The Pokémon Firm got here by means of as we speak with a roughly 20-minute livestream detailing numerous Scarlet and Violet info, together with the rival you’ll encounter throughout each video games.
In the course of the livestream, The Pokémon Firm breezed by means of the varied forged of characters within the open-world Pokémon Scarlet and Violet video games. A few of them we already knew, corresponding to these scorching professors Sada and Turo people had been thirsting for. However others had been new faces that haven’t been given a lot, if any, display screen time throughout the few trailers already dropped. One in all these is coach Nemona, a “battle-loving good friend” with a sunny and energetic demeanor who will even information you thru your adventures. Apparently, she additionally sucks at throwing Poké Balls.
Not a lot else is thought about Nemona proper now. Aside from her outfit—a reasonably easy faculty uniform—and the 2 inexperienced streaks in her hair, Nemona is a little bit of a thriller. Nevertheless, she’s not the one character you’ll come throughout whereas navigating Scarlet and Violet. There’s Arven, an upperclassman who’s all about cooking and researching however completely horrible at Poké battles. Then you might have former-pro-snowboarder-turned-gym-leader Grusha, who focuses on ice-type Pokémon however can’t preserve his icy persona in test when battles get heated. And at last, there’s Penny, a shy woman with a love for her fluffy Eevee bag who barely reveals up at college.
Alongside revealing who your rival is, the livestream supplied a number of extra deets about Scarlet and Violet. We realized that the legendaries in each video games are, um, bikes you’ll be able to experience. The open-world area of Paldea was additionally proven off, giving us a glimpse on the expansive terrain you’ll discover. There’s additionally the brand new Tera Raid battle format, in which you’ll workforce up with different trainers on-line to beat Terastallized wild Pokémon inside a time restrict.
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will hit Nintendo Swap on November 18.