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Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet release date, new Pokémon and characters and more information revealed

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The Pokémon Company Official Press Site has made an article about the second trailer of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet that has announced further details about the trailer have been revealed.

The box art legendary mascots and the box art for each game has been revealed. The legendary Pokémon are Koraidon, which is on the cover of Scarlet, and Miraidon, which is on the cover of Violet, and they can be seen side by side in the designs for the box art as shown to the right.

The games are advertised to become the first open-world RPGs of the Pokémon main series games. Players will be able to travel across various location of the region with up to four players in total.

There were several new characters shown such as the two different Professor who appear in separate versions. They are Professor Sada, who will appear in Pokémon Scarlet and appears on the left side of artworks of the two professors in this article, and Professor Turo, who will appear in Pokémon Violet and appears on the right side of artworks of the two professors in this article shown to the left side of this paragraph.

More details about the category, type, height, weight, ability and the biology of the three starter Pokémon and three new Pokémon have been announced The Pokémon Company Internation Press Site which says that:


Capricious and attention seeking, it may sulk if it sees its Trainer giving attention to a Pokémon other than itself. When Sprigatito kneads and rubs with its forepaws, a sweet aroma is released that can mesmerize those around it. This aroma has therapeutic qualities and makes opponents lose their will to battle. The composition of its tuffy fur is similar to plants,letting it create energy by absorbing sunlight. It adds moisture to its fur by grooming itself, which aids its ability to photosynthesize.

Category: Grass Cat Pokémon
Type: Grass
Height: 1'4"
Weight: 9 lbs
Ability: Overgrow


Fuecoco is laid-back and does things at its own pace. It loves to eat, and it will sprint toward any food it finds with a glint in its eye. External heat is absorbed by the square scales on Fuecoco’s stomach and back, then converted into fire energy. These scales are always warm, and at times they can also grow very hot. Flickering atop Fuecoco’s head is fire energy that is leaking out from inside the Pokémon’s body. When Fuecoco gets excited, its head spouts more tames.

Category: Fire Croc Pokémon
Type: Fire
Height: 1'4"
Weight: 21.6 lbs
Ability: Blaze


This serious-mannered Pokémon will follow in its Trainer’s wake. Quaxly is tidy, and it especially dislikes getting its head dirty. Its body is always glossy because the gel secreted by its feathers repels water and grime. The coif on its head is slicked back using a rich, moist cream, and it becomes unkempt when dry. It has strong legs and can swim without difficulty even in places with strong currents. In battle, it kicks its opponents swiftly and repeatedly.

Category: Duckling Pokémon
Type: Water
Height: 1'8"
Weight: 13.4 lbs
Ability: Torrent
Nemona is a friend of the player who will use these three new Pokémon mentioned below in her battle party and is shown in official artwork to the right of the quoted text from the press release about her Pokémon written below:


In addition to the electric sacs in its cheeks, Pawmi has electricity discharging organs on its forepaws. It generates electricity by rubbing its cheeks, then it shocks its opponents by touching them with the pads on its forepaws. The fur that covers its body is good insulation against the cold and serves the purpose of storing electricity. When it feels uneasy, this cautious Pokémon will begin rubbing its cheeks, preparing itself to discharge an electric shock.

Category: Mouse Pokémon
Type: Electric
Height: 1'
Weight: 5.5 lbs
Ability: Static / Natural Cure


Lechonk uses its sense of smell to find and eat only the most fragrant wild grasses and the richest Berries. As a result of its dining habits, it has come to radiate an aroma resembling herbs that Bug-type Pokémon dislike. If attacked by an opponent and startled, it will charge forward in a panic. It may appear fat at first glance, but in reality, the Pokémon’s body is mostly muscle built by constantly walking around in search of food.

Category: Hog Pokémon
Type: Normal
Height: 1'8"
Weight: 22.5 lbs
Ability: Aroma Veil / Gluttony


The oil that comes out of its head has a very strong bitter taste, and it is not suitable for consumption. When startled or attacked, Smoliv will shoot this oil out, slowing its opponent down. It will then seize that moment to run away. In the fruit on its head, Smoliv stores oil made from nutrients it gathers through photosynthesis. As a result, it can go for a week without eating or drinking. It prefers dry and sunny climates, and it seems to spend its days sunbathing.

Category: Olive Pokémon
Type: Grass/Normal
Height: 1'
Weight: 14.3 lbs
Ability: Early Bird

The release date of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will be 18 November 2022. More screenshots from the video and the artwork of the new Pokémon, characters and logos can be seen below.

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Pokémon Official Press Site https://pokemon.gamespress.com/RELEASE-DATE-REVEALED-FOR-POKEMON-SCARLET-AND-POKEMON-VIOLET
The official Pokémon YouTube Channel and second trailer of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ruBLEEqw_c
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