Pictures of Fidough, Paldean Wooper, Cetitan

  • The Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games are set to launch this year.
  • Three new Pokemon have been unveiled as part of the new games.
  • Players will be able to modify more of their character’s characteristics to make them look the way they want.

Explore “sprawling landscapes and bustling cities” in the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, set to launch later this year on the Nintendo Switch.

The Pokémon Company International revealed more details on Wednesday about its upcoming mainline games, which feature three new characters, a new region, treasure hunts and more, according to a statement from the company.

Players can find a number of locations – including a farming village and bustling port town – in the Paldea region, “a land of vast open spaces dotted with lakes, towering peaks, wastelands and mountain ranges. Perilous” where a player begins their journey.

A screenshot from the new Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games.  You can use all three types of cheers a total of three times per Tera Raid Battle.

New Pokemon include Fidough, Paldean Wooper, Cetitan

In addition to living among many people, Pokémon live in treetops, rivers, and other parts of nature.

Here’s a look at some of the new Pokemon.


  • Category: Puppy Pokémon
  • Gender: Fairy
  • Features: Inflates its elastic skin to look bigger and intimidate opponents, breathy yeast to cook.
  • Ability: Own Tempo
Fidough is a Fairy-type Pokémon and has an ability called Own Tempo.

Paldean Wooper

  • Category: Pokémon Poison Fish
  • Type: Poison/Ground
  • Characteristics: Cover their heavy bodies with toxic film, move slowly, shoot powerful poisonous liquids from their gills
  • Ability: Poison Point / Water Absorption
The Pokemon Paldean Wooper.


  • Category: Pokemon Whale Tera
  • Genre: Ice cream
  • Characteristics: Hard muscles, huge body, powerful physical attack
  • Power: Thick fat for snowy regions / Slush Rush
A new set of Pokémon characters that will be released in the new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet video games, Cetitan is the

More features include Poké Portal, Tera Raid Battles

The “Poké Portal” allows players to trade and battle with trainers around the world, the statement said.

Players will now have the ability to change their character’s eye shape, mouth shape, and “more to look like whatever you want,” the statement said.

Depending on the game you’re playing, kids and adults will attend Naranja Academy or Uva Academy to hone their battling skills and learn about Pokemon biology. Here, players will be tasked with embarking on a treasure hunt across Paldea.

Tera Raid Battles, an all-new battle format, pits teams of four trainers against wild Terastallized Pokémon.

At Naranja Academy and Uva Academy in the center of Paldea, you can meet new people and Pokémon.
Director Clavell will give players an independent study mission, the Scavenger Hunt.
Arven, a friend of the main character, is an upperclass man who is good at cooking and researching healthy recipes that can help Pokémon feel better.
A screenshot of the new Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, set to launch November 18, 2022, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch console.

Terastal Phenomenon

Only found in Paldea, a crown-shaped Tera Jewel can appear above the heads of all Pokémon, causing them to gain special powers and “Terastallize” like a shimmering gemstone.

When used, the Terastal Phenomenon enhances a player’s combat strategy and power.

You can terastallize a Pokémon once per battle, and the transformation will last until the end of the battle.
By purchasing Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet early, you will receive a special Pikachu as a gift.  This Pikachu knows the Fly move, which it normally cannot learn.

Release date of Violet, Scarlet

The Pokémon Violet and Scarlet video games will be released on November 18, 2022.

Camille Fine is a Trending Visual Producer on USA TODAY’s NOW Team.

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