The Pokemon Scarlet and Violet games are a pair of RPGs that make up the sixth generation of the highly popular Pokemon franchise. Players take on the role of a trainer and explore an expansive region, filled with a vast assortment of creatures to catch, battle against, and train. The two games offer an incredible amount of content and take several hours to complete. Here’s an overview of how long it takes to beat Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
Length Of Story Campaign
The main story campaign of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet can be beaten in roughly 20 hours. However, this completion time will vary depending on the playstyle and difficulty chosen by the player. For those who wish to experience every side quest or collect every available Pokemon species, the game could take upwards of 50 hours to complete. In addition, it is estimated that players can beat both main story campaigns in 35-40 hours when playing back-to-back.
Exploring & Collecting Content
Exploring every nook and cranny in both Pokemon Scarlet and Violet can take a significant amount of time as well. From visiting every city in the region to hunting down rare Pokemon species for collections, there is plenty of content for players to enjoy away from the main story missions. How long this will actually take depends mainly on how diligently gamers search each area but expect it to add at least 30-35 more hours onto your overall playtime.
Completing Post Game Challenges
Once you have completed both games in the series there is still plenty left for dedicated fans to do. After beating either game you unlock access to several special post game areas that offer unique challenges such as tough gyms or difficult battles against Legendary creatures. Those who aim for 100% completion can expect these post game challenges alone