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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: Every New Pokemon Revealed So Far

Here's a closer look at some of the new Pokemon debuting in the upcoming Nintendo Switch games.

Kevin Knezevic Former staff writer
Kevin has been covering video games and tech since 2010, with a particular focus on Nintendo and Pokemon. Squirtle is the best starter and nothing will convince him otherwise.
Kevin Knezevic
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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will launch for Nintendo Switch in late 2022.

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet arrive on the Nintendo Switch tomorrow, kicking off a brand new generation for the beloved monster-catching series. The games will take players on a journey through a vast, open-world region called Paldea, which is brimming with new characters to meet and a variety of never-before-seen Pokemon to catch. 

Though we've only gotten a glimpse at a handful of these monsters since the games were announced, here are all the new Pokemon that have been officially revealed so far. Be sure to also check out our roundup of everything we know about Scarlet and Violet so far for more details on the highly anticipated games.

New Pokemon



The grass-type starter in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Sprigatito.

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  • Category: Grass Cat
  • Type: Grass
  • Ability: Overgrow

Sprigatito is Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's grass-type starter Pokemon. The grass kitten is described as "capricious" and "attention-seeking."



Scarlet and Violet's fire-type starter Pokemon, Fuecoco.

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  • Category: Fire Croc
  • Type: Fire
  • Ability: Blaze

Fuecoco is Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's fire-type starter. The pepper-shaped crocodile is said to be "laid back" and "does things at its own pace."



Quaxly is Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's water-type starter.

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  • Category: Duckling
  • Type: Water
  • Ability: Torrent

Quaxly is the final starter Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet. The water-type duckling is described as "earnest and tidy."


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  • Category: Mouse
  • Type: Electric
  • Ability: Static/Natural Cure

One of the Pokemon used by your friend and rival Nemona, Pawmi is an electric-type mouse that can discharge electricity from its cheeks and forepaws.


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  • Category: Hog
  • Type: Normal
  • Ability: Aroma Veil/Gluttony

Another Pokemon used by Nemona, Lechonk is a timid, rotund piglet with a keen sense of smell.


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  • Category: Olive
  • Type: Grass/Normal
  • Ability: Early Bird

This tiny olive Pokemon can discharge a bitter oil to slow foes down and give itself an opportunity to escape.


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  • Category: Puppy
  • Type: Fairy
  • Ability: Own Tempo

This doughy puppy Pokemon has smooth moist skin and puffs up its body to intimidate foes.


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  • Category: Terra Whale
  • Type: Ice
  • Ability: Thick Fat/Slush Rush

A muscular land whale Pokemon found in arctic regions. The horn on its upper jaw can gather ice energy.


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  • Category: Toxic Monkey
  • Type: Poison/Normal
  • Ability: Unburden/Poison Touch

The poisonous saliva Grafaiai secretes changes color depending on what it eats. It uses this poison to paint trees and rocks to mark its territory, as well as to lure in and paralyze bug Pokemon.


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  • Category: Ambush
  • Type: Rock
  • Ability: Anger Shell/Shell Armor

Klawf are found around arid regions of Paldea, including the Path of Legends where rare herbs grow. Its ability, Anger Shell, lowers its Defense and Special Defense stats but raises its Attack, Special Attack and Speed when its HP drops below half.


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  • Category: Fire Warrior
  • Type: Fire/Psychic
  • Ability: Flash Fire

Exclusive to Pokemon Scarlet, Armarouge is a valiant warrior Pokemon that believes in a fair fight. It's able to learn a new move called Armor Cannon that unleashes a powerful attack but drops its Defense and Special Defense stats afterward.


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  • Category: Fire Blades
  • Type: Fire/Ghost
  • Ability: Flash Fire

Exclusive to Pokemon Violet, Ceruledge is a ruthless Pokemon that will resort to sneak attacks if necessary to win a battle. Its Bitter Blade attack inflicts damage and restores its own HP.


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  • Category: Garden Eel
  • Type: Water
  • Ability: Gooey/Rattled

Though it bears a resemblance to Diglett, Wiglett is actually an entirely different species of Pokemon. It lives near the ocean and is able to burrow into the sand to conceal itself from other Pokemon.


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  • Category: Long Neck
  • Type: Normal/Psychic
  • Ability: Cud Chew/Armor Tail

Girafarig in the Paldea region are able to evolve into a brand-new Pokemon called Farigiraf. After evolving, the head on its body and the head on its tail become one, increasing its psychic powers.


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  • Category: EleFrog
  • Type: Electric
  • Ability: Electromorphosis/Static

Bellibolt is the partner Pokemon of electric-type gym leader Iono. It generates electricity by expanding and contracting its elastic body. The Electromorphosis ability boosts the power of Bellibolt's next electric-type move when the Pokemon is hit by an attack.


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  • Category: Ghost Dog
  • Type: Ghost
  • Ability: Pickup

Greavard is a playful and affectionate Pokemon that is easy to befriend. Despite its friendly disposition, however, it's not a good idea to play with it, as Greavard gradually and inadvertently absorbs the life force of those around it.


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  • Category: Coin Chest
  • Type: Ghost
  • Ability: Rattled

Gimmighoul hide in treasure chests around the Paldea region. If one senses a person or Pokemon nearby, it will use its ghostly powers to force them to collect coins for it. Gimmighoul can also take on a "roaming form" as seen in Pokemon Go, wandering around Paldea with a single coin on its back.


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  • Category: Mount
  • Type: Dragon/Normal
  • Ability: Shed Skin

Cyclizar can run 70 mph while carrying a human on its back. It's capable of learning a new move called Shed Tail, which creates a substitute before swapping places with a different Pokemon in your party.

Koraidon and Miraidon

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Koraidon (left) is the legendary Pokemon adorning the box of Pokemon Scarlet, while Miraidon (right) is the mascot of Pokemon Violet.

New Regional Forms

Paldean Wooper

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  • Category: Poison Fish
  • Type: Poison/Ground
  • Ability: Poison Point/Water Absorb

A new form of Wooper native to the Paldea region. It lives in bogs and covers its body in a protective, poisonous film.

Read more: Pokemon Scarlet and Violet - All Version-Exclusive Pokemon and Differences