Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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November 18, 2022
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How to Defeat the 7-Star Mewtwo Tera Raid

The legendary Mewtwo Pokémon will be appearing in Paldea for what might be the toughest Tera Raid yet in the Scarlet and Violet games.

Poison types Sneasel, Grimer and Arbok have some notable strengths and weaknesses in Pokemon 1
Pokémon: A Guide to Poison-Type Weaknesses & Strengths

Poison types are among the most misunderstood Pokémon, but they are more than just fangs and toxicity - they have unique strengths and weaknesses.

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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet DLC Trailer Announces Brand-New Tera Type

The new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet DLC trailer for The Indigo Disk unveils a brand-new Tera type for players to utilize upon the expansion's release.

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Pokémon: The Best Type Of Each Generation, Explained

Pokémon has now introduced over 1000 species of 18 types across nine generations, but each gen has its clear standout Pokémon and best types.

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Every Pokémon Type And Their Strengths & Weaknesses

Pokémon's 18 different types offer some interesting matchups - and fans should always consult the Pokémon type chart for the strengths and weaknesses.

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Everything Announced In The August 2023 Pokémon Presents

Another Pokémon Presents has come and gone, offering a fresh roadmap of upcoming updates and new releases for Pokémon games coming out in 2023.

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Announces Mewtwo Tera Raid Event, Mew Mystery Gift

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet announces the "Get Mew and Mewtwo" event, with a free Mew available now and a Mewtwo Tera Raid beginning Sept. 1.

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Pokemon Presents Reveals New Details About Upcoming Scarlet Violet DLC

The latest Pokémon Presents gives a closer look at Scarlet and Violet's upcoming DLC while spotlighting the newest additions to the Pokemon roster.

Best Fairy-type Pokemon Include Aromatisse, Sylveon and Gardevoir 1
Pokémon: A Guide To Fairy Type Weaknesses & Strengths

Fairy types are among the most powerful Pokémon that the franchise has to offer - and fans ought to be aware of Fairy's many strengths and weaknesses.

Pokemon type matchups explained, with Sylveon, Pikachu and Eelektross 1
The Pokémon Type Interactions Explained

Most Pokémon fans are well-acquainted with super-effective type matchups, but should ultimately get to know more about the interactions themselves.

Gen I starters Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Charmander are still iconic Pokemon 1
Pokémon's Gen I Starters Are Iconic – But Do Later Gen Starters Finally Have Them Beat?

Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Charmander will always be the most nostalgic Starter Pokémon, but are they still the very best after all these years?

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New Pokémon Games Aren't Too Easy, You're Just Older

Longtime Pokemon fans have essentially become Pokemon Masters numerous times now, so it’s only natural things will start to seem easier.

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Best JRPGs For Nintendo Switch Fans

The Nintendo Switch is home to dozens of amazing JRPGs perfect for longtime fans of the genre or new players embarking on their first-ever journey.

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Just How Many Pokémon Are There, Really?

There's an official number of Pokémon out there, but with all the additional variants and forms, fans want to know just how many Pokémon are there.

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Pokémon Horizons Should Have Started In Paldea Instead

Liko and Roy would have been better off starting their stories in Paldea before setting out to explore other regions with the Rising Volt Tacklers.

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10 Easiest Ways To Beat Tera Raids In Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's new Tera Raid mechanic can get players some truly impressive Pokémon, and these are the easiest ways to ensure victory.

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10 Best Scarlet & Violet Pokémon For Tera Raid Battles

In Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, Tera Raids have a spice of variety, and certain Pokémon stand out above others for what they bring to the table.

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10 Best Pokémon Game Villains

The Pokémon game series is full of compelling villains, and Giovanni and Lusamine are especially memorable.

Sneasler Diggersby and Pignite are all underwhelming evolutions in Pokemon 1
10 Most Underwhelming Pokémon Evolutions, Ranked

A major component of Pokemon involves evolving them into better and more powerful forms, but some evolutions fall drastically short.

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Every Pokémon That Evolves By Water Stone

Across the hundreds of Water-type Pokémon, a special few like Poliwhirl and Shellder can use Water Stones to unlock their evolved forms.