upper jaw can gather ice energy.
- Category: Mount
- Type: Dragon/Normal
- Ability: Shed Skin
Cyclizar can run 70 mph while carrying a human on its back. It’s capable of learning a new move called Shed Tail, which creates a substitute before swapping places with a different Pokemon in your party.
Koraidon and Miraidon
Koraidon (left) is the legendary Pokemon adorning the box of Pokemon Scarlet, while Miraidon (right) is the mascot of Pokemon Violet.
New Regional Forms
- Category: Poison Fish
- Type: Poison/Ground
- Ability: Poison Point/Water Absorb
A new form of Wooper native to the Paldea region. It lives in bogs and covers its body in a protective, poisonous film.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are available to preorder now. Be sure to check out our roundup of everything we know about Scarlet and Violet so far for more details on the upcoming games.
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