Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is out, and while many are excited about the new features, the new open-world presentation may confuse some players, especially with all the new mechanical additions. You may be wondering where to go first, as the days of linear Pokemon days may be behind us–but don’t worry! We have the tips you need to find your way. Here are a few things to do during Pokemon Scarlet and Violet opening hours to get you ready for success.
Save before choosing your partner pokemon, if you are interested in breeding
Very soon after starting the game, you’ll run down a hill with three starter Pokemon before being prompted to choose one. If you want to be able to breed your own starters (which are great fodder for trades) quickly and easily, save here and start over until you have one started the one of his favorite kind. This has always made it easier for people to start breeding with great IVs than waiting to find Ditto, and that remains true even now.
Get to the first Pokemon Center as soon as possible to unlock the Surprise Deal
While players are usually locked out of multiplayer stuff for a while, you can unlock some of the most important and game-changing things as soon as you get to the first Pokemon Center. When you meet/rescued by the Legendary Motorcycle Pokemon, take its Poke-ball and see the school scene, jump down and run down the hill to find the center.
You will then be able to join multiplayer, affiliate trades, and perhaps most importantly, Surprise Deals. Catch tons of Pokemon and throw them in Surprise Trade. You won’t believe what you can get. From other starter Pokemon to end game monsters and even Pokemon bred to have very high IVs. Surprise trades are a great way to gain an edge early in the game and prepare you for success.
Get the mysterious gift of Pikachu of the flying Tera type
From the start, your team will be as lean as possible. While you’ll soon be getting a ton of Pokemon to replenish your team, you can unlock a unique Pikachu with a Flying Tera that also knows Fly. While Fly used to be a lot more important (since you need it to get around the world), it’s still a powerful move that Pikachu can’t learn normally. And who doesn’t love Pikachu? We know we do. To get Pikachu, go to Poke Portal > Mystery Gift > Get via Internet.
Look around the green objects to find new TM
There are small columns of red light glowing all over the world. They represent consumables in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. Whether they’re Potions or Pokeballs, these are all really useful items, but they’re not the only ones lying on the ground. The small twinkling yellow light represents Berries and the green light is TM.
Trying to pick them up is super important in this section because once you get the TM you’ll unlock the ability to craft more of them.
While many of the Pokemon you will catch during the opening hour of Scarlet & Violet will be weak, this is not true for Pokemon caught via Tera Raids. They are usually higher level than your party, come with great set of moves, and even have unique Tera types, potentially giving them a competitive edge that normal Pokemon of that type have access to. access.
Because of this, whenever you see a pillar of light shining in the afterlife, you should walk towards it.
You can also access special Tera raids in the multiplayer menu, with the special Eevee raid taking place from November 25 to 27 and the Charizard raid taking place from November 2 to 4. 12 and 16 to 18 December. Don’t miss it!
Go find Titans to unlock Miraidon / Koraidon abilities
Right from the start of the game, after you visit the school and experience the game’s very small intro time jump, you’ll be given access to the open world. Whether you want to conquer gyms like the classic Apprentice Champion or you want to do something different, you should prioritize finding the Titans.
This is because your legendary mount’s abilities will expand each time you do. Swimming, surfing, and other abilities will all be unlocked through this quest line, meaning you can soon master the open world by prioritizing it. Have fun hunting!
Auto-Fight & Beat Gyms to catch Level 25 Pokemon to obey
Take advantage of the R button’s Auto Battle function to level up your team quickly and easily. Not only that, you will get a lot of TM crafting materials. Leveling up your team is even easier if you’ve used Surprise Trades to get fast-growing Pokemon from others.
Because of this, you should also visit the Bug Gym in Cortondo, west of the school, because it’s a quick and easy gym that guarantees Pokemon 25 and under will obey without question which question.
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