Pokémon Violet Preview (Switch)
Catch, battle, and train Pokémon in the Paldea Region, a vast land filled with lakes, towering peaks, wastelands, small towns, and sprawling cities. Explore a wide-open world at your own pace and traverse land, water, and air by riding on the form-shifting Legendary Pokémon Miraidon. Choose either Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly to be your first partner Pokémon before setting off on your journey through Paldea.
Choose your own path as you strive for Champion Rank, take on Titan Pokémon, and face off against Team Star
There is no set path on your Paldea adventure, so you can weave freely through your Treasure Hunt consisting of three grand stories. Along Victory Road, you will challenge Gyms in different locations and aim to achieve Champion Rank. On the Path of Legends, take on gigantic Titan Pokémon that guard rare ingredients. And in ★ Starfall Street ★, you’ll use the new Auto Battle feature to take on Team Star grunts from your school in order to reach their boss.
Encounter Pokémon that shine and glimmer thanks to the Terastal Phenomenon
Pokémon in the Paldea region have the ability to Terastallize to take on a gemstone-like appearance and gain special power. Each Pokémon has a Tera Type that remains inactive until the Pokémon Terastallizes. For example, most Eevee will have a Normal Tera Type, but some other Eevee have a Water Tera Type! When a Terastallized Pokémon uses a move that matches its Tera Type, the boost to that move’s power will be even greater! Terastallizing holds the key to victory or defeat in battles in the Paldea region.
Receive a special Pikachu as an early-purchase bonus!
A special Pikachu will be gifted to early purchasers of either the Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game. This Pikachu has two unique characteristics:
It knows the move Fly, which it normally cannot learn.
Its Tera Type is Flying.
You can receive it by choosing Get via internet in the Mystery Gift* feature in your game, up until Tuesday, February 28, 2023. This special Pikachu can be received in either the physical or digital version of either game.
Download the digital version for an Adventure Set!
If you purchase and download the Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game from Nintendo eShop by Tuesday, February 28, 2023, you’ll receive a code** that can be redeemed through the Mystery Gift* feature for the Adventure Set, which includes items that will come in handy on your adventure with your Pokémon! The Adventure Set contains:
Full Heal ×5
Rare Candy ×1
The code will be valid through Tuesday, March 7, 2023.