The release of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet is less and less. Both games will be available from November 18 on Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, the Japanese company today announced some new details about the games, in particular regarding the Paldea region and the Teracristal Raid. Nintendo has also clarified the how UNITE events will work and on compatibility with Pokémon HOME.
So many new things to discover. Let’s start with the next Pokémon UNITE event, which will start on November 18th e will end on February 1, 2023. This will allow players to receive stickers for Unite photos and themed fashion items for Trainers. In fact, the cosmetics will resume the two new outgoing games.
Within the two games will appear a Scarlet book it’s a Violet book. These will act as an account of an expedition that took place a long time ago. The members of this expedition ventured into an unexplored area of the Paldea region, but it is not yet clear whether what is told in the books corresponds to the truth. It seems that Pepe always carries a copy of one of the books with him. Inside the pages there are images of unidentified creatures, still shrouded in mystery. It will be up to the players to find out more about these new Pokémon.
How Teracristal Raids will work on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Venturing through Paldea players will come across gods black crystals other than those typically approached to initiate Teracristal Raids. The crystals in question indicate that Pokémon more powerful than usual will be faced in the Raid. These special Raids will only appear for a limited time. The greater the effort, the greater the reward: defeating these particular creatures will earn extra rewards.
To participate in Teracristal Raids originated from black crystals will be required complete certain events at the end of the main adventure. However, even players who have not completed these events will still be able to participate in Teracristal Raids originating from black crystals by teaming up with other Trainers in multiplayer mode.
Nintendo also announced that the Battle Stadium statistics for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will soon also be available in the mobile version of Pokémon HOME. The app will allow you to consult the Trainer rankings, the most deployed Pokémon and various useful information on Online Competitions. Players will also be able to delve into the moves and skills most used in battles. This integration will be available starting in 2023.
Finally, the company revealed that those who have game data from Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Pokémon Shining Diamond, Pokémon Pearl Shining, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon:Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, will be able to receive a case for Smart Rotom in their copy of Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet, with a design inspired by the game for which they have the data.
For more information, we refer you to the official website specially created for the two titles.