Generation IX

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Generation IX
ScarletTitle.png
Title screen of Pokémon Scarlet
Debut EN November 18, 2022
JA November 18, 2022
Pokémon 1025 (120 new, 734 available)SV
Main games Scarlet and Violet (The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero)
Legends: Z-A
Region(s) introduced Paldea, Kitakami
Storage games HOME (ver 3.0+)
Side games GO (Versions 0.255.0+), Sleep
Current length EN 575 days
JA 575 days

The ninth generation[1] (Japanese: 第九世代 ninth generation) of Pokémon games, commonly referred to by fans as Generation IX (Japanese: 世代IX Generation IX), is the ninth installment of the Pokémon video game series. The ninth generation began with Pokémon Scarlet and Violet on November 18, 2022 and continued with The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC, followed by Pokémon Legends: Z-A.

Generation IX was first revealed via a Pokémon Presents video presentation on February 27, 2022, which revealed Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

History

The ninth generation of Pokémon was announced with the reveal of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet on February 27, 2022. These games were released worldwide on November 18, 2022.

Since May 30, 2023, players have been able to store their Pokémon from Scarlet and Violet and trade with other players in Pokémon HOME.

During the Pokémon Presents on February 27, 2023, The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero was announced. It is a paid DLC for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, introducing new content to the games. Its first part, The Teal Mask, was released on September 13, 2023, while its second part, The Indigo Disk, was released on December 14, 2023. Physical bundles of each game with its DLC were announced on September 26, 2023 and were released on November 3, 2023.

During the Pokémon Presents on February 27, 2024, Pokémon Legends: Z-A was announced. The game is set within Lumiose City in the Kalos region. It is scheduled to release in 2025.

Connectivity

Regarding connectivity with previous generations, users of Pokémon HOME can carry forward their Pokémon from Pokémon Bank (if they downloaded it prior to the discontinuation of the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS), Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!, Sword, Shield, Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, Legends Arceus and GO to the application, allowing for a transfer of Pokémon that originate in core series games as early as Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, as well as the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console releases of the Generation I and II games.

Advances in gameplay

Alterations from Generation VIII

Further additions in Scarlet and Violet updates

Version 1.2.0

Further additions in The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC

The Teal Mask (Version 2.0.1)

The Indigo Disk (Version 3.0.0)

Further additions in Pokémon Legends: Z-A

Region

Paldea

Main article: Paldea

The Paldea region was introduced in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

First partner Pokémon

The first partner Pokémon of the ninth generation, like the first partner Pokémon of the previous eight regions, follow the Grass-Fire-Water trio, with the Grass-type Sprigatito, the Fire-type Fuecoco, and the Water-type Quaxly.

 
Sprigatito
 
Fuecoco
 
Quaxly
Grass Fire Water
  Floragato   Crocalor   Quaxwell
Grass Fire Water
  Meowscarada   Skeledirge   Quaquaval
Grass Dark Fire Ghost Water Fighting

Gym Leaders

The player battles these Gym Leaders as part of the Victory Road storyline. They are awarded a Gym Badge with each victory.

Paldea League
Generation IX Region: Paldea
Gym Leader
Japanese
Location
Japanese
Type Badge
 
Katy
カエデ Kaede
Cortondo
セルクルタウン
Cercle Town
Bug  
Bug Badge
 
Brassius
コルサ Colza
Artazon
ボウルタウン
Bowl Town
Grass  
Grass Badge
 
Iono
ナンジャモ Nanjyamo
Levincia
ハッコウシティ
Hakkō City
Electric  
Electric Badge
 
Kofu
ハイダイ Haidai
Cascarrafa
カラフシティ
Carafe City
Water  
Water Badge
 
Larry
アオキ Aoki
Medali
チャンプルタウン
Chanpuru Town
Normal  
Normal Badge
 
Ryme
ライム Lime
Montenevera
フリッジタウン
Fridge Town
Ghost  
Ghost Badge
 
Tulip
リップ Lip
Alfornada
ベイクタウン
Bake Town
Psychic  
Psychic Badge
 
Grusha
グルーシャ Grusha
Glaseado Mountain
ナッペ山
Mount Napper
Ice  
Ice Badge


Team Star Bosses

The player battles these Team Star Bosses as part of the ★ Starfall Street ★ storyline. They are awarded a Star Badge with each victory.

Team Star
Generation IX Region: Paldea
Squad Boss
Japanese
Location
Japanese
Type Badge
 
Giacomo
ピーニャ Piña
Segin Squad's Base
チーム・セギンのアジト
Team Segin's Hideout
Dark  
Dark Badge
 
Mela
メロコ Meloco
Schedar Squad's Base
チーム・シェダルのアジト
Team Schedar's Hideout
Fire  
Fire Badge
 
Atticus
シュウメイ Shūmei
Navi Squad's Base
チーム・シーのアジト
Team Tsih's Hideout
Poison  
Poison Badge
 
Ortega
オルティガ Ortiga
Ruchbah Squad's Base
チーム・ルクバーのアジト
Team Ruchbah's Hideout
Fairy  
Fairy Badge
 
Eri
ビワ Biwa
Caph Squad's Base
チーム・カーフのアジト山
Team Caph's Hideout
Fighting  
Fighting Badge


Titan Pokémon

The player battles these Titan Pokémon as part of the Path of Legends storyline. They are awarded a Titan Badge with each victory.

Location Titan Pokémon Herba Mystica Badge Unlocked Upgrade
South Province
(Area Three)
Stony Cliff Titan
 
Klawf
 Rock 
 
Sweet Herba Mystica
 
Rock Badge
Dashing
West Province
(Area One)
Open Sky Titan
 
Bombirdier
 Flying  Dark 
 
Bitter Herba Mystica
 
Flying Badge
Swimming
East Province
(Area Three)
Lurking Steel Titan
 
Orthworm
 Steel 
 
Salty Herba Mystica
 
Steel Badge
High Jumping
Asado Desert Quaking Earth TitanS
 
Great Tusk
 Ground  Fighting 
Quaking Earth TitanV
 
Iron Treads
 Ground  Steel 
 
Sour Herba Mystica
 
Ground Badge
Gliding
Casseroya Lake False Dragon Titan
 
Dondozo
 Water 
False Dragon Titan
 
Tatsugiri
 Dragon  Water 
 
Spicy Herba Mystica
 
Dragon Badge
Climbing


Title screens

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Reason: Japanese SV title screens; title screen after reacquiring the Violet Book in Indigo Disk

English title screens

Pokémon Scarlet Pokémon Violet
   
Post-Credits
   
After obtaining the Scarlet/Violet book at the Crystal Pool
   

Trivia

References


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