All New Pokémon Coming to Pokémon Scarlet and Violet DLC.
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Here Are All the New Pokemon in the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC

Game Freak revealed a handful of new Pokemon that will debut in the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero. During the August 2023 Pokemon Presents, we got our first sneak peek at some who will show up, either through proper introductions or brief asides. From new Legendary Paradox Forms to a third new evolution line, an array of newcomers are on the way.

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Every new Pokemon revealed in the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC

A new trailer for the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC unveiled several new Pokemon that will be coming to the franchise. One of the newcomers is Archaludon, which is a third evolution line being added to Pokemon Sword and Shield favorite Duruladon. The Pokemon Presents also revealed that the upcoming Gen 9 expansion will feature additional new forms based on several classic characters.

Here is every new Pokemon coming to The Teal Mask and The Indigo Disk that we know of so far:


Artwork of Archaludon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Archaludon is a third evolution line for Duruladon and will be available in The Indigo Disk DLC, which releases in Winter 2023. According to Game Freak, the Steel/Dragon-type builds up electricity in its terminals and fires it off as a powerful beam of energy. Archaludon will be the main partner Pokemon of Blueberry Academy Elite Four member Drayton.


Artwork of Dipplin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Dipplin is a new evolution of Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Applin. The adorable Dragon-type is a regional variant that is designed to look like a candy apple dipped in caramel. According to the DLC trailer, Dipplin will be the partner of The Teal Mask rival Kieran. The evolution will come with the new move Syrup Bomb, an explosive Grass-type attack.

Paradox Cobalion Iron Crown

Artwork of Paradox Cobalion Iron Crown in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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When the Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC arrives, Pokemon Violet owners will exclusively be able to encounter Iron Crown. The newly discovered Paradox Cobalion is a future form of the beloved Pokemon Black and White Legendary.

Paradox Raikou Raging Bolt

Artwork of Paradox Raikou Raging Bolt in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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Pokemon Scarlet players will be able to take on Raging Bolt in the upcoming DLC. The Paradox Raikou is an ancient form of the iconic Pokemon Gold and Silver Legendary.


Artwork of Terapagos in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Terapagos is the Legendary mascot of The Indigo Disk DLC. While there is still a lot we don’t know about the mysterious Pokemon, the blue turtle will have two variants with its Normal Form and Tera Form. With its shell featuring every Pokemon element type on it, many fans have speculated that Terapagos may be able to take on any typing in the game.


Artwork of Ogerpon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Ogerpon is the new Legendary featured in The Teal Mask DLC. In the August 2023 Pokemon Presents, it was hinted that the Pokemon may feature a new mechanic when in its Terastallized form. In its official bio, it’s pointed out that it looks different than other Tera Pokémon.

Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti

Artwork of Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Called the Loyal Three, the new trio Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti will play a major role in The Teal Mask storyline. Interestingly, Game Freak is introducing a new “Toxic Chain” ability that is tied to the three Pokemon when used in battle. When one of them attacks, the trio has a chance of adding poison to their foes. Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti are considered heroes of Kitakami island and will be celebrated in the DLC’s festival plotline.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are available on the Nintendo Switch, with The Teal Mask DLC launching on September 13, 2023.

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