One of the most beloved series of video games around the world is Pokémon, and with it comes an incredibly expansive world with various creatures, trainers, and other surprises around every corner. As part of this expansive world, there are two versions of the game that players can experience: Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. This walkthrough provides all the tips and tricks that players need to know in order to get ahead in both games. Read on to learn how to battle gyms, evolve Pokémon, collect items, and more!
One of the most core components of the Pokemon experience is battling gyms. In order to progress within both Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet games, players must battle against eight different gyms in each region before they can make it to the Elite Four. Each gym has its own leader with a unique set of type advantages/disadvantages that must be taken into consideration while forming a team for battle. Additionally, every gym also has their own set of rules that must be followed in order for a trainer’s victory to count.
To help players prepare for battling gyms in both Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet it is important to do research on type advantages/disadvantages when creating a team (Ice-type generally counters Dragon-type attacks) as well as familiarize oneself with applicable rules for each gym battle (each gym may have different turn limits or have specific prohibited items). Doing so will give trainers an edge over their opponents and help them make it further into the game.
To truly master each version of the game—Pokemon Scarlet & Pokemon Violet—players must become familiarized with evolution mechanics. Some pokemon don’t need anything special or out of character from what’s standard when it comes evolving;